Actresses Julianne Moore, Lena Dunham and Amy Poehler are set to be honoured at the 2013 Gracie Awards for their achievements in the entertainment industry.

Moore has been named Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Special for her portrayal of former U.S. presidential hopeful Sarah Palin in Game Change, while Dunham has been singled out in the directing category for her hit Tv series Girls.

In addition, Poehler was selected for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series for her performance on Parks and Recreation, and Anjelica Huston received a mention for her supporting work on Smash.

Other winners include Pretty Little Liars beauty Lucy Hale, who nabbed Outstanding Performance By a Female Rising Star, and Mindy Kaling, who landed a prize for Outstanding Producer thanks to her new show The Mindy Project.

The group of girls will be feted at the 38th annual Gracie Awards, which celebrates women's work in radio, television and web-based media, during a special ceremony in Los Angeles on 21 May (13).