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ILLUMINATE Film Festival Winners

  2021 JURY PRIZE WINNERS Congratulations to our 2021 ILLUMINATE Film Festival jury award winners! All other festival awards will be announced at tonight's Virtual Closing Night Party and posted on the ILLUMINATE website by 6pm PT. Debut Feature Competition Jury Prize Winner Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness  Watch Filmmakers Acceptance Special Jury Mention  Samadhi Road Watch Filmmakers Acceptance Special Jury Mention  The Seeds of Vandana...

Cinejoy featuring the Artists & Films of Cinequest 2021 Awards Announcement

THAT’S A WRAP! Cinequest, reimagined virtually on a proprietary platform as Cinejoy featuring the Artists & Films of Cinequest , wrapped March 30 and presented a groundbreaking lineup of Live Spotlight Events, Live Parties, Red Carpets, and Lounges, plus 199 Showcase Films and Television (111 of which are World & U.S. Premieres) from 55 countries. Cinequest proudly presents the prestigious Award Winners: MAVERICK SPIRIT AWARDS Cinequest’s highest award, the...

VdR–Industry Awards!

It’s been a week already and today is the last day of VdR–Industry. Opening Scenes Lab, In Between, Pietro Marcello’s Masterclass, the 3rd and last Industry Talk and of course the VdR–Industry Awards. VdR–Industry announces its Awards The VdR-Industry Awards 2021 were announced yesterday evening. The ceremony took place as a hybrid event in Nyon and on the VdR–Industry online platform. With its numerous prizes and grants, VdR-Industry and its partners once...

The 2021 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF) Streaming, announced this year’s juried film award winners

      2021 SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS          ·      Playing with Sharks and Everything in the End tie for Audience Award ·      See You Then and Searchers win Best Narrative & Documentary Feature Film ·      Marvelous & The Black Hole and Kid Candidate score One in A Million Awards · ...

Aaron Sorkin will receive the “Director of the Year Award” at the upcoming L.A., Italia - Film, Fashion and Art Fest

AARON SORKIN TO RECEIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD AT L.A., ITALIA FEST From Sunday, April 18, the Italian festival Will Unfold Between Hollywood and the Digital Platform Aaron Sorkin will be honored with the “Director of the Year Award” for ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’ (Netflix) at the upcoming L.A., Italia - Film, Fashion and Art Fest to take place both at Hollywood TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and on streaming (eventive.org and mymovies.it).  The...

4 wins for Nomadland at The 2021 British Academy Film Awards

The EE BAFTAs took place the weekend of 10 and 11 April 2021 and was broadcast from The Royal Albert Hall in London.    NOMADLAND - BEST FILM PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN - OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM HIS HOUSE - OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER ANOTHER ROUND - FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ...

GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL Victory + Award Winners

Screens +300 Films to +285k Viewers | FIRST HYBRID EVENT Photo by Tom Zapcic Vice Chair Heather Brittain O'Scanlon, Board Secretary Stephanie Clineman, Founder Diane Raver, Director of Operations Kristen Dirato, Daniel Baldwin, Executive Director Lauren Concar Sheehy, Avis & Finley Baldwin Photo by Tom Zapcic HONOREES MVP Ming Chen, Spirit of New Jersey Award Recipient Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Independent Spirit Recipient Daniel Baldwin ...

Punto de Vista 2021 Winners

The international jury of the fifteenth Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra, made up of Nicole Brenez, James Lattimer and Antoine Thirion, after watching the entries in the Official Section, has decided to award the following prizes: Official prizes ► The Punto de Vista Grand Prize for Best Film, worth 10,000 euros, goes to The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin), by C.W. Winter and Anders Edström. The jury...

The 78th Golden Globe Awards winners are below.

Best motion picture — drama  WINNER | “Nomadland” “The Father” “Mank” “Promising Young Woman” “The Trial of the Chicago 7” Watch the complete list of awards Actress in a motion picture — drama WINNER |Andra Day, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Va...

The Impact DOCS Awards Announces Latest Winners!

The Impact DOCS Awards goal is to discover and honor the achievements of filmmakers who produce high quality documentaries. Impact DOCS (our partner) puts filmmakers first and provides a direct opportunity for recognition and publicity for high quality productions. It is international in scope and has granted awards to producers in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Nepa...

The Dumbo Film Festival in Brooklyn announced the winners for its 2020 Screenplay Competition

The Dumbo Film Festival in Brooklyn announced today the winners for its 2020 Screenplay Competition, presented by Event Horizon Films.  You may find the full list of winners here and below:  https://www.eventhorizonfilms.com/dumbo-2020-winners   Each script was reviewed by working industry professionals at top rep agencies (ICM Partners, A3 Artists Agency, Gersh, etc.) and graded based on strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, paci...

Writer Maja Jul Larsen wins the 2021 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for Cry Wolf

Maja Jul Larsen, writer of Cry Wolf (Ulven kommer), is the recipient of the 2021 Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award – this was announced at an online ceremony during TV Drama Vision at the Göteborg Film Festival. For the fifth consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic Drama series, was handed out at the 2021 online edition of Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision. The NOK 200 000 award, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond goes to the ma...

Netflix has an historic year leading the Golden Globes Nominations grabbing more than Majors combined nominations

Produced by dick clark productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 210 territories worldwide. The full list of nominees of the 78th Golden Globes (check all our nominees for 2021): BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA THE FATHER (Trademark Films; Sony Pictures Classics) MANK (Netflix; Netflix) NOMADLAND  (Highwayman / Hear/Say / Cor Cordium; Searchlight Pictures) PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN (Luck...

