Oliver Stone is to receivethe Hollywood Film Award for Hollywood Director of the Year at the HollywoodAwards ceremony on Oct 23 in Los Angeles.

In addition, arestrospective of Stone's films will screen during the Hollywood Film Festivalpresented by STARZ. Titles screening are Salvador, Platoon, Born On TheFourth Of July and World TradeCenter. Stone will be seen in stageconversations after the screenings on both Oct 21 and Oct 22.

'Oliver Stone'scareer exemplifies extraordinary ability, craftsmanship, and determination. Heis an excellent example of a highly talented filmmaker whose work and creativevision are to be honored,' said HFF founder and executive director Carlosde Abreu in a statement.