November 21, 2008

Femme Awards

  • Glenn Close will receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award for her contributions to entertainment at the Hollywood Reporter Power 100: Women in Entertainment breakfast in Hollywood on December 5. (HR)
  • BET boss Debra Lee received the Center for Communications’ Frank Stanton Award, which recognizes standouts in the media biz. (Variety)
  • Kristin Scott Thomas will receive the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 24th Santa Barbara Film Festival on Jan. 27.
  • Anne Hathaway will be feted at the 20th annual Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 6 with the Desert Palm Achievement Award for her role in "Rachel Getting Married." (Variety)
  • Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winner Julie Walters is to be honored by Women in Film and Television at a gala luncheon at the Hilton Hotel Dec. 5 . (HR)
  • Linda Woolverton ("The Lion King") has been tapped for a lifetime achievement award by the Writers Guild of America West's animation writers caucus. (Variety)