From Telefilm Canada:
David Cronenberg, along with Charlize Theron and Gary Oldman, joins previously announced honouree Tim Rothman, Chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, this year’s recipient of a career tribute at the 21st Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York City.
Recognized for his vast and uniquely personal body of work, the Canadian director has established himself as “an authentic auteur” the world over.
His most recent feature, A Dangerous Method, has been winning audiences and critics over at both the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals. He is also currently in post-production Cosmopolis starring Robert Pattinson.
Celebrating independent filmmaking for over 20 years, the Gotham Independent Film Awards is the first official awards ceremony in the award season.
Along with these four tributes, winners of the Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance, Best Film Not Playing at a Theatre Near You and the Audience Award will all be announced during the November 28th ceremony.
The Gotham Independent Film Awards nominations will be announced October 20, 2011.
You can read the full press release HERE.