Jon Feltheimer to Be Honored by the Producers Guild

Jon Feltheimer
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Debmar's model convinced Feltheimer, CEO of parent Lionsgate, to try to get into business with Sheen.

The Lionsgate CEO will receive the Milestone Award, the guild's highest honor

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer will be presented with the Producers Guild of America’s Milestone Award at the 26th annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

The guild’s highest honor, the Milestone Award recognizes an individual who has made historic contributions to the entertainment industry. Disney’s Bob Iger was the 2014 recipient of the award.

PGA Awards co-chairs Todd Black and Ryan Murphy said in a statement, “Jon Feltheimer is one of the most accomplished leaders in the industry and has played a pivotal role in Lionsgate’s evolution from independent studio to global content leader. Jon’s passion across the spectrum of storytelling has brought us such iconic films and TV shows as Mad Men, Weeds, Orange Is the New Black, Monster’s Ball, Precious, Crash, and The Hunger Games and Divergent franchises.”