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.
The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards, and this year’s nominees include diverse films such as Fences, La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Hell or High Water.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. Zootopia lead with 11 nominations, followed by Kubo And The Two Strings with 10 nominations.
La Chana by Lucija Stojevic has won the VPRO IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam Audience Award. La Chana is a portrait of flamenco queen ‘La Chana’, who returns to the stage after a 23-year absence.
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced its Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.
The 9th annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival (HT2FF), will run four full days of “all docs, all day,” from Thursday, December 1, through Sunday, December 4
OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Took Home Most Awards + Best Documentary at Inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
O.J.: Made in America took home the most awards at the inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck’s portrait of writer & civil rights leader James Baldwin, and OJ: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic telling of race and the judicial system in Los Angeles, led the nominations for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors
The 19th Savannah Film Festival held in downtown Savannah, Georgia, from October 22 to 29, announced the winners of the festival awards. Like Cotton Twine directed by Leila Djansi won the award for Best Narrative Feature
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 20, 2016.
Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.