HOLLYWOOD — The Oscar-nominated films “La La Land,” “Moana,” and “Zootopia” were recognized Feb. 16 at the sixth annual Made in Hollywood Honors.
The Los Angeles City Council and six major entertainment organizations partner to give out the honors to films nominated for Academy Awards for best picture or best animated feature that were made primarily in Hollywood or throughout California.
The event, which was held at the Heart of Hollywood Terrace, was hosted by Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and emceed by Jazmyn Simon, star of the HBO series “Ballers.”
Award recipients included: Osnat Shurer, producer of “Moana,” Clark Spencer, producer, of “Zootopia;” and Robert Foulkes, location manager of “La La Land,” who was joined on stage by Executive Producer Michael Buegg, the film’s star Tom Everett Scott, producer Clark Spencer, cinematographer Linus Sandgren, choreographer Mandy Moore, supervising sound editor Milly Latrou and production sound mixer Steve Morrow.
Made in Hollywood Honors was established in 2011, and since then, five of the honorees have gone on to win Oscars for best picture or best animated feature, including “The Artist,” “Argo,” “Frozen,” “Big Hero 6” and “Inside Out.”
In addition, each summer, the Made in Hollywood Honors recognizes Emmy-nominated television productions made in California.
The Made in Hollywood Honors is a collaboration between the Los Angeles City Council, SAG-AFTRA, the California Film Commission, Film L.A., Teamsters Local 399, the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund and the Producers Guild of America.