The Independent Filmmaker Project has selected Steve McQueen and Ryan Murphy as Tributes at the Global Awards at the Gotham Awards on January 11th.
McQueen, who won the Academy Award for Best Picture for “12 Years a Slave,” will pay tribute to the director. Murphy, who has received six Primetime Emmy Awards out of 32 nominations, has been chosen for the art award.
The 30th anniversary of the IOFP Gotham Awards Ceremony will be presented live in a hybrid format from Civarian Wall Street New York, featuring virtual interactive tables to follow the health and safety protocols brought by the CVVID-19 epidemic.
“Steve McQueen is a force in the industry, directing one of the most influential and influential films of the year. Her bold, masterful storytelling has inspired audiences over the past decade to make her one of the best actresses today, “said Jeffrey Sharp, IFP’s executive director.
“Ryan Murphy has made several cherished and acclaimed television series and films in recent years.” “Ryan has built a house on screen throughout his many successful shows where his characters and truly all of us seem to be included, making him one of the most dynamic and affectionate favorite creators by colleagues and listeners. Steve and Roy’s commitment to inclusion in the industry and their unwavering support for independent film and television are fully in line with IFP’s mission and we look forward to honoring them this year. “
McQueen made his acting debut in the film “Hunger” starring Michael Fassbender and was nominated for a BFTA Award for Best Promising Newcomer and a BAFTA Award for Best British Film. She collaborated with Fassbender on “Shame” and “12 Years a Slave”, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Picture and the Golden Globe for Best Picture and was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Management. She directed the 2013 anthropology series “Little Axis” for “Widow” and Amazon Prime Video.
Murphy has produced “Nip / Tuck,” “Glee,” “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story,” “Screaming Queens,” “Pose,” and “Politician.” He has directed feature films such as “Run with Scissors”, “Love in Brick Love” and “Common Heart”. Murphy’s upcoming film “The Prom” will premiere on Netflix on December 11, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rennells, Joe Ellen Pelman, Ariana Debos, Kevin Chamberlain and Kerry Washington.
Earlier it was announced that Chadwick Bosman and Viola Davis will receive this year’s Actor and Actress Tribute.