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Francis Ford Coppola and Adam McKay will be honored by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television at the school’s 25th annual film festival.
The Godfather director will receive the Distinguished Vanguard Director Award for his career that spans Apocalypse Now, The Conversation and Tetro, and his mentoring of filmmakers like George Lucas and daughter Sofia Coppola.
During the fest’s Screenwriters Showcase, McKay will be presented the Achievement in Screenwriting Award. The writer-director-producer took home this year’s Oscar for best adapted screenplay for The Big Short. His other writing credits include Ant-Man, Step Brothers and Anchorman.
Animator Emily Hubley will receive the Crystal Anvil Award, which honors outstanding contributions to the world of animation. Her credits include Blue Vinyl and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, as well as multiple animated shorts that she has produced over her 30-year career.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Film Festival is set to run June 5-9 at UCLA and the Directors Guild of America.
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