Thesp to receive humanitarian tribute
Tim Robbins and d.p. Ellen Kuras will be feted at the Independent Film Project’s 16th annual Gotham Awards Nov. 29 at Chelsea Piers.
Robbins will receive the kudofest’s inaugural humanitarian tribute, while Kuras will take home the below the line nod to an individual working behind the camera.
Kuras is the second cinematographer to be recognized by the Gotham Awards. Ernest Dickerson was honored at the first ceremony in 1991.
David Cross will host the Gothams, which will also pay tribute to previously announced honorees including Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.
Ceremony will be broadcast in the tristate area on NYC TV on Dec. 6 and Dec. 9. Beginning Dec. 1, segments of the show will be available on Ifilm.com.