Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

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WGA Awards Winners -‘Moonlight’ Bests ‘La La Land’ and ‘Manchester’ in Original, ‘Arrival’ Takes Adapted

The Writers Guild of America announced its winners in film, television, radio and more Sunday. It is important to note that “Moonlight” was classified by the WGA as an original screenplay. The Academy, however, nominated “Moonlight” for Best Adapted Screenplay, deeming it ineligible in the original category. Check out the full list of nominees and winners below […]

Director of Oscar-Nominated Short ‘Timecode’ Explains Inspiration For Film

A woman flirtatiously explores her creative side while simultaneously breaking free from her mundane duties as a CCTV operator in Juanjo Giménez’s Palme d’Or-winning short film “Timecode.” The film, which nabbed an Academy Award nomination last month for best live action short, opens with Luna (Lali Ayguadé), a young Spanish woman, walking into a parking […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 30: BAFTA Winners, State of the Race, Q&A

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5086286/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/no/custom-color/87A93A/ 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, […]

Lin Manuel Miranda, Auli’i Cravalho, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend to Perform This Year’s Nominated Songs at the Oscars®

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES, CA – Oscar® nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television […]

Mica Levi, The Oscars’ Stocatto Relationship With Female Composers

  The Academy Awards have been under scrutiny the last few years for its paucity of diversity – particularly in the acting categories. Online movements such as #OscarsSoWhite have become trending debates that discuss the lack of opportunity for actors of color to receive nominations, a phenomenon which is better understood as being indicative of […]

Second Slate of Oscar Presenters Include Halle Berry, Kate McKinnon, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and More

Read the Press Release: CHECK OUT THE OSCAR PREDICTIONS: PICTURE |DIRECTOR | LEAD ACTOR | LEAD ACTRESS |SUPPORTING ACTOR |SUPPORTING ACTRESS |ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY |ADAPTED SCREENPLAY |ANIMATED FEATURE |PRODUCTION DESIGN | CINEMATOGRAPHY | COSTUME DESIGN | FILM EDITING | MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING | SOUND MIXING | SOUND EDITING | VISUAL EFFECTS | ORIGINAL SCORE | ORIGINAL SONG | DOCUMENTARY FEATURE | FOREIGN LANGUAGE | LIVE ACTION SHORT | ANIMATED SHORT | DOCUMENTARY SHORT LOS ANGELES, CA – Producers […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 29: ACCA 2016 Winners Special, DGA, and ASC

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 […]

Oscars: DGA and ASC Weigh In and Shake Up the Double Digit Race for ‘La La Land’

With two big guilds weighing in this weekend, the Directors Guild of America and American Society of Cinematographers, the race has evolved into a few more question marks. While it’s been all but determined that “La La Land” and its director Damien Chazelle will be winning Best Picture and Director at the 89th Oscars ceremony, […]

Damien Chazelle Wins DGA Feature Film Award, Garth Davis Wins First-Time Director

The Directors Guild of America handed out their awards last night where Damien Chazelle became the youngest winner in the history of the awards for his work on “La La Land.” No surprise there, but this has just about locked up the Oscar win for the acclaimed director of “Whiplash.” Actor Jane Lynch hosted the ceremony […]

Greig Fraser and ‘Lion’ Win at ASC Awards

Read the Press Release: HOLLYWOOD –Director of photography Greig Fraser, ASC ACS’s imagery for the motion picture Lion won the American Society of Cinematographers’ Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases on Saturday. “Being acknowledged by the ASC is deeply moving,” says Fraser. “I’m so grateful to be here on behalf of the […]

Oscars: Can ‘Moonlight’ Pull Off a Best Picture Upset?

It seems that nothing can stop the speeding train of Hollywood musical joy that is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land.” A record-tying 14 Oscar nominations and seven record-winning Golden Globe wins carries insurmountable weight going into the 89th Academy Awards. But where there is the impossible, there is history. From “Gravity” to “Mad Max: Fury Road,” […]