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The Caucus For Producers, Writers & Directors Spirit Awards (ASA)

The Caucus For Producers, Writers & Directors

Proudly Present

The 12th Annual American Spirit Awards (ASA)

(Honorees: Top Row l-r: Leon Gubler, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson and Richard Colla;
Botton Row l-r: US Army Medal of Honor Veteran Recipient John Baca and Jan Krawitz.)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Caucus

The Caucus Co-Chairs Robert Papazian and Tanya Hart, along with American Award Committee Chair Vin Di Bona, supported by Vice-Chairs, Chuck Fries and Lee Miller, and Executive Director Deborah Leoni, proudly announces The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors will be holding the 12th Annual American Spirit Awards ceremony and Luncheon. The event will be held on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at the Taglyan Complex, 1201N. Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038. The reception starts at 11:45 AM and the lunch/program begins at 12:30 PM.

Adrienne Papp with Director of Two and a Half Men

This year’s honorees include Leron Gubler, President/CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, who will be presented with the American Spirit Award, Film and Television director and actor, Richard Colla, (Murder She Wrote)receives the ASA as the Caucus Legend, US Army Medal of Honor Recipient John Baca receives ASA as the Distinguished War Veteran, Jan Krawitz, Film, Professor, Stanford University, receives the ASA as the Special Achievement in Educating New Filmmakers Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, Emmy Award winning television producer and Executive Director, ACT Today (Autism Care and Treatment), receives the ASA as the American Spirit Humanitarian.

The Caucus presents the American Spirit Awardrecognizing outstanding individuals who support, protect, and promote the interests of storytellers including Producers, Writers, and Directors. It also recognizes outstanding individuals who are prominently engaged in Entertainment, Television, Sports, Cable, and New Media. Recipients are chosen annually from national, state and local sectors including government and public officials and members of the Industry. The American Spirit Award was founded by, Lionel Chetwynd on Vin Di Bona’s watch as Caucus Chair in 2004.

About The Caucus for Producer, Writers & Directors

Adrienne Papp

The Caucus is leading the evolution of television by providing a creative forum for
Producers, Writers and Directors to explore the issues of the ever-changing landscape of content and exhibition. The Caucus is proud of its rich history and esteemed membership of television innovators. For over 40 years, The Caucus has provided an opportunity for the best and the brightest talent to network and voice the ‘creative conscience’ of the Television Industry. Today, we continue to stand for better and meaningful content across all platforms. As Producers, Writers and Directors we support a working environment that fosters, through our various programs, the best content that we can create for our audiences.

In addition to its professional membership, The Caucus is proud of its non-profit work through The Caucus Foundation. Established in 2000 to help launch the careers of future entertainment professionals in film, television and emerging media; The Foundation provides completion grants to student thesis productions from accredited universities and colleges. To date The Caucus Foundation Grant Program has given over $1.6 million dollars in cash and in-kind awards.

Current members of The Caucus also include: JJ Abrams, Kevin Bright, James Burrows, Suzanne de Passe, Vin Di Bona, Dennis Doty, Chuck Fries, Tom Hanks, Tanya Hart, Charles Floyd Johnson, Lee Miller, Bob Papazian, Norman Powell, Herman Rush and other leading producers, writers and directors.

About Adrienne Papp Adrienne Papp is a recognized journalist, economist and feature writer, who has written for many publications including SavoirThe Westside Today Publications ; such as Beverly Hills 90210Malibu BeachSanta Monica SunThe Beverly Hills TimesBrentwood NewsBel-Air View ; Celebrity Society ; Celeb Staff It Magazine;  Chic Today;  LA2DAY;  West Side Today among many others. She is the President and CEO of Los Angeles / New York-based publicity company, Atlantic Publicity and publishing house, Atlantic Publisher. Adrienne writes about world trends, Quantum Physics, entertainment and interviews celebrities, world leaders, inventors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs. She also owns Atlantic United Films that produces and finances true stories made for theatrical release or the silver screen. Spotlight News Magazine is owned by Atlantic Publicity that just opened a new extension to it : PublicityLosAngelesAdrienne Papp is a member of the International Press Academy.She is the Founder, CEO and President  of Youthful & Ageless ™, Bringing Information to Billions™, An Honorable Cause™ www.OurMediaVenuesAndCompanies.comAtlantic Publicity ArticlesLatest Ageless, Events Photo Collection, Linked In Profile, Movie Data Base  Profile, Twitter, InstagramYouthful and Ageless Google+, Atlantic Publicity Google+, Atlantic Publisher Google+Adrienne Papp Google+, Adrienne Papp Personal Google+Spotlight News Magazine, Atlantic Publicity Productions, Atlantic Altitude, Altitude Pacific, Atlantic Publicity Photography and Filming, About Adrienne Papp   What Others Say  AtlanticPublicitySEOBrilliantMarketing365An Honorable CauseAcademic ResearchKnighthood Today,    Youthful and Ageless™. She was knighted and became a Dame in 2010. Her official name is Lady Adrienne Papp and Dame Adrienne Papp. Voting Member of The International Press Academy and The Oscars: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is the Managing Editorial Director of The Beverly Hills Times Magazine, and Hollywood Weekly. She has a Master of Science in Economics majoring Logistics; an MBA Degree; An International Law, Trade and Finance Postgraduate: Marketing and Advertising Postgraduate from NYU and UCLA. Guest Professor at Oxford University; Director and Producer of TV and Airline On Camera Editorials; Adrienne Papp Enterprises 

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