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The "Hollywood Trailer Awards" Will Honor the Best in Motion Pictures Previews

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The 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival(r) and Hollywood Awards(r), presented by STARZ, announced today the launch of their "Hollywood Trailer Festival" and "Hollywood Trailer Awards." This is the first major festival honoring feature film previews. The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the festival."We are very excited that we will be recognizing the great art form of creation and production of film trailers," de Abre...

The "Hollywood Trailer Awards" launching this fall

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The 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival(r) and Hollywood Awards(r), presented by STARZ, announced today the launch of their "Hollywood Trailer Festival" and "Hollywood Trailer Awards." This is the first major festival honoring feature film previews. The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the festival."We are very excited that we will be recognizing the great art form of creation and production of film trailers," de Abreu said.The "Hollywood Trailer ...

Sing along Hairspray to be Honored at Palm Springs

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You can’t stop the beat as the 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) celebrates the film Hairspray with an outdoor sing-along screening and a key Festival award. On Friday, January 4, 2008, Netflix, Inc., the world’s largest online movie rental service, will host a free public screening as part of the film festival’s program lineup. The special print of the film will include lyric subtitles for each song, so audiences can join in the singing. The Festival’s first-...

Hollywood Awards

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The Hollywood Awards® were created to honor excellence in the art of filmmaking, as well as creative talent within the global creative community, in all mediums. The "World," "Film," "Breakthrough," "Star," and "Movie of the Year," awards are bestowed during the prestigious HOLLYWOOD AWARDS® GALA CEREMONY, which takes place during the Hollywood Film Festival®. The Gala takes place at the famous Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The "Discovery" awards are given at a stand-alone event.The ...

Brittany Snow to accept the 'Rising Star' Award at Gasparilla Fest

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The Gasparilla Film Festival (Tampa Bay) is proud to announce that Ms. Brittany Snow has accepted an invitation to receive the Festival's 'Rising Star-Female' award at its Closing Night ceremonies slated for Sunday, March 2nd, 2008.Ms. Snow, a Tampa native, is one of Hollywood's brightest rising stars, having featured in this summer's critically acclaimed movie, "Hairspray," alongside with John Travolta, Christopher Walken, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Previously, she starred in the NBC series, "Ameri...

Emile Hirsch and Nikki Blonsky to be honored at Palm Springs

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The 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will honor Emile Hirsch and Nikki Blonsky with separate Rising Star Awards at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala. They will join previously announced honoree Marion Cotillard who will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award. Festival chairman Earl Greenburg made the announcement at a private event at the historic Charlie Chaplin home of Patricia Barry in Beverly Hills, CA hosted by Festival board member Stephen Breimer, which...

Ben Affleck directorila breakthrough saluted at Hollywood Awards

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The 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony, will take place on October 22, 2007, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.Oscar(r)-winner Ben Affleck will be honored with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Director of the Year Award," Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly will receive the "Hollywood Supporting Actress of the Year Award," and producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan will receive the "Hollywood Producers of the Year Award."The "Hollywood Awards" wi...

Travolta to be honoured at next Santa Barbara Fest

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In recognition of his contributions to the world of film, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival is honored to present the second annual KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM to legendary actor John Travolta.The award will be presented to Travolta on Thursday, November 15. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will host the black-tie Gala dinner at the Four Seasons The Biltmore in Santa Barbara and will feature a look at Mr. Travolta’s illustrious career. A few special gu...

Hairspray by Marc Shaiman

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HAIRSPRAY SYNOPSIS:Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion - dancing. Her dream is to appear on The Corny Collins Show, Baltimore's most popular teen dance party in 1962, sponsored by a hairspray company. Her plus-size figure has always set her apart, of which she is reminded by her loving but overly protective and oversized mother, Edna (John Travolta). After wowing Corny Collins (James Marsden) at her high school dance, Tracy wins...

Turks & Caicos Festival will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman

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The Third Annual Turks & Caicos International Film Festival (TCIFF) will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman with the Sal De Mar Excellence in Composing Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala held on Saturday, October 20, 2007. Previously announced award recipients for this year’s event include Mos Def (The Italian Job) who will receive the Tour de Force Award. The Festival will be held October 16-21, 2007 in Providenciales.Commenting on the award Executive Director Jasmine Guy sai...

Turks & Caicos Festival will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman

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The Third Annual Turks & Caicos International Film Festival (TCIFF) will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman with the Sal De Mar Excellence in Composing Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala held on Saturday, October 20, 2007. Previously announced award recipients for this year’s event include Mos Def (The Italian Job) who will receive the Tour de Force Award. The Festival will be held October 16-21, 2007 in Providenciales.Commenting on the award Executive Director Jasmine Guy said,...

Waters' Dirty Shame to open upcoming Guadalajara Fest

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The XX Guadalajara International Film Festival will begin on March 11 of 2005, with the screening of the new film Dirty Shame, directed by John Waters. Like wise, with the presence of the American filmmaker the festival will exhibit 4 films on behalf of his great work: Pink Flamingos (1972), Hairspray (1988), Pecker (1998) and Dirty Shame (2004).With the film Dirty Shame, Waters continues been faithful to himself and after four years of absence on the big screen, he presents a delirious story of...

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