SOURCE: Murray Weissman & Associates

August 14, 2008 16:08 ET

Production Designer Sarah Greenwood to Receive Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Production Designer of the Year Award at Festival's 12th Annual Hollywood Awards Presentation, Oct. 27

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 14, 2008) - Academy Award-nominated Production Designer Sarah Greenwood, whose work will be featured in Dreamworks' upcoming "The Soloist" and Warner Brothers' "Sherlock Holmes," will receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Production Designer of the Year Award at the Festival's October 27 Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony.

Greenwood was nominated for an Academy Award last year for Best Achievement in Art Direction for "Atonement." She also received a British Academy of Film and Television Award (BAFTA) and an Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Technical Achievement, both for "Atonement."

Greenwood will be honored during the Hollywood Film Festival's black-tie Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony banquet before a gathering of 1,200 industry and guild executives, stars, celebrities, filmmakers and media, from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Previous recipients of the Festival's Production Designer honors are Robert Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Stuart Craig, William Creber, Dante Ferretti, Grant Major, Harold Michelson and John Myhre.

Greenwood has been nominated for the Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Award for her work on "Atonement." She was also nominated for an Academy Award in 2006 for her work on "Pride & Prejudice." In previous years, she has been nominated for two other BAFTA Awards for "The Last King" (2003) and "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" (1996). Greenwood's additional credits for production design include: "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day," "Starter for Ten," "Charles II," "Bodily Harm" and "Born Romantic."

NOTE TO MEDIA: A photo image of Sarah Greenwood is available electronically by contacting Suzanne Parker at 818/760-8995 or

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