EmptySKOLL A VISIONARY
Participant Media's Jeff Skoll will be honored with the Producers Guild of America's 2009 Visionary award at the 20th annual PGA Awards on Jan. 24 at the Hollywood Palladium.
The Art Directors Guild has made four changes to its rules for the 13th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards set for Feb. 14. The changes include online voting. Details: THR.com.
SHORT A FELLOW
The Motion Picture Editors Guild has chosen Thomas Short, international president emeritus of IATSE, to receive its 2009 Fellowship and Service Award. It will be presented Jan. 10 in Santa Monica.
Robert Mayson has been named managing director of RealD Europe.
NYFCC ADDS THREE
The New York Film Critics Circle has voted in three new members: Karen Durbin of Elle magazine, Dana Stevens of Slate.com and Stephanie Zacharek of Salon.com. The group will decide its annual awards Dec. 10 and hold its awards ceremony Jan. 5.