The Asian Film Awards Academy announced the nominations for the 10th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong today, with 18 nominations for Japanese films (including co-production film for the Best Film Award) and talents in 15 categories, including a nomination fo...
SONITA directed by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, was the big documentary winner at Sundance, winning both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award in ...
Since 1986 the Berlin International Film Festival has presented the Berlinale Camera to film personalities or institutions to which it feels particularly indebted and wishes to express its thanks.
At the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, three personalities will be awarded the Berlinale Camera: producer, cinema operator and film distributor Ben Barenholtz (USA); actor, director, writer and producer Tim Robbins (USA); and cinema operator Marlies Kirchner (Germany).
The Berlin International Film Festival will commemorate these outstanding artists by presenting three special screenings in their honour.
British music legend and artist David Bowie was one of most extraordinary all-round talents of recent decades. His close ties to Berlin go back to the time he spent in the German capital from 1976 to 1978. At the Berlinale he appeared in the documentaries Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart (D: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Panorama 1998), Scott Wal...
The 30th Goya Awards ceremony will be held in Madrid this coming Saturday.
As usual nominees gathered together for the Nominees Gala Night. For the first time a drone was used to take the group snap.
'La Novia' is leading the nominations with 12 followed by the drama 'Truman'.
La Novia´s main cast is nominated in different categories. Inma Cuesta won as best actress in the past Feroz Awards considered as the Spanish Golden Globes.
Mariano Ozores will recei...
The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2015 at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® held Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. In a ceremony attended by film and television’s leading actors, the 22nd Annual SAG Awards® was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation immed...
The Spanish Association of Cinematographic Informers (AICE) presented its Feroz Awards to the best Spanish films of 2015. The two films that gathered the most awards were presented at the 63rd edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival.
La novia (The Bride) , the film by Paula Ortiz that had its world première at the Zabaltegi section, has been the big winner with six awards: best film (drama), b...
The jury for the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films has completed its deliberation and announced Dream English Kid 1964-1999 AD by Mark Leckey, Faux depart/False Start by Yto Barrada and Engram of Returning by Daïchi Saïto as the winners of the Canon Tiger Awards for Short Films 2016. The three winning filmmakers each receive a 3,000 Euro prize plus a gift voucher from Canon. The Jury also selected Tout le monde aime le bord de la mer/We All Love the Seashore by Keina Es...
Sundance Institute tonight announced the prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, with top awards going to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation, First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner. The Birth of a Nation and Sonita won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for their respective sections, marking the third time in Festival history two films have done this in the same year, and continuing a four-year streak of at le...
The Birth of a Nation
Top Prizes Go to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation, First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner
Short Film Awards, Global Filmmaking Awards, Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize and Sundance Institute | Amazon Studios Producers Awards also Honored
(L-R) The Birth of a Nation, Credit: Elliot Davis; Sonita, Credit: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami; Between Sea and Land, Credit: Sundance...
The National Film Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of established and independent film makers , actors , actresses, casting directors , production companies and crew who make up the motion picture industry. The National Film Awards holds 4 events annually in the United Kingdom, USA, South America, Africa and Australia. All nominations and voting for the NFA are submitted and voted for by movie fans. The NFA is produced by the National Film & TV Academy who a...
45th International Film Festival Rotterdam
27 January – 7 February 2016
From the 45th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam onwards, all the awards that can be won at the festival will be presented at the revamped Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will be hosted by journalist and documentary maker Fidan Ekiz. Some awards remain the same, other prizes have been renewed, and the Bright Future Award will be awarded for the first time this year.
(L-R) Maman(s), Credit: Sundance Film Festival; The Procedure, Credit: Jacob Rosen; Thunder Road, Credit:Jim Cummings.
Sundance Institute announced today the jury prizes in short filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the program of 72 short films selected from 8,712 submissions, went to Thunder Road by director and screenwriter Jim Cummings. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Park City, Utah; full video ...
