In it’s second year of presenting honorary awards at a separate ceremony the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Governors awards were handed out on Saturday night (US).
Held separately to keep the running time of the main ceremony down and to allow recipients more time to speak, it has been hailed as a relaxed affair far from probing television cameras and full of the industries major players.
This years recipients:
actor Eli Wallach.
film historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow.
iconic French director Jean-Luc Godard (who turned down an invitation to attend).
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
producer,director Francis Ford Coppola.