Awards

47th Cinema Audio Society CAS Awards Honorees and Winners

47th Cinema Audio Society CAS Awards Honorees and Winners

The Cinema Audio Society consisting of Sound Mixers and Associates from the Film and Television Industries announced the 47th Annual CAS Awards honorees and winners. 47th Annual CAS Awards Honorees: Jeffrey S. Wexler, CAS The 2011 CAS Career Achievement Honoree. Taylor Hackford The 2011 CAS Filmmaker Award Honoree.   47th Annual CAS Awards Winners: Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for DVD Original Programming: 30 Days of Night: Dark Days Production Mixer Michael Williamson, CAS Re-recording […]

61st Annual ACE Eddie Award Winners

61st Annual ACE Eddie Award Winners

American Cinema Editors (ACE)  announced the winners for the 61st Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries. Christopher Nolan received the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, while Career Achievement honors were bestowed on veteran film editors Michael Brown, A.C.E. and Michael Kahn, A.C.E. Director Joe Sargeant presented to Brown, with Steven Spielberg presenting to Kahn. BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): The Social Network Angus Wall, A.C.E. […]

Winners of the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards

Winners of the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards

The winners of the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards were announced at a gala ceremony held at Dublin’s Convention Centre Saturday 12th February 2011.  Broadcasting live on Irish television, 37 IFTA Awards were announced in categories across feature film and television. Speaking about the event the winners of IFTA 2011, Áine Moriarty Chief Executive of the Irish Film & Television Academy said: “In what has been a wonderful night of celebration for the […]

2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards Winners; The King’s Speech named Best Film

2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards Winners; The King’s Speech named Best Film

The King’s Speech was named Best Film at tonight’s Orange British Academy Film Awards, held at London’s Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards: Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay and Original Music, as well as a trio of performance awards for Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and Colin Firth, who wins the Leading Actor BAFTA for the second year running. Natalie Portman was awarded the BAFTA for Leading Actress for her performance […]

Art Directors Guild (ADG) 15th Annual Excellence in 2010 Production Design Awards

Art Directors Guild (ADG) 15th Annual Excellence in 2010 Production Design Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced winners of its 15th Annual Excellence in 2010 Production Design Awards in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards took place before an audience of more than 650 persons, including guild members, industry executives, studio heads and press. ADG Chairman Thomas A. Walsh presided over the awards ceremony with Paula […]

2011 Annie Awards

2011 Annie Awards

DreamWorks Animation’s “How To Train Your Dragon” won top honors as the Best Animated Feature at the 38th Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 5 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Best Animated Short Subject was presented to Pixar’s ‘Day & Night’; Best Animated Television Commercial to Duck Studios ‘Children’s Medical Center’; Nickelodeon’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ was honored as Best Animated Television Production for Children and Playdead’s ‘Limbo’ won Best Animated Video Game. A new category, Character Animation […]

2011 Writers Guild Awards; Inside Job Wins for Documentary Screenplay

2011 Writers Guild Awards; Inside Job Wins for Documentary Screenplay

The 2011 Writers Guild Awards – Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) – announced the winners for outstanding achievement in writing for movies, television, and videogames of 2010 over the weekend. In the movies and documentary categories, Inception took the award for Original Screenplay, The Social Network took the award for Adapted Screenplay and Inside Job received the award for Documentary Screenplay. The complete list of 2011 […]

Barney’s Version Leads the 31st Annual Genie Awards with 11 Nominations

Barney’s Version Leads the 31st Annual Genie Awards with 11 Nominations

The nominations for the 31st Annual Genie Awards were announced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television at press conferences in Toronto and Montreal. Leading the pack with 11 nominations is Barney’s Version, including nods for Best Motion Picture and Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Giamatti). Following closely behind is Incendies with ten nominations including Best Motion Picture and Achievement in Direction (Denis Villeneuve). The 2011 Special Awards were also […]

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®; Hail to “The King’s Speech”

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®; Hail to “The King’s Speech”

Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2010 at the “17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Honored with individual awards were Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman for performances in motion pictures and Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Claire Danes, Julianna Margulies, […]

Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010; Tom Hooper Wins for The King’s Speech

Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010; Tom Hooper Wins for The King’s Speech

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010 were announced over the weekend and Tom Hooper won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for The King’s Speech. The DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film has traditionally served as a near-perfect barometer for the Academy Award for Best Director. Only six times since the DGA Award’s inception in 1948 has the winner not gone on […]

83rd Academy Awards® Nominations Announced

83rd Academy Awards® Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today (Tuesday, January 25) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2009 Oscar® winner Mo’Nique. “The King’s Speech,” emerged the frontrunner with 12 nominations including best picture, best director and best actor. Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards Performance by an actor in a leading role * Javier Bardem in “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions) * Jeff Bridges in “True Grit” (Paramount) * Jesse […]

