Michael Bay will receive the ShoWest 2009 Vanguard Award for
Excellence in Filmmaking at a ceremony in Las Vegas on April 2.

Bay directed this summer’s tentpole release Transformers: Revenge Of
The Fallen
, the sequel to his 2007 smash Transformers.

His films have grossed more than $3bn worldwide and include Pearl
Harbor, Armageddon, The Rock
, the Bad Boys films, and The Island.

ShoWest will take place from March 30-April 2.