'Speech,' 'Swan' up for producing prizes

Jan. 4, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America says "127 Hours," "Black Swan" and "Inception" are in the running for its Best Picture Award.

Also nominated for the top theatrical movie honor are the producers of "The Fighter," "The Kids Are All Right," "The King's Speech," "The Social Network," "The Town," "Toy Story 3" and "True Grit."

The nominees for Best Animated Movie are the producing teams of "Despicable Me," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Toy Story 3."

Shortlisted for the award for Best Documentary are the producers of "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer," "Earth Made of Glass," "Smash His Camera," "The Tillman Story" and "Waiting for Superman."

The Producers Guild Awards ceremony is to be held Jan. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Producer, director and writer Judd Apatow is to serve as host of the event.

Additionally, the guild will pay tribute to several special individual honorees, including James Cameron, who will receive the Milestone Award; Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, who will be presented with the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television; Scott Rudin, who will take home the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; Laura Ziskin, who will be presented with the Visionary Award and RealD, which will be presented with the Vanguard Award.

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