The seven greeks to watch

CHRISTOS NIKOU, PROMISING NEW DIRECTOR Christos Nikou, director of the Greek Oscar entry APPLES Christos Nikou’s debut APPLES has exceeded all expectations and is now running for an Oscar nomination (in the international feature film, screenplay and more categories). Christos has worked as assistant director to Yorgos Lanthimos, and has made award-winning short films. He is represented by the top Hollywood agency CAA and is preparing to embark on his first English feature FINGERNAILS, ...

Writer Maja Jul Larsen wins the 2021 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for Cry Wolf

Maja Jul Larsen, writer of Cry Wolf (Ulven kommer), is the recipient of the 2021 Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award – this was announced at an online ceremony during TV Drama Vision at the Göteborg Film Festival. For the fifth consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic Drama series, was handed out at the 2021 online edition of Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision. The NOK 200 000 award, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond goes to the mai...

The Dallas International Film Festival announced the winners for its 2020 Fall Screenplay Awards

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The Dallas International Film Festival, powered by Capital One, announced the winners for its 2020 Fall Screenplay Awards: Elements of Story.    The Screenplay Awards, presented by Event Horizon Films, recognizes writers who specialize on an individual writing element. Each script was reviewed by working industry professionals at top rep agencies (ICM Partners, A3 Artists Agency, Gersh, etc.) and graded based on strength of characterization, dialogue, theme, concept and engageme...

Promising Young Woman leads the Hollywood Critics Film Awards with nine nominations

The Hollywood Critics Association is pleased to reveal the full list of nominees for the 4th Annual HCA Film Awards. The virtual awards ceremony will stream on the official HCA Facebook page and YouTube channel on Friday, March 5, 2021, beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET.  Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman topped the list with a total of nine nominations. The film, which received rave reviews after its premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for Bes...

Chandler Film Festival winners

Congratulations to all the winners, nominees, and selectees! Best Feature Film: Angie: Lost Girls By Julia Verdin   Best New Filmmaker: Before By Julia Monahan Best Student Filmmaker: Breakfast at the Sunset Saloon By Joey Coalter Best Music Video: My Way By Bruno Levinson and Leonardo Fiorito Best Experimental Short: Ophelia By Hadi Moussally Best Comedy Short Film: Manasanamaha By Deepak reddy Best Suspense/Thriller Short Film: The Keeper By Bob Celli CIFF Art Award: Inst...

Tehran International Short Film Festival winners introduced

The winners of various national and international competition sections of the the 37th edition of the Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) were introduced and presented their awards to the medical staff who are combating Coronavirus in the Iran. Addressing the gathering, the festival director Sadeq Mousavi thanked the event's organizers, as well as the Iranian artists and filmmakers who sent about 1700 short films to the secretariat of the event   Iran is top 10 short fil...

Awards for 13th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF 2021 (Online*)

Awards announced in Nine Categories Germany movie ‘Cherry Blossoms and Demons’ wins four awards Chinese movie ‘The Highland Reflections’ wins three awards Abhirami Bose wins Best Actress Award for Marathi film ‘Ratricha Paus’ Farmer is the focal point in the movie ‘Kaali Maati’, wins Award for the Best Political and Best Current Issue Film    JAIPUR: The five-day digital edition of the13th Jaipur International Film Fest...

Gotham Awards 2020 winners announced in hybrid ceremony

BEST FEATURE The Assistant First Cow Never Rarely Sometimes Always *WINNER* Nomadland Relic BEST DOCUMENTARY – TIE 76 Days City Hall Our Time Machine *WINNER* A Thousand Cuts *WINNER* Time BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE Bacurau Beanpole Cuties (Mignonnes) *WINNER* Identifying Features Martin Eden Wolfwalkers BINGHAM RAY BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR AWARD Radha Blank, The Forty-Year-Old Version Channing Godfrey Peoples, Miss Junet...

Winners of the First Filmocracy Festival

    BEST DOCUMENTARY - In Piano to Zanskar, facing future in retirement, a 65-year old piano tuner, Desmond O’Keeffe, decides instead to take on the most challenging delivery of his career. He will transport a 100-year old Broadwood & Sons piano from London to a primary school i...

Rose d’Or 2020 winners announced

At a time when the connectivity of television has never played a more central role in our lives, the 59th Rose d’Or Awards have recognised the likes of Sex Education, The School That Tried To End Racism, Once Upon A Time In Iraq, Woke and Homeftest: James Corden’s Late Late Show Special for their achievements in entertainment programming this year. The 2020 Rose d’Or Awards virtual ceremony was hosted by Nish Kumar on Wednesday December 9. You can view it HERE. The 2020 awa...

The Accolade Announces Latest Winners (November)

The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. ~ Best of Show ~  Philip Hamilton and Scott Wilson  – Ocean Souls Philip Hamilton and Scott Wilson (United Kingdom), OCEAN SOULS, Documentary – An unprecedente...

Talent-spotting initiative ‘Arab Stars of Tomorrow’ announced

Screen International has announced six of the most talented and promising actors and directors from across the Middle East and North Africa who have been selected for its talent-spotting initiative ‘Arab Stars of Tomorrow’.   The fourth edition which was unveiled during the Festival’s successful industry arm ‘Cairo Industry Days’ is supported by MBC Hope, a social responsibility initiative for The MBC Group that focuses on empowering Arab youth and preparin...

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