Important to note the Scott Rudin films in play this season are The Social Network, The Way Back, and True Grit.
Press Release: LOS ANGELES, CA (November 15, 2010) ‚Äì The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that producer Scott Rudin will receive the 2011 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. The award will be presented to Rudin at the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 22nd at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.
‚ÄúScott Rudin‚Äôs body of work speaks for itself. He has impressively set a high bar for filmmaking and the Guild is proud to honor him with the Selznick Award this year,‚Äù said PGA Co-Presidents Hawk Koch and Mark Gordon.
‚ÄúThis is an extraordinary honor, and I‚Äôm thrilled to join the company of the distinguished filmmakers who have previously received this award,‚Äù said Rudin. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm very grateful to the Producers Guild and pleased to accept this on behalf of the tremendous array of artists who have made such enormous contributions to the films we‚Äôve made together.‚Äù
The Producers Guild of America‚Äôs Selznick Achievement Award recognizes a producer‚Äôs outstanding body of work in motion pictures. The honor has a rich and distinguished history with past recipients including such legendary producers as Stanley Kramer, Saul Zaentz, Clint Eastwood, Billy Wilder, Robert Evans, Brian Grazer, Jerry Bruckheimer, Roger Corman, Laura Ziskin, Kathleen Kennedy & Frank Marshall, and last year‚Äôs 2010 recipient was Pixar‚Äôs John Lasseter.