Veteran producer Richard D Zanuck will receive theLifetime Achievement Award for producing at the 30th Annual Deauville FilmFestival on Sept 7.

Zanuck hasproduced more than 50 films in his career, earning three Academy Awardnominations and winning best picture in 1990 for Driving Miss Daisy, which heshared with his wife Lili Fini Zanuck.

He received theIrving G Thalberg Memorial Award from the Academy in 1991 in recognition of hiscontribution to cinema and two years later collected the Producers Guild ofAmerica's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Over the courseof six decades, Zanuck has amassed a credits list that includes Jaws and TheVerdict, for which he received Oscar nominations in 1976 and 1983 respectively,Cocoon, The Sugerland Express and Mulholland Falls.

Through theZanuck Company, the production company he runs with Lili and sons Dean andHarrison, Zanuck remains a strong creative force in Hollywood, more recentlyproducing Big Fish, the remake of Planet Of The Apes and Road To Perdition.

He is currentlycollaborating with Tim Burton on Charlie And The Chocolate Factory for WarnerBros, which is filming in London and scheduled for release in summer 2005.

The 30th AnnualDeauville Film Festival is scheduled to run from Sept 3 - 12.