The film chief - who is behind such box office smashes as SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE and DIRTY PRETTY THINGS - was awarded the honour in recognition for his contribution to the British film industry.
Weinstein, who runs Miramax alongside brother BOB, will be presented in a ceremony in the next few months.
He enthuses, "My life and my career have been greatly influenced and enriched by great British filmmakers and authors, and so I am especially honoured and humbled to be receiving the CBE."19/04/2004 21:13
The Californian rockers were defiant in their intention to play the venue once again.
Smith announced his intention to get involved in politics, saying that he is "incensed to a level that I can't sleep".
Daniel Bruhl makes a cameo performance as Dirk Brulee in the video for Travis' return single 'Everything At Once'.