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Francis Ford Coppola Set For Career Honor At Publicists Guild Awards

EXCLUSIVE: You would possibly perhaps additionally hold heard of the fellow who’s getting the ICG Publicists Guild’s profession honor next month.

He’s got five Oscars from 14 nominations, an Irving G. Thalberg Award, more than one BAFTAs and a pair of Palme d’Or trophies. Give it a minute — it’ll system to you.

Yes, Francis Ford Coppola — the person the guild calls an “epoch-making author, director and producer” and “an auteur and innovator in total expose of the medium” — will receive the its Lifetime Achievement Award on the in-person 59th annual Publicists Awards on March 25 on the Beverly Hilton.

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“Francis Ford Coppola has impacted nearly every facet of motion image storytelling — from script to course, from craft to tech — and it’s our honor to hold a good time him on the fiftieth anniversary of The Godfather’s unlock,” stated John Lindley, president of the ICG Publicists (International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Native 600). “With that masterpiece, as alongside with his whole physique of work, Coppola has continuously recharged American motion photos and adjusted standard culture in concepts which hold stood the test of time.”

The Godfather won Most efficient Image on the 1973 Academy Awards, and its apply-up The Godfather Share II turned the predominant sequel to get that coveted high Oscar two years later. Coppola additionally directed such movies as Most efficient Image nominees The Conversation (1974), and The Godfather Share III — every of which he additionally wrote — and Apocalypse Now (1979). He produced George Lucas’ Most efficient Pic nominee American Graffiti

Taken collectively, Coppola’s movies hold garnered 14 Academy Awards, eight BAFTAS and two the Palmes d’Or from Cannes, honoring the filmmaker as neatly because the actors, cinematographers, editors and diverse craftspeople with whom he has collaborated.

The annual ICG Publicists Awards pay tribute to excellence in publicity and promotion, aloof photography and journalism for motion photos and tv packages.

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