Alejandro González Iñárritu
Producer/director Alejandro González Iñárritu accepts the Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures award for 'Birdman' onstage during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on January 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Getty

The Producers Guild Award ceremony took place last night in LA’s Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, where not only producers were present, but several stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Kyera Knightley, Eddie Redmayne, America Ferrera, Christian Serratos, Edward Norton, amongst others, went to show their support. The awards are known to carry a specific importance for Oscar frontrunners, as they are well known ‘Oscar indicators.’ For the last seven years the film that’s won the PGA has also (maybe coincidentally) won the top prize at the Academy Awards.

After seeing Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” sore at the Critic’s Choice Awards and win Best Drama and Best Director at the Golden Globes, most were going back and forth on whether Iñárritu’s “Birdman” would take the big prize home or if “Boyhood” would continue sweeping this award season. As it turned out last night, “Birdman” took its producers, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole, to new heights by receiving the night’s biggest honor, and therefore potentially taking the lead of the Best Picture race at the Oscars.

Surprisingly, “The Lego Movie” took the Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, after being snubbed at the Oscar nominations. See the complete list of winners below:

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures:

“American Sniper” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Producers: Bradley Cooper, p.g.a., Clint Eastwood, p.g.a., Andrew Lazar, p.g.a., Robert Lorenz, p.g.a., Peter Morgan, p.g.a.

“Birdman” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Producers: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W. Skotchdopole – WINNER

“Boyhood” (IFC Films)

Producers: Richard Linklater, p.g.a., Cathleen Sutherland, p.g.a.

“Foxcatcher” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Producers: Megan Ellison, p.g.a., Jon Kilik, p.g.a., Bennett Miller, p.g.a.

“Gone Girl” (20th Century Fox)

Producer: Ceán Chaffin, p.g.a.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Producers: Wes Anderson & Scott Rudin, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales

“The Imitation Game” (The Weinstein Company)

Producers: Nora Grossman, p.g.a., Ido Ostrowsky, p.g.a., Teddy Schwarzman, p.g.a.

“Nightcrawler” (Open Road Films)

Producers: Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy

“The Theory of Everything” (Focus Features)

Producers: Tim Bevan & Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten

“Whiplash” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Producers: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, David Lancaster

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:

"Big Hero 6" (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Producer: Roy Conli, p.g.a.

"The Book of Life" (20th Century Fox)

Producers: Brad Booker, p.g.a., Guillermo del Toro, p.g.a.

The Boxtrolls (Focus Features)

Producers: David Bleiman Ichioka, p.g.a., Travis Knight, p.g.a.

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (20th Century Fox)

Producer: Bonnie Arnold, p.g.a.

The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Producer: Dan Lin – WINNER

The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television:

American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX) Producers: Brad Buecker, Dante Di Loreto, Brad Falchuk, Joseph Incaprera, Alexis Martin Woodall, Tim Minear, Ryan Murphy, Jennifer Salt, James Wong

Fargo (FX) Producers: Adam Bernstein, John Cameron, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Michael Frislev, Noah Hawley, Warren Littlefield, Chad Oakes, Kim Todd – WINNER

The Normal Heart (HBO) Producers: Jason Blum, Dante Di Loreto, Scott Ferguson, Dede Gardner, Alexis Martin Woodall, Ryan Murphy, Brad Pitt, Mark Ruffalo

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (PBS) Producers: To Be Determined

Sherlock (PBS) Producers: Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Beryl Vertue, Sue Vertue

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures:

“The Green Prince” (Music Box Films)

“Life Itself” (Magnolia Pictures) – WINNER

Merchants of Doubt” (Sony Pictures Classics)

“Particle Fever” (Abramorama/BOND 360)

“Virunga” (Netflix)

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama:

“Breaking Bad” (AMC) – WINNER

Downton Abbey” (PBS)

“Game Of Thrones” (HBO)

“House Of Cards” (Netflix)

“True Detective” (HBO)

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy:

“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

“Louie” (FX)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Orange Is The New Black” (Netflix) – WINNER

“Veep” (HBO)

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:

“30 For 30” (ESPN)

“American Masters” (PBS)

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” (CNN)

COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey (FOX/NatGeo) – WINNER

Shark Tank” (ABC)

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