Laura Ziskin

Laura Ellen Ziskin was an American film producer, known as the executive producer of the romantic comedy Pretty Woman and as the first woman to produce the Academy Awards telecast alone, producing the 74th Academy Awards and the 79th Academy Awards.

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The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that they will honor Marvel Studios President...

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The Producers Guild of America (PGA) will honor Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige with the 2019...

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Charles Roven Recognizes “Vanguard Of Positive Change” In Hollywood – PGA Awards

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Ava DuVernay Wins Visionary Award from Producers Guild

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Academy Award winner Alvin Sargent, who penned an extraordinary number of popular and critically...

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Octavia Spencer To Receive PGA’s Visionary Award

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Octavia Spencer to Receive PGA Visionary Award

The actress-producer will be honored at the Producers Guild Awards in January. Actress-producer Octavia Spencer will be honored with the Visionary Award...

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Octavia Spencer to Receive Producers Guild’s Visionary Award

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