Los Angeles: Actress Reese Witherspoon will receive this year's Chairman's Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The award is in recognition of her work in the Fox Searchlight drama "Wild", which released Friday in the US, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
The festival will run Jan 2-12, 2015.
The Oscar-winning star joins illustrious company with Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman and Nicole Kidman who were the previous recipients of PSIFF's Chairman's Award.
"Witherspoon delivers one of her finest performances in 'Wild'. (She) brilliantly brings to life the true story of Cheryl Strayed, adding yet another iconic performance to her impressive 20-year span of characters," Harold Matzner, chairman of PSIFF, said in a statement.