National Board of Review Will Hand Out Year-End Awards Nov. 29

Read the Press Release: As Previously Announced, the Annual Awards Gala will be held January 4, 2017 New York, NY (September 6, 2016) – The National Board of Review announced today that the organization will name the recipients of its year-end honors on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. As previously announced, the awards will be handed […]


“Spotlight” dominates the Spirit Awards

As is the tradition, the day before the Oscars, Film Independent gave our their Independent Spirit Awards. In what was perhaps a bit of a surprise, Tom McCarthy‘s Spotlight was the night’s big victor. The movie took home every prize it was nominated for, including Best Feature, beating back Todd Haynes‘ Carol, among others. The […]


‘Carol’ Wins Top Honors from Intl. Cinephile Society

Todd Haynes’ “Carol” cleaned up big on Sunday, winning five awards from the Intl. Cinephile Society. The group consists of industry professionals, journalists, films scholars and historians. The film beat 10 other films (several of which are foreign language films) to take home the top honors for best picture. Rooney Mara also won best actress […]


2016 USC Scripter Award Winners Are ‘The Big Short’ and ‘Show Me a Hero’

USC Libraries Scripter Award Goes Long “The Big Short”, “Show Me a Hero” Annual honor recognizes best adaptation of the written word into film and, this year for the first time, television LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2016 – The authors and screenwriters behind the film “The Big Short” and the television miniseries “Show Me a […]

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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 […]


Watch Ennio Morricone Receive His BAFTA Award for ‘The Hateful Eight’

On behalf of The Weinstein Company, we are pleased to share this video of Ennio Morricone receiving his BAFTA Award for THE HATEFUL EIGHT score. Although Ennio’s been nominated for 5 Academy Awards in the past, he’s never won a competitive Academy Award for Best Score. Watch the legendary composer accept his BAFTA Award: Release: Now playing […]


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 […]


Cinema Audio Society Taps Elyane Bossler as Host for 52nd CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society announced today that comedian Elayne Boosler has been tapped to serve as host of the upcoming 52nd CAS Awards. “I am a huge a fan of Elayne Boosler and enjoy her sense of humor and perspective,” said CAS President Mark Ulano. “I know she will keep our show moving with grace and humor”. Comedian/writer/animal […]


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 […]


If the AC Staff Had an Oscar Ballot

If you’ve listened to the latest episode of the Power Hour already, you’ll know this by now, but for everyone else…the nominations for the Awards Circuit Staff Awards are out! Yes, we the staff have voted and cited a ton of different 2015 releases, including all eight Best Picture nominees at the Oscars (in various […]