MartinScorsese's non-profit organisation The Film Foundation will receive theHollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Film Preservation Award and Ben Affleckwill collect the Hollywood Supporting Actor of the Year Award.
Festivalorganisers will bestow the awards at the 10th Annual awards ceremony in LosAngeles on Oct 23.
Scorseselaunched the non-profit Film Foundation in 1990 with the backing of FrancisFord Coppola, Clint Eastwood, Stanley Kubrick and Woody Allen, among others.
The body was setup to raise funds to preserve film and raise awareness of the importance ofHollywood's cinematic treasures through educational programmes and publicevents.
Affleck recentlywon the Coppa Volpi Best Actor prize in Venice for his portrayal of Supermantelevision actor George Reeves in Hollywoodland. He shared the screenwriting Oscar withMatt Damon in 1998 for Good Will Hunting.
He recentlydirected the mystery Gone, Baby, Gone, based on his adaptation of Dennis Lehane's novel. Thepicture stars Casey Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, and Michelle Monaghan,and will be release through Miramax in 2007.