Producer Jerry Bruckheimer was handed the top award for his contribution to film at the annual ShoWest convention in Las Vegas on Thursday night (18Mar10).
The man behind the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, which has raked in more than $2.7 billion at the worldwide box office, landed the lifetime achievement honour at the glitzy Sin City ceremony.
I can't tell you how proud and blessed I feel to be here. I've been doing this since I was three, so that makes for about 18 years
Sam Worthington was named Male Star of the Year, while Katherine Heigl landed the female trophy.
Vanessa Hudgens and her Beastly co-star Alex Pettyfer were named the Stars of Tomorrow - and the High School Musical actress is stunned she was nominated for the coveted accolade.
She says, "I can't tell you how proud and blessed I feel to be here. I've been doing this since I was three, so that makes for about 18 years".
Other winners at the bash included The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis,who was named Comedy Star Of The Year, while Breakthrough Female Star ofthe Year went to Amanda Seyfried.
Will Smith's son Jaden was named the Breakthrough Male Star of the Year at a ceremony earlier this week (begs15Mar10).