Jon Favreau to receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award

19th Oct 16 | Entertainment News

Director/actor Jon Favreau will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award next year (16).

The Jungle Book UK Premiere

The brains behind Iron Man and this year's (16) The Jungle Book will be feted at the 53rd annual CAS Awards in February (17) in Los Angeles.

"Jon has been a steadfast presence humanising his storytelling with intelligence and skill," CAS president Mark Ulano says. "His light touch continues to produce engaging classics, from Elf to The Jungle Book. As a director, actor, producer, his ubiquitous creativity continues to entertain millions and makes him a wonderful choice for the CAS Filmmaker Award."

Previous recipients of the accolade include Jonathan Demme, Rob Marshall, and Quentin Tarantino.

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