Spielberg chosen for Lifetime Achievement Award

November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin  
The ‘Jurassic Park’ maker has been selected for the award in recognition of his commendable association with the film industry as a director and a producer, as well as his contribution to the art and science of visual effects.

“Steven Spielberg is the first director that to comes to mind when you think of amazing visual effects due to his enormous body of creative groundbreaking work,” Variety magazine quoted Jeff Okun, chair of the Visual Effects Society (VES), as saying.

The award ceremony will take place at the Kodak Theater Grand Ballroom in Hollywood on 10 February.

Spielberg’s next film as director is ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’, produced by George Lucas, another VES lifetime achievement honouree. (ANI)

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