Steven Spielberg has been given then nod to receive a top honour at the Rakuten TV Empire Awards in London’s Camden on Sunday.
Founded in 1996, the Empire Awards are bestowed for excellence in cinematic achievements.
The Empire Awards is an annual British awards ceremony, focusing both on local and global film industry.
There are many categories of the Empire Awards, such as: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Film, Best British Film, Best Thriller, Best Sci-fi/Fantasy...
And there are three Honorary Empire Awards: Empire Hero Award, Empire Icon Award and Empire Inspiration Award.
There are also some awards that are not being assigned annually, but from time to time. Such is the Empire's Legend of Our Lifetime award, that will be given to one of the most important directors of all time - Steven Spielberg.