Film Festival Honors Gibson as Producer of the Year

LOS ANGELES, SEPT. 27, 2004 ( Backed by the success of “The Passion of the Christ,” Mel Gibson will be awarded Hollywood Producer of the Year by the Hollywood Film Festival.

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Gibson will receive the trophy Oct. 18 at the festival’s closing-night awards gala, to take place in Beverly Hills, Reuters reported last week.

“Mel Gibson’s career exemplifies extraordinary ability, craftsmanship and determination,” festival founder Carlos de Abreu said. “He is an excellent example of a highly talented filmmaker whose work and creative vision are to be honored.”

Gibson’s “Passion” has earned more than $370 million at the domestic box office.

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