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Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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2017 Oscars: For Your Consideration Awards Pages for Films of 2016

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Want to know who’s been submitted in what category? Who’s been mysteriously left off? Here is a list of all major 2016 films in the Oscar race this year and their FYC/awards pages. Keep checking back for additions and updates throughout the season! 13TH 20TH CENTURY WOMEN A MONSTER CALLS ALLIED AMANDA KNOX AMERICAN HONEY AMERICAN PASTORAL THE ANGRY BIRDS ...

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2016/2017 Film Awards Calendar

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2016-2017 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2016 Critics Choice Documentary Award Nominations – Monday, October 10, 2016 Gotham Awards Nominations – Thursday, October 20, 2016 NOVEMBER 2016 Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Thursday, November 3, 2016 AMPAS Governors Awards – Saturday, November 12, 2016 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations – Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations – Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Gotham Awards – ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

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  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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The Big Short wins Producers Guild of America Award (PGA)

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    The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures “The Big Short” Producers: Brad Pitt & Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures “Inside Out”  Producer: Jonas Rivera The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television “Fargo” (Season 2)  Producers: Noah Hawley, John Cameron, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

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  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers ...

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