PGA’s most prestigious honor. Recognizes industry leaders for their contribution to the entertainment industry. Past recipients include Warren Beatty, Alfred Hitchcock, Jack L. Warner and one of Katzenberg’s DreamWorks partners, Steven Spielberg. Katzenberg and team reeled in major green at the box office this year with “Shrek 2,” and the company’s 10-year history includes B.O. hits and Oscar wins.
David O. Selznick Achievement Award (film)
Award given to a producer for an overall body of work. Ziskin’s credits include blockbusters like “Spider-Man,” “Spider-Man 2” and the upcoming third installment, plus Oscar-winning “As Good as It Gets” and “To Die For.”
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Achievement Award (TV)
Award given to a producer for an overall body of work. Wells’ credits include “ER” and “The West Wing,” plus he is an active backer of indie cinema.
Recognizes outstanding achievement in new media and technology. Semel and his co-topper Bob Daly left Warner Bros. after a successful and stable run of 20 years. He then moved to Yahoo! and has helped push that online giant into new arenas and profits.