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Awards News & Features

Awards News & Features

Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke & Oliver Stone Among Gotham Award Honorees

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced that Ethan Hawke and Amy Adams will be presented with...

Interview with Birth of the Dragon Director George Nolfi

Birth of the Dragon is the dramatic retelling of the legendary fight that took place between Bruce Lee and Wong Jack Man, propelling Lee...

Buzz: It’s A Man’s Word

I Written by Rehna “People go to see films that have a buzz around them,” said Meryl Streep. We all listened intently, our fingers poised to...

TIFF 2016: La La Land Storms Toronto

In one of the more unsurprising events at this year's Toronto Film Festival, Damien Chazelle celebrated a standing ovation following the screening of his much...

TIFF 2016: Weinstein Roars with Lion

The early part of awards season is a demonstration in how fad-driven we are. Every time a new film trailer lands it instantly becomes...

TIFF 2016: A United Kingdom Reaction

The Toronto International Film Festival is truly underway, and already some of this year's most anticipated Oscar contenders have screened. One of them was...

Highlights From the Venice Film Festival

by Rehna 1. Venice in August is unlike London in August. In London there are thunderstorms. Venice is hot, hot, gloriously, unbearably, fantastically, sweat pouring...

Telluride 2016: Award Contenders Emerge

Hidden in a small Colorado town is one of the most important film festivals of the year. Any film critic, especially anyone with an...

Manchester by the Sea Enters Awards Race

Kenneth Lonergan's early hyped drama Manchester by the Sea has had a wave of critical acclaim through the best part of this year, leading many...

Academy Announce 12 Sci-Tech Areas Under Investigation for 2016 Oscars

Via AMPAS The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 12 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016...

BAFTA to Consider Digital Releases in Groundbreaking Rule Change

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has opened the door for major film awards to accept non-theatrically released submissions for the first...

Former Academy President Arthur Hiller Dies

Former Academy President Arthur Hiller has died at the age of 92 from natural causes. A member and longtime governor of the Directors Branch, Hiller...

Annie Awards Announce Call for Submissions

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards set to commence on Monday, August 22. The...

Academy Announce 2016 Film Scholar Grant Recipients

It may surprise you that the Academy are not all about the Oscars you know. They provide year round education, events and support to...

Jimmy Fallon to Host 2017 Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association have announced that Jimmy Fallon will host the 2017 Golden Globe awards on Sunday January 8th 2017. Fallon is known...

Toronto Film Festival Announce Key Screenings

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) have unveiled their lineup of galas and special presentations, and as usual the schedule is littered with award...

BAFTA to Honour Ricky Gervais at British Academy Britannia Awards

Ricky Gervais, creator of The Office and Extras and more recently the controversial host of the Golden Globe awards, is to be honoured by BAFTA LA for...

Spielberg Among the Academy’s 2016-2017 Board of Governors

via AMPAS The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2016–17 Board of Governors.  A runoff election is required for...