The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced the 60 nominees that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018.
NAME OF FILM: SHIRKERS
DIRECTOR(S): Sandi Tan
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan shot Singapore’s first indie road movie with her enigmatic American mentor Georges – who then vanished with all the footage. Twenty years later, the 16mm film is recovered, sending Tan, now a novelist in Los Angeles, on a personal odyssey in search of Georges’ vanishing footprints.
The National Society of Film Critics which is made up of 60 of the country’s most prominent movie critics chose THE RIDER as Best Picture of the Year 2018.
Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma dominated the North Carolina Film Critics Association 6th annual Film Awards winning the awards for Best Narrative Film, and Best Foreign Language Film.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite leads the nominees for the Austin Film Critics Association 2018 film awards with a total of nine nominations including for Best Film.
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite, the dark comedy set in early 18th century England, won the top honor of 2018 Best Picture from the Florida Film Critics Circle.
9 Award Categories incl. Documentary, Foreign Language Film, Short Film Shortlists Revealed for 91st Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars in nine categories.
2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival to Screen 223 Films, Opens with Kenneth Branagh’s ALL IS TRUE
The 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival will screen 223 films; opening with All is True directed by Kenneth Branagh, and closes with Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford.
Sight & Sound, the BFI’s international film magazine, today named Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma as the Best Film of 2018 in one of the most anticipated and respected critics’ opinion poll: Sight & Sound’s Films of the Year.
The San Francisco Film Critics Circle named Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma the Best Picture of 2018, but the film tied with Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman for the most awards.
Roma, Burning, Shoplifters and Shirkers were all top picks with the LA crowd, winning top accolades at the 44th annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.
WE THE ANIMALS, EIGHTH GRADE, FIRST REFORMED Lead Nominations for 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards
We the Animals leads the nominations for the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards with 5 nods including Best First Feature, but missed out on a nomination for Best Feature.
One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards®.