Stratton, Maine filmmaker Mercedes Mehling, right, won the first Broke and Stoked Video Contest with her film MH&T TRAIL CREW. She is pictured with colleague Jaime Mastrorio
2015 MOFF AWARDS
Broke and Stoked Contest (Maine amateur outdoor adventure short)
MH&T TRAIL CREW
by Mercedes Mehling (at right in the picture above) of Stratton, ME
NATURE-RX, PART 2
by Justin Bogardus of Colorado
Best Short Feature
CIRCUMNAVIGATING LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Cesar Awards nominees
Dheepan, dir: Jacques Audiard
Fatima, dir: Philippe Faucon
The Measure Of A Man, dir: Stéphane Brizé
Marguerite, dir: Xavier Giannoli
Mon Roi, dir: Maiwenn
Mustang, dir: Deniz Gamze Erguven
Standing Tall, dir: Emmanuelle Bercot
My Golden Days, dir: Arnaud Desplechin
Jacques Audiard for Dheepan
Stéphané Brizé for&n...
Lifetime voting rights reframed; new governor seats added and committees restructured
In a unanimous vote Thursday night (1/21), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved a sweeping series of substantive changes designed to make the Academy’s membership, its governing bodies, and its voting members significantly more diverse. The Board’s goal is to commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of...
During the 2016 Mirror Mountain closing ceremony, awards will be given in the following categories:
BEST LOCAL FILM
All selected films are automatically in consideration for one or more awards in all relevant and appropriate categories.
For more information on award sponsors, prizes, and last year's list of nominees, visit: mirrormountainfilmfest.com/awards
Viggo Mortensen in Jauja
INVASION (Panama) for Best Documentary Film
IXCANUL (Guatemala) for Best First Film
MALA MALA for Best U.S. Latino Film
Pablo Larraín (THE CLUB, Chile) for Best Director, Feature Film
Betzabé García (KINGS OF NOWHERE, Mexico) for Best Director, Documentary Film
New York, NY, January 20, 2016. The Argentinean film Jauja by Lisandro Alonso starring Viggo Mortensen was the winner of the top award for Best Latin American Fil...
The style and décor of the 22nd Annual® Screen Actors Guild Awards® is the very definition of elegance. Delicate chandeliers flourish over the audience and stage like sparkling clouds, while the stage is outlined by gleaming tubes of steel that suggest futuristic organ pipes. A pair of majestic Actor® statues on pedestals stand sentry over a giant center screen, which is framed in additional sleek silver. Far upstage a fiber-optic stardrop curtain provides a celestial twinkl...
The 10-day celebration of Canadian cinema, screen talent, and creativity came to a close last night with Toronto audiences crowning Philippe Falardeau’s political satire their favourite pick from the festival’s 10 feature films.
Running January 8–17 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival attracted a record audience for its 15th edition, presenting an engaging lineup of events including screenings of the 10 best feature and short film...
Innovative Fellowship Program Designed to Cultivate the Best Independent Producers From All Over the World and Bring Them to the Bay Area to Work on Their Next Projects
The San Francisco Film Society has announced the latest recipients of SFFS Producer Fellowships, which are designed to highlight the producer's craft by providing tangible assistance to emerging filmmaking talent. Now in its s...
88th OSCARS® FACT SHEET 88th Oscars Information
Number of features eligible for Best Picture this year (88th Oscars, 2015) 307
Number of features eligible for Best Picture last year (87th Oscars, 2014) 320
Number of countries submitting foreign language films 80
Number of voting members 6,261 (as of 12/3/15)
Number of ushers / ticket takers inside the Dolby™ Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® 60 Number of Red Carpet fan bleacher seats 745
Number of people who work...
Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee announced the 88th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 14).
Del Toro and Lee announced the nominees in 11 categories at 5:30 a.m. PT, followed by Boone Isaacs and Krasinski for the remaining 13 categories at 5:38 a.m. PT, at the live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives. For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars® website, www.oscar.com....
SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
By Adrienne Papp
It’s always great to start the year off wit the Golden Globe awards. Sometimes seen as a precursor to the other major award shows, like the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes are fun and casual, with more colorful language, sharper critiques and more good humor than typically seen at other entertainment ceremonies.
Broadcast Sunday evening on NBC, the Golden Globes are Hollywood’s fi...
Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems, has reached a distribution agreement with Ludwig Kameraverleih in Germany. The highly regarded rental facility will now be able to provide filmmakers in the region with Panavision’s extensive range of spherical and anamorphic lenses, including the popular Primo 70 series for larger sensor digital cameras. ...