Honored Artist of the RSFSR (11/26/1965). People's Artist of the RSFSR (01.01.1977). People's Artist of the USSR (1986). In December 2008, was elected Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers. On March 17, 2009, the Presnensky Court of Moscow recognized the results of the Seventh UK Congress, at which Khutsiyev was elected chairman, illegal. This decision continues to be challenged in court. Honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts. Academician of the Russian Academy of Cinematographic Arts "Nika". Academician of the Independent Academy of Aesthetics and Liberal Arts.