New York, NY (May 5, 2014) – The National Board of Review announced today that they will unveil their 2014 award winners on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 and will host their annual awards gala on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.
“We are excited to announce our key dates for the upcoming awards season,” said NBR President Annie Schulhof. “Based on the film slate so far, this is shaping up to be a terrific year in cinema.”
The National Board of Review’s annual awards gala honors and celebrates the year’s best achievements in film with categories that include Best Picture, Best Director, Best Performances, Best Ensemble, Breakthrough Performance and Spotlight award as well as signature awards such as the William K. Everson Award for Film History, Freedom of Expression and Special Achievement in Filmmaking awards.
For 105 years, the National Board of Review has dedicated its efforts to the support of domestic and foreign cinema as both art and entertainment. Each year, over 250 films (studio, independent, foreign-language, animated and documentary) are viewed by this select group of film enthusiasts, filmmakers, professionals, academics and students. These screenings are frequently followed by in-depth discussions withdirectors, actors, producers, and screenwriters. One of the NBR’s core values is their belief in nurturing new and up-and-coming filmmakers by awarding grants to promising film students and facilitating community outreach to The Children’s Aid Society, The Ghetto Film School, Reel Works Teen Filmmaking, and Educational Video Center.