Guest Awarded 'Best in Show'East Honor
Filmmaker will screen 'For Your Consideration' at convention
The mockumentary actor-director will receive the Kodak Award at this month's 2006 ShowEast Convention in Orlando. According to the trades, Guest will also screen his latest film, "For Your Consideration" at the convention, which runs from Oct. 23-26.
The film centers on an indie movie that is beginning to get Oscar buzz for its actors' performances. Stars include the usual suspects: Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Michael McKean, Bob Balaban, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge and Eugene Levy, among others.
The film will screen on the final day of the convention, followed by the banquet and ceremony during which Guest will receive his tribute.
Guest's writing/directing/acting credits include "Waiting for Guffman," "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind." His acting credits include "This Is Spinal Tap," "The Princess Bride" and "Mrs. Henderson Presents."