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AWARDS

The Anatomy of Award Shows, Why They Matter… Or Don’t

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent With Award Season around the corner, here’s everything you need to know about how these shows work. Maybe not everything, but from November to February in the US, this is the time of year when everyone in Hollywood switches into high gear.  The Academy Awards is the sine qua non of any future classic movie, driven by approximately 6000 industry voting members who vote in 25 categories. Last year, host Ellen Degeneres “broke...

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to Frederick Wiseman

    08 | 29 | 2014   Two American filmmakers, film editor Thelma Schoonmaker and film director Frederick Wiseman, are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 71st Venice International Film Festival (27 August – 6 September 2014).   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, on the recommendation of ...

Frances McDormand received the Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award 2014

  < Back The new project, Olive Kitteridge to screen Out of Competition 08 | 31 | 2014 the award ceremony held on Monday September 1st at 4.30 pm in the Sala Grande The Biennale di Venezia and Persol are pleased to announce that the American actress Frances McDormand has been awarded the Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award 2014 at the Venice International Film Festival.   In commenting on this aw...

James Franco awarded the Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2014 of the Venice Film Festival

  < Back His new film The Sound and the Fury to screen Out of Competition 09 | 03 | 2014 Award Ceremony in the Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema) on 5th September at 2:30 pm The Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the multi-talented American filmmaker James Franco has been awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2014 prize, dedicated to a personality who has made an original contr...

The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS® will make its television debut on CBS

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    CBS To Create 3-1/2 Hour Broadcast Event Beginning with Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:30, the Awards Show at 8:00pm and Capping the Night with a Live Post-Show at 10:00 PM Hosted by "CBS This Morning's" Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®, which honors excellence in filmmaking, will make its television debut live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Tele...

Montreal FFM 2014 closing excerpts

  Jury Président : SERGIO CASTELLITTO, réalisateur et acteur (Italie) RACHID BOUCHAREB, réalisateur (France-Algérie) ANDRÉANNE BOURNIVAL, professionnelle du cinéma (Canada) FRIDRIK THOR FRIDRIKSSON, réalisateur et producteur (Islande) ANA TORRENT, actrice (Espagne) JANE ZHANG, chanteuse et actrice (Chine)   LONGS MÉTRAGES   Grand prix d ...

White Nights on the Black Sea

The Romania International Film Festival celebrated its 10th edition with a hot and wild new location, the famous -if not notorious party-beach resort of Vama Veche, a mile away from the border with Bulgaria.A kind of Felliniesque (think -Satyricon rather than La Dolce Vita)holiday rendezvous for the not-too-gilded youth of Central Europe its vibrant music and drinks-fuelled atmosphere makes the revels of the Karlovy Vary Festival seem like a vicars' tea-party,with the dress sense of t...

Revolution at GIFF stands among Grand Jury Award Finalist

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REVOLUTION, has been selected as a finalist for the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at Guam International Film Festival in addition to being selected as this year's Closing Night Film. The Award, which will be presented during GIFF's Closing Night Award Ceremonies on Sunday evening, September 28, 2014, serves to promote the achievements of our outstanding international and Pacific Asian artists.   Only two films out of nearly five hundred submissions from o...

MONTREAL FFM 38 Yakie Ayalon. "Morning"

Yakie Ayalon; Video by Leopoldo Soto Student Film Festival, Jury Award. for "Morning", (Tel Aviv University, Israel).   ...

MONTREAL FFM 38 . Adrian Wallace

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Video by Leopoldo Soto  PILL UP YOUR PANTS UP Best Canadian Doc at the Student Fest.This young lady represented the winner :-)   ...

The 45th edition of the Student Film Festival has announced the award-winning filmmakers for this year

– The 45th edition of the Student Film Festival has announced the award-winning filmmakers for this year. Between August 23 and 27, 2014, the jury viewed 86 films in 2 competitive sections, comprising 26 Canadian films and 60 international films respectively.                   The members of the 2014 jury are Roger Otis, a Montreal filmmaker whose own short film is entered this year in the officia...

STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Canada & International Awards

THE 45TH STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL RAN AUGUST 23 TO 27, 2014 The award ceremony took place August 27th at the Vego restaurant on St Denis   26 Canadian films, 60 international films selecteds A bumper year for diversity and new talent   Organized within the framework of the Montreal World Film Festival, the Student Film Festival, held August 23 to 27, 2014, this year has 2 competitive sections, comprising 26 Canadian films and 60 international films&...

More films than ever at Iris 2014

    ·        Film festival doubles number of feature length movies to 17 ·        Winners from Germany and Brazil return  to Cardiff with new feature films ·        Gay secret agent takes on billionaire hair dressing tycoon to open festival with World Premiere of Jayson Bend: Queen and Country A young man, in a woman’s dress, wielding a Samurai&...

The 2014 HollyShorts Awards were announced

HOLLYSHORTS ANNOUNCES WINNERS DURING 10TH ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS AWARDS FEST SETS DATES FOR 2015 EDITION The 2014 HollyShorts Awards were announced Thursday during a special standing room-only reception at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, home of the 1st Oscars ceremony. The evening was hosted by Alicia Malone and Amy Paffrath. At the top of the show, festival founders announced the 11th annual HollyShor...

6th Annual TASTE AWARDS Promo Trailer

Trailer for the 6th Annual TASTE AWARDS in Hollywood    

TASTE AWARDS Logo #1

The TASTE AWARDS logo #1

The Lumière Award 2014 : Pedro Almodóvar

Winner of several Oscars and crowned with multiple awards at the Cannes Film Festival, Pedro Almodóvar has made 19 feature films since the 1980s. From the awakening of Spanish culture during the Movida years to international renown, Pedro Almodóvar has become one of the greatest and most celebrated Hispanic artists on the planet. Joining the ranks of Clint Eastwo

The 67th edition of the Festival del film Locarno comes to an end

  © Festival del film Locarno On Saturday 16 August on the Piazza Grande the awards were presented to the winners of the 67th Festival del film Locarno, before an audience of 5,000 people. The 2014 edition, the second under Carlo Chatrian’s artistic direction, concluded on a high note, and was crowned with the Pardo d’oro going to the film MULA SA KUNG ANO ANG NOON (From What Is Before) by Lav Diaz. Festival President Marco Solari officially closed the 67th edition,...

Locarno 2014 Awards

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Concorso internazionale Pardo d’oro MULA SA KUNG ANO ANG NOON (From What Is Before) by Lav Diaz, Philippines Premio speciale della giuria LISTEN UP PHILIP by Alex Ross Perry, United States Pardo per la miglior regia PEDRO COSTA for CAVALO DINHEIRO, Portugal Pardo per la miglior interpretazione femminile ARIANE LABED for FIDELIO, L’ODYSSÉE D’ALICE by Lucie Borleteau, France Pardo per la miglior interpretazione maschile ARTEM BYSTROV for DURAK (The Fool) by ...

First wave of nominees for 14th World Soundtrack Awards released

Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat and Pharrell Williams are the most familiar names among the first nominees that were released by the World Soundtrack Academy. Besides Film Composer of the Year, the World Soundtrack Academy also published the nominees in the categories for Best Original Film Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The WSAwards, one of the most prestigious events in the world of film music, is the closing event of Film Fest Gent and will take pl...

Awards for Locarno Open Doors 2014 announced

      © Festival del film Locarno Today saw the announcement of the awards for the Open Doors Co-production Lab, organized with support from the Swiss Agency for...

Locarno Carte Blanche Award 2014

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Iris Prize nominees

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                                        ·        films selected from 16 countries for the world’s largest gay and lesbian short film prize supported by the Michael Bishop Foundation   ·        Cambodia and Chile make it to the final for the first time!   ·        Old ...

Durban International Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners

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2014 After Another Successful Festival The Durban International Film Festival has announced the winners of its audience awards for 2014. The winning feature is The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared from Swedish director Felix Herngren. Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, this energetically oddball black comedy begins with irrepressible pensioner and dynamite expert Allan Karlsson’s escape from a retirement home. His subsequent cross...
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