Coppola to receive Thalberg Award
Moviemaker-turned-vineyard owner Francis Ford Coppola is to be honoured with the coveted Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' second annual Governors Awards.
Academy President Tom Sherak says, "Each of these honorees has touched movie audiences worldwide and influenced the motion picture industry through their work. It will be an honour to celebrate their extraordinary achievements and contributions at the Governors Awards."
Coppola has already been honoured by the Academy - the filmmaker has five Oscars for writing, producing and directing.
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