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Palm Springs International Film Awards Presents Carey Mulligan With The International Star Award

The Palm Springs International Film Awards has announced that Carey Mulligan is the recipient of the International Star Award for her performance in Promising Young Woman. As previously announced, the Festival and Film Awards Gala will not take place as an in-person event this year, but honoree selections will be announced to recognize this year’s great performances.   “In Promising Young Woman, Carey Mulligan boldly portrays Cassandra Thomas, a...

The Academy to honor Tyler Perry

    The Academy announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF).  The Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, April 25, 2021. “There has been such widespread generosity in our industry that limiting the Hersholt Humanitarian Award to one recipient, thi...

2020 Maui Film Festival Audience Awards Revealed!

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Bahamas International Film Festival Winners of 2021

  SHORT FILM Winner ASHMINA / Nepal directed by Dekel Berenson   Special Mention 3 BLADES, / Haiti directed by  Matthieu Maunier - Rossi     NEW VISIONS Winner JUMBO / France directed by Zoé Wittock   SPIRIT OF FREEDOM Documentary: Winner My Blood is Red / Brazil directed by Marcelo Vogelaar, Thiago Dezan, Graciela G...

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...

Quarterfinalists for the 2020 Dumbo Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition

Dumbo, New york Screenwriting Competition QUARTERFINALISTS The Dumbo Film Festival in Brooklyn announced today the quarterfinalists for its 2020 Screenplay Competition, presented by Event Horizon Films. 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, pacing and current market potential.  Next Announce...

Virtual 25th edition of Capri Hollywood – The International Film Festival concludes with awards

At completion of the just ended 25th edition of Capri Hollywood – The International Film Festival, it was announced today that Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a compelling historical legal drama revolving around the trial of a group of protesters accused of inciting riots at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, has been named Best Picture of the Year.  The awards were announced here today by the Italian music legend and AMPAS member Tony Renis, al...

RIFF 2020 Awards

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RIFF Awards for Best Editing, Best Screenplay & Best Director It gives us great pleasure to congratulate the winners of the RIFF Awards for their works. The Best Screenplay Award goes to Vahid Alvandifar’s dark comedy Cover about a surprising resurrection, the narration of which captivates through its timeless universal quality. The jury has awarded Best Editing to 1982 by Lucas Gallo, a smart and highly topical reflection on media mechanisms in war, based on gripping contemporary f...

The Best Shorts Competition Announces Latest Winners!

  The Best Shorts Competition is proud to announce the latest winners. The Best Shorts Competition 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 Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, ...

BKK DOC 2020 AWARD WINNERS

BKK DOC 2020 AWARD WINNERS BKK DOC reveals the 2020 Award Winners.     The award ceremony took place on December 17th, 2020 at the Goethe Institut Bangkok. Mr STEPHANE LAMBERT, founder of the Bangkok International Documentary Awards (BKK DOC) and BKK DOC 2020 festival director welcomed the 88 participants (plus hundred online viewers) and delivered an opening speech makibg a point on the importance of diversity of views and opinions and how documentaries contr...

Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible by Matthew Taylor wins Best Archive Based Doc at BGKK DOC

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  The 15 Award winning documentaries films were announced on Thursday 17th December 2020 at 1:30pm (Bangkok time) 28th November 2020 at 8pm (Bangkok time) live from the Goethe-Institut Bangkok: www.facebook.com/bangkokdoc/live The Festival is also available online: www.filmdoo.com/bkkdoc   BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY   Be Natural: The untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache by Pamela B. Green / USA         BEST DOCUMENTARY OF THE...

SFFILM Announces Fall 2020 Rainin Grant winners and introduction of new program for filmmakers with disabilities

  SFFILM and Kenneth Rainin Foundation Announce Winners of Fall 2020 Rainin Grants and Introduction of Pilot Grant for Filmmakers with Disabilities $240,000 in Grants Awarded to Ten Narrative Feature Projects in Screenwriting and Development Phases     SFFILM, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, announced today the eight projects that will receive funding in t...

