UPDATED with latest: Oscar-nominated directors Chloé Zhao, David Fincher, Lee Isaac Chung and Thomas Vinterberg are the recipients of this year’s Santa Barbara Film Festival Director of the Year Award. They will be honored during a ceremony April 6 at the festival, which this year runs March 31-April 10.
On the Rocks star Bill Murray will receive the Maltin Modern Master Award, Amanda Seyfried will receive the Montecito Award for Mank, Da 5 Bloods star Delroy Lindo will receive the American Riviera Award, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 and Borat 2 star Sacha Baron Cohen will receive Santa Barbara’s Outstanding Performer of the Year Award.
Sacha Baron Cohen To Receive Outstanding Performer Of The Year Award At SBIFF
There are also eight recipients of its Virtuosos Award, given annually to a group recognizing their noteworthy performances in film. Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm), Kingsley Ben-Adir (One Night in Miami), Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday), Sidney Flanigan (Never Rarely Sometimes Always), Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman), Tahar Rahim (The Mauritanian) and Zendaya (Malcolm & Marie).
Check back as more SBIFF awards are handed out and this year’s honoree list is filled out.
Director of The Year Award
Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
David Fincher, Mank
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari,
Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
Cinema Vanguard Award
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Modern Master Award
Bill Murray, On the Rocks
Amanda Seyfried, Mank
Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Kingsley Ben-Adir, One Night in Miami
Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Tahar Rahim, The Mauritanian
Zendaya, Malcolm & Marie
American Riviera Award
Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods
Outstanding Performer of the Year Award
Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and The Trial of the Chicago 7
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