Oct. 5, 2011
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, are pleased to announce honorees who will be recognized for their achievements at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in
October 24, 2011
will receive the "Hollywood Producer Award" for "Midnight in
will be honored with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award" for "The Artist," screenwriter
will be honored with the "Hollywood Screenwriter Award" for "Young Adult" and film composer
will be recognized with the "Hollywood Film Composer Award" for "Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy" and "The Skin I Live In."
"We are very proud to recognize the films and work of these talented filmmakers," said
Carlos de Abreu
, Founder of the Hollywood Awards Gala.
The 2011 Hollywood Film Festival has also announced that they will honor five-time Oscar nominee
with the "Hollywood Career Achievement Award," Academy Award-nominated actress
with the "Hollywood Actress Award" for "My Week with Marilyn," Academy Award-nominated actor
with the "Hollywood Supporting Actor Award" for "Beginners," actor
with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Actor Award" for "50/50," actress
with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Actress Award" for "The Tree of Life," "Coriolanus," "The Debt," "The Help," and "Take Shelter," and actress
with the "New Hollywood Award" for "Like Crazy." Other honorees include the cast of "The Help" (
Bryce Dallas Howard
, Ahna O'Reilly,
), Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, Editor
, Production Designer James Murakami, and Visual Effects Supervisor
at their annual Awards Gala. In addition, Gore Verbinski's "Rango" will be honored at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony, along with additional honorees to be announced in the coming weeks.
ABOUT LETTY ARONSON
latest film was
's "Midnight In Paris." She previously produced
's "You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger," "Whatever Works," Golden Globe winner "
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
," "Cassandra's Dream," "Scoop," "Match Point," "Melinda," "Hollywood Ending," and "The Curse of The Jade Scorpion."
She is producing "Relatively Speaking," three one-act comedies by
and directed by
which opens in
Her extensive film, television, and stage experience includes numerous other collaborations with Mr. Allen. She co-executive-produced such films as "Don't Drink The Water," which marked Mr. Allen's first foray into television moviemaking; "Bullets Over Broadway," which garnered seven Academy Award nominations, winning for Best Supporting Actress (
); "Mighty Aphrodite," for which
was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar; and "Sweet and Lowdown," for which
both earned Oscar nominations. Her other credits as a co-executive producer include Mr. Allen's highly acclaimed musical comedy "Everyone Says I Love You," and his "Celebrity," "Deconstructing Harry, and "Small Time Crooks."
In addition, she co-executive-produced "The Spanish Prisoner," written for the screen and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and critically acclaimed filmmaker David Mamet. Critics universally praised the film when it was released in 1998. She also co-executive-produced "Into My Heart," which was written and directed by two newcomers,
; and Coky Giedroyc's "Women Talking Dirty," which marked Ms. Aronson's first European co-production with
's Rocket Pictures.
ABOUT DIABLO CODY
Diablo won a WGA Award, an Independent Spirit Award, and the Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay for her film "Juno," which was released by Fox Searchlight. Following "Juno," she wrote the horror film, "Jennifer's Body" which was released by Fox in
Cody was the creator and executive producer of the SHOWTIME hit series "
of Tara" for which Toni Colette took home the Emmy® and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
Currently, Cody wrote and is producing a big screen version of
New York Times
best-selling book series
Sweet Valley High
. Diablo is writing/executive producing a new comedy series in development for Fox Network and Warners Studios. She recently completed a rewrite for the new "Evil Dead" movie, produced by
. Her newest and much buzzed about feature with Mandate,
is set to be released in December of 2011. It is directed by
, who also directed "Juno."
Cody has been profiled in countless publications and was formerly a columnist for
. Her critically acclaimed memoir
was published in 2004. Diablo has also launched an internet show "Red Band Trailer" which is a talk show that features celebrities in her Airstream trailer.
ABOUT ALBERTO IGLESIAS
Perhaps best known for his landmark collaborations with director
's most acclaimed composer. In addition to his work with Almodovar, Iglesias has received Oscar nominations for his scores for
' "The Constant Gardener" and
's "The Kite Runner." Iglesias also received BAFTA nominations for both "The Constant Gardener" and "The Kite Runner" and a Golden Globe nomination for "The Kite Runner." For Almodovar's "Volver," Iglesias won the European Film Award for Best Original Score and the World Soundtrack Award for Composer of the Year. He has received nine Goya awards (
's top film honor) and numerous other European accolades.
Iglesias' most recent score is for
's "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" starring
. The film received its world premiere to rave reviews at the
Film Festival and will be released by Focus Features in December. He has also completed his most recent collaboration with Almodovar, "The Skin I Live In" starring
, which premieres at the
and New York Film Festivals and will be distributed by Sony Pictures Classics. This year also saw the release of Iglesias' critically acclaimed "Tambien La Lluvia," directed by Iciar Bollain, and the French production "The Monk," directed by
Iglesias has also collaborated with American directors
(the two films about
Benicio Del Toro
("The Dancer Upstairs"). His work with Almodovar includes 2009's "Broken Embraces," starring
, as well as "All About My Mother," "Bad Education" and the Oscar-winning "Talk to Her" and "Volver," He has also worked with such top Spanish directors as Julio Medem and
Iglesias' classical studies included piano, guitar and electronic music as well as composition. In addition to his film scores, his work has been performed in concert halls around the world as well as in several notable ballets for renowned choreographer Nacho Duato and the Spanish National Dance Company. His concert pieces include "Cautiva", "Tabulae", "Cero Sobre Cero" and "Self" as well as his most recent, "In the Land of the Lemon Trees", which received its world premiere featuring celebrated soprano
The festival and awards will mark their return on
for a week long series of screenings, competitions and awards. The Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in
October 24, 2011
ABOUT MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS
is a French screenwriter, producer and director. In addition to THE ARTIST, his other credits include OSS 117: LOST IN RIO (2009), OSS 117:
, NEST OF SPIES (2006), MES AMIS (1999) and LA CLASSE AMERICAINE (1993).
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