Date Set For 2014 25th Annual PGA Awards
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Posted by: Andrew Mahlmann
LOS ANGELES (February 21, 2013)– The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that the Producers Guild Awards, honoring excellence in motion picture, television and new media productions, will celebrate its 25thanniversary on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
In 1990, the Producers Guild held the first-ever Golden Laurel Awards, which were renamed the Producers Guild Awards in 2002. Richard Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck took home the award for Best Produced Motion Picture for DRIVING MISS DAISY, establishing the Guild’s awards as a bellwether for the Oscars.
This year, the Producers Guild awarded the producers of ARGO, Ben Affleck, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov, with its Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures. The Producers Guild also honored several special individuals including Bob and HarveyWeinstein (Milestone Award), Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), J.J. Abrams (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Russell Simmons (Visionary Award), as well as the documentary film BULLY (Stanley Kramer Award).
About the Producers Guild ofAmerica
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 5,400 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. Visit www.producersguild.org, www.pgagreen.org, and www.pgadiversity.orgfor more information.