Actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera were among the awardees honored for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness at the 1st AutFest International Film Festival
NAME OF FILM: LIFE ANIMATED
DIRECTOR(S): Roger Ross Williams
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Owen Suskind, an autistic boy who could not speak for years, slowly emerged from his isolation by immersing himself in Disney animated movies. Using these films as a roadmap, he reconnects with his loving family and the wider world in this emotional coming-of-age story.
La La Land and O.J.: Made in America won the major film awards at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards
The musical La La Land lead the nominations for the 2017 Oscars with 14 nominations, tie with Titanic and All About Eve for the most in Oscar history.
Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the 5 documentary feature films nominated for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2016 DGA Award.
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
“Life, Animated,” the acclaimed, award-winning original documentary feature film directed by Academy Award(R) winner Roger Ross Williams, will have its television premiere on A&E Network on Saturday, January 7
Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.
The Times of Harvey Milk, Rob Epstein’s landmark 1984 film about the life and assassination of the first openly gay elected official in California, will receive the 2017 Legacy Award at the 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors in January.
145 Film Scores are Eligible for Nominations in the Original Score Category for the 89th Academy Awards
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight” received the most nominations for the 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association awards with eleven nods, including Best Picture, Jenkins for Director and Original Screenplay
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards.
The National Board of Review has named Manchester by the Sea 2016’s Best Film of the Year, along with the organization’s other year-end honors.