Veteran location supervisor Dow Griffith (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Cranium, Jumanji, And Justice For All) will likely be venerated with the 2023 Location Managers Guild Global’s Lifetime Fulfillment Award. It’ll be offered on the tenth annual LMGI Awards on Saturday, August 26 at The Eli and Edythe Extensive Level in Santa Monica.
Griffith is being venerated for his lifetime occupation of over 65 movement footage whose places span the globe. The announcement was once made Wednesday through LMGI Awards Committee Chairs John Rakich, LMGI President, and Robin Citrin, Supervising Location Supervisor.
In line with the LMGI: “Griffith’s enthusiasm and creativity have set the scene for films websites actually all over the world and focusing on distinctive and international places. His background in cultural anthropology and his adventurous spirit have taken him on planes, buses, tuk-tuks, bikes, dugout canoes, and helicopters to discover the sector and its wonders on the lookout for the most productive and maximum suitable location settings. He has visited an enviable 500 areas of the planet and 237 Global Heritage Websites.”
Griffith’s movement image credit come with Evidence of Existence, The Fountain, Ghost within the Shell, The Promise, The Bourne Legacy, Tropic Thunder, Carrie, The Chronicles of Riddick, Dinosaur, Project to Mars, Jungle 2 Jungle, Sleepless in Seattle, Alive, Arachnophobia, All the time, Moon Over Parador, The Colour of Cash, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Absolute best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Jerk, And Justice for All, and The Onion Box, amongst many others.
Throughout his 45-year occupation, Dow has labored with filmmakers together with Taylor Hackford, Darren Aronofsky, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Kathy Kennedy, Richard Vane, Norman Jewison, Brian DePalma, Paul Mazursky, Steven Soderbergh, M. Evening Shyamalan, John Hughes, Martin Scorsese, Michael Apted, and Carl Reiner, amongst many others.
“We regard Dow to be the quintessential location supervisor as we have now adopted his adventures around the globe. Smartly-traveled and filled with stories, Dow may also be dropped off any place on the earth and he’s going to go back with tales and must-go puts. He’s resourceful, personable, and extremely adaptable to any scenario with an entire life of wealthy escapades. He is maximum deserving to be venerated with this yr’s LMGI Lifetime Fulfillment Award,” mentioned Citrin.
Based in 2003, the LMGI is a nonprofit group of occupation location pros operating in movie, TV, ads and print. The LMGI isn’t a exertions union and does now not constitute location managers in contract negotiations.