Louis C.K. is receiving kudos for his work in the digital world…
The 45-year-old Mexican-American stand-up comedian/actor has been honored by the Producers Guild of America for his contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling in the past year.
Louis C.K., who will be starring in a new stand-up comedy special for HBO soon, received the award last night at the inaugural Digital V.I.P. Awards (Visionaries, Innovators and Producers) at the Bel Air home of entrepreneur Elon Musk.
Louis C.K., who earned a Peabody Award last week, was recognized in the Producers category, for having created content whose reach, execution and influence has advanced the audience experience. He was heralded for his FX series Louie and re-engineering the role of artist in entertainment distribution.
Other honorees include Jim Carrey, Conan O’Brien and Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer.