Arnon Milchan will receive the first Ischia Legend Award on Jul 20 during the 11th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Fest in Naples.

Festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini made the announcement on Monday [6] and said: “In addition to being chairman of Regency Enterprises, Arnon Milchan is one of the industry’s most prolific and successful producers, with over 120 films to his credit. We are delighted that he will be joining us in Ischia to receive this much-deserved award.”

Milchan formed what was then known as New Regency Productions in 1991. He shared a best picture Oscar nomination with Curtis Hanson and Michael G Nathanson in 1998 for L.A. Confidential.

The festival runs until Jun 21.