Gotham Awards: Robert Redford, Helen Mirren, Steve Golin to be Honored
The trio join 'Carol' director Todd Haynes, who will also receive one of the indie-film awards' annual tributes.
Robert Redford, Helen Mirren and Steve Golin will all be honored at the 2015 Gotham Independent Film Awards, it was announced Tuesday.
The trio join Carol director Todd Haynes, who was previously announced to be receiving the director tribute.
Redford, who stars as Dan Rather in the Oscar hopeful Truth, which hits theaters on Oct. 16, is set to receive the actor tribute. Mirren, who plays Hedda Hopper alongside Bryan Cranston's Dalton Trumbo in Trumbo, which hits theaters Nov. 6, is set to receive the actress tribute; she recently appeared in Woman in Gold and will also be seen in the upcoming Eye in the Sky. Anonymous Content founder and managing partner Steve Golin will receive the industry tribute.
Golin has more than 50 TV and film producing credits to his name, including current projects like HBO's True Detective and USA's Mr. Robot and upcoming movies like Spotlight and The Revenant.
“We are thrilled to recognize the careers and achievements of such lauded industry veterans as Robert Redford, Helen Mirren, and Steve Golin as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations,” Joana Vicente, executive director of the Independent Filmmakers Project, which presents the Gotham Awards, said in a statement. “To celebrate these individuals who have contributed so much to the independent film community and to the entertainment world at large - and in such a landmark year for the Gothams - is truly an honor.”
The Gotham Awards traditionally marks the official start of Oscar season, recognizing the best in independent film. Recent past winners have included Oscar nominees Birdman, Boyhood, Citizenfour, Inside Llewyn Davis, The Act of Killing, Moonrise Kingdom, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Beginners, The Tree of Life, Winter’s Bone and The Hurt Locker.
Past tribute recipients include Matt Damon, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Kate Winslet, Bennett Miller, Richard Linklater, Spike Lee, David O. Russell, Ted Sarandos, Jeff Skoll, Tom Rothman, James Schamus and Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
The 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards are set for Monday, Nov. 30 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Nominees in the Gotham Awards' competitive categories will be announced on Oct. 22.