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About Us

History:
The Awards Circuit has been a well-established film 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 started to write professionally in his sophomore year of college when Johnny Alba, the editor and owner of the old Oscar prediction site, The Oscar Igloo, had an opening for staff writers. Clayton wrote for The Igloo for nearly four years before being appointed editor and revamping and renaming The Oscar Igloo into the now popular mega-site, The Awards Circuit. Since then, Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Awards.  Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. In June 2014 he became the year’s first accepted member toNew York Film Critics Online He has been quoted in various outlets (CNN.comBloomberg.comTheWrap.comAceShowbiz.comSlashFilm.comScottFeinberg.com) and continues to raise the bar for film-talking enthusiasts around the globe.

He resides in New Jersey with his beautiful wife and newly born daughter Sophia.

Contact Clayton at: claytondavis@awardscircuit.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/@AwardsCircuit
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=26801810
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/clayton-davis/22/8b3/158


APPEARANCES & CLIPS:

MEET THE REST OF THE WRITERS

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

Staff Writer: Anna Young
Yorktown Heights, NY
Columns: TV Recaps
Member Since: 2011

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

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

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

Staff Writer:Robert Hamer
USA
Columns: Writer’s Block
Member Since: 2011

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

Staff Writer: Kristen Lopez
California
Columns: Women in Cinema, Historical Circuit
Member Since: 2013

Staff Writer: Karen Peterson
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: Women in Cinema, Historical Circuit
Member Since: 2013

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

Staff Writer: Michael Balderston
Washington, D.C.
Columns: Under the Circuit
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.
E-mail: claytondavis@awardscircuit.com

*OPEN VACANCIES*

New York, Los Angeles, and London Based-Film Critics Contributing Writers

We are seeking a writer based in or around Los Angeles, CA and London, UK.  The writer(s) will have many perks to this position, attending Los Angeles and London-based press junkets, movie premieres, etc..  This candidate must be reliable, can work on a deadline, and well-mannered.  The writer must contribute at least two film reviews per week as well as one article on one of various topics to be discussed with Editor prior to submission.

If interested in this position please forward resume along with three writing samples to the Editor.

TV Recappers

Do you watch an unhealthy amount of television?  Write us recaps then.  Makes your life more fulfilling.

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Clayton Davis

Editor-in-Chief & Owner at The Awards Circuit
Clayton Davis started to write professionally in his sophomore year of college when Johnny Alba, the editor and owner of the old Oscar prediction site, The Oscar Igloo, had an opening for staff writers. Clayton wrote for The Igloo for nearly four years before being appointed editor and revamping and renaming The Oscar Igloo into the now popular mega-site, The Awards Circuit. Since then, Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. In June 2014 he became the year's first accepted member to New York Film Critics Online. He has been quoted in various outlets (CNN.com, Bloomberg.com, TheWrap.com, AceShowbiz.com, SlashFilm.com, ScottFeinberg.com) and continues to raise the bar for film-talking enthusiasts around the globe.

  • 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?