Martin Scorsese will be honored by Location Managers Guild International with the Eva Monley Award which is given to “an industry professional that has demonstrated ‘above and beyond’ support of the work of location professionals.” The award is named after the celebrated location scout who worked with many renowned directors including -John Huston, Otto Preminger, and David Lean.
John Rakich, LMGI president and committee chair of the 9th annual LMGI Awards, announced the news:
We are so proud to be able to honor Martin Scorsese, a master of cinema whose work has inspired generations of filmmakers, delighted fans around the world and made the work of his location managers shine on the screen.
Scorsese has made a great impact on the film industry, with iconic projects such as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and The Departed, which won Oscar awards for best picture and best direction. He is currently in the post-production of The Flower Moon and is set to direct a documentary about singer David Johansen.
The LGMI Awards will take place on August 27 at the Los Angeles Center Studio.