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Making history: The 25th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards

Making history: The 25th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards

An unexpected twist


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For the first time in Best Motion Picture history there was an unexpected tie between two major films

Following the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the American Producers Guild announced its winners last night at the anniversary ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Leonardo Di Caprio


The award show ended with an interesting surprise as Gravity and 12 Years A Slave shared the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures – it is the first 'tie' in the top film prize in a 25-year PGA history.

American Hustle also emerged victorious, winning Best Film Ensemble.

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Helen Mirren

The guild's feature-film winner has gone on to win the Oscar for Best Picture 17 times in the 24-year history of the award, including the last six years in a row. This leaves film audiences everywhere anxious to know which titles will receive the coveted golden statues at this years 86th Academy Awards Ceremony on March 2 later this year. 

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Lupita Nyong'o


On the television side of things, The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television: Drama went to AMC's hit drama Breaking Bad and The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television: Comedy was awarded to ABC's Modern Family for a fourth consecutive year. 

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Steve McQueen

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