Director to be honored October 26

Helmer Kathryn Bigelow will be feted with the Hollywood Director Award at the 13th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood awards Oct. 26 in Beverly Hills.

Along with Bigelow, Nora Ephron will be honored with the Hollywood Screenwriter Award while Disney’s “Up” and “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award and the Hollywood Visual Effect Award.

Bigelow’s latest pic “The Hurt Locker” bowed this past June to critical acclaim Ephron’s latest laffer “Julie and Julia” has brought in more than $90 million at the B.O.

“Transformers” recently surpassed the $400 million mark at the domestic B.O. while “Up” has become the second highest-grossing Pixar film with more than $290 million in box office grosses.

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