Category Archives: 5 – AWARDS & FESTIVALS NEWS
Steven Spielberg’s The Post was one of the more notable shut-outs with Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and Jordan Peele’s Get Out getting extra love. Winners will be announced on Jan. 21,, airing live on TNT and TBS with the first-ever host being actor Kristen Bell.
The Black List 2017 has arrived! We have the complete list of screenplays and their writers, compiled from the suggestions of over 250 film executives.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is announcing the nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globes this morning with the winners announced on Sunday, January 7 at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET live on NBC, hosted by Seth Meyers.
Looking at a few reasons why the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences can cut back on the Best Picture nominees to make the main Oscar race seem that much more special.
We examine ten of the main categories in the annual awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press before nominations are announced Monday.
Wonder Woman, Dunkirk and The Post represent the studios while the seven other selections were all independent films.
Handmaid’s Tale is going up against The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones and Stranger Things for Best Drama while Glow is vying for Best Comedy against Curb Your Enthusiasm, Master of None, Silicon Valley and Veep.
Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049 also received multiple nominations while the television nominations were far more spread out.
A detailed and in-depth breakdown on all stats, numbers, trends, reps, companies, and overall analysis from the 2017 Hit List, including information on writers, agencies, agents, management companies, managers, and genres, and how they stack up with the seven years of Hit Lists that came before them.
With the release of our eighth annual list, we’re incredibly proud to shine a light on this year’s writers, and the projects that made them the talk of the town in 2017.
Soon we’ll be releasing the 2017 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in years past!
NBC is developing a semi-autobiographical sitcom based on Ruffin, and she also writes for Comedy Central’s Detroiters.
Pixar Animation’s 19th film received 13 nominations, while GKIDS and Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner received 10 nominations.
The star of Disney’s Frozen and the Bad Moms movies will break the SAG tradition of not having a host for their annual awards show.
Timothée Chalamet, Willem Dafoe and Laurie Metcalf continue their support from the critics with recognition in their respective acting categories.
Nicolas Cage playing a cult leader? A Tony Gilroy political thriller? A new Gus van Sant movie, a timely doc about Gloria Allred and Rupert Everett as Oscar Wilde (and possibly Oscar fodder?) could make this a wild and crazy Sundance indeed.
The film’s star, Saoirse Ronan, was also honored as Best Actress, while Sean Baker was honored as Best Director for The Florida Project.
While there are plenty of new directors (47 first-time directors to be exact, including actors Paul Dano and Idris Elba), there are even more returning filmmakers, such as Sebastian Silva, Desiree Akhavan, Nicolas Pesce and the Zellner brothers.
The group that’s been around since 1909 gave Peele the award for Best Director and gave a special Spotlight award to Wonder Woman‘s Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot.
The Luca Guadagnino-directed coming-of-age drama scored two Gotham Awards, while Jordan Peele’s horror flick won three.
Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, Chloé Zhao’s The Rider and Kogonado’s Columbus also among the multiple nominees. Dee Rees’ Mudbound to receive Robert Altman award.
Unfairly or not, Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World” is now doomed as far as awards go in the wake of the Kevin Spacey scandal.
Voted on by Hollywood’s most influential players, the list distinguishes a fresh slate of up-and-coming creatives preparing to take the industry by storm.
Just days away from the release of this year’s Young & Hungry List, we wanted to recognize some of the best scribes featured over the past seven years since the list’s creation.
“Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird,” “The Florida Project”& “Columbus” also receive multiple nominations.
Angelina Jolie and Michael Haneke are two of the more high-profile filmmakers among the 92 whose films were submitted, which will have to be culled down to a shortlist of nine with the final five nominees announced in January.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker explores the 1994 Loughinisland massacre which went unsolved for decades, caught up in red tape and bureaucracy.
Analyzing sixteen of the movies at this year’s TIFF said to be “based on true stories” to see which ones are worth seeing, which ones have Oscar chances and most of all, which ones you can believe were really true stories.
Warwick Thornton’s Western set in the Australian Outback premiered at TIFF as part of the Platform section and won the jury-selected award in that section. It stars Hamilton Morris, Ewen Leslie and Sam Neill.
People will be talking about Sally Hawkins’ turn as a mute cleaning lady in Guillermo del Toro’s adult fairy tale The Shape of Water, but don’t forget about Richard Jenkins, who nearly steals the show.