The International Cinematographers Guild has announced the first batch of nominees for the 61st Annual ICG Publicists Awards, which recognize publicists, unit still photographers and entertainment journalists who uplift filmmakers and film and television projects.
The motion pictures nominees for Excellence in Unit Stills Photography include Claudette Barius, Daniel McFadden, Jessica Miglio, Michele K. Short and Jojo Whilden. The television nominees for Excellence in Unit Stills Photography are comprised of Jessica Brooks, Justin Lubin, Jake Giles Netter, Erin Simkin and Lacey Terrell.
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Additionally, Variety‘s own senior entertainment reporter Angelique Jackson received a Press Award nomination. Jackson was also nominated for the 2023 Press Award, along with Variety’s senior artisans editor Jazz Tangcay.
The ceremony will be held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 8, 2024. The winners are determined through an online ballot of the ICG publicists membership during a voting period from Jan. 24 to Feb. 2, 2024.
See the complete list of nominees below.
Les Mason Award for Career Achievement in Publicity
Natalie Bjelajac, Netflix
Linda Brown, Unit Publicist
Kira Feola, KC Feola PR
Gabriela Gutentag, Unit Publicist
Carol McConnaughey, Unit Publicist
Publicists of the Year Award
Katie Lovick, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Julia Neal, Paramount Pictures
Chris Garcia Nutley, Warner Bros.
Cynthia Swartz, Strategy PR/Consulting
Shelly Williams, Unit Publicist
Excellence in Unit Stills Photography – Motion Pictures
Michele K. Short
Excellence in Unit Stills Photography – Television
Jake Giles Netter
Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter
Angelique Jackson, Variety
Perri Nemiroff, Collider
Sasha Stone, Awards Daily
Jen Yamato, LA Times
International Media Award
Raya Abirached, MBC International
Baz Bamigboye, Deadline International
Wenlei Ma, Seven West Media (Australia)
Raquel Laguna Pardo, Europa Press (Spain)
Marlene von Arx, CH Media Newspapers (Switzerland)
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