New Oscar winner for Best Actor Brendan Fraser heading to the Gulf of Naples, Italy , the
Ischia Global Film and Music Festival announced on Saturday that he will be awarded the Global Actor of the Year Award.
“We are proud to welcome Ischia Brendan Fraser, a great artist and man of rebirth and redemption, ” Pascal Vechedomini , founder and producer of the festival , said in a statement.
Frazier, who received a career-best rating last year for “The Whale” and is on track for another this year Related to the awards received, Martin Scorsese ‘s Killer of the Flower Moon
, It will be held in July .
On the same day, the festival will present Rob Marshall , the Oscar-nominated filmmaker who recently launched this year’s live-action The Little Mermaid
, won Luchino Visconti Legend Award. Diane Warren , hit songwriter who won an honorary Oscar last year, Let’s hope her Flamin’ Hot song “The Fire Inside” finally gets a competition this season, will get William Walton Legendary Award. (Iconic music producer Clive Davis will receive the latter honor.)
Other Celebrity Fest in attendance : Directed by Biller August , Katherine Harder Wick and Michael Redford ; Actor Christopher Abbott , Clara McGregor , Tim Blake Nelson , Lewis Pullman , Tye Sheridan and Alex Wolfe ; Producers Avi Lerner and John Lesher; Writer Bobby Morais Section and Nick Vallelonga ; Singer Sofia Carson , at the Oscars earlier this year performed Warren’s nominated song “Applause” ; and a host of Italian artists.
The st edition of the event will be held on July 9 Day – and will be directed by filmmaker Jim Sheridan , producer host/activist Trudie Styler and singer/songwriter Tony Renis , all of the festival veteran. It will also screen around 200 films, free and open to the public, including the world premiere of the revenge thriller
and the opening night of Double Soul . Show*), of the late actor Julian Sands Last Movie); Masterclasses (including one taught by Acting Coach Bernard Shearer ; and Panel Discussions (on AI’s impact on culture, etc.) theme). 16