The Spanish maestro will receive the Writers Guild Of America, West’s Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement.

Almodóvar will collect his honour at WGAW’s 2015 Writers Guild Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on February 14.

Career highlights include Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, Live Flesh, All About My Mother, Talk To Her and Volver.