List of nominees and special recipients

HONOREES

Motion Picture Showman of the Year: James Cameron

Television Showman of the Year: Shane Brennan

Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Zemeckis

Special Award of Merit: Ernest Borgnine

NOMINEES

Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Awards — film: “2012″ (Sony); “Avatar” (Fox); “Couples Retreat” (Universal); “The Hangover” (Warner Bros.); “Paranormal Activity” (Paramount); “The Proposal” (Disney)

Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Awards — TV: “NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS); “V” (ABC); “Vampire Diaries” (CW)

Les Mason Lifetime Achievement Award: Tony Angellotti, the Angellotti Co.; Vivian Boyer, independent publicist; Barbara Hannegan, Warner Bros.; Maureen O’Malley, Warner Bros.; Stan Rosenfield, Stan Rosenfield Assoc.; Deborah Wuliger, unit publicist

Intl. Media Award: Jose Ignacio Cuenca, Spain; Margaret Gardiner, South Africa; Chris Hewitt, U.K.; Lynn Tso, Taiwan; Stevie Wong, Asia Regional

Excellence in Unit Still Photography: Andrew Cooper, Richard Foreman Jr., Frank Masi, Jamie Trueblood, Barry Wetcher, Michael Yarish

Press Award: Geoff Boucher, Los Angeles Times; Anthony Breznican, USA Today; Susan King, Los Angeles Times; Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood; Sharon Waxman, The Wrap

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