-- Longtime Kennedy Center kudos producer Michael Stevens (right) will chair the 2013 DGA Awards, succeeding 17-year veteran of the event Howard Storm.
-- The 2013 Publicists Awards luncheon, presented by the International Cinematographers Guild, will take place on Feb 22., as usual two days before the Academy Awards.
This will be the 50th anniversary of the Publicist Awards, which have been chaired by Henri Bollinger for the past 31 years.
-- BAFTA has appointed its deputy chairman and TV exec John Willis as its new chairman, succeeding Tim Corrie, reports Diana Lodderhose of Variety. Corrie will now serve as deputy chairman.