Movie Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) has introduced winners for the twenty eighth annual California on Location Awards (COLAs), offered Friday on the Hilton Los Angeles/Common Metropolis.

Greater than 650 supporters of California-based productions attended this 12 months’s awards ceremony, which acknowledges distinctive location managers and groups, public staff, and manufacturing corporations that assist facilitate on-location filming throughout the Golden State.

Netflix’s upcoming Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley took dwelling Location Supervisor of the Yr (Dan Cooley) and Location Staff of the Yr awards within the Studio Function class.

The Impartial Function class was equally swept by The Best Hits, which clinched awards for Location Supervisor (Justin Hill) and Location Staff.

For the Tv Episodic 1-Hour class, prime honors went to Daisy Jones & The Six for Location Supervisor (Jay Traynor) and Profitable Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty for Location Staff.

Episodic ½-Hour Location Supervisor honors went to Excessive Desert (Stacey Brashear), whereas Minx gained for Location Staff.

This 12 months’s finalists represented 34 characteristic movie, TV collection and industrial initiatives, together with 25 initiatives that filmed completely in California and eight shot completely on location. Filming occurred over an combination 1,837 in-state shoot days (74% on location) at 899 separate places.

“The COLAs celebrate the incredible endurance, flexibility and creativity that location managers and other professionals bring to diverse projects filmed in California,” mentioned FLICS President and Movie Shasta Movie Commissioner Sabrina Jurisich. “We are also grateful for the jobs and economic opportunity such projects bring to communities statewide.”

Finalists and winners are decided by FLICS members, a steering committee of Teamsters Native 399 members, and a panel of trade specialists. This 12 months’s awards ceremony was hosted by actor and comic Chinedu Unaka and produced by Dyana Carmella.

The 2023 COLA Winners:

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – STUDIO FEATURE
• Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley: Dan Cooley

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – STUDIO FEATURE
• Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley: Dan Cooley, Supervising Location Supervisor, Rick Surad, Location Supervisor 2nd Unit, Bryan Diaz, Location Supervisor, Leslie Stout Glennon, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Ben McCrea, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Ahmet Elez, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Tony Rizza, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Brian Deming, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, John Blake, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Hannah Dorfman, Assistant Location Supervisor, Jonathan Diaz, Assistant Location Supervisor, Kevin Danchisko, Key Assistant Location Supervisor 2nd Unit, Omar Masmoudi, Key Assistant Location Supervisor 2nd Unit

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT FEATURE
• The Best Hits: Justin Hill

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT FEATURE
• The Best Hits: Justin Hill, Supervising Location Supervisor, Justin Louie, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Jill Naumann, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Clay Dodder, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Norman Galeas, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Brittany Anders, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Michael Bryant, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Paul Brady, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Lucien Unruh, Assistant Location Supervisor, Sarah Hwang, Assistant Location Supervisor, Man Morrison, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Dana Reiko Barenfeld

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR
• Daisy Jones & The Six: Jay Traynor

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR
• Profitable Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, Season 2: Gregory H. Alpert, Supervising Location Supervisor, Brian S. Kalata, Location Supervisor, Matthew Bolin, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, J.P. O’Connor, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Sam Gomez, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Miles Beal-Ampah, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Shelly Armstrong, Location Division Coordinator, André Balderamos, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Shaka Terry, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Shawn Hueston, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Julian Stephens, Assistant Location Supervisor, Whitney Breite, Assistant Location Supervisor

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1/2 HOUR
• Excessive Desert: Stacey Brashear

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR– EPISODIC TV – 1/2 HOUR
• Minx: Jason Kaplon, Supervising Location Supervisor, Mike Parisi, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, J. Hanna, Location Supervisor, Taylor Moore, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Brielle Fraser, Assistant Location Supervisor, Jessica Aichs, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Michael Holmes, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, John Nabet, Key Assistant Location Supervisor, Jasmin Paris, Key Assistant Location Supervisor

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – COMMERCIALS
• Go to California “Kidifornia Family Vacation”: Weston Marsh

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – CITY
• Metropolis of Palm Springs: Janice Lopez, Program Coordinator & Movie Allow Officer

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – COUNTY
• Riverside County Transportation Division: Melissa Martinez

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – FEDERAL
• Bureau of Land Administration: John Thomas, Park Ranger

ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – FEATURE
• Joker: Folie à Deux: Sheila Ryan-Cruz

ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – TELEVISION
• Daisy Jones & the Six: Courtney Ochoa