Director Phillip Noyce is toreceive an outstanding achievement award on April 6, the top annual honourbestowed by the Australian Screen Directors Association (ASDA).
Noyce was in the first classof students at the Australian Film,
He made several more filmsin
He returned to makingAustralian films in 2000 with the indigenous-themed period story Rabbit-Proof Fence and The Quiet American.
Noyce filmed the politicalthriller Hot Stuff late last year in
Noyce is a founding memberof ASDA, as well as one of its first presidents, and will be presented with hisaward at a dinner in April.