Circuit Breaker Episode 42: ACCA 1993 Winners, News, and Forgotten Oscar Nominees

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Annapurna to Produce and Distribute Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’

Read the Press Release: Los Angeles, CA (May 19, 2017) – Annapurna will co-produce and co-finance award-winning filmmaker Jacques Audiard’s THE SISTERS BROTHERS, it was announced today. The company also holds the domestic distribution rights for the film. Why Not Productions will co-produce and co-finance the film alongside Annapurna with Page 114 also on board […]

WATCH: ‘Okja’ Comes to Life in the Official Trailer for Bong Joon Ho’s Latest Film

Netflix reveals the official trailer for the upcoming film Okja, which includes the first full look at the massive animal at the heart of Director Bong Joon Ho’s latest film. Okja will have its world premiere at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Director Bong, a visionary director and one of the world’s greatest storytellers, has […]

WATCH: New Teaser Trailer for GKIDS’ ‘The Breadwinner’ from Executive Producer Angelina Jolie

“THE BREADWINNER” THIRD FEATURE FROM TWO-TIME OSCAR®– NOMINATED CARTOON SALOON EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY ANGELINA JOLIE AND GKIDS FALL 2017 THEATRICAL RELEASE PLANNED NEW YORK  (May 16, 2017) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the first teaser trailer for Cartoon Saloon’s new feature THE BREADWINNER […]

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Barry Jenkins and Adele Romanski’s Pastel Joins Annapurna with New Production Deal

Los Angeles, CA (May 16, 2017) – Annapurna has partnered with PASTEL, the Academy Award®-winning production company behind MOONLIGHT. The two-year film production deal includes a feature project to be directed by Barry Jenkins in development at PASTEL, as well as future films from PASTEL partners Jenkins, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, and Mark Ceryak. The […]

90th Oscars® Reunites Host Jimmy Kimmel and Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd

LOS ANGELES, CA – For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars® telecast and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. The 90th Academy Awards® will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on […]

Production Wraps on ‘The Favourite’ With Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz From Yorgos Lanthimos and Fox Searchlight Pictures

Read the Press Release: LONDON, May 15, 2017 – Element Pictures and Scarlet Films announced today that principal photography on THE FAVOURITE has wrapped in London. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Film4 and Waypoint Entertainment partnered on the production of the film and it will be released worldwide by Fox Searchlight Pictures.  The film is directed by Academy […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 41: 1993 Retrospective, Emmy Predictions, and Circuit Madness Finale Results

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 40: Nine Year Anniversary Special

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Saturday Church’ Sings More Than Just Its Music

2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: The power of the musical knows no boundaries but so seldom explored as we get to witness in début director Damon Cardasis’ invigorating film “Saturday Church.”  Capturing the spirit of youth and imagination, Cardasis taps into a subject that is all too familar in today’s cultural climate.  This is all brought […]

Academy Award®-Nominated Filmmakers Michael Mann and Michael De Luca Acquire Rights to Mark Bowden’s ‘Hue’

(LOS ANGELES— April 24, 2017) Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Michael Mann & Michael De Luca have acquired the rights to Mark Bowden’s highly-anticipated new book, Hue 1968. A remarkable achievement by Bowden, Hue 1968 is an extraordinary kaleidoscopic work from personal accounts on all sides during the Tet Offensive, which was the turning point of American […]