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Sound of Metal star Riz Ahmed will receive the Miami Festival’s inaugural Impact Award

    Miami Dade College’s renowned Miami Film Festival today announced that Sound of Metal star Riz Ahmed will receive the Festival’s inaugural Impact Award. The award tribute and conversation moderated by Variety’s Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis will take place on March 6, 2021. The 38th annual Festival will be a held from March 5-14, 2021 as a hybrid event, with both virtual and in-theater presentations.   “We are excited to recogniz...

PSIFF to host a virtual panel with the 10 Directors to Watch plus Directing Award to Steve McQueen

  Variety to Honor Steve McQueen with Creative Impact in Directing Award at 10 Directors To Watch Virtual Event Variety will host a virtual 10 Directors to Watch and Creative Impact Awards event with the Palm Springs International Film Society on February 26 at 10:00 AM PT.   The event will consist of a virtual panel with the 10 Directors to Watch plus honor director Steve McQueen with its annual Creative Impact in Directing Award for his work on Amazon Studios’ collecti...

IFFI 51, 16-24 January 2021, 14: Into the Darkness won the Golden Peacock

IFFI 51, 16-24 January 2021, 14: Into the Darkness won the Golden Peacock The epic World War II film Into the Darkness (De forbandede år) which portrays the story of a Danish electronics factory owner who is forced to produce for the occupying Nazi forces, has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the just-concluded 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India. The Golden Peacock Award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 40 lakhs (Rs. 4 million) to be shared equ...

Awards of the Fourteenth Kustendorf handed

The final day of the Fourteenth Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival wrapped up with a closing ceremony held at the Stanley Kubrick theatre in Mećavnik. Members of the jury joined professor Emir Kusturica in a teleconference, to present the Festival awards –Golden, Silver and Bronze Eggs and the Vilko Filač Award for Cinematography.   Miki Manojlović, Alice Rohrwacher and Bruno Tarrière have unanimously decided to award not one but two film authors. The G...

AFI Awards 2020 Honorees: All Good, No Surprises

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent On Jan. 25, AFI announced the recipients of the 2020 AFI Awards, and stated that “AFI’s global Movie Club program will showcase the official selections beginning in February.” During the rise of COVID-19 last year, these moments of movie exploration by AFI Movie Club gave viewers insight and a brief respite from the Pandemic. “For 20 years, AFI AWARDS has been a moment to gather artists in one room with a singular goal &...

Gary Oldman honored with The Palm Springs International Film Festival Chairman Award for Mank

    The Palm Springs International Film Awards has announced that Gary Oldman is the recipient of the Chairman’s Award for his performance in Mank.  "Gary Oldman gives another mesmerizing performance as Herman J. Mankiewicz in David Fincher’s Mank. Oldman plays the role to perfection as the films follows the screenwriter’s journey while is co-writing the script for Citizen Kane,” said Harold Matzner. “We are delighted to recognize one of t...

Awards for 13th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF 2021 (Online*)

Awards announced in Nine Categories Germany movie ‘Cherry Blossoms and Demons’ wins four awards Chinese movie ‘The Highland Reflections’ wins three awards Abhirami Bose wins Best Actress Award for Marathi film ‘Ratricha Paus’ Farmer is the focal point in the movie ‘Kaali Maati’, wins Award for the Best Political and Best Current Issue Film    JAIPUR: The five-day digital edition of the13th Jaipur International Film Fest...

RIFF 2021, 07, 02: Yashpal Sharma to be awarded the Om Puri Memorial Common Man in Cinema award

RIFF 07, 2021, 02: Yashpal Sharma to be awarded the Om Puri Memorial Common Man in Cinema award The 7th edition of the Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF), accredited by the Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) (North Region) will be organised by the RIFF Film Club in a Hybrid Format, from 20 to 24th March 2021, in Jaipur and Jodhpur, Rajasthan - India. This year the theme for the RIFF 2021 is "Music in Cinema". RIFF 2021 will also celebrate the Pre-Foundation Day o...

Palm Springs International Film Awards Presents Carey Mulligan With The International Star Award

The Palm Springs International Film Awards has announced that Carey Mulligan is the recipient of the International Star Award for her performance in Promising Young Woman. As previously announced, the Festival and Film Awards Gala will not take place as an in-person event this year, but honoree selections will be announced to recognize this year’s great performances.   “In Promising Young Woman, Carey Mulligan boldly portrays Cassandra Thomas, a...

The Academy to honor Tyler Perry

    The Academy announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF).  The Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, April 25, 2021. “There has been such widespread generosity in our industry that limiting the Hersholt Humanitarian Award to one recipient, thi...

2020 Maui Film Festival Audience Awards Revealed!

    Congratulations! Well Deserved!   ...

Bahamas International Film Festival Winners of 2021

  SHORT FILM Winner ASHMINA / Nepal directed by Dekel Berenson   Special Mention 3 BLADES, / Haiti directed by  Matthieu Maunier - Rossi     NEW VISIONS Winner JUMBO / France directed by Zoé Wittock   SPIRIT OF FREEDOM Documentary: Winner My Blood is Red / Brazil directed by Marcelo Vogelaar, Thiago Dezan, Graciela G...