2021 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize Nominees Announced

  Five Nordic drama series have been unveiled as the nominees for the NOK 200,000 (€20,000) Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award, presented during Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision. For the fifth consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, will be handed out during TV Drama Vision, Göteborg Film Festival’s conference event and series market. Five drama series from Denmark, Finland, I...

First-time winners among ATF Pitch Winners

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FIRST-TIMERS AMONG ATF PITCHES WINNERS ATF Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches champions react to their wins   SINGAPORE, 17 December 2020 – Winners of the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches were announced after a series of online Live pitches that took place virtually.   For the pitch winners, clinching the top honours was a recognition of the hard work they have put in. Pang Mee Mee, a Singaporean whose entry won the Chinese scriptw...

EFN Festival - Less than a month to submit!

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LESS THAN A MONTH TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM   ***We accept films of any genre and type: COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, all are welcome***   ...

#LubinaLove in a cube: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize at the FilmFestival Cottbus for the third time

  Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize for the best film in the Feature Film Competition of the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus. This is the third time the Russian director has been awarded the 25,000 EUR prize at the FFC, following CORRECTIONS CLASS (2014) and ZOOLOGY (2016). The Special Award for Best Director goes to Piotr Domalewski for I NEVER CRY. Acting debuts Marijana Novakov, Tijana Marković and Valentino Zenuni from Ivan Ikić's OASIS are honoured with the prize...

Dutch Film Festival honors winners of the Student Competition with Talent Awards

This afternoon is when the online NFF Talent Day the five Talent Awards of the NFF Students League and the Wildcards of it Dutch Film Fund on it Dutch Film Festival awarded . Dylan Workman , director of A View from Above is the Pathé Tuschinski Award received for best film. The Fentener van Vlissingen Fun...

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...

42nd Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival will honor Wim Wenders

  Honorary award winner 2021: Wim Wenders  42. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis (17.–24.01.2021) The 42nd edition of the Max Ophüls Preis film festival awards the honorary award for services to young German-language film to director, photographer and producer Wim Wenders . As a central actor in film history and the present day, he has been pursuing his artistic vision for over half a century and links his work in a unique way wit...

CITIC Telecom CPC won Asia Communication Awards 2020

  Clinched "Digital Transformation Project of the Year" with DataHOUSE(TM) AR Remote Hand Service CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited ("CITIC Telecom CPC"), a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (SEHK:1883), is honored to announce the winning of "Digital Transformation Project of the Year" at the Asia Communication Awards (ACA) 2020 which applauds and recognizes the company for its innovative way to transform servi...

'Undine' by Christian Petzold wins the Arab Critics' Award for European Films at the Cairo International Film Festival

  The German-French co-production Undine by Christian Petzold, starring former European Shooting Star Franz Rogowski and Silver Bear winner Paula Beer, has won the Arab Critics' Award for European Films, which was launched by European Film Promotion (EFP) and Arab Cinema Center (ACC) in 2019. Christian Petzold received the award virtually on Monday evening, 7 December, during the gala awards ceremony hosted at this year’s Cairo International Film Festival which is running phy...

And the winners of the 35th FLIFF edition are…

Thank you to everyone who joined us—in person or virtually—for this year’s 35th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. We hope you enjoyed the selections! As we wrap this year’s festival, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate our 2020 award winners: Star on the Horizon: Kate Katzman Lifetime Achievement: Pierce Brosnan Best Foreign Film: UNDER THE STARS OF PARIS, France 2020, dir...

Rich Webber’s "BENCH" Wins Top Honors at LAAF 2020

  The Los Angeles Animation Festival (LAAF), which was an online-competition-only event this year, announced its winners Sunday night. with top honors - BEST OF THE FEST and BEST COMEDY SHORT - going to Rich Webber’s beautifully paced and hilarious short BENCH (U.K).   Canada’s Ya Ma won BEST FEATURE for his powerful documentary UP WE SOAR. Swedish animator Björn Granberg Ahlmark won BEST CHARACTER BASED SHORT for his stylish ART IS ANGST and Chinese animator Mula...

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