Clint Eastwoodwill get a new addition to his trophy cabinet in November when he receivesBAFTA/LA's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film.
Eastwood, whowon best director and best picture Oscars for both Million Dollar Baby and Unforgiven, will collect the accolade at the 15thAnnual Britannia Awards on Nov 2 in Los Angeles.
"ClintEastwood is an undisputed international icon and an enormous creative force,both behind and in front of the camera," BAFTA/LA chairman Peter Morrissaid. "It is our distinct pleasure to honour him with our highest filmaward."
Eastwood mostrecently produced and directed the second world war drama Flags Of OurFathers, which will openin October 2006. Paramount is handling the domestic release and Warner BrosPictures International holds overseas rights.
That picture'scompanion film, Letters From Iwojima, which is told from the Japanese perspective, will openinternationally through Paramount later this year. Warner Bros plans a 2007North American release.
Previous StanleyKubrick Britannia Award recipients include Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, MichaelCaine, and Martin Scorsese.