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Hollywood, CA, (PRWEB) September 27, 2010

The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that producers Danny Boyle and Christian Colson will be honored with the “Hollywood Producer Award,” screenwriter Aaron Sorkin will get the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award,” and Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall will be honored with the “Hollywood Editor Award” at the festival’s Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony.

The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder of the Hollywood Awards Gala.

“We are honored to recognize these exceptionally talented artists for their outstanding work and creative vision at this year’s Hollywood Awards Gala,” said de Abreu.

Previously announced honorees for this year’s Hollywood Awards Gala include: Sean Penn for the “Humanitarian Award”; Helena Bonham Carter for the “Supporting Actress Award”; Sam Rockwell for the “Supporting Actor Award”; Andrew Garfield for the “Breakthrough Actor Award”; Mia Wasikowska for the “Breakthrough Actress Award”; Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 3” and director Lee Unkrich for the “Hollywood Animation Award”; Paramount Pictures’ “Iron Man 2” and visual effects supervisors Ben Snow and Janek Sirrs for the “Hollywood Visual Effects Award”; Hans Zimmer for the “Film Composer Award”; Wally Pfister for “Cinematographer Award”; and Robert Stromberg for the “Production Designer Award.”

The gala ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 25, 2010.


DANNY BOYLE’s (Director/Screenwriter/Producer) career started in the theatre with Howard Barker’s “Victory,” Howard Brenton’s “The Genius” and Edward Bond’s “Saved,” which won the Time Out Award. Boyle also directed five productions for The Royal Shakespeare Company before moving into television where his work included producing Alan Clark’s controversial “Elephant” and directing “Strumpet,” “Vacuuming Completely Naked In Paradise” and the series Mr. Wroe’s Virgins,” for which he received a BAFTA nomination.

In 1994 his first feature, “Shallow Grave, earned him the Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film at the BAFTA Awards, among a host of other accolades. Boyle’s second film, “Trainspotting,” is one of the highest grossing British independent films of all time. The critically acclaimed film won four Empire Awards including Best Director and Best Film and was nominated for a BAFTA Alexander Korda Award and an Academy Award

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