Oscar Nominees React to their Citations from the Academy

This will be updated throughout the day.  Check back for more: “KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best Animated Feature Film – Academy Awards “I’m over the moon!  An Academy Award nomination is an extraordinary and cherished gift.  Two nominations is more than anyone could hope for.  Every filmmaker dreams of a […]

Latest Presenters Announced at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23, 2017) — Millie Bobby Brown, Sophia Bush, Gabrielle Carteris, Common, Rashida Jones, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Alia Shawkat, Finn Wolfhard and Steven Yeun will be presenters at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. This exciting list of au courant talent joins a growing roster […]

Annapurna Pictures Launches Full Service Marketing and Distribution Operation, Untitled Kathryn Bigelow Detroit Riot Film Will Be First Release

Kathryn Bigelow’s UNTITLED DETROIT PROJECT will be the company’s inaugural release, hitting theaters nationwide on August 4, 2017 Los Angeles, CA (January 20, 2017) – Annapurna Pictures is launching its long planned, full-service distribution and marketing operation with Kathryn Bigelow’s UNTITLED DETROIT PROJECT, it was announced today.  Marc Weinstock, who recently joined the company as […]

American Society of Cinematographers Awards Announced: ‘Silence’ Makes the Cut with ‘Moonlight’

The American Society of Cinematographers (or ASC) have announced their nominees where “Silence” has finally received some much deserved recognition for Rodrigo Prieto.  Some other notable and strong inclusions include James Laxton’s elegant work on “Moonlight” and Greig Fraser’s touch on “Lion.” Expected nominees Linus Sandrgen (“La La Land“) and Bradford Young (“Arrival“) rounded out […]

DGA Announces TV, Commercials, Documentary Nominations for 2016 – Donald Glover and Derek Cianfrance Named

Los Angeles – Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2016. “There’s so much to celebrate in such an incredible year for television, commercials and documentaries as we announce the DGA nominees for directorial achievement,” said Barclay. “As content across […]

2017 USC Scripter Nominees: ‘Hidden Figures’ Muscles In Alongside ‘Moonlight’ and Others

The USC Scripter has announced their nominations: The finalist writers for film are, in alphabetical order by film title: Scriptcreenwriter Eric Heisserer for “Arrival,” adapted from the novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang August Wilson for the play and screenplay of “Fences” Screenwriters Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi for “Hidden Figures,” based on […]

BAFTA Nominations: No Love for Barry Jenkins or Denzel Washington

The BAFTA Nominations have been announced. Take them all in: BEST FILM ARRIVAL Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron Ryder I, DANIEL BLAKE Rebecca O’Brien LA LA LAND Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. Walsh MOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, […]

Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations – Kevin O’Connell Moves Closer to Oscar Nod #21

The Cinema Audio Society announced their nominations today. Surprise inclusions were “Doctor Strange” from Marvel. Can 20-time Academy Award nominee Kevin O’Connell finally win for “Hacksaw Ridge” or will the power of the musical edge him out once again? Check out the nominations from the press release: MOTION PICTURE – LIVE ACTION Doctor Strange Production […]

Denver Film Critics Society Nominations: Doubling Down on the Aaron Taylor-Johnson Surge

The Denver Film Critics weighed in with their nominations with some surprising citations along the way. Their notables were in Supporting Actor where they have doubled down on the sudden surge for Aaron Taylor-Johnson in “Nocturnal Animals,” but he also came alongside Timothy Spall from “Denial” and John Goodman from “10 Cloverfield Lane.” Check out […]

2017 Golden Globe Winners: ‘La La Land’ Sweeps, ‘Moonlight’ Takes Drama, Aaron Taylor Johnson Surprises!

The Golden Globes handed out their awards tonight. The big winner was Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” which won all seven of its nominated awards. “Moonlight” took home the Best Picture (Drama) prize, the only win of the night for the Barry Jenkins film. The big shocker came in Best Supporting Actor when Aaron Taylor-Johnson […]

Art Directors Guild Nominations – ‘Fences’ and ‘Hacksaw’ Cited, ‘Silence’ Misses Out

Awards Celebrate “Return to Hollywood” Feb. 11 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom There is a TIE in two categories resulting in six nominees respectively: PERIOD FILM and VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 5, 2017 – Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in […]

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WGA Awards Film Nominations Announced – ‘Deadpool’ Sneaks In Among the Usual Suspects

The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees in film today. The usual suspects – “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea” – all showed up. The big surprise of the day came by way of “Deadpool,” which snuck itself into the Adapted Screenplay category. The nod is just the latest for the film […]

Nominations for 67th Annual ACE Awards Announced! – ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Arrival’ on the Path for Strong Academy Showing

The ACE Eddie’s have announced their nominations and all the major players have showed up. There are no glaring omissions from the race with the exception of Thelma Schoonmaker being passed over for “Silence,” which is to be expected at over 2.5 hours long and with a divisive subject matter. There is a ding to […]

Casting Society of America Announces its 2017 Artios Awards Nominees for Feature Film Categories

Los Angeles, CA – January 3, 2016 – The Casting Society of America (CSA) is pleased to announce nominations for its 32ndAnnual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting in Feature Film Categories. Nominations for Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form/Web Series were announced in September 2016. CSA members have received final film ballots and voting will close on Sunday, […]