Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer Among Women in Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Award Honorees

Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” will highlight the organization’s year-round commitment to design and promote initiatives and programs that will continue to increase opportunities for women on and off screen .

Henson, who is a Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated actress for her lead role as Cookie Lyon on Fox’s “Empire,” is the recipient of the Lucy Award for Excellence in Television; “Game of Thrones” star Dormer will receive the Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award, presented by Max Mara Global Ambassador, Nicola Maramotti; and Lesli Linka Glatter will be honored with the BMW Dorothy Arzner Directors Award.

Hylda Queally, who represents such A-listers as Lupita N’yongo and Cate Blanchett, will be presented with the Sue Mengers Award, which honors a representative who has been instrumental in guiding careers.

The Crystal Award for Excellence in Film will be presented to a league of women producers including Denise Di Novi, Lauren Shuler Donner, Lucy Fisher, Lianne Halfon, Lynda Obst, Jane Rosenthal, Paula Wagner and Paula Weinstein.

The 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards is presented by sponsors Max Mara and BMW.

More Biz

  • netflix-the-little-prince

    Mediawan Closes In on Acquisition of Dimitri Rassam's ON Kids & Family

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

  • Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get

    Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get in Net Neutrality-Related Twitter Fight

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

  • Sumner Redstone

    Sumner Redstone's Ex-Girlfriend Fights With Nurse For Access to Secret Tapes

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

  • Paul Haggis Lawsuit

    Paul Haggis Hit With Lawsuit for Alleged Rape, Claims a $9 Million Shakedown

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

  • Sirius Logo

    SiriusXM Hit With Big Rate Hike by Copyright Royalty Board

    Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Dormer and Lesli Linka Glatter are set to receive top honors at the 2016 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraiser dinner June 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual benefit gala advocates gender parity for women throughout the industry, and this year’s theme “Designing Change” […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content