Martin Landau will be honored with the 2013 IFF Career Achievement Award at the 27th Opening Night Gala of the Israel Film Festival on April 18th at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.
The actor received the best supporting actor Academy Award for 1994’s and was also nominated for his performance in Francis Ford Coppola’s and Woody Allen’s . He most recently was heard as one of the voices in Tim Burton’s . Landau also has received six Emmy nominations.
“The Israel Film Festival is delighted to honor Academy Award winner Martin Landau. He is one of the longest working, most highly regarded actors in the industry. For over 60 years, Landau has exemplified the best of Hollywood to audiences around the world,” festival founder and executive director Meir Fenigstein said.
As previously announced, Sherry Lansing will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and which was directed by Benny Toraty, will have its West Coast Premiere as the festival’s opening night film that evening
The Israel Film Festival will run from April 18 through May 2 and showcase more than 30 new Israeli films, with screenings taking place at the Laemmle Music Hallin Beverly Hills and the Laemmle Town Center in Encino.