As previously mentioned in my blog (”Dick Wolf to Receive Director’s Guild Honor”), theDirector’s Guild of America will be honoring Dick Wolf in an awards ceremony on October 16.
More information has become available via an official press release that came through via Business Wire, and some Law & Order franchise stars will be involved in this ceremony. Here are the details:
NEW YORK, Oct 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Directors Guild of America
WHAT: 2008 Directors Guild of America Honors Event
WHO: Host: Actor and Comedian Richard Belzer (Law & Order)
Presenters/Honorees: Sam Waterston (Law & Order) and members of the casts of the three Law & Order series will present to Creator/Producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent); F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will present to Director Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus); Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas, The Departed) will present to Robert Rosen, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television; Taylor Hackford (Ray, An Officer and a Gentleman) and Paris Barclay (In Treatment, Cold Case) will present to Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Presenter for Irwin Young, Chair of DuArt Film and Video, to be confirmed.
Attendees: Please visit www.dga.org for updated list of confirmed attendees.
WHEN: Thursday, October 16, 2008
6:00pm Red Carpet Arrivals
7:00pm Awards Presentation
8:30pm VIP After-Party at Nobu 57 (invitation only)
WHERE: DGA Theater, 110 West 57th Street, New York City
WHY: DGA Honors celebrates individuals and institutions that have made distinguished contributions to American culture through the world of film and television.
HOW: Credentials are required for both the red carpet arrivals line and the press room. Please go to www.dga.org to download the application or call (310) 289-5334 to receive one by email.
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