Pinewood MBS Lighting are proud to have sponsored the Spotlight Award at the 2018 Production Guild Awards.

Created to  recognise the expertise, experience and excellence of Production Guild members working in film and television drama, the Spotlight Award, acknowledges an individual who, in a junior role, has shown tenacity and ability, great support and a willingness to learn.

The 2018 Spotlight Award was presented to Assistant Production Accountant Ruby Avards.

Having taken part in the Production Guild Assistant Production Accountants Training Scheme, Ruby forged a strong path into her production accounting career over the past five years as part of the production teams on a host of titles, including RED2(Lionsgate), Disney’s Cinderella, On Chesil Beach(Number 9 Films/BBC Films). Ruby is currently 1st Assistant Accountant on a major feature in pre-production.

Alison Small, CEO of The Production Guild says “Pinewood MBS Lighting have been fervent supporters of the Guild for many years. We’re delighted that the Awards allow PMBS further opportunity to give recognition to the fantastic achievements of the established and emerging teams and individuals who play such important roles within the industry.”

Commenting on the Awards, Pinewood MBS Managing Director Darren Smith says “As proud supporters of the Production Guild and its membership, we are delighted to once again be a part of this celebration of the incredible work being carried out by the UK production community.

Our sponsorship of the Spotlight Award allows us to highlight the valued contributions of those Production Guild members who are just beginning their journey and we wish them every success for the future. It’s an absolute pleasure to have presented Ruby with this year’s award.”