Spielberg top helmer, NATO/ShoWest sez

Steven Spielberg will be honored as director of the year at the NATO/ShoWest ’94 final night awards banquet March 10 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

NATO/ShoWest cited the $ 877 million worldwide gross of “Jurassic Park” and the spate of awards for “Schindler’s List” in shaping its decision.

Previous recipients of the NATO/ShoWest award include Warren Beatty, Tim Burton, Mel Brooks, James Cameron, Francis Ford Coppola, Blake Edwards, William Friedkin, Ron Howard, Norman Jewison, Ivan Reitman and Jerry Zucker.

The annual confab of exhibitors and distributors is skedded for March 7-10. Others slated to receive recognition this year include Kirk Douglas, Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Michelle Pfeiffer and Arnold Kopelson.

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