Category Archives: Awards and Nominees
Featuring 92 scripts, 101 writers, more than 70 production companies & studios, 46 different agencies & management companies, and more than 200 individual reps, this year’s list is one of the most diverse and exciting we’ve ever released.
The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host has been tapped to host 2017 Academy Awards. While he’s hosted several other live shows, including the 2016 Emmy Awards, this will be his first time hosting the Oscars, the film industry’s biggest night of the year.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has unveiled their nominees for their yearly TV awards. Shows hoping to nab top honors include many newcomers such as HBO’s Westworld and Netflix’s nostalgic breakout hit Stranger Things. Better Call Saul and Unbreakable Kimmy Scmidt also nabbed in multiple nods.
In just one weekend, the race for Best Picture picked up steam and became a certifiable three-way race as Barry Jenkins’ moving three-act drama Moonlight took home the top prize from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. This win follows both Manchester by the Sea and La La Land winning Best Film from the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle, respectively.
Andrea Arnold’s American Honey has come out on top of the British Independent Film Awards with four wins at Sunday night’s event. The film won prizes in directing for Arnold, star Sasha Lane for acting, craft for Robbie Ryan, and top British Independent Film.
Awards season is in full swing and there is a long road until the 89th Annual Academy Awards, which are slated to air on February 26, 2017 on ABC. The nominations for the coveted statuette won’t be announced until January 24, 2017, but favorites have already emerged from the pack — and the competition is stiff.
Following Manchester by the Sea’s top win from the National Board of Review, the New York Film Critics Circle has gone in a different direction, naming La La Land the Best Film of 2016. Plus, a three-way race between La La Land, Manchester, and Moonlight is starting to emerge.
The nominees for the 22nd annual Critics Choice Awards were unveiled and Damien Chazelle’s throwback Hollywood musical spectacular La La Land came out on top with 12 nods including Best Picture as well as Best Actor and Actress for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. On the heels of La La Land were the Amy Adams sci-fi drama Arrival and Barry Jenkins’ enriching coming-of-age pic Moonlight with 10 nominations each.
The Casey Affleck drama Manchester by the Sea just got a few more notches on its belt as awards seasons ramps up. The National Board of Review named it the Best Film of the Year and Affleck earned the title of Best Actor. Barry Jenkins was named Best Director for Moonlight while Naomie Harris won Best Actress. The two are early frontrunners in this year’s Oscar race.
Inside Out‘s Lewis Black is set to host the 2017 Writers Guild Awards. The ceremony will take place at New York’s Edison Ballroom on February 19. This year marks the first time that the show’s producing and writing team will be led by women with Bonnie Datt and Shannon Walker producing and Ann Cohen booked as head writer.
Famed director Ridley Scott has been named next year’s recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the Directors Guild of America. He will be the thirty-fifth visionary to receive this top honor, chosen by both present and past presidents of the guild.
The 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards were given out this week and Barry Jenkins’ opus of identity and love, Moonlight won big nabbing honors for Best Feature, Best Screenplay, and previously announced Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance. Meanwhile Casey Affleck, despite the recently resurfacing of his sexual harassment allegations, won for his starring role in Manchester by the Sea.
The nominations for the 44th Annie Awards were announced and Zootopia led the pack for the animation industry’s top honors. The Mouse House also received nominations for Finding Dory and the recently released Moana while Laika’s Kubo and the Two Strings nabbed 10 nods.
The nominations for the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards were announced today at the W Hotel in Hollywood by Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez. Leading the pack in nominations are American Honey and Moonlight, which garnered six nominations each. The drama Manchester by the Sea received five noms while the biopic Jackie got four.
As we head into a season of indie films and critical darlings fighting for a few awards season nominations, the 2017 People’s Choice Awards has released their list of nominees, celebrating the big hits that gained pop culture notoriety over the past year.
The nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were announced today, and with no surprise, HBO took the top spot raking in 22 nominations while ABC and Netflix tied for second with 14 nods. With critically acclaimed shows like The Americans, the new Donald Glover comedy Atlanta, and the uber-successful The People Vs. OJ Simpson FX ranked fourth.
The search for next year’s Oscars producers has finally been completed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce the 89th Academy Awards, which is set to air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.
Three-time Oscar winner and eight-time Golden Globe winner Meryl Streep will be receiving the top prize at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards early next year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Streep will be the next recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts recently announced their nominees for 2016. Leading the pack is the Mel Gibson-directed Hacksaw Ridge. The World War II drama which has been garnering Oscar buzz stateside nabbed 13 nominations including Best Film, Best Direction, and a nod for Andrew Garfield for Be
Manchester by the Sea is leading the Gotham Independent Film Awards as the nominees were announced today with four nominations including best feature. They will face off against Certain Women, Everybody Wants Some, Moonlight, and Paterson.
YouTube personality Yousef Erakat (also known as FouseyTube) nabbed the audience choice award for “Entertainer of the Year” at the 6th Annual Streamy Awards which honors the best in online video and the creators behind it.
Oscar-nominated actor Eddie Murphy will be honored with the Career Achievement Award at the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards which will be hosted by James Corden and held on November 6 at the Beverly Hilton.
From the 6,915 scripts that were submitted, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences chose four individuals and one screenwriting team as winners for the 2016 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.
From surprise wins to diversity discussion to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, this year’s Emmy Awards served up a handful of memorable moments. Although the ceremony hit an all-time low of 11.3 million viewers, it still didn’t take away from the fact that the Emmys, if done right, are an awards show that can actually be fun to watch.
La La Land, Free Fire, and I Am Not Your Negro took home the People’s Choice Awards at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 68th Primtime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday in a swiftly-paced event that saw plenty of perennial favorites take home statues, including Game of Thrones and Veep, as well as some first-time wins for stars Kate McKinnon, Rami Malek, and Tatiana Maslany. See the full list of winners from television’s biggest night.
Often times award shows feel like they can be fairly predictable, and in many categories, the 68th annual Emmy Awards are no different. This isn’t so much a “will win” and “should win” as it is a first and second choice, because this year, the Emmy nominations are stacked with some serious talent.
On Sunday, ABC and host Jimmy Kimmel will present the 68th annual Emmy Awards and we’ve got your complete guide to the pre-parties, after-parties, and other events taking place around television’s biggest night.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting has announced 11 individuals and one writing team as the finalists of this year’s pool which consisted of 6,915 original screenplay submissions.
The Venice Film Festival recently concluded on Saturday and some of the best-reviewed films of the festival went home with big prizes, including Tom Ford’s second directorial outing with Nocturnal Animals and Damien Chazelle’s La La Land.