2929 Entertainment founders Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban will bepresented with a Gotham Award tribute at the IFP's 16th Annual Gotham Awards onNov 29.
The honour will be handed out at the annual awards ceremonyalongside six competitive awards for ensemble cast, breakthrough actor anddirector, documentary, feature, and Best Film Not Playing at a Theatre NearYou.
Previous Gotham Award tribute recipients include Focus Featuresco-founder and former co-head David Linde, Meryl Streep, Ang Lee, Matt Dillon,and Harvey and Bob Weinstein.
"I cannot think of more deserving honorees than both Todd andMark," IFP executive director Michelle Byrd said. "Both exemplifytrue passion for bringing independent cinema to mainstream America. They areproven leaders in cutting-edge technology, delivering quality entertainment inunique and innovative formats."
Wagner and Cuban's 2929 empire encompasses 2929 Productions, HDNetFilms, Magnolia Pictures, Landmark Theatres, and cable channels HDNet and HDNetMovies.
Nominees for the six competitive awards will be announced on Oct23 in the categories.