The ten films nominated for outstanding producer, including '12 Years A Slave' and 'Gravity,' will compete at the upcoming Producers Guild Awards
(SONY PICTURES RELEASING) - American slavery drama "12 Years a Slave," 1970s con-men caper "American Hustle" and space thriller "Gravity" were among the 10 films nominated on Thursday (January 2) for outstanding producer of a motion picture in the Producers Guild Awards.
Notable exclusions included "Inside Llewyn Davis" from the Coen brothers, family dysfunction drama "August: Osage County" and civil rights saga "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
The Producers Guild Awards, a key indication of Hollywood sentiment ahead of the Academy Awards on March 2, will be handed out in a ceremony in Beverly Hills on January 19.
Last year, Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the top prize at the Producers Guild and went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture.