Nora Ephron, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, IATSE International president Matthew Loeb and HBO Documentary Films’ Sheila Nevins have been tapped for the 2011 DGA Honors, set for Oct. 13 at the DGA Theater in New York. The evening also well feature a posthumous tribute to pioneering early 20th century filmmaker Alice Guy Blache. The guild said the DGA Honors celebrate “individuals and institutions that have made distinguished contributions to American culture through the world of film and television and recognizes the diversity of achievement — in business, government, labor and higher education — required to produce the best entertainment in the world.”

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