6:00am PT by Scott Feinberg
Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Amy Adams, 'Zero Dark Thirty' Editor, and 'Anna Karenina' Production Designer (Exclusive)
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards -- the first awards show of the 2012 Oscar season -- Amy Adams, a three-time best supporting actress Oscar nominee who is now in serious contention for her fourth nom in the category for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master or Walter Salles's On the Road or Clint Eastwood's Trouble with the Curve, will receive the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award (for The Master); Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E., a best film editing Oscar nominee five years ago who is now in serious contention for his second nom in the category for Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, will receive the Hollywood Editor Award; and Sarah Greenwood, A.D.G., a three-time best art direction Oscar nominee who is now in contention for her fourth nom in the category (which has been renamed best production design) for Anna Karenina, will receive the Hollywood Production Designer Award. The prizes will be presented at a gala ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on Oct. 22.
The Hollywood Film Awards, which are associated with the Hollywood Film Festival and determined by HFF founder and executive director Carlos de Abreu and his advisory team, recognize individuals for both career achievement and work released within the calendar year.
With regard to this crop of honorees, De Abreu tells THR, "We are very proud to recognize the films and work of one of our finest actresses and two craftspeople who are at the top of their respective professions."
Previous recipients of the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award include Alison Lohman (2003), Susan Sarandon (2005), Sandra Bullock (2006), Jennifer Connelly (2007), Marisa Tomei (2008), Julianne Moore (2009), Helena Bonham Carter (2010), and Carey Mulligan (2011).
Previous recipients of the Hollywood Editor Award include Tom Rolf (2001), Sally Menke (2004), Walter Murch (2005), Joel Cox (2006), Joe Hutshing (2007), Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill (2008), Dana Glauberman (2009), Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter (2010), and Stephen Mirrione (2011).
And previous recipients of the Hollywood Production Designer Award include Henry Bumstead (2000), Robert Boyle (2001), Harold Michelson (2002), William J. Creber (2003), Stuart Craig (2004), Grant Major (2005), John Myhre (2006), Dante Ferretti (2007), Greenwood herself (2008), and James J. Murakami (2011).
THR recently revealed the identities of several other films and people that will be honored at this year's Hollywood Film Awards, including the recipients of the Hollywood Director Award, Hollywood Actress Award, Hollywood Supporting Actor Award, Hollywood Producer Award, Hollywood Animation Award, Hollywood Comedy Award, New Hollywood Award, Hollywood Breakout Performance Award, Hollywood Cinematographer Award and Hollywood Visual Effects Award.
In the past nine years, Hollywood Film Awards honorees went on to garner a total of 85 Oscar nominations and 32 Oscars.