The Awards Circuit has been the premier entertainment and awards site since May 2008. It is Owned and Operated by Editor, Clayton Davis. AC also employs an eclectic group of staff writers, all from different walks of life, all from different areas of the world.

Mission Statement:
The Awards Circuit is committed to providing both casual and informed cinema enthusiasts with professional, unbiased awards coverage. We aim to give our readers in-depth and honest film reviews, and an inimitable means for our community to discuss, participate, and share their experiences as filmgoers.”

Meet the Editor & Owner

Profile: Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Movie Awards. He’s also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. He has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include the New York Times,, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, Deadline, and the Hollywood Reporter.  He resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

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Staff Writer: Joey Magidson
Brooklyn, NY
Columns: DVD Picks of the Week
Member Since: 2008

News Reporter: Lauren Huff
Columns: News, Reviews, Awards Coverage
Member Since: 2016

Staff Writer: Joseph Braverman
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: TV Recaps, Sci-Fi Fridays
Member Since: 2011

Contributing TV Writer: Terence Johnson
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: Awards Circuit Power Hour Producer
Member Since: 2012

Associate Writer: Mark Johnson
Akron, Ohio
Columns: Circuit 3, News
Member Since 2012

Contributing Writer: Shane Slater
Columns: Foreign Circuit
Member Since: 2014

Associate Writer: Sam Coffey
Centerville, Ohio
Columns: Six Spot, TV Recaps
Member Since: 2014

Contributing TV Writer: Cristina Lule
Sacramento, CA
Columns: Women in Cinema
Member Since: 2014

Contributing Writer: Karen Peterson
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: Women in Cinema, TV Recaps
Member Since: 2013

Become a Writer for The Awards Circuit

The Awards Circuit is always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic, and just plain cool writers. The Awards Circuit is one of the top internet sites for all things entertainment, film, Oscars, and more. Please note that all the positions listed below are VOLUNTEER positions. While they offer cool benefits as access to cool stuff, get into a movie screening, and even possibly meet a movie star, we cannot guarantee anything beyond your name on the site.
All applicants must be over 18 years of age.
E-mail all inquiries with the position you are applying for in the subject line, a copy of your professional resume with the best way of contacting you, and three writing samples in the prospective area you are applying. Any variation of this request will be clicked ‘deleted’ from Clayton Davis’ mailbox.


  • Film and Television Staff Writer
  • Film and Television Contributing Writer
  • News Reporter
  • Associate Writers

Please send an e-mail to inquire and for job descriptions.

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  • MarcusMarleau

    when do u are gonna put the tracker of the festivals like you did the last year… where u put the name of the festival and the winner in each category?

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