2016 Awards Season Yields 28 Industry Accolades for L.A. Area Projects

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As the glitz and glamour of the 2016 Awards Season begins to dim, FilmL.A. is here to provide the results for L.A. region productions that were nominated for awards during the season. 2016 marks FilmL.A.’s second year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do from project to project. For the 2016 Awards Season FilmL.A. analyzed the results of eight awards shows to discover which L.A. made projects carried home the gold, a total of 28 wins have been tallied.  The full breakdown of area winners are listed below.

“As the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is home to the greatest composers, actors, writers, and designers on Earth. To deliver those talents to the world, we succeeded in tripling the California Film and Television Tax Credit, creating thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in new wages. I am proud to be mayor of a city brimming with incredible talent, and I intend to attract and grow film and television production right here in L.A., where it belongs. ” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

FilmL.A. adds its own congratulations to all the of the winners listed below.  Thank you for making L.A. shine!

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 

  • Best Animated Feature-Inside Out
  • Best Actor in a TV Series- Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy- Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Best Actress in a Limited-Series or TV Movie- Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel

21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

  • Best Animated Feature-Inside Out
  • Best Song- “See You Again”, Furious 7
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Series-Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
  • Best Actress in a Comedy Series-Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series-Timothy Olyphant, The Grinder
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series-Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy-Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
  • Best Reality Show, Competition-The Voice

27th Annual Producers Guild Awards

  • Outstanding Producer of Animated Motion Pictures, Inside Out (Jonas Rivera)
  • The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer, Episodic Television, Comedy, Transparent (Season 1)
  • Outstanding Producer of Competition Television, The Voice (Seasons 7 & 8)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor, Drama, Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor, Comedy, Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Directors Guild Awards

  • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials (Andreas Nilsson / Biscuit Filmworks)
    • Emily’s Oz,Comcast
    • Time Upon a Once, General Electric
    • Dad Song, Old Spice

British Academy of Films and Television Awards (BAFTAs)

  • Best Animated Film, Inside Out

Writers Guild Awards

  • Best Documentary Screenplay, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
  • Best Drama Series, Mad Men
  • Best Animation, “Housetrap”, Bob’s Burgers
  • Best Episodic Comedy, “Sand Hill Shuffle”, Silicon Valley
  • Best Comedy / Variety Specials, Jimmy Kimmel Live: 10th Annual After Oscars Special
  • Best Quiz and Audience Participation Show, Hollywood Game Night
  • Best Daytime Drama, General Hospital
  • Best Children’s Episodic, “Gortimer, Ranger and Mel vs. The Endless Night”, Gortimer Gibbons Life on Normal Street

87th Annual Academy Awards, (“The Oscars”)

  • Best Animated Feature, Inside Out


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