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 […]


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 […]


‘Spotlight’ Wins LA Press Club’s Inaugural Veritas Award

SPOTLIGHT has just won the first-ever Veritas Award from the Los Angeles Press Club. Sacha Pfeiffer, Ben Bradlee Jr. and Mike Rezendes will accept the award at the Feb. 25 ceremony in Hollywood. The Veritas Award was created to honor films that are based on or inspired by real events and people. Read the Press […]


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 […]


Art Directors Guild Award Winners Include ‘Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max,’ and ‘The Martian’

BEVERLY HILLS, Jan. 31, 2016 — The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at The Beverly Hilton. “The Martian” (Arthur Max), “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Colin Gibson) and “The […]


ACE Eddie Winners Include ‘Big Short,’ ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Inside Out,’ and ‘Amy’

Beverly Hills, January 29 – “Mad Max: Fury Road” (edited by Margaret Sixel) and “The Big Short” (edited by Hank Corwin, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight where trophies were handed out recognizing the best editing of 2015 in […]


Chopra, Larson, Longoria, Moore, Redmayne, Silverman and Tremblay to Present at the 22nd SAG Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 26, 2016) — Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay will be presenters at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. They join a growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the SAG Awards® Ceremony that already includes […]


Lily Tomlin to Receive ICG Publicists Lifetime Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan 25, 2016 – Comedienne Lily Tomlin will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 53rd Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 26. “Lily Tomlin is being recognized for an exceptional career that dates back to ‘Rowan and […]


Veteran Editors Carol Littleton, ACE and Ted Rich, ACE to Receive Career Achievement Honors at the 2016 ACE Eddie Awards

Universal City, January 24, 2016 – American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present veteran editors Carol Littleton, ACE and Ted Rich, ACE with the organization’s prestigious Career Achievement honors at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 29, 2016 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  The Career Achievement Award honors veteran […]