London: Actor George Clooney and Tilda Swinton have been honoured at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado for their contributions to the world of films.

The stars turned out for the 38th annual festival, which saw movies including 'The Descendants', 'The Artist and Albert Nobbs', and 'Butter', a report stated.

Clooney, who gave a discussion on 'The Descendants', received a Silver Medallion award for his significant contribution to the cinema world.

Swinton and Pierre Etaix, whose lost masterpiece 'Le Grand Amour' was screened at the event, also received the honour.