The Oscar-boosting Santa Barbara International Film Festival (January 30 to February 9, 2013) has announced the seven recipients of its 2014 Virtuosos Award for breakout performances of the year.
Winners are Adele Exarchopoulos ("Blue Is the Warmest Color"), Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station"), Brie Larson ("Short Term 12"), June Squibb ("Nebraska"), Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis"), Jared Leto ("Dallas Buyers Club") and Daniel Bruhl ("Rush").
The 2014 Virtuosos Award Tribute will be moderated by Fandango’s Dave Karger and will take place at the Arlington Theatre on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Other actors to receive tribute at SBIFF are Cate Blanchett, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.
Among last year's Virtuosos winners were Ann Dowd, Quvenzhane Wallis, Ezra Miller and Eddie Redmayne.