CineVegas honorees

A look at the celebrated guests

Anthony Hopkins
Marquee Award winner is a fan fave despite having played a cannibal. Next role: Statesman Daniel Webster in “Shortcut to Happiness.”

Ben Kingsley
Vanguard Actor has excelled as everything from Gandhi to a sexy beast. He comes to the fest with his latest, John Dahl’s comedy “You Kill Me,” and will be seen later this year opposite Penelope Cruz in “Elegy.”

Charlize Theron
Half-Life honoree charms auds with her beauty then wows ’em with her acting chops. She’s also starring opposite Tommy Lee Jones in Paul Haggis’ “In the Valley of Elah,” due in the fall.

Mike Newell
Noted for his skill with actors and characters, Vanguard Director has put his mark on J.K. Rowling and now turns his attention to Gabriel Garcia Marquez and “Love in the Time of Cholera.”

Jerry Weintraub
Vanguard Producer has run the gamut from concert promoter to tentpole producer and has many more pics on the way. “Ocean’s Thirteen” is another love letter to Las Vegas, with “Nancy Drew” opening soon.

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Effie Brown
Producer’s credits include “Real Women Have Curves” and 2007 Sundance fave “Rocket Science.”

Mike Goodridge
U.S. editor of Screen Intl. and author of book “Directing” writes on film for print outlets around the world.

Andy Klein
Film editor and chief critic for L.A. CityBeat is a regular on public radio and is an expert on Hong Kong pics.

Scott Macaulay
Editor of Filmmaker Magazine and producer of several acclaimed films, including “Raising Victor Vargas.”

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