The Thalberg Award is an award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to the "creative producers personally responsible for a consistently high quality of motion picture production". The award itself was named after the film producer Irving G. Thalberg.
Behind the scenesEdit
The Thalberg Award, full name Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, was first given to Darryl F. Zanuck in 1938. Indiana Jones creatives Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have both received the award, as has Walt Disney. More recently, Lucasfilm Ltd. president Kathleen Kennedy and her husband Frank Marshall were recipients of the award.
- Irving Thalberg - Hollywood's Boy Wonder (Non-fiction source)