Finding Neverland,Million Dollar Baby, Sideways, The Aviator and The Incredibles havebeen nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F Zanuck Producer ofthe Year Award.
The nominees were announcedin Los Angeles yesterday (5) among a host of television categories and thewinner will be unveiled at the PGA awards gala at Culver Studios on Jan 22.
The award is a temperamentalOscar indicator, with few nominees going on to earn Academy Awards nominations.However PGA winners have enjoyed more success as a barometer when it comes topredicting Oscar winners, including in recent years The Lord Of The Rings:The Return Of The King, Chicago, Gladiator and American Beauty.
As previously reported,Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the Milestone Award and Laura Ziskin willreceive the David O Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.
The Vanguard Award will bepresented to Terry Semel and The Visionary Award will be presented to RescueMe. Stanley Kramer honours will bepresented to two productions this year, Hotel Rwanda and Innocent Voices.