Los Angeles: Director Tom Hooper, whose latest film "The Danish Girl" has been nominated for four Oscars, will receive the Honorary Dragon Award at Goteborg Film Festival.
"The Danish Girl" will have its Swedish premiere at the festival.
The London-born helmer, who won an Oscar for "The King's Speech" in 2010, will be present in Goteborg to receive the honorary prize.
As previously announced, Tobias Lindholm's "A War", Mads Matthiesen's "The Model" and Runar Runarsson's "Sparrows" are among the eight Nordic films set to compete for a Dragon Award.
Other Dragon Award nominees include Mans Mansson's "The Yard", Martin Zandvliet's "Land of Mine", Hanna Skold's "Granny's Dancing on the Table", Aleksi Salmenpera's "The Mine" and Rune Denstad Langlo's "Welcome to Norway!"