Awards Winners 2015

The Production Guild Awards recognise winners for their contributions to the UK film and television industry

Award winners played key roles in the making of 24: Live Another Day, Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, The World’s End and Jane Eyre in the UK. Read the press release here.

The winners are:

The Production Guild Contribution to the Industry Award in association with Panavision

Roy Button OBE, DL, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Warner Bros. Productions Ltd, receives The Production Guild Contribution to the Industry Award in association with Panavision, for his outstanding contribution to the development and sustainability of the UK film and TV industry.

Congratulating Roy Button, Steve Papazian, President, Worldwide Physical Production, Warner Bros said: “Throughout our 20 year partnership Roy has championed the UK film community and no-one flies the British flag higher than Roy.”

Members can watch the congratulatory video here.

The Production Guild Member/Team of the Year Award in association with Millbrook

The UK production team behind Twentieth Century Fox Television’s hit TV series 24: Live Another Day, receives The Production Guild Member/Team of the Year Award in association with Millbrook. Producer and British Film Commission Chairman Iain Smith OBE led a team that comprised a number of Production Guild members including Unit Production Manager Kathy Nettleship, Location Manager Casper Mill and Production Accountant David Jones.

Congratulating Iain Smith and his team on their award, Bruce Margolis, Senior Vice President of Production at Twentieth Century Fox Television said: “We had a spectacular experience shooting 24: Live Another Day in London, and could not have been more pleased or impressed with our UK production team led by Iain Smith”.

The Production Guild Inspiration Award in association with Creative Skillset

Producer Mairi Bett, who receives The Production Guild Inspiration Award in association with Creative Skillset, in recognition of her long-standing dedication to assisting the career development of young producers and production crew. Mairi established Skyline Films with partner Steve Clark-Hall over 25 years ago, and her many co-producing credits include the upcoming Victor Frankenstein (Davis Entertainment), as well as in recent years Closed Circuit (Focus Features, Working Title), The World’s End (Working Title), Oscar®-winning and BAFTA-nominated Jane Eyre (Focus Features/Ruby Films), The Debt (Marv Productions/Miramax), Green Zone (Working Title/Universal Pictures), and the BAFTA winning and Oscar®-nominated United 93 (Working Title/Universal).

Members can watch the congratulatory video here.

The Production Guild Rising Star Award in association with Warner Bros, Studios Leavesden

Assistant Production Accountant Jessamyn Keogh, who receives The Production Guild Rising Star Award in association with Warner Bros, Studios Leavesden. Jess began the Production Guild’s Assistant Production Accountant Training Scheme (APATS) funded by Creative Skillset in 2012, taking up placements on Sky1’s Starlings (series two), Channel 4’s Top Boy (series two) and Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted.

Members can watch the congratulatory video here.