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'The Artist' Claimed Victory on 2012 PGA Awards

January 22, 2012 (4:11 pm) GMT
The silent movie went home with Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures for Thomas Langmann.

"" paved its way to this year's Oscars smoothly, winning the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, January 21 night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The silent movie from Weinstein Co. helped Thomas Langmann to make the trip to the stage to receive Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award.

In his acceptance speech, Langmann said he and director Michel Hazanavicius "dreamed of making 'The Artist', we knew we were dreaming of writing a love letter to American cinema." The pic has won at the Golden Globes last week for Best Comedy/Musical. It is touted to claim the Best Picture category at the upcoming Academy Awards.

"The Adventures of Tintin" took the prize for animated feature. Special honors were given to Leslie Moonves (Milestone Award), Steven Spielberg (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), Don Mischer (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Stan Lee (Vanguard Award), and "" (The Stanley Kramer Award).

On television, "" claimed Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy, beating "" and "" among others. "Downton Abby" pocketed outstanding longform television while "" was named outstanding episodic dramatic TV.

Full winners list of 2012 PGA Awards:

Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: "" (Thomas Langmann)

Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: ""
 (Peter Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg)

Outstanding Producer of Competition Television: "" (Jerry Bruckheimer, Elise Doganieri, Jonathan Littman, Bertram van Munster, Mark Vertullo)

Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television: ""

Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: " (Paul Corrigan, Abraham Higginbotham, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Morton, Jeffrey Richman, Dan O'Shannon, Brad Walsh, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker)

Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television: "American Masters" (Susan Lacy, Julie Sacks)

News Programs: "60 Minutes"

Sports Programs: "30 for 30"

Children's Programs: ""

The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: "Downton Abbey" (Julian Fellowes, Nigel Marchant, Gareth Neame)

Web Series: "30 Rock Presents Jack Donaghy, Executive Superhero"

Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures: "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest" (Michael Rapaport, Edward Parks, Frank Mele, Debra Koffler)

Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: "", (Eugene Kelly, Howard Korder, Stephen Levinson, Martin Scorsese, Rudd Simmons, Tim Van Patten, Terence Winter)


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