Women In Film Honors Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne and More
01 Apr 2014
The recipients of the Women In Film 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards, honoring women in the entertainment industry, have been announced, according to Deadline.com.
The awards will be presented June 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.
Cate Blanchett will receive the 2014 Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. She is a two-time Academy Award winner for "Blue Jasmine" and "The Aviator" and has been nominated for three additional Academy Awards. Most recently seen in New York in Uncle Vanya, Blanchett's stage work includes Oleanna, A Streetcar Named Desire, Hedda Gabler and The Seagull.
"Scandal" star and Emmy nominee Kerry Washington will receive The Lucy Award for Excellence in Television. Her film work includes "Ray," "Django Unchained" and "For Colored Girls," and she has performed onstage in Race.
Emmy nominee Rose Byrne will be honored with the Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award. Her screen work includes "Damages," "Bridesmaids" and "Annie."
Academy Award winner Jennifer Lee, who directed and wrote the screenplay for the animated film "Frozen," will receive the 2014 Dorothy Arzner Directors Award. "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria will be honored with the 2014 Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.