Composer John Debney and the late actor and rapper Tupac Shakurwill be honoured at the inaugural music-themed Turks & Caicos InternationalFilm Festival, which runs in the Caribbean from Oct 17-21.

Debney earned an Oscar nomination for his score to The PassionOf The Christ, and hismore recent credits include Dreamer and Idlewild.

Before Shakur was killed 10 years ago, he earned internationalacclaim for his album releases, live performing style and outspoken views.

The awards willbe presented on Oct 21. For more details about the festival visit the officialwebsite at