Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer will receive the 2015 Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America. The Milestone Award is the Guild’s highest honor recognizing an individual or team who has made historic contributions to the entertainment industry. It will be presented to Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
Over a three-decade career, Feltheimer has held leadership positions at Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Entertainment and New World Entertainment and has been behind the global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the launch of the Divergent franchise and Oscar winners Crash, Monster’s Ball and Precious. He was named Lionsgate CEO in March 2000. Previous Milestone Award recipients include Clint Eastwood, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Ron Meyer, Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Les Moonves and Bob Iger.