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: LION
DIRECTOR(S): Garth Davis
STARRING: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
The 2016 Whistler Film Festival will host Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch for the 5th consecutive year. This year’s honored screenwriters will share their personal stories and challenges related to succeeding in today’s film industry
The 36th edition of Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) announced their Audience Award winners; the audience award for Best Narrative Feature went to LION, and the audience award for Best Documentary Feature went to THE EAGLE HUNTRESS.
Feature-length drama “Lion,” directed by Garth Davis, has been honored with the Truly Moving Picture Award from nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.
This year’s edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) focuses on the theme of the city, which is reflected by the festival’s selection of films featuring titles such as Aquarius (2016), All These Sleepless Nights (Wszystkie nieprzespane noce, 2016)
Aaron Taylor Johnson (Nocturnal Animals), Dev Patel (Lion), Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures, Moonlight), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Ruth Negga (Loving), Simon Helberg (Florence Foster Jenkins), and Stephen Henderson (Fences) will be the recipients of the 2017 Virtuosos Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) taking place November 30 to December 4 unveiled its 2016 film lineup featuring fresh films from around the world.
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
Garth Davis’ LION and Barry Jenkins’ MOONLIGHT share top Audience Award honors this year at the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival, with a tie for Best Narrative Feature.
The critically-lauded coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” is the official closing night film and one of the top finalists for the 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest awards.
The World Premiere of the CG-animated film MOANA (DIRS Ron Clements, John Musker) will play in the Special Screenings section of AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi
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.
The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) celebrates its 36th Anniversary, and runs from November 3 to 13 on O‘ahu.
The Mill Valley Film Festival concluded its 39th year last night with the Bay Area premiere of Jeff Nichols’ acclaimed historical drama LOVING. Nichols was in attendance for the screening along with actor Joel Edgerton and actress Ruth Negga
The 2016 Denver Film Festival (DFF) taking place November 2 to 13, unveiled its full Festival lineup including all feature film selections, short films and complete sidebars.
The 39th Denver Film Festival (DFF39) will open on November 2, 2016, with LA LA LAND, directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The Festival will close on Saturday, November 12 with JACKIE, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Natalie Portman.
The 2016 Savannah Film Festival will launch on Saturday, October 22 with Jackie and will feature the Spotlight Gala Screening of La La Land and Centerpiece Gala Screening of Arrival.
The Napa Valley Film Festival has announced its line-up, special events and celebrity attendees. The five-day festival will take place in 13 screening venues in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga, Nov. 9 to 13, 2016.
The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.
Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), announced the full schedule of films and panels for the 23rd annual Festival, taking place October 13 to 20, 2016.
The Zurich Film Festival officially opened on Thursday evening at the Corso cinema with the European premiere screening of Garth Davis’ biopic feature length drama LION
138 movies will be screened at the 25th Heartland Film Festival taking place October 20 to 30, 2016 across Indianapolis.
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today its Spotlight Films, World Cinema, Shorts programs, Views from Long Island, and Special Screenings, to complete the 2016 festival lineup.
San Diego International Film Festival to Honor Simon Helberg with Award, Closes with THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
Actor and filmmaker Simon Helberg will be the recipient of The Auteur Award for 2016 presented by San Diego International Film Festival (SDiFF).