Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-chairmen of Working Title Films, will receive the 2013 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, the Producers Guild of America's (PGA) highest honor for motion picture producers, the organization announced Wednesday.
Bevan and Fellner -- whose projects include Fargo, Bridget Jones' Diary, Love Actually and the soon-to be released Anna Karenina and Les Miserables -- will be presented the award at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
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“Tim and Eric’s profound body of work includes many of the most beloved and critically-acclaimed films,” said 2013 PGA awards chair Michael DeLuca. “Both as individuals, and as a bona fide producing team, they have made contributions to the art and craft of storytelling, which are the envy of filmmakers the world over."
Bevan and Eric Fellner added, “We are delighted and honored to be receiving the David O. Selznick Award. When you look at the past recipients, it is very humbling to be in their company and we are very grateful for the recognition."
Past recipients of the award include Stanley Kramer, Saul Zaentz, Clint Eastwood, Billy Wilder, Brian Grazer, Jerry Bruckheimer, Roger Corman, Laura Ziskin, Kathleen Kennedy & Frank Marshall, John Lasseter, Scott Rudin and last year’s recipient Steven Spielberg.
As previously announced, producer-director J.J. Abrams will be honored with the 2013 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the event.