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Steven Spielberg Will Receive 2012 David O. Selznick Award from PGA
Steven Spielberg has been named the recipient of the 2012 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures from the Producers Guild of America.
In a statement, PGA co-chairs Paula Wagner and Michael Manheim said, "As one of the most prolific filmmakers of all time, Steven’s continued genius, imagination and fearlessness in the world of feature film entertainment is unmatched in this industry."
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As a producer, Spielberg had 11 TV and film credits in 2011, including the summer blockbusters Super 8 and Transformers: Dark of the Moon as well as his own upcoming films War Horse and The Adventures of Tintin.
The filmmaker will receive the award at the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 21st, 2012.