Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards
The Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards—first presented in 1977 by the now–Los Angeles chapter of the Women in Film organization—were presented to honor women in communications and media. The awards include the Crystal Award, the Lucy Award, the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award, the MaxMara Face of the Future Award, and the Kodak Vision Award.
|Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards|
Stage for 2009 WIF Crystal + Lucy Awards
|Awarded for||Excellence in entertainment|
|Presented by||Women in Film Los Angeles|
The Crystal Award was established in 1977 to honor outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry.
- 2018 – Brie Larson
- 2017 – Elizabeth Banks
- 2016 – Denise DiNovi, Lianne Halfon, Lynda Obst, Jane Rosenthal, Paula Wagner, Lauren Shuler Donner, Lucy Fisher and Paula Weinstein Taraji P Henson
- 2015 – Nicole Kidman
- 2014 – Cate Blanchett
- 2013 – Laura Linney
- 2012 – Viola Davis
- 2011 – Annette Bening
- 2010 – Donna Langley
- 2009 – Jennifer Aniston
- 2008 – Diane English & the ensemble cast of The Women
- 2007 – Renée Zellweger
- 2006 – Lauren Shuler Donner, Jennifer Lopez, Diane Warren
- 2005 – Sandra Bullock, Gesine Prado, Jaime Rucker King, Nina Shaw
- 2004 – Gwyneth Paltrow
- 2003 – Debra Hill, Nina Jacobson, Diane Lane
- 2002 – Halle Berry, Laura Ziskin
- 2001 – Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Pascal, Juliet Taylor
- 2000 – Barbara Boyle, Jessica Lange, Nikki Rocco
- 1999 – Drew Barrymore, Amy Heckerling, Marcia Nasatir, Paula Weinstein
- 1998 – Lucy Fisher, Gale Anne Hurd, Meryl Streep
- 1997 – Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Bette Midler
- 1996 – Angela Bassett, Jodie Foster, Audrey Hepburn (posthumously), Anjelica Huston, Buffy Shutt, Kathy Jones
- 1995 – Kathleen Kennedy, Meg Ryan, Sharon Stone, Alfre Woodard
- 1994 – Nora Ephron, Polly Platt, Joan Plowright, Susan Sarandon
- 1993 – Julie Andrews, Kay Koplovitz, Michelle Pfeiffer
- 1992 – Maya Angelou, Diahann Carroll, Martha Coolidge, Lily Tomlin
- 1991 – Ruby Dee, Penny Marshall, Jessica Tandy
- 1990 – Marcy Carsey, Jean Firstenberg, Lee Remick
- 1989 – Dawn Steel, Susan Stratton, Fay Wray
- 1988 – Suzanne De Passe, Lee Grant, Loretta Young
- 1987 – Dorothy Jeakins, Renee Valente, Ann-Margret
- 1986 – Marilyn Bergman, Marion Dougherty, Sally Field
- 1985 – Lina Wertmüller, Meta Wilde, Elizabeth Taylor
- 1984 – Mary Tyler Moore, Brianne Murphy (ASC), Barbra Streisand
- 1983 – Margaret Booth, Bette Davis, Ruth Gordon
- 1982 – Dede Allen, Jay Presson Allen, Cicely Tyson, Hannah Weinstein
- 1981 – Verna Fields, Jane Fonda, Sherry Lansing
- 1980 – Carol Burnett, Fay Kanin, Kathleen Nolan
- 1979 – Lillian Gish, Barbara Schultz, Ethel Winant
- 1978 – Lillian Gallo, Pauline Kael, Shirley MacLaine
- 1977 – Lucille Ball, Nancy Malone, Eleanor Perry, Norma Zarky
The Lucy Award for Innovation in Television was founded in 1994 by Joanna Kerns, Bonny Dore, and Loreen Arbus. It was named to pay tribute to Lucille Ball and is presented in association with Ball's estate. It is given to recognize women and men and their creative works that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television.
- 2018 - Channing Dungey
- 2017 - Tracee Ellis Ross
- 2016 – Taraji P. Henson
- 2015 – Jill Soloway
- 2014 – Kerry Washington
- 2013 – The women of Mad Men: Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Jessica Paré, Kiernan Shipka
- 2012 – Bonnie Hammer
- 2011 – Nina Tassler
- 2010 – Courteney Cox
- 2009 – Holly Hunter
- 2008 – Salma Hayek
- 2007 – Shonda Rhimes, the women of Grey's Anatomy
- 2006 – Geena Davis
- 2005 – Debra Messing & Megan Mullally
- 2004 – Blythe Danner
- 2003 – Gail Berman-Masters, Stockard Channing, Sheila Nevins, Lily Tomlin
- 2002 – Rosie O'Donnell, Anne Sweeney, Tyne Daly, Amy Brenneman
- 2000 – Marcy Carsey, Phyllis Diller, HBO's If These Walls Could Talk and If These Walls Could Talk 2 (creators/cast: Jane Anderson, Cher, Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Heche, I. Marlene King, Susan Nanus, Nancy Savoca, Sharon Stone, Suzanne Todd, Jennifer Todd, Michelle Williams)
- 1999 – Norman Lear, Bud Yorkin, Camryn Manheim, HBO’S Sex and the City (Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon)
- 1998 – Diahann Carroll, Kay Koplovitz, Barbara Walters, Shari Lewis (posthumously)
- 1997 – Carol Burnett, Roseanne, Jean MacCurdy
- 1996 – Garry Marshall, Marlo Thomas, Angela Lansbury, Madelyn Pugh Davis, Nancy Savoca
- 1995 – Tracey Ullman, Elizabeth Montgomery (posthumously), Imogene Coca, Fred Silverman, Brianne Murphy, ASC
- 1994 – Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Gary David Goldberg, Susan Lucci
Dorothy Arzner Directors awardEdit
- 2017 – Mira Nair
- 2016 – Lesli Linka Glatter
- 2015 – Ava DuVernay
- 2014 – Jennifer Lee
- 2013 – Sofia Coppola
- 2011 – Pamela Fryman
- 2010 – Lisa Cholodenko
- 2009 – Catherine Hardwicke
- 2007 – Nancy Meyers
- 2006 – Joey Lauren Adams, Lian Lunson, Nicole Holofcener
- 2003 – Debbie Allen
- 2001 – Betty Thomas
- 2000 – Mimi Leder
- 1995 – Gillian Armstrong
- 1993 – Barbara Kopple
- 1991–1992 – In the name of Dorothy Arzner, Women In Film recognized 31 American women directors who released theatrical feature films between January 1, 1991, and July 1, 1992. Barbra Streisand accepted the award on behalf of herself and her contemporary female directors.
