Awards Watch

NY Indian FF Awards

After five days of red carpet screenings, industry panels, and networking parties, the 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) ended on a high note Sunday night with the world premiere of Anurag Kashyap’s GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, which just … Continue reading

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Oscars At Dolby Theatre

Amidst speculation over whether the Academy Awards would move their ceremonies from the Kodak Theater, now that the financially beleaguered company decided due to its own financial pressures to stop payments to the complex and take its logo off the … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Award Winners

The San Francisco International Film Festival (festival.sffs.org), the oldest in North America, has reached the finish line of its nearly two week marathon of film premieres, special events and chic soirees with the announcement of the winners of this year’s … Continue reading

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Judy Davis Acting Honors

One of our favorite actresses, Australian-born Judy Davis, is being honored on April 26 by the San Francisco Film Society. Davis will receive the Peter J. Owens Award at the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 19 – May … Continue reading

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Oscar Dates Stay Put

Countering speculation that it would move its awards to an earlier date, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that the 2013 ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 24. Nominations will be announced on January 15, … Continue reading

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SXSW Award Winners

The African-American drama GIMME THE LOOT and the music documentary BEWARE MR. BAKER were the big winners at the SXSW Film Awards, each winning Grand Jury Prizes. Sundance Selects has acquired North American and Latin American rights to GIMME THE … Continue reading

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Miami FF Prize Winners

After 9 days of film screenings and special events, the 29th edition of the Miami International Film Festival presented its closing awards ceremony at the historic Olympia Theater of The Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami. A … Continue reading

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All Hail Harvey, The Awards King

If one took a survey of the word that was uttered the most times during the past few months of this grueling and never-ending awards season, it would be a single name “Harvey”. That name, sort of like Madonna, Prince … Continue reading

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Oscar’s Short Films

Short film producers, promoters and the people that love them are again having their hearts broken by the Academy Awards. There is a big push to drop the short film award categories from the Oscar telecast in an effort to … Continue reading

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2012 Slamdance Winners

Amidst the heady week of activities in Park City, Utah, the Slamdance Film Festival had one of its strongest line-ups in years. Savvy buyers and programmers sampled the films at the event, which was held at the Treasure Mountain Inn … Continue reading

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