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.
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.
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.