2011 Producers Guild of America; ‘The King’s Speech” Takes Top Award

2011 Producers Guild of America; ‘The King’s Speech” Takes Top Award

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture and television productions at the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles last weekend. In addition to the competitive awards, the PGA honored several individuals with tribute awards including James Cameron with the 2011 Milestone Award; Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman with the 2011 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television; Scott Rudin with the 2011 David […]

2011 César Awards; Quentin Tarantino to Receive Honorary Award

2011 César Awards; Quentin Tarantino to Receive Honorary Award

Alain Terzian, the president of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma announced this year’s César Awards aka French Oscars. Terzian also confirmed that Quentin Tarantino will receive the ceremony’s honorary award, and will accept the award in person. Xavier Beauvois’ Of Gods and Men lead with 11 nominations, and Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer with 8 nominations. The full list of nominees: Best Movie L’arnacoeur by Pascal Chaumeil Le nom des gens by […]

2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards Nominations | Complete List

2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards Nominations | Complete List

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards were announced today at BAFTA’s headquarters. The King’s Speech received 14 nominations including Best Film and Outstanding British Film. Tom Hooper is nominated for Director, Colin Firth is nominated for Leading Actor and co-stars Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush are nominated for Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor.

68th Golden Globe Awards Winner; Complete List

68th Golden Globe Awards Winner; Complete List

“The Social Network”was the big winner at last night’s Golden Globes taking home the prizes for Best Motion Picture – Drama, along with Best Director – Motion Picture for its director, David Fincher, and Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for its writer, Aaron Sorkin, Colin Firth was  was awarded Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for “The King’s Speech” and Natalie Portman received the award for Best Performance by an […]

Zee Cine Awards 2011; ‘Dabangg’ is Big Winner

Zee Cine Awards 2011; ‘Dabangg’ is Big Winner

The Bollywood Zee Cine Awards 2011 ceremony was recently held in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore and the film “Dabangg” was the big winner.  The Bollywood film took home the top awards including Best Film, Most Promising Director, Best Music, Most Promising Debut Director and Best Screenplay. The Zee Cine Awards 2011 winners: Best Actor Male Shah Rukh Khan – My Name Is Khan Best Actor Female Vidya Balan – Ishqiya Best Film Dabangg Best Director […]

42nd NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced

42nd NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced

The NAACP announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Image Awards.  Nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture include “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films), “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures), “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures), “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features) and “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate). Other nominees for Motion Picture and Documentary awards include: MOTION PICTUREOutstanding Motion Picture• “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)• “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight […]

61st Annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards

61st Annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards

The American Cinema Editors announced  its nominees on Friday for the 61st annual Eddie Awards in film, TV and documentaries. The winners will be announced at the 61st annual ACE awards ceremony Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. NOMINEES FOR 61st ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Black Swan Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. The Fighter Pamela Martin Inception Lee Smith, A.C.E. The King’s Speech Tariq Anwar The Social Network Angus Wall, A.C.E. & […]

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2011 Winners

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2011 Winners

“Inception” and “The Social Network” were the big winners with the Broadcast Film Critics Association, with ‘Inception’ picking up six trophies and “Network” grabbing four wins, including Best Director for filmmaker David Fincher. Unfortunately while “Black Swan” broke a Critics Choice Movies Award record for the most-nominated movie ever with 12 nods, Natalie Portman walked away with with the only award, the award for Best Actress. The full list of winners below: Best Picture “The […]

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2010

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2010

Directors Guild of America announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2010. The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. LIXIN FANLast Train HomeEye Steel Film, ITVS, CanadaCouncil for the ArtsZeitgeist Films This is Mr. Fan’s first DGA Award nomination. CHARLES FERGUSONInside JobRepresentational PicturesSony Pictures Classics This is Mr. Ferguson’s first DGA Award nomination. ALEX GIBNEYClient 9: The […]

‘Akunin,’ and ‘Breathless’ win 2010 Kimena Junpo Awards | Trailer

‘Akunin,’ and ‘Breathless’ win 2010 Kimena Junpo Awards | Trailer

Akunin (Villain) directed by Lee Sang-il was awarded the Kinema Junpo Award for Best Japanese Film in 2010, and the Korean film Breathless by Yang Ik-Joon, received the award for Best Foreign Film. Kokuhaku (Confessions) came in second in the Kinema Junpo for Best Japanese Film, followed by Takahisa Zeze’s Heaven’s Story, Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins was fourth, and Sawako Decides came in fifth. In the Best Foreign Film category. Invictus was second, District 9 third, White Ribbon fourth, and Hurt Locker fifth. The Kinema Junpo Awards are […]

“Incendies” wins the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award | Trailer

“Incendies” wins the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award | Trailer

Denis Villeneuve’s “Incendies” triumphed over “Splice”, directed by Vincenzo Natali, and “Trigger”, directed by Bruce McDonald to win the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.  “Incendies” is described as the epic adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s complex stage play about Quebec siblings who uncover their immigrant mother’s tortured history. To encounter a film of heart-wrenching tragedy, mythic proportions and sweeping visual majesty is rare, but such are the riches of Denis Villeneuve’s […]