Producers Guild Sets 2015 Date For 26th Annual PGA Awards
Monday, February 10, 2014
LOS ANGELES (February 10, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today
that the 2015 Producers Guild Awards, honoring excellence in motion picture, television
and new media productions, will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in
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 PGA announced a historic tie between the
producers of 12 YEARS A SLAVE (Anthony
Katagas, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Brad Pitt and Dede Gardner) and GRAVITY (Alfonso
Cuarón and David Heyman) for the Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of
Theatrical Motion Pictures. The PGA also honored several industry leaders
including Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson (David O.
Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), Robert Iger (Milestone
Award), Peter Jackson and Joe Letteri (Vanguard Award), Chuck
Lorre (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television) and Chris
Meledandri (Visionary Award), as well as the acclaimed feature FRUITVALE
STATION (Stanley Kramer Award).
About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
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 6,000 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, www.pgadiversity.orgfor more