PGA to Honor Tom Rothman With Milestone Award

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Tom Rothman

The Sony Pictures chairman will be honored during a January ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.

Tom Rothman will receive the 2017 Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America, it was announced Tuesday.

The Sony Pictures chairman will be honored at the 28th annual Producers Guild Awards, which will take place Jan. 28 at the Beverly Hilton.

Rothman's decades-spanning career in the entertainment industry includes the founding of Fox Searchlight Pictures and serving as chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment from 2000-2012. He has overseen the production of such films as Titanic and Avatar.

Rothman also sits on the board of directors at the Sundance Institute and the American Film Institute.

Past recipients of the Milestone Award include Clint Eastwood, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg and Sherry Lansing.