Quentin Tarantino's longtimecollaborator Sally Menke will receive the Hollywood Editor of the Year Awardand Oscar winning visual effects artist John Dykstra will receive the HollywoodVisual Effects of the Year Award at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awards on Oct 18.

In other special awards tobe handed out at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ceremony, Oscar winning costumedesigner Albert Wolsky will collect the Hollywood Costume Designer of the YearAward and Oscar winning production designer Stuart Craig will receive theHollywood Art Director of the Year Award

Oscar winning make-up artistVe Neill will be honoured with the Hollywood Make-Up Artist of the Year Award,while casting director Debra Zane will collect the Hollywood Casting Directorof the Year Award.

Carlos de Abreu, founder andexecutive director of the Hollywood Film Festival, praised all honourees,adding: "They are excellent examples of highly talented professionals whosework and creative vision are to be applauded and honoured.'