- Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
- LOS ANGELES
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) 55th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon will take place Friday, March 2, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The awards, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards®, will be presented in the following categories: Motion Picture Showman of the Year, Television Showman of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Award for a Television Campaign and for a Movie Campaign, Les Mason Award for Career Achievement in Publicity, and the Bob Yeager Award for Community Service.
“These awards recognize outstanding efforts in publicity and promotion during the previous calendar year,” said ICG President Steven Poster. “They are most often responsible for the international box office success of movies and television shows.”
Past honorees include Clint Eastwood, Jim Gianopolus, Alfred Hitchcock, Alan Horn, Michael Lynton, Amy Pascal, Barry Meyer, Lew Wasserman, Tom Rothman, Jack Warner, Les Moonves, Jerry Bruckheimer, Fred Silverman, Grant Tinker, Norman Lear, David Kelley, Steven Bochco, Aaron Spelling and Bob Hope, among others. More than 1,000 industry leaders are expected to attend the awards luncheon.
Awards Chairs this year are Henri Bollinger and Tim Menke. Nominations will be announced in January 2018. Final online balloting will be held Jan. 17-Feb. 9.