With a film career that began in 1966 as a bellboy in Dead Heat
on a Merry Go Round and going onto bigger and better endeavors
like creating some of Hollywood's greatest screen heroes, Harrison
Ford will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International
Cinematography Guild. Past lifetime award recipients include Julie
Andrews, Clint Eastwood, and President of the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences and former Lucasfilm producer Sid Ganis
(who made the making of Raiders and Temple documentaries
and appears as a missionary worker at the airport in Temple
This isn't the first time, Mr. Ford, has been bestowed with an award
honoring his work in films, as he was recipient of the 2000 American
Film Institute's Life Achievement Award (as have been fellow Indy
cohorts, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Sir Sean Connery).
As Indy fans well know, Mr. Ford will next be seen in this summer's
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and
the Wayne Kramer-directed film Crossing Over.
The ceremonies will be held at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February
Congratulations to Mr.Ford on this latest award - from everyone
at TheRaider.Net; our hats (especially the fedoras) are off to you!
Reported in Variety.
Posted by Mitchell Hallock