2016

THE CAUCUS FOR PRODUCERS,
WRITERS & DIRECTORS
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Thursday, december 1, 2016
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kirball culTural cenTer
cockTails 6:30 Pm
dinner 7:15 Pm
business aTTire
Annual
Awards Dinner
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34
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Annual
Awards Dinner
PRODUCER NOMINEES
KENYA BARRIS
SAM ESMAIL
VINCE GILLIGAN
NAHNATCHKA KHAN,
JAKE KASDAN, & MELVIN MAR
MARTA KAUFFMAN & HOWARD J. MORRIS
JILL SOLOWAY
WRITER NOMINEES
DAVID BENIOFF & D.B. WEISS
ALEC BERG
VINCE GILLIGAN
DEREK HAAS & MICHAEL BRANDT
NOAH HAWLEY
ROBERT & MICHELLE KING
DIRECTOR NOMINEES
SUSANNE BIER
ALAN CARTER
THOMAS CARTER
MICHAEL CUESTA
DAVID HOLLANDER
JAMES WIDDOES
2 016 CAUCUS AWARD HOSTS
2016 CAUCUS HONORS AWARD NOMINEES
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The Caucus Funds Student Production Grants Through The Caucus Foundation.
JAMES PICKENS, JR.
Dr. Richard Webber
of
Grey’s Anatomy
CHARISSA THOMPSON
Co-Host, Extra
Host, Fox NFL Kickoff Show
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ANNUAL CAUCUS AWARD HONOREES
MICHAEL T. FRIES
Vice Chairman, President & CEO of
Liberty Global
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
KEVIN BRIGHT
Executive Producer, Director, Educator
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
STEPHANIE ALLAIN
Producer
Homegrown Pictures
CHAIR’S AWARD
ROY PRICE
Vice President,
Head of Amazon Studios
NEW VISIONS AWARD
FRANK CHINDAMO
Professor, Founder, Fun Little Movies
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
AWARDS DINNER COMMITTEE
CHUCK FRIES, Event Chair, Executive Producer
LEE MILLER, Awards Vice Chair, Producer
VIN DI BONA, Awards Vice Chair, Producer
DENNIS DOTY and NORMAN S. POWELL, Consultants
KEVIN BRIGHT
LIONEL CHETWYND
RICHARD COLLA
KEVIN CONNOR
SUZANNE DE PASSE
TROY DEVOLLD
VIN DI BONA
GARY GROSSMAN
CHAS F. JOHNSON
HOWARD LAPIDES
LEE MILLER
MICHELE NASRAWAY
NORMAN S. POWELL
JAKE RADEMACHER
TODD THICKE
SYD VINNEDGE
DAVID WEDDLE
STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
www.caucus.org
www.caucusfoundation.org
twitter.com/TVcaucus
facebook.com/caucus.org
MICHAEL J. BERK, Vice-Chair
DENNIS DOTY, Vice-Chair
HERMAN RUSH, Secretary
GREG STRANGIS, Treasurer
SHARON ARNETT, Vice-Chair
SALLY HAMPTON, Vice-Chair
CHUCK FRIES, Chair Emeritus
THE CAUCUS STEERING COMMITTEE
ASSOCIATES
FRANK CHINDAMO, CHAIR
SCOTT CARREY, CO-CHAIR
ROB LEVINE, CO-CHAIR
CHUCK FRIES
AL BURTON
VIN DI BONA
NORMAN LEAR
FRANK von ZERNECK
CHAIR’S COUNCIL
THE CAUCUS FOUNDATION BOARD
VIN DI BONA, First Vice President
SYD VINNEDGE, Vice President, CFAN Liaison
JAKE RADEMACHER, Vice President,
Grants, In-Kind Awards
GARY GROSSMAN, Vice President,
Cultural Diversity
MICHELE NASRAWAY, Secretary
DENNIS DOTY, Treasurer
SHARON ARNETT
MICHAEL J. BERK
BRUCE A. BERKE
TROY DEVOLLD
SALLY HAMPTON
JAMES HARDY
BOB HARVEY
GALE ANNE HURD
CHAS F. JOHNSON
MIKE KANFER
STAN LATHAN
NORMAN S. POWELL
HERMAN RUSH
DAVID WEDDLE
TANYA HART, ROBERT A. PAPAZIAN, Ex-Officios
RANDALL P. DARK, JOHN C. MOFFITT, FRANK von ZERNECK, Advisory Board
PENNY S. RIEGER, The Caucus & The Caucus Foundation Administrator
NEIL CARREY, Legal Counsel
STEVE COHN, Photography
BARRY GREENBERG, Talent
DAVID METZLER, Webmaster
LISA PEARSON, Design & Art Direction
EDNA SIMS, ESP Public Relations
LEE MILLER, President & CEO
CHUCK FRIES & JERRY ISENBERG, Executive Vice Presidents & Co-Founders
TANYA HART, Co-Chair ROBERT A. PAPAZIAN, Co-Chair