The Festival’s annual Awards Gala on Saturday, January 7, 2006, will honor David Cronenberg with the Visionary Award, Jake Gyllenhaal with the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor, Terrence Howard with the Rising Star Award, Felicity Huffman with the Breakthrough Performance Award, Michael London with the Producer of the Year Award, Shirley MacLaine with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Thomas Newman with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing, and Charlize Theron with the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress
Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor
Producer of the Year
The Frederick Loewe Film Composer’s Award
Breakthrough Performance Award
Rising Star Award