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Women in Film Salute Annette Bening, Katie Holmes

Director Pamela Fryman, CBS executive Nina Tassler and cinematographer Reed Morano also named as honorees


Actresses Annette Bening and Katie Holmes, director Pamela Fryman, executive Nina Tassler and cinematographer Reed Morano will be honored by Women in Film, Los Angeles, WIF LA president Cathy Schulman announced on Tuesday.

The five women will receive their awards at the annual Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraising dinner in Beverly Hills on June 16.

Annette BeningPast recipients of the awards include Jennifer Aniston, Renee Zellweger, Diane Lane, Lauren Shuler Donner and Laura Ziskin on the film side, and Courtney Cox, Shonda Rimes and Debra Messing on the television side.

Bening, a four-time Oscar nominee and most recently the star of "The Kids Are All Right," has been named recipient of the 2011 Crystal Award for Excellence in Film.

Holmes, who is currently starring as Jackie Kennedy in the miniseries "The Kennedys," will receive the Women in Film Max Mara "Face of the Future" 2011 Award.

CBS Entertainment president Tassler, who is currently embroiled in her network's dispute with Charlie Sheen amidst concerns over the future of "Two and a Half Men," will receive the 2011 Lucy Award for Excellence in Television.

Fryman has also been involved with "Two and a Half Men" as director, and has also directed episodes of "Friends," "Frasier" and "Just Shoot Me," as well as most of the episodes of "How I Met Your Mother." She has been named recipient of the 2011 Dorothy  Arzner Directors Award.

Morano, a cinematographer whose work includes "Frozen River" and the recent Sundance entry "Little Birds," will receive 2011 Kodak Vision Award.

The Crystal + Lucy Awards will take place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, June 16. Proceeds from the evening will go to support WIF LA's grants, educational and scholarship programs and charity work.

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