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2017 Oscars: 18 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be Honored with Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. “This year we are particularly pleased ...

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Hidden Figures, Passengers, Lion Among 2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Nominations for Feature Film

Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos were announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards celebrating “Return to ...

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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards

Comedians, actors and all around funnymen Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are set to blow up the stage as co-hosts of the 32nd Film Independent Spirit awards, celebrating the year in independent film. Nick Kroll has appeared on the television shows Community, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Parks and Recreation as well as his own successful Comedy Central Kroll Show. His ...

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2017 Oscars: How Many Votes Does it Take to Get a Nomination?

After the addition of a massive 683 new members to the Academy this summer (an additional 10% of the existing total) that pushed the number of members to nearly 7000 (6687, to be exact), the amount of votes needed to get a nomination in any category, be it Best Picture, Best Actress or Best Animated Short, just got a little ...

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20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Winners: Moonlight, Manchester, La La Land Share the Wealth

The 20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) awards have given their Best Picture to Moonlight with its director, Barry Jenkins, picking up the directing award as well as both supporting prizes – for Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. The Online Film Critics Society’s Governing Committee said, “We’d like to congratulate all involved with Moonlight for the power and humanity of ...

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Deadpool, Arrival, Lion Land 2017 Casting Society of America (CSA) Nominations

The Casting Society of America (CSA) nominations have been announced in multiple film categories for its 32nd Artois Awards and there are a few…interesting category placements, to say the least. Hell or High Water, which just earned an ACE Eddie nomination in Drama this morning is in Comedy (??) here while Captain Fantastic, which was entered as a Comedy at ...

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North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Winners: La La Land, Hell or High Water Top Picks

The North Carolina Film Critics Association is pleased to announce the winners of its fifth annual awards honoring the best achievements in film. In close voting, La La Land emerged as the critics’ choice for Best Narrative Film. The musical romance also earned recognition for director Damien Chazelle, cinematographer Linus Sandgren, and star Emma Stone (Best Actress). Hell or High ...

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