IFP Gotham Award Nominations Announced – ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Leads, ‘Paterson’ Makes Strong Showing

The first precursor of the year has announced its nominations: the IFP Gotham Awards. Different committees, made up of film critics and industry professionals in all different areas, voted to announce the 26th annual crop of films. Leading the way is Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea” with four nominations. The Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions feature […]


Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Danish Girl,’ ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Take Film Honors

The 18th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards took place last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Big stars such as Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Quentin Tarantino and more were in attendance at the event, which honored the best in costume design in film and television. The winners in film included Jenny Eagan for “Beasts of […]

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Cinema Audio Society Awards ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Inside Out’

“The Revenant” takes CAS Award Motion Picture-Live Action  “Inside Out” takes Animation Award  Doc Kane honored with CAS Career Achievement Award Jay Roach presented with CAS Filmmaker Award “Fargo”,  “Game of Thrones”, “Modern Family” and  “Live from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” score Television Honors  Technical Awards to Sound Devices […]


Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Winners Include ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘Furious 7’

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2016 – The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) tonight announced winners of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. Winners in the film categories include “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Cinderella,” “Furious 7” and “Pitch […]


Emmanuel Lubezki Takes Top Honor at ASC Awards for ‘The Revenant’

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki (“The Revenant”) made history Sunday night, when he became the first person to win five awards with the American Society of Cinematographers. It was his third consecutive win. He previously won for “Children of Men,” “Tree of Life,” “Gravity,” and “Birdman.” Lubezki’s win followed on the heels of a big win at […]


Writers Guild of America Award Winners include ‘Spotlight,’ ‘The Big Short,’ and ‘Going Clear’

The Writers Guild of America handed out their coveted awards last night, leaving no surprises to raise any eyebrows.  On the film side, Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer won the Original Screenplay prize for Open Road’s “Spotlight” while Adam McKay and Charles Randolph won the Adapted Screenplay trophy for Paramount Pictures’ “The Big Short.”  Both […]


African American Film Critics Association Celebrates Winners, incl. ‘Straight Outta Compton’ & ‘Creed’

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) 7TH ANNUAL AWARDS Wednesday night’s 7th Annual African American Film Critics Association’s (AAFCA) Awards at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood celebrated 2015’s Best Films such as “Straight Outta Compton,” “Creed,” “Dope,” “Carol,” “Chi-raq,” “The Peanuts Movie,” “A Ballerina’s Tale,” “The Danish Girl,” “Concussion” and “The Martian,” as well as TV shows such as […]


Oscars: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins DGA for ‘The Revenant’ Making History, Will the Oscars Follow?

The Directors Guild of America (or the DGA) named their winners from the 2015 year on Saturday night and cited Alejandro González Iñárritu as the Best Director for his impressive work on “The Revenant.”  As predicted in our DGA preview, the case for Iñárritu has been loud and seen on the wall.  With a citation from the […]


Winners of the 47th NAACP Image Awards Announced – Michael B. Jordan is Entertainer of the Year!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 5, 2016 – The winners of the “47th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (9-11 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed). The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a one-hour live pre-show from the red carpet […]