IFP will bestow six other awards -- Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Ensemble Cast, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You -- during the Nov. 30 ceremony.
Dillon most recently appeared in the film "Crash," which was released on home video Tuesday.
"We've all watched Matt grow up on camera, but I don't know how many of us have really stopped and taken a long look at the tremendously accomplished body of work that he continues to build," IFP Executive Director Michelle Byrd said in a news release.
Among Dillon's many feature films are "The Outsiders," "My Bodyguard," "Drugstore Cowboy" and "There's Something About Mary."
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