Cate BlanchettThe revered Australian actress, who has two Oscars to her name, received the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Best Performer of the Year award in recognition of her critically acclaimed portrayal of a symphony orchestra conductor. Todd Fieldpicture of Tar.
Blanchett will be honored on the evening of February 10, 2023 as part of the fest’s 38th edition at the historic Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara following a career-spanning conversation moderated by yours truly. 8-13.
The 53-year-old will become the first person to receive SBIFF’s Performer of the Year award. twiceIt was previously presented in 2014 in recognition of his performance in 2013 Blue Jasmine. In 2008, the year after his performance in both Elizabeth: The Golden Age And I’m not thereHe received the fest’s Modern Master Award.
SBIFF Executive Director Roger Darling A statement said, “Cate Blanchett is an artist who has nothing left to prove; she is one of the most amazing actresses ever – yet she continues to challenge herself and prove time and time again that she is the best actress ever!
Past recipients of SBIFF’s Performer of the Year Award include: Will Smith And Anjanu Ellis, Sacha Baron Cohen, Adam is the driver, Rami Malek, Margot Robbie And Allison Janney, Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone, Brie Larson And Saoirse Ronan, Steve CarellCate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Viola Davis, James Franco, Colin Firth, Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren, Heath Ledger, Kate Winslet And Charlize Theron.