Gotham Awards 2020 winners announced in hybrid ceremony

BEST FEATURE The Assistant First Cow Never Rarely Sometimes Always *WINNER* Nomadland Relic BEST DOCUMENTARY – TIE 76 Days City Hall Our Time Machine *WINNER* A Thousand Cuts *WINNER* Time BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE Bacurau Beanpole Cuties (Mignonnes) *WINNER* Identifying Features Martin Eden Wolfwalkers BINGHAM RAY BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR AWARD Radha Blank, The Forty-Year-Old Version Channing Godfrey Peoples, Miss Junet...

Quarterfinalists for the 2020 Dumbo Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition

Dumbo, New york Screenwriting Competition QUARTERFINALISTS The Dumbo Film Festival in Brooklyn announced today the quarterfinalists for its 2020 Screenplay Competition, presented by Event Horizon Films. Each script was reviewed by working industry professionals at top rep agencies (ICM Partners, A3 Artists Agency, Gersh, etc.) and graded based on strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, pacing and current market potential.  Next Announce...

Virtual 25th edition of Capri Hollywood – The International Film Festival concludes with awards

At completion of the just ended 25th edition of Capri Hollywood – The International Film Festival, it was announced today that Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a compelling historical legal drama revolving around the trial of a group of protesters accused of inciting riots at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, has been named Best Picture of the Year.  The awards were announced here today by the Italian music legend and AMPAS member Tony Renis, al...

RIFF 2020 Awards

RIFF Awards for Best Editing, Best Screenplay & Best Director It gives us great pleasure to congratulate the winners of the RIFF Awards for their works. The Best Screenplay Award goes to Vahid Alvandifar’s dark comedy Cover about a surprising resurrection, the narration of which captivates through its timeless universal quality. The jury has awarded Best Editing to 1982 by Lucas Gallo, a smart and highly topical reflection on media mechanisms in war, based on gripping contemporary f...

The Best Shorts Competition Announces Latest Winners!

  The Best Shorts Competition is proud to announce the latest winners. The Best Shorts Competition puts filmmakers first and provides a direct opportunity for recognition and publicity for high quality productions. It is international in scope and has granted awards to producers in Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, ...


BKK DOC 2020 AWARD WINNERS BKK DOC reveals the 2020 Award Winners.     The award ceremony took place on December 17th, 2020 at the Goethe Institut Bangkok. Mr STEPHANE LAMBERT, founder of the Bangkok International Documentary Awards (BKK DOC) and BKK DOC 2020 festival director welcomed the 88 participants (plus hundred online viewers) and delivered an opening speech makibg a point on the importance of diversity of views and opinions and how documentaries contr...

Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible by Matthew Taylor wins Best Archive Based Doc at BGKK DOC

  The 15 Award winning documentaries films were announced on Thursday 17th December 2020 at 1:30pm (Bangkok time) 28th November 2020 at 8pm (Bangkok time) live from the Goethe-Institut Bangkok: The Festival is also available online:   BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY   Be Natural: The untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache by Pamela B. Green / USA         BEST DOCUMENTARY OF THE...

SFFILM Announces Fall 2020 Rainin Grant winners and introduction of new program for filmmakers with disabilities

  SFFILM and Kenneth Rainin Foundation Announce Winners of Fall 2020 Rainin Grants and Introduction of Pilot Grant for Filmmakers with Disabilities $240,000 in Grants Awarded to Ten Narrative Feature Projects in Screenwriting and Development Phases     SFFILM, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, announced today the eight projects that will receive funding in t...

2021 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize Nominees Announced

  Five Nordic drama series have been unveiled as the nominees for the NOK 200,000 (€20,000) Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award, presented during Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision. For the fifth consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, will be handed out during TV Drama Vision, Göteborg Film Festival’s conference event and series market. Five drama series from Denmark, Finland, I...

First-time winners among ATF Pitch Winners

FIRST-TIMERS AMONG ATF PITCHES WINNERS ATF Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches champions react to their wins   SINGAPORE, 17 December 2020 – Winners of the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches were announced after a series of online Live pitches that took place virtually.   For the pitch winners, clinching the top honours was a recognition of the hard work they have put in. Pang Mee Mee, a Singaporean whose entry won the Chinese scriptw...

EFN Festival - Less than a month to submit!

LESS THAN A MONTH TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM   ***We accept films of any genre and type: COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, all are welcome***   ...

#LubinaLove in a cube: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize at the FilmFestival Cottbus for the third time

  Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize for the best film in the Feature Film Competition of the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus. This is the third time the Russian director has been awarded the 25,000 EUR prize at the FFC, following CORRECTIONS CLASS (2014) and ZOOLOGY (2016). The Special Award for Best Director goes to Piotr Domalewski for I NEVER CRY. Acting debuts Marijana Novakov, Tijana Marković and Valentino Zenuni from Ivan Ikić's OASIS are honoured with the prize...

Dutch Film Festival honors winners of the Student Competition with Talent Awards

This afternoon is when the online NFF Talent Day the five Talent Awards of the NFF Students League and the Wildcards of it Dutch Film Fund on it Dutch Film Festival awarded . Dylan Workman , director of A View from Above is the Pathé Tuschinski Award received for best film. The Fentener van Vlissingen Fun...


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