Trailblazing director Betty Thomas will receive the DGA 's prestigious Robert B. Aldrich Award for her "extraordinary service to the guild and its members" at the 73rd Annual DGA Awards. Veteran UPM Brian E. Frankish and longtime CBS operations' associate director Joyce Thomas will receive special awards for their service to the guild and the industry. The awards show will be held on April 10, but the DGA isn't saying yet whether it will be virtual or not. All three recipients have long histories of service to the guild. Betty Thomas serves as the DGA's secretary-treasurer – the guild's second-highest elected officer. "Betty means so much to our guild," said DGA president Thomas Schlamme . "No matter how busy she's been throughout her remarkable, ceiling-shattering directing career, she's always placed service to her fellow members among her highest priorities, fighting for their creative and economic rights. And from the very beginning, she has been a tireless champion for equal opportunity. As anyone who's been in a meeting with her can attest, Betty's acumen, wisdom and compassion have been a gift to us all. Most recently, in her role as secretary-treasurer and my closest advisor, she's been instrumental in keeping our… Read full this story
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