Anna Kendrick stands proud behind the podium as she accepts her honorary award during the 2010 Palm Springs International Film Festival gala on Tuesday evening (January 5) in Palm Springs, Calif.
The 24-year-old actress, in J.Mendel, was honored for her role as Natalie in the much-talked about Up In The Air.
Festival chairman Harold Matzner has previously said about Anna, “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. She has gone from strength to strength with each succeeding screen roll. Given her striking, multifaceted performance in Up in the Air, we are delighted to present her with the FestivalĂ˘âŹâ˘s Rising Star Award.”
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