“Scandal” Star Kerry Washington Set to Receive Lucy Award for Excellence In Television

Kerry Washington attends the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images North America)
Kerry Washington attends the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images North America)

Women in Film has set its five honorees for this year’s Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Cate Blanchett will be honored with the 2014 Crystal Award for excellence in film, and Kerry Washington will receive the Lucy Award for excellence in television.

Women in Film will also fete actress Rose Byrne with the Max Mara “Face of the Future” award. “Frozen’s” Jennifer Lee will take home the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award. Eva Longoria will receive the Norma Zarka Humanitarian Award.

“These five women have distinguished themselves both as artists and as responsible citizens of the world,” said Iris Grossman, president emeritus of Women In Film, Los Angeles. “They inspire us and we in turn are honored to recognize them for all they have given.”

The Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraising dinner will be held on June 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

SOURCE: Variety
Francesca Bacardi

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