SVFF will honor Kate Bosworth with the annual Pioneer Award presented by Nat Geo WILD. She is the first female producer to receive the award following past recipient Mark Duplass. It will be presented at a private reception on Friday, March 16 and she will be participating in the Nat Geo WILD’s Salon Series at Festival HQ.
Under MAKE PICTURES PRODUCTIONS, her newly formed production company with husband filmmaker Michael Polish, Bosworth executive produced and appeared in NONA, a feature film that sheds light on the brutality of Central America’s sex trafficking industry. The screenplay was written and the picture directed by Polish. Bosworth most recently starred in National Geographic’s The Long Road Home and leads MGM’s upcoming post-apocalyptic drama, The Domestics. Her other film credits include Black Rock, Blue Crush, Big Sur, Homefront, The Horse Whisperer, Still Alice, Straw Dogs and Superman Returns.