Call it icing:
First bestowed in 2005, the annual award recognizes "a performer who has given a series of classic and standout performances throughout his or her career and whose style has made a major contribution to film."
Aniston has garnered fine notices as well as nominations for SAG,
Though Aniston is best known for her comedic work, including 10 seasons on the hit NBC sitcom "Friends" and movies like "The Break-Up,"
"Once in a while a performer who we thought we knew gets outside of his or her comfort zone and shows us the unexpected," SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling said in a statement. "When that happens it is cause for celebration."
The 30th annual festival runs Jan. 27 to Feb. 7. Aniston will be honored Jan. 30.