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Boyle, Sorkin set for Hollywood honors

The show creator and writer Aaron Sorkin arrives for 'An Evening With Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' held at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles on September 25, 2006. (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
The show creator and writer Aaron Sorkin arrives for 'An Evening With Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' held at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles on September 25, 2006. (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Filmmakers Danny Boyle and Christian Colson are to be honored at the upcoming 14th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, organizers said.

Boyle and Colson are to receive the Hollywood Producer Award, while Aaron Sorkin is to be presented with the Hollywood Screenwriter Award, and Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall are to share the Hollywood Editor Award.

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The announcement was made Monday by Carlos de Abreu, founder of the Hollywood Awards Gala.

"We are honored to recognize these exceptionally talented artists for their outstanding work and creative vision at this year's Hollywood Awards Gala," de Abreu said in a statement.

Previously announced honorees for this year's festivities include Sean Penn for the Humanitarian Award; Helena Bonham Carter for the Supporting Actress Award; Sam Rockwell for the Supporting Actor Award; Andrew Garfield for the Breakthrough Actor Award; Mia Wasikowska for the Breakthrough Actress Award; Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story 3" and director Lee Unkrich for the Hollywood Animation Award; Paramount Pictures' "Iron Man 2" and visual effects supervisors Ben Snow and Janek Sirrs for the Hollywood Visual Effects Award; Hans Zimmer for the Film Composer Award; Wally Pfister for the Cinematographer Award; and Robert Stromberg for the Production Designer Award.

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The presentation is to take place Oct. 25 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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