Barbra Streisand is set to receive the the American Society of Cinematographers 2015 Board of Governors Award next month (Feb15).

The singer/actress will be feted for her "extraordinary achievements in advancing the art and craft of filmmaking" on 15 February (15) at the 29th annual Asc Outstanding Achievement Awards gala.

Announcing the honour on Wednesday (14Jan15), Asc president Richard Crudo says, "Barbra Streisand's accomplishments across the entertainment industry are unparalleled, and we look forward to celebrating her groundbreaking contributions to the art of filmmaking.

"The three films that Ms. Streisand directed have earned 14 Academy Award nominations, and her skill in working with cinematographers in achieving her vision is a hallmark of her directorial work."

Previous recipients of the accolade include Harrison Ford, Julia Roberts and Martin Scorsese.