Tim Robbins, who will next be seen starring opposite Derek Luke inthe South African political drama Catch A Fire, will receive the John Cassavetes Awardat the 29th Starz Denver Film Festival.

Robbins will collect the honour at a Nov 16 ceremony following aclip reel of career highlights, which include his 2004 Oscar winning best actorsupporting role in Mystic River, as well as lead roles in The Player, Arlington Road, and The Shawshank Redemption.

Previous winners include Kevin Bacon, Philip Baker Hall, Richard Linklater,William H Macy, Nick Nolte, Sean Penn, John Sayles, and Steven Soderbergh.