Robert Rodriguez presented Guillermo del Toro an Honorary Texan award at the 15th Annual Texas Film Awards on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
00:00 – Robert Rodriguez introduces Guillermo del Toro’s clip reel
4:15 – Guillermo del Toro’s clip reel
9:25 – Guillermo del Toro’s Acceptance speech
ABOUT GUILLERMO DEL TORO
Guillermo Del Toro is among the most creative and visionary artists of his generation, whose distinctive style is showcased through his work as a filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and author. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Del Toro first gained worldwide recognition for the 1993 Mexican-American co-production CRONOS, a supernatural horror film, which won over 20 international awards, including the Critics’ Prize at Cannes. His Spanish film THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE appeared on many critic’s top ten lists, and his 2006 fantasy drama PAN’S LABYRINTH received six Oscar nominations and three wins, and more than 40 international awards. Del Toro’s other films include BLADE II, HELLBOY, HELLBOY II, and the international hit PACIFIC RIM, which has grossed over $400 million worldwide. Currently, he is completing the feature CRIMSON PEAK, an original supernatural thriller, starring Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam. In addition to several upcoming films he is producing for DreamWorks Animation, Del Toro has also produced Fox Animation’s THE BOOK OF LIFE, which was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature. He is the co-screenwriter of the three HOBBIT films for New Line Cinema. On the small screen, Del Toro and novelist Chuck Hogan are creators of the hit television show, “The Strain,” based on the novel series they co-authored.