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Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

2019 Oscars: From Spain’s ‘Everybody Knows’ to South Korea’s ‘Burning’ – 16 Foreign Language Films to Keep an Eye on at Cannes

With just 10 days to go until the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival, it’s time to look at the potential Foreign Language Film Oscar contenders that will premiere at the festival in its Official In Competition selection, Un Certain Regard, Critics’ Week and Directors’ Fortnight. Also, AwardsWatch will be at the festival bringing you live coverage, previews and ...

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Updated and Ranked

It’s time for some new and updated Emmy predictions, ranked for your pleasure! Covering Drama Series, Comedy Series, Limited Series, TV Movie plus lead and supporting acting categories. Guest categories to come at a later date. Who do you think is on top in Drama – The Handmaid’s Tale or Game of Thrones? Will it be Atlanta or The Marvelous ...

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Teaser trailer for Kevin Macdonald’s ‘Whitney’ doc explores the singer with unprecedented access

“She’s the greatest female entertainer of the 20th century” The voice. The legend. The new documentary Whitney from Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland) examines the life of one of music’s most talented and most troubled stars with unprecedented access Houston’s family and friends. Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other ...

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2018 Cannes: American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase Finalists

Female directors are once again well represented in The Showcase, with more than half of the films directed by women. Today The American Pavilion announced its 2018 lineup for the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase. The impressive program features 27 short documentary and narrative films by up-and-coming filmmakers from the U.S. and around the world, all of which will screen ...

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Drama Desk Nominations: Carousel, SpongeBob lead musicals; Harry Potter, Angels in America lead plays

Nominations for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning by Jane Krakowski (She Loves Me, Nine, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Carousel leads the musical pack with 12 mentions. SpongeBob SquarePants and Mean Girls followed close with 11 and 10, respectively. Ashley Park found ...

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Golden Globes: Rule Changes for Limited Series, Acting and Foreign Language Film

Coming just a day after the Academy introduced some big changes for the upcoming Oscars, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, who puts on the annual Golden Globe Awards, announced a few adjustments and rule changes of their own. After being nominated in and winning multiple Golden Globes in the Limited Series/TV Movie categories, HBO’s Big Little Lies announced it would ...

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