Alexander Payne and Haskell Wexler and commercial location scout Scott Dewees will receive the Location Managers Guild Of America’s first honorary awards.

The Eva Monley Award will go to Nebraska director Payne, the Humanitarian Award to Wexler and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dewees at the inaugural Location Managers Guild Of America Awards in Hollywood on March 29.

Additional awards will be given to honour location professionals “who excel in their craft and whose work is visually evident in the final product”, to film commissions and producers, studios and production companies “for exceptional locations in feature films and television programmes.”

LMGA president Nancy Haecker made the announcement.