King’s Speech Ensemble Wins at Santa Barbara
“a performer who has given a series of classic and standout performances in his/her career”In announcing the award, SBIFF executive director Roger Durling stated:
“We are thrilled to not only recognize the extraordinary performance by Geoffrey Rush, but to be able to also celebrate Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter, two of our generation’s most incredible actors.”The SB Film Fest runs January 27 – February 6. With an ongoing history of predicting Academy Award winners, a close distance to Los Angeles, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) has established itself as a trustworthy preview to Oscar outcomes. Led by Executive Director Roger Durling, SBIFF will honor several high profile actors this year including: Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman (Cinema Vanguard Award), three-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening (American Riviera) and Academy Award winning actor Geoffrey Rush (Montecito Award).