Jonah Hill To Be Honored for 'Creative Impact'

By ROBERT PACE

December 02, 2013

Variety announced today that actor Jonah Hill will be honored with the Creative Impact in Acting Award at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).

The award will be given to Hill based upon the breadth of his recent body of work, from his Oscar-nominated role in Moneyball to his role in the anticipated upcoming Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street.

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Variety also revealed Monday that Saving Mr. Banks director John Lee Hancock will be handed the Creative Impact in Directing Award for his "outstanding contributions to the art and business of cinema."

Hancock also wrote and directed The Blind Side and is a co-writer of the upcoming Disney adventure-drama Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie.

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Previous recipients of Creative Impact Awards include actors Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, and Philip Seymour Hoffman and Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell.

The awards will be presented to Hill and Hancock at the PSIFF on January 5 on the Palm Court at the Parker Palm Springs.



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