Al Gore, Jason Blum to Receive Tributes at 2017 IFP Gotham Awards
Vice President Al Gore and film producer Jason Blum will receive the humanitarian and industry tributes at the 2017 Independent Filmmaker Project Gotham Awards, it was announced Monday.
Gore will receive the Humanitarian Tribute, which recognized an individual who has had a profound and transformative global impact through cinema. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization that is focused on solutions to the global climate crises. He also brought the climate crises to the attention of audiences through “An Inconvenient Truth” and “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”
The Industry Tribute is awarded to an individual whose unique vision and contributions have made a significant impact on the motion picture and TV industry. Blum has produced more than 70 films as well as many television projects, making Blumhouse one of the most prolific production companies in Hollywood.
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Source: The Wrap