Awards

Awards

Cannes 2017: A Dummy’s Guide

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most important events on the film calendar, and generally considered the first big awards platform. However,...

Jimmy Kimmel to Host 2018 Oscars

Via AMPAS For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars® telecast and Michael De Luca and...

Academy Expands Student Oscar Criteria

Via AMPAS The 2017 Student Academy Awards® competition has been launched for its 44th year, with the Academy now accepting submissions. The Student Academy Awards have become...

Awards Season Calendar 2017-2018

Stay on top of the film awards season right here. From the critics and guilds to the festivals and beyond, we have all the...

Academy Awards Name the Wrong Best Picture

In some of the most dramatic scenes we have ever witnessed at the Oscars, the producers of La La Land took to the stage to...

Acceptance Speech: Original Score

JUSTIN HURWITZ: Thank you so much to the Academy. Thank you to my very, very good friend, Damien. I’m so glad I met you. Thank...

Acceptance Speech: Cinematography

LINUS SANDGREN: Wow, wow, thank you so much, the Academy. This is such an amazing honor. This film was made with so much love and...

Acceptance Speech: Documentary Short

JOANNA NATASEGARA: Okay, well, thanks to the Academy for this huge honor. To all of our teams. Of course to Netflix, our work family,...

Acceptance Speech: Live Action Short

KRISTOF DEÁK: Thank you, thank you so much to the Academy for this incredible award. I have to be quick, and there are a lot...

Backstage Interview: Foreign Language Film

Q. I want to ask you what you felt, Mr. Asghar ‑‑ could you tell us how he pronounces his last name? A. Farhadi. Q. Farhadi.  Thank you. ...

Acceptance Speech: Film Editing

JOHN GILBERT: Wow. Unbelievable. Editors need good material, and the story of Desmond Doss and his courage and selflessness was as good as you get....

Acceptance Speech: Visual Effects

ROBERT LEGATO: Oh my god, thank you. This never gets old, by the way. All great experiences start at the very top and I have...

Backstage Interview: Sound Mixing

Q. It's so good to see you.  Congratulations.  My question is for you, Kevin.  What is it like to win your first Oscar after...

Acceptance Speech: Production Design

DAVID WASCO: I share this completely with Sandy, my wife and set decorator, whose support and talent have elevated my work over the years and...

Backstage Interview: Documentary Feature

Q. Congratulations.  Having been a reporter who covered Rodney King and the three Simpson trials, I was quite taken by your documentary.  I want...

Acceptance Speech: Animated Feature

BYRON HOWARD: Wow, thank you guys so much. Thank you, Academy, this is an incredible honor. About five years ago, almost six now, oh my...

Acceptance Speech: Supporting Actress

VIOLA DAVIS: Thank you to the Academy. You know, there’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered. One place. And...

Backstage Interview: Makeup & Hairstyling

Q. A. (Mr. Bertolazzi) Q. A. (Mr. Bertolazzi) Q. Congratulations, guys. A. (Mr. Nelson) Thank you. Q. Superhero movies are known for having a very passionate...

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