MAXMARA Face of the Future awardEdit
Inaugurated at the 2006 Crystal+Lucy Awards, this award is given to an actress who is experiencing a turning point in her career through her work in the entertainment industry and through her contributions to the community at large.
Kodak Vision awardEdit
The Kodak Vision award is presented to a female filmmaker with outstanding achievements in cinematography, directing and/or producing, who also collaborates with and assists women in the entertainment industry.
- 2013 – Rachel Morrison
- 2012 – Anette Haellmigk
- 2011 – Reed Morano
- 2010 – Cynthia Pusheck
- 2009 – Petra Korner
- 2008 – Mandy Walker
- 2007 – Uta Briesewitz
- 2006 – Maryse Alberti
- 2005 – Tami Reiker
- 2003 – Pauline Heaton
- 2002 – Carolyn Chen
- 2001 – Amy Vincent
- 2000 – Lisa Rinzler, Joan Churchill
- 1999 – Ellen Kuras, Teresa Medina
- 1998 – Sandi Sissel (ASC), Liz Ziegler
- 1997 – Nancy Schreiber (ASC), Judy Irola (ASC)
- 1996 – Roxanne Di Santo (ASC), Linda Brown(ASC)
Established in 1987, the International award recognizes women whose lives and work have transcended international boundaries.
The Founder's award was established in 1996 at the Lucy Awards and was first presented to Tichi Wilkerson Kassel. The award is given in recognition of distinguished service to Women In Film.
Paltrow Mentorship awardEdit
The Paltrow Mentorship award, in honor of the late director and mentor Bruce Paltrow, is awarded to an entertainment industry professional, who in the course of their career, has shown an extraordinary commitment to mentoring and supporting the next generation of filmmakers and executives.
Norma Zarky Humanitarian awardEdit
The Norma Zarky Humanitarian award was established in 1979 and is presented to individuals who have demonstrated enlightened support for the advancement of equal opportunity for all and devotion to the improvement of the human condition.
- 2017 - Dan Rather
- 2014 – Eva Longoria
- 2013 – George Lucas
- 2012 – Christina Applegate
- 2011 – Elizabeth Taylor
- 2008 – Jeffrey Katzenberg
- 2002 – David Foster, Linda Thompson
- 2001 – Pierce Brosnan, Keely Shaye Smith
- 2000 – Pauletta and Denzel Washington
- 1999 – Ted Turner
- 1998 – Tichi Wilkerson Kassel
- 1997 – Michele Singer-Reiner and Rob Reiner
- 1996 – Jane Alexander
- 1994 – Danny Glover
- 1993 – Mike Farrell
- 1992 – Lilly Tartikoff
- 1991 – Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams
- 1990 – Gary David Goldberg
- 1989 – Edward James Olmos
- 1988 – Stacey and Henry Winkler
- 1987 – Valerie Harper, Dennis Weaver
- 1986 – Quincy Jones
- 1985 – Jean Stapleton
- 1983 – Carmen Zapata
- 1981 – Gene Reynolds
- 1979 – Gareth Wigan
Nancy Malone Directors awardEdit
The Nancy Malone Directors Award recognizes emerging women directors who have demonstrated a passionate commitment to filmmaking.
Women of Courage awardEdit
The Women of Courage award was established in 1992 to recognize women who persevere through adverse conditions and circumstances in their quest for the rights of all women in the entertainment industry and society at large.
Martini Shot Mentor awardEdit
On a film set, the last shot of the day is called the Martini Shot. The Martini Shot award honors men who recognize and acknowledge the talent and ideas of women in the entertainment industry.
Women in Film Business Leadership awardEdit
This award was created to honor women from the business side of the industry, in the boardroom and behind the camera.
- 2008 – Susanne Daniels, Rena Ronson
- 2007 – Iris Grossman, Michelle Slater
- 2006 – Elizabeth M. Daley, Diane Golden
Artistic Excellence AwardEdit
- 2018 - Nova Wav
Lexus Beacon AwardEdit
Sue Mengers AwardEdit
"For excellence in artistic representation"
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