Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"

Three time Academy Award nominee Stephen Daldry will be awarded with the Director of the Year Award for "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" at the upcoming 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Daldry now joins this year's previously announced honorees George Clooney, Glenn Close, Michel Hazanavicius, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Octavia Spencer, Michelle Williams and the team behind "Young Adult, all of whom will receive their awards on Saturday, January 7.

The Festival runs January 5-16.