The 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce their craft honorees for this year's Hollywood Awards. The festival and awards will mark their return on October 21 for a weeklong series of screenings, competitions and awards.
Cinematographer Roger Deakins, A.S.C., will receive the "Hollywood Cinematographer Award," Composer Alexandre Desplat, BMI, will be given the "Hollywood Film Composer Award," editor Dana Glauberman, A.C.E., will be honored with the "Hollywood Editor Award," production designer Rick Carter, A.D.G., will receive the "Hollywood Production Designer Award" and costume designer Colleen Atwood, C.D.G., will be honored with the "Hollywood Costume Designer Award."
The Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 26, 2009.
"We are honored to have these exceptionally talented artists honored for their outstanding work and creative vision at this year's festival," said Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Festival.
ABOUT THE HONOREES:
Cinematographer Roger Deakins received eight Oscar nominations for The Reader, No Country for Old Men, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Man Who Wasn't There, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Kundun, Fargo and The Shawshank Redemption. His most recent project is Focus Features' A Serious Man, directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. His prior movies include Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, John Patrick Shanley's Doubt starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams, Paul Haggis' In the Valley of Elah, Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind, the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski and many other great films.
Composer Alexandre Desplat received two Oscar nominations for his scores for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Queen. Most recently he composed the scores for Apparition's Tree of Life directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, Chris Weitz's The Twilight Saga's New Moon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, Wes Anderson's The Fantastic Mr. Fox,Columbia's Julie & Julia,directed by Nora Ephron and starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, as well as the scores for The Army of Crime, Un Prophete, Coco Before Chanel and Cheri, among many other films.
Editor Dana Glauberman received American Cinema Editors nominations for her work on Juno and Thank You for Smoking. Her latest film is Paramount Pictures' Up in the Air, directed by Jason Reitman and starring George Clooney and Jason Bateman. Her most recent movies include Love Happens, starring Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart. Other films she has edited include Fox Searchlight Pictures' Juno, directed by Jason Reitman and starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera, George Hickenlooper's Factory Girl, starring Sienna Miller and Guy Pearce, Thank You for Smoking, and Heart of the Beholder, among many others.
Production designer Rick Carter received an Academy Award nomination for his work on Robert Zemeckis' Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright. His upcoming film is James Cameron's Avatar. Carter's career includes production design for numerous movies, including Steven Spielberg's Munich, War of the Worlds, The Polar Express, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, Cast Away, What Lies Beneath, Amistad, Contact, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park, Back To The Future Part II and Empire of the Sun, among many others.
Costume designer Colleen Atwood won Best Costume Design Oscars for Memoirs of a Geisha and Chicago, and she has received five other nominations for her work on Sweeney Todd, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepy Hollow, Beloved and Little Women. Her upcoming projects include Rob Marshall's Nine. Some of Ms. Atwood's other films, among more than 40 she has designed, include Michael Mann's Public Enemies, J.J. Abrams' Mission: Impossible III, Big Fish, Planet Of The Apes, Gattaca, Mars Attacks, That Thing You Do!, The Juror, Ed Wood, Wyatt Earp Philadelphia, Silence Of The Lambs, Edward Scissorhands, Joe Versus the Volcano, Torch Song Trilogy and Married to the Mob.
Prior years' Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony nominees, honorees and presenters include Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Annette Bening, Halle Berry, Orlando Bloom, Matthew Broderick, Sandra Bullock, Chris Columbus, Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Cameron Crowe, Penelope Cruz, Billy Crystal, Benicio Del Toro, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., Colin Farrell, Will Ferrell, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, Mel Gibson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Hackford, Paul Haggis, Tom Hanks, Goldie Hawn, Anthony Hopkins, Ron Howard, Janet Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Angelina Jolie, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Diane Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Michael Mann, Rachel McAdams, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Sam Mendes, Mike Myers, Ellen Page, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Kelly Preston, Keanu Reeves, Susan Sarandon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Martin Scorsese, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Charlize Theron, Robert Towne, John Travolta, Naomi Watts, Forest Whitaker, Robin Williams and Catherine Zeta-Jones, among many others.