The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Allen Daviau at the 21st annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 18, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Among his credits are "E.T. The Extra-Terresrial," "The Color Purple," "Avalon," "Empire of the Sun," and "Bugsy." In a statement, Russ Alsobrook, who chairs the organization's Awards Committee, said, "Allen Daviau is still in the prime of his career, but he has already created an innovative body of work that will stand the test of time. He is an awe-inspiring cinematographer who has earned the admiration of filmmakers around the world."