Post-production exec to receive Show E Award

Stewart Harnell, the post-production exec who began his career 48 years ago with National Screen Service, is being honored with this year’s Show E Award.

Harnell, CEO of Cinema Concepts, will receive the kudo at the ShowEast exhib/distrib confab in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 29.

Harnell began as a booker-salesman, eventually founding Harnell Independent Prods. in Atlanta. He returned to National Screen Service as exec VP in 1976 and three years later launched Cinema Concepts, the Atlanta-based studio complex devoted to production and post-production.

ShowEast runs Oct. 26-29.

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