The 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards has addedThe Dark Knight film-makers Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven and EmmaThomas to its lineup of honourees.

All three will receive the Hollywood Producers Of The Year Award whileJohn Patrick Shanley will receive the Hollywood Screenwriter Of TheYear Award for his adaptation of his own play Doubt.

The honours will be handed out at the Hollywood Awards Gala on October 27 in Beverly Hills.

'It is a great pleasure to recognise the extraordinary talent ofChristopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas and John Patrick Shanley,and to honour their remarkable achievements and contributions tofilm-making,' festival founder and executive director Carlos de Abreusaid.