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Gotham Awards Nominations: Get Out Leads with 4; Columbus, Lady Bird, Florida Project, Call Me By Your Name with 3

  Awards season is officially here. The 27th IFP Gotham Awards nominations came out this morning and the micro-budgeted blockbuster hit Get Out landed a field-best four nominations: Best Feature, Breakthrough Director (Jordan Peele), Best Screenplay (Peele again) and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya. The Gotham Awards have recently become quite a strong precursor for the Oscars; both Moonlight and ...

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MUDBOUND Wins 2017 Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award

Dee Rees’s post-World War II drama Mudbound has won the Overall Audience Award at the 40th Mill Valley Film Festival. The festival has Audience Favorite awards in its separate sections including US Cinema, World Cinema and Documentaries. Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, earned to top prize in US Cinema. These two awards have ...

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Winners Announced for 2017 Student Academy Awards®

ALL WINNING FILMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR OSCARS® LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 44th Student Academy Awards®competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,587 entries from 267 domestic and 89 international colleges and universities – which were voted by a record number of Academy members.  The 2017 winners join ...

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2017 Creative Arts Emmys: Stranger Things, Westworld, The Night Of Top Winners

Last night’s Creative Arts Emmys focused on Variety, Reality and Non-Fiction programming. Tonight got into the meaty stuff; Drama, Comedy and Limited Series. This is where we sometimes see a frontrunner emerge in the Drama Series race. But a dominant winner here doesn’t always mean a free ride to Drama Series at the Primetime Emmys. For Game of Thrones the ...

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‘The Shape of Water’ Wins Golden Lion for Best Film at Venice Film Festival

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s 1960s woman meets fish fantasy has captured the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Lion for Best Film. The jury, led by Academy Award nominee Annette Bening, awarded Best Actress to Charlotte Rampling (Hannah) and Best Actor to Kamel El Basha (The Insult, Lebanon’s Foreign Language Film Oscar submission). The ...

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Charles Burnett, Owen Roizman, Donald Sutherland, Agnès Varda to receive Honorary Oscars

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 5) to present Honorary Awards to writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland and director Agnès Varda.  The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 9th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday, November 11, at the Ray ...

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