Hollywood fest announces tech honors

Lubezki, Mirrione among kudo recipients; awards set for Oct. 24

The Hollywood Film Festival will honor cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, editor Stephen Mirrione, production designer James Murakami and visual effects supervisor Scott Farrar with tech awards.

Kudos will be presented at the fest’s awards ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Oct. 24.

Lubezki was most recently the cinematographer of Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life.” Other credits include “Like Water for Chocolate,” “A Little Princess,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “The New World” and “Children of Men.”

Mirrione recently completed editing both George Clooney’s “The Ides of March” and Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion.” He worked on “The Informant!,” “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Ocean’s Twelve,” “Ocean’s Thirteen,” “Babel” and “Good Night, and Good Luck”; he is currently editing “The Hunger Games.”

Murakami worked with Clint Eastwood on the upcoming “J. Edgar,” his sixth collaboration with the director following “Changeling,” “Gran Torino,” “Invictus,” “Letters From Iwo Jima” and “Hereafter.” He won an Emmy for “Deadwood” in 2005. He became a member of the Art Directors Guild as the assistant art director on “Godfather II” in 1973.

Farrar was vfx supervisor on “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.” He received an Oscar for his work on “Cocoon” and nominations for “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” “Backdraft,” “A.I.: Artificial Intelligence” and “Transformers.”

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