The Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that Christoph Waltz
and Father Rick Frechette will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony, as well as the nominees for the "Hollywood World Awards" -- Bright Star
(UK/Australia), directed by Jane Campion
, I Am Love (Italy), directed by Luca Guadagnino
(France/Austria), directed by Jessica Hausner
, A Prophet
(France), directed by Jacques Audiard
, and The White Ribbon
(Germany/Austria), directed by Michael Haneke
Actor Christoph Waltz
will receive the "Hollywood Supporting Actor Award" for his incredible performance in Quentin Tarantino
's Inglourious Basterds
, and Father Rick Frechette will be honored with the "Hollywood Humanitarian Award."
The gala ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 26, 2009. The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Festival.