Awards Watch

Mark Rosenberg Wins 2014 Sundance Institute/NHK Award

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) have announced Mark Rosenberg, director of the upcoming film, Ad Inexplorata, as winner of the 2014 Sundance Institute/NHK Award. The award was presented at a private ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Afi Awards Take The Competition Out Of The Competition

JANUARY 10, 2014, Los Angeles – America’s finest film and television artists were among the guests honored by the American Film Institute (AFI) at its January 10 AFI AWARDS 2013 luncheon, sponsored by Verizon Digital Media Services and Audi of … Continue reading

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Carole Dean Receives the WIFTS Foundation Lifetime of Achievement Award

December, 2012 — Los Angeles – The mere thought of finding even partial funding for one’s film is enough to make many filmmakers swoon with delighted anticipation. So, to be sure, at a star-studded ceremony at the New Beverly Cinema … Continue reading

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Golden Globes Move Earlier

Although it is only marginally earlier, next year’s Golden Globe Awards will take place on Sunday, January 13, two days before Oscar nominations are announced. The decision to hold the ceremony before Oscar nominations solves what could have been a … Continue reading

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Fallon To Host Oscars?

Rumors are swirling in Los Angeles that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering late night television host Jimmy Fallon as the host for the 2013 Academy Awards telecast. Also rumored was that Lorne Michaels, the longtime … Continue reading

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Gael Garcia Bernal Honored

Hold on to your hearts…….Mexican heartthrob and leading actor Gael Garcia Bernal will be honored this month at the Locarno Film Festival, which is taking place in the picturesque southern Switzerland resort town from August 1 to 11. The actor … Continue reading

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Nantucket Festival Honors

The 17th annual Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) came to a close this past weekend. The event which highlights the art of screenwriting awarded its Showtime Tony Cox prize to JEAN OF THE JONSES by   Stella Meghie. The award for best … Continue reading

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Krakow Doc Awards

Documentary films shined at the 52nd Krakow Film Festival in Poland.  The International Jury, consisting of Jacek Bławut rman (Poland), Luciano Barisone (Switzerland), Hedva Goldschmidt (Israel), Truls Lie (Norway) and Peter Torbiörnsson (Sweden), have decided to award: GOLDEN HORN for … Continue reading

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Seattle FF Prize Winners

ANY DAY NOW, a gay themed film that had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, has won the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Feature at the Seattle International Film Festival. The film’s lead, Alan Cumming, was also … Continue reading

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Frank Langella To Be Honored

The Nantucket Film Festival, which runs from June 20 to 24 on the resort island off the Rhode Island coast, will honor veteran actor Frank Langella with its Compass Rose Acting Award. This award is a unique honor that recognizes … Continue reading

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