The Los Angeles Film Critics Association have selected director Sidney Lumet as the recipient of its annual Career Achievement Award, LAFCA President Lael Loewenstein announced Monday. Lumet, who has twice won the organization's annual directing prize, will be presented the award on Sunday, January 12, 2008 at the InterContinental in Los Angeles. As previously announced, the organization will vote for and announce the recipients of its 33rd annual film achievement awards on Sunday, December 9, 2007. [Peter Knegt]