On October 16, the DGA’s San Francisco Coordinating Committee (SFCC) held its 2012 Fall Networking Mixer at San Francisco’s University Club.
The event gave Bay Area-based Guild members and local industry professionals an enjoyable evening of networking with their peers as they celebrated the Northern California film, television and video/digital industry.
For their contributions to the industry and the Bay Area community, during the evening SFCC Chair Debbie Brubaker presented certificates of merit from the Committee to director Philip Kaufman whose work includes the feature films The Right Stuff, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Henry & June, and Quills, and recently shot part of his HBO movie for television Hemingway & Gellhorn in the Bay area; John Korty director of the Humanitas Prize winning movie for television Farewell to Manzanar, the Humanitas Prize Academy Award and DGA Award-winning documentary Who Are the DeBolts? [And Where Did They Get 19 Kids?]; and the DGA Award-winning movie for television The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman; producer Saul Zaentz whose resume includes the DGA Award-winning features The English Patient, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; and former International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Business Manager F.X. Crowley who stepped down in May 2012 to run for District 7 Supervisor.