Motion Picture Showmanship Award

The Motion Picture Showmanship Award honors a person, persons or company whose creative accomplishments in the formulation, development, production or presentation of motion picture projects best represent that special spirit traditionally defined as showmanship.

Award Recipients Archives

2019
Jon M. Chu

2018
Andy Serkis

2017
Denzel Washington

2016
Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films

2015
Bob and Harvey Weinstein

2014
Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger

2013
Kevin Feige

2012
David Heyman

2011
John Lasseter

2010
James Cameron

2009
Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

2008
Judd Apatow

2007
Amy Pascal and Michael Lynton

2006
Barry M. Meyer and Alan Horn

2005
Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman

2004
Richard Cook

2003
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Gary Goetzman

2002
Jerry Weintraub

2001
Walter Parkes and Laurie Macdonald

2000
Ron Meyer

1999
William H. Mechanic

1998
Brian Grazer

1997
Arnold Kopelson

1996
Sherry Lansing

1995
Robert Zemeckis

1994
Mace Newfield and Bob Rehme

1993
Clint Eastwood

1992
Garry Marshall

1991
Howard Koch

1990
Robert Daly and Terry Semel

1989
Stanley Jaffe and Sherry Lansing

1988
Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer

1987
Frank Mancuso

1986
Michael Douglas

1985
Steven Spielberg

1984
Leonard Goldberg

1983
Sylvester Stallone

1982
Jane Fonda

1981
Goldie Hawn

1980
Ray Stark

1979
Robert Stigwood

1978
E. Cardon Walker

1977
Robert Evans

1976
Richard Zanuck and David Brown

1975
Irwin Allen

1974
Lew Wasserman

1973
Alfred Hitchcock

1972
Ted Ashley

1971
Ross Hunter

1970
Hal B. Wallis

1969
Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

1968
James W. Hardiman

1967
Adolph Zukor and David Lipton

1966
Jack L. Warner

1965
Joseph Levine

1964
Stanley Kramer

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