Welcome to the makers & shakers Awards 2023, celebrating excellence and outstanding achievements in global production. Our annual awards program, now in its fourth year, recognises exceptional work across 7 categories:

Film Commission Initiative of the year

Initiative to Grow local Industry

Outstanding Creative Use of a Location

Production Tech Innovation of the year

Sustainability Award

The Maker Award

Shaker of the year

However, we're more than just an awards programme. We want to bring together like-minded individuals who believe in the power of collaboration, connection, and networking.

Our mission is simple: to provide a platform for you to showcase your work, connect with each other, and share their passion for excellence and creativity. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, our amazing community is here to help you succeed and thrive. Our finalists benefit from being featured on our awards website and in the makers's magazine and and will be promoted across our newsletters and social media platforms reaching over 73,000 industry professionals worldwide.

To be part of our community register to enter or check out our channels! See the incredible work of the makers and shakers we have honoured in previous years and find out how you can get involved. Join us in celebrating the value of creative work and be a part of a vibrant, friendly, and supportive global network.

The Awards nomination is free to enter. You can nominate yourself, your team or an organisation.

The entries for 2023 will open on 15 May. To qualify for an award, the work must have been completed between 1 January 2022 – 15 September 2023.

Our jury of leading international professionals - including Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden (UK), LMGI, PACT and winners from previous years.

15th May - Entries open

22nd September - Entries Deadline

October - Shortlist announced

6th December - Awards Ceremony

Register your interest now to receive all the news and updates about the awards.