The celebrated International Honour for Excellence will this year will be presented to movie director Sir Peter Jackson. In the words of Peter Owen, chair of the IBC Council which makes the award, “in the world of the cinema, few directors have pushed the technology harder or farther than Sir Peter”. 20 Oscars, four Golden Globes and 14 Baftas pay tribute to a career that has included several of the landmark productions of modern cinema, not least the epic achievement that was The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The IBC2013 International Honour for Excellence forms the climax of the IBC Awards Ceremony, to be held at 18:30 on Sunday 15 September. The ceremony is open to all IBC visitors.