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CinemaCon: Hollywood Heavyweights Turn Out for Tom Sherak Tribute

Jeffrey Katzenberg was the master of ceremonies at the annual Will Rogers Pioneers awards dinner, where Sherak received the organization's top honor posthumously.

Tom Sherak Tribute Planned for Will Rogers Pioneer Dinner

The celebration will take place on March 26 in Las Vegas, where Hollywood and theater owners are gathering for CinemaCon.

Ken Ziffren Introduced as L.A.’s Next Film Czar

UPDATED: Mayor Eric Garcetti officially announced Monday that the veteran entertainment attorney will replace Tom Sherak, who died last month after a long battle with cancer.

Tom Sherak: Hollywood Remembers the Former Fox Executive and Academy President

Alan Horn, Ryan Kavanaugh and other luminaries pay tribute to their legendary friend and mentor.

Tom Sherak Funeral: Widow Brings 1,000 Mourners to Tears

Amy Pascal, Alan Horn, Joe Roth, Dick Cook, Terry Semel, Jim Gianopulos, Tom Rothman, Barry Meyer and Brad Grey were among those at the Thursday morning service.

Funeral Services Set for Former Motion Picture Academy President Tom Sherak

The memorial for the L.A. film czar and longtime Fox distribution exec will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30.

Hollywood Mourns Former Academy President Tom Sherak

UPDATED: George Lucas called Sherak "an honorary Jedi master," as actors, producers, politicians and Hollywood execs expressed their messages of sympathy upon the passing of the industry great, who died Tuesday at 68.

Tom Sherak, Former Academy President, Dies at 68

UPDATED: The popular studio executive drew on his Hollywood connections to raise more than $45 million for multiple sclerosis research and programs.

Tom Sherak to Receive 2014 Pioneer of the Year Award

The honor from the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneer Foundation will be presented to L.A.'s Film Czar at a dinner in March, during CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Why He Made Tom Sherak Film Czar

The former Academy topper will work to reverse a decline in local production, the mayor tells THR, and "He's as universally liked as anyone can be in the business."

How Mayor Garcetti Convinced Tom Sherak to Become Film Czar (Q&A)

In a candid interview shortly after his appointment was announced, the veteran studio executive and former Academy president says he knows it won’t be an easy job.

Former Film Academy President Tom Sherak Named L.A. Film Czar

Mayor Eric Garcetti charges ex-AMPAS chief with boosting local film production, for a $1 annual salary.