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 […]

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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 […]


BAFTA Award Winners – ‘Revenant’ Cleans Up with ‘Mad Max’ Not Far Behind

The BAFTA Awards will begin today, February 14th at 2:00pm Eastern Time.  Unless you have some killer friends inside of streaming services, you won’t be able to watch the ceremony until the “edited” version is broadcast at 9:00pm on BBC One.  If you’re like any of us Oscar obsessives, you’ll be glued to social media […]


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 […]


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 […]


DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on February 28th.  With the way the season has played out, I don’t expect a “conventional” or “expected” pick for the prestigious award.  Thus far, we’ve had […]


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 […]