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It's A Wrap! Sonoma International Film Festival 25th Anniversary Celebrates the Best in Film, Food, Wine & Fun

  SIFF AWARDS FILM AND SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS  AT 25TH ANNIVERSARY SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Female Filmmakers Take Top Jury Awards in Feature Film Categories Karen Allen, Jacqueline Bisset, Jacques Pépin, Aaron and Adam Nee,  Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Jean Schulz, Joanne Weir,  Governor Gavin Newsom and Senator Bill Dodd in Attendance Sonoma, CA March 29, 2022—Centered on its slogan—the best in films, food, wine and fun&mdash...

OSCAR night full of surprises and emotion

Here is the full list of winners: Best Picture: “CODA” Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Best Actor: Will Smith, “King Richard” Best Director: Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog” Best Original Song: “No Time to Die” Best Documentary Feature: “Summer of Soul” Best Adapted Screenplay: “CODA” Best Original Screenplay: “Belfast” Best Costume Design: “Cruella”...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Winners

  Congratulations to the winners of four competitions at the 19th annual festival including three special jury awards for artistic vision! Announced in a special ceremony during the festival, winners were selected by a distinguished jury of filmmakers, programmers and documentary industry professionals. Winners in the Best Short and Best Mini-Doc competitions are automatically eligible for Academy Award nomination in the short documentary category.    W...

DON’T LOOK UP, CODA, and all the big winners at Writers Guild Awards

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent While it is the longest-ever Award Season, with delays and reschedules during these trying times, there are still some surprises to behold on the Award Show front. CODA, about a 17 year old named Ruby in a coastal Massachusetts town who is the only "hearing" member of her family, has truly become a darling of 2022 with a another big win tonight at the 74th Writers Guild Awards.(Last night's PGA Awards named this charmer Best Pictur...

A Leopard to imagine the Future

  Keen to repeat the success of last year, the Locarno Film Festival decided once again to hold an international competition, open to the younger generations, to design the graphic and aesthetic guidelines for its forthcoming edition. The winning design by artist Vito Manolo Roma mirrors a break with the past and gets across the spirit of the Festival’s 75th anniversary: to celebrate a long history of art and cinema, while opening a new chapter in the story. The competitio...

VIDEO: SBIFF's American Riviera Award to Kristen Stewart

 Kristen Stewart on the Santa Barbara red carpet Visit SBIFF's Youtube page to see the highlights from our tribute to Kristen Stewart where she discussed her past work including Panic Room, Zathura: A Space Adventure, Into the Wild, Adventureland, Still Alice, The Runaways, Twilight, Happiest Season, Clouds of Sils Maria, Personal Shopper, and this year's Oscar nominated performance in Pablo Larrain's Spencer. The event concluded with the award presentation by Charl...

VIDEO: Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at SBIFF

Performers of the year award recipients at SBIFF 2022. King Richard is a 2021 American biographical sports drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin. It follows the life of Richard Williams, the father and coach of famed tennis players Venus and Serena Williams, who were executive producers of the film. It stars Will Smith in the title role, with Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, and Jon Bernthal. ...

VIDEO: SBIFF 2022 Cinema Vanguard Award to Benedict Cumberbatch

  SBIFF 2022 Cinema Vanguard Award to Benedict Cumberbatch who lead the cast of award winner POWER OF THE DOG by Jane Campion One of the strong Oscar challengers   Following Cumberbatch’s conversation with Hammond, Jane Campion presented him with the Cinema Vanguard Award. When presenting, Campion told Cumberbatch, “Every generation has their wunderkinds. First there was Olivier, then there was Daniel Day Lewis… and now there is you...

The Sound of Us wins two top prizes at Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema

Honored beyond words! Best Documentary Feature AND Director - documentary feature! Thank you Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema and thank you team!!! 2022 IIFC Award Winners Best Animation IDY “The Boisterous Bird and the Four Legged Pair”   IDY Award Winner for Best New Media “Civil Disobedience Series”   Vanguard New Media Awards (TIE) “Jeff Hilliard- “Silicone Wave&rd...

Aliens on Halloween wins at Night of Comedy Shorts - Winