Art and Experience: Past winners of the honor include Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder and Steven Spielberg.

Ridley Scott is getting the highest honor the Director Guild of America has to offer.

The Aliens helmer will receive the guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 69th Annual DGA Awards, which are set to be held Feb. 4 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Previous winners of the honor have included Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese. The last honoree was One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest director Milos Forman.