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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  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)

    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

  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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2016 Producers Guild (PGA) Nominees – Ex Machina Surprises; Carol, Room Snubbed

  The Producers Guild of America have spoken and their Best Pictures of 2015 are a bevy of boys clubs picks. In what supposed to a ‘Year of the Woman,’ only two female-led films, including Brooklyn, survived the PGA cut today. Sicario also proved that its guild strength is very strong, securing a nomination today after its mentions with the American Cinema Editors and ...

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, ...

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Winners

Well, those asking for a change from the predictable slog of awards season got their wish tonight as the Producers Guild of America gave their top award to Birdman. Most expected Boyhood to take this in a walk (it’s already won the Golden Globe and BFCA) or at the very least saw The Imitation Game or American Sniper as possible ...

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