Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes are set to be honoured at the 2013 New York Film Festival.

The Lord of the Rings star, who has been getting major Oscar buzz for her role in Woody Allen's new movie Blue Jasmine, will be celebrated on 2 October (13) with a gala tribute, according to, while Fiennes' salute will take place on 9 October (13), in conjunction with a screening of his new film The Invisible Man, which he also directed.

Past honourees include Nicole Kidman, Pedro Almodovar and David Cronenberg.

The New York Film Festival opens on 27 September (13).