Low-budget movie LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE has beaten BABEL, DREAMGIRLS and THE DEPARTED to be named Best Film at the Producers Guild Of America (PGA) awards last night (20JAN07).
The film, which stars Toni Collette is now a favourite to win the Academy Award for Best Picture next month (FEB07) - 11 movies voted for by the PGA in the last 17 years have gone on to win the Oscar.
Elsewhere, CARS won Best Animated Film, while GREY'S ANATOMY was named Best Episodic Television Drama at the Los Angeles ceremony.
The full list of winners at the 2007 PGA Awards is:
Best Film - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Best Animated Film - CARS
Best Long-Form Television - ELIZABETH I
Best Episodic Television Drama - GREY'S ANATOMY
Best Episodic Television Comedy - The Office
Best Variety Television - REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
Best Non-Fiction Television - 60 MINUTES.