35th Annual Awards Dinner
The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors


Skirball Cultural Center - Sunday, December 3, 2017


Top Row (l-r) Dan Cohen, President, Worldwide Licensing, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Alfonso Ribeiro, Host, America's Funniest Home Videos, James G. Hirsch, Writer/Producer, Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment, and Michele Nasraway, Executive Producer, Vin Di Bona Productions. Bottom Row L-R: Stephanie Austin, Producer, Beachwood Productions, Chuck Fries, Chair Emeritus, Co-chairs Robert Papazian and Tanya Hart, The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors.


Beverly Hills, CA -- Executive Producer/Awards Chair Chuck Fries along with Co-chairs Robert Papazian and Tanya Hart, Producers/Awards Vice Chairs Lee Miller and Vin Di Bona with The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors is proud to announce their Award Winners for the 35th Annual Caucus Awards Dinner that will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017, 6:00 PM at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

This years' Caucus Award Recipients and winners are; Dan Cohen, President, Worldwide Licensing, Paramount Pictures Corporation will be presented the Executive of the Year Award; James G. Hirsch, Writer/Producer, Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment the Caucus Lifetime Achievement Award, Stephanie Austin, Producer, Beachwood Productions the Chair's Award, Michele Nasraway, Executive Producer, Vin Di Bona Productions with the Caucus Distinguished Service Award and Alfonso Ribeiro, Host, America's Funniest Home Videos with the Entertainer of the Year Award.

The 2017 Caucus Honors Award Nominees are:

Producers
Ilene Chaiken
Dede Gardner, Tim Minear and Ryan Murphy
David W. Zucker
Dan Fogelman
Kenya Barris
Eric Overmyer

Writers
Matt and Ross Duffer
Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
Joseph Weisberg
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy
Beau Willimon

Directors
David Mandel
Rebecca Asher
Ken Olin
Lawrence Trilling
Chris Long
Ava Duvernay

Each year The Caucus honors outstanding creative television and new media talent at their Annual Awards Dinner. Awards are presented to outstanding individuals and three winners of the Caucus Honors from the list of nominees. The Caucus Foundation's student Gold Circle Award is presented to two grant recipients for their 2016/17 student films. In promoting the upcoming generation of television and new media content creators, The Caucus will also present the Television and New Media Award to a university's creative team for an exceptional project.

A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will benefit The Caucus Foundation, which has provided grants and awards of $1.6 million to 164 worthy students to complete their film, television or new media projects.


For Information on How to Purchase Tickets, Please Contact Penny Rieger at caucuspwd@caucus.org or Deborah Leoni at dleoni@caucus.org or call 818.843.7572.


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