Kendrick receives the Rising Star Award, in the 21st Annual Palm Spring International Film Festival gala for her performance in Up in the Air.
Anna Kendrick is an extremely gifted young actress. At age 12, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Dinah in High Society. Now in her mid-20s, she has gone from strength to strength with each succeeding screen role. Given her striking, multifaceted performance in Up in the Air, we are delighted to present her with the Festival’s Rising Star Award.
The film’s producer, Ivan Reitman. presents her with the award.