Hanks & Goetzman : Norman Lear Achievement Award

October 11, 2010

Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman will receive the Producers Guild’s 2011 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. The award will be presented to Hanks and Goetzman at the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 22nd at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

“Tom and Gary are extraordinarily talented producers who have changed the television landscape with extremely unique, award-winning programming. They consistently deliver intelligent, thoughtful entertainment that has made a tremendous worldwide impact on the industry; we look forward to honoring their remarkable achievements.” (Paula Wagner, Chair of the 2011 Producers Guild Awards)

We’re flattered to be in the company of so many great filmmakers who have received this award from the Producers Guild. (Tom Hanks)

Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman formed Playtone Productions in 1998 and for more than a decade have continued to produce a long list of award-winning projects, such as Band of Brothers, The Pacific or John Adams for television and successful movies such as Mamma Mia!, My Big Fat Greek Wedding or Cast Away.

We’d be honored to receive anything with Norman Lear’s name on it but this is truly fantastic. (Gary Goetzman)