DGA Promotes Tim Webber to Executive in Charge of Physical Operations

Tim Webber

May 9, 2019

Los Angeles – Directors Guild of America (DGA) National Executive Director Russell Hollander today announced the promotion of longtime Guild executive Tim Webber to the position of Executive in Charge of Physical Operations. 

“With two major facilities in Los Angeles and New York, four theaters and hundreds of member screenings and events each year, overseeing the DGA’s physical operations is a tremendous responsibility,” said Hollander.  “Tim’s 16 years of DGA experience and long list of accomplishments make him uniquely qualified to take on this newly expanded role. Our members will benefit from his expertise and dedication to providing the very best environment for our Guild.”

As head of Physical Operations, Webber is responsible for all building and theater operations; management and leasing activities in Los Angeles and New York including maintaining the theaters in state-of-the-art condition; the membership screening program which screens numerous films for members in LA, New York, Chicago, Washington, DC and San Francisco every year; supervising logistics for all DGA events in LA and New York; and overseeing the buildings’ theater rental operation for premieres, film festivals and other industry events.

In addition, Webber plays a critical production role in the annual DGA Awards ceremony in Los Angeles and the DGA Honors event in New York. Currently, he is also a key member of the team overseeing a significant upgrade of the DGA Los Angeles theater with top-of-the-line projection and sound systems. Webber has been instrumental in overseeing large-scale projects throughout the years including the implementation of the DGA theaters’ digital projection and sound system.

He reports to National Executive Director Russell Hollander.

Webber began working at the DGA in 2003 as Manager of Theater Operations. He was promoted in 2007 and again in 2015 to his most recent position of Director of Theater and Building Operations. He joined the DGA from Paramount where he worked for six years, most recently as Manager of Corporate Publicity. He received his B.A. from Loyola Marymount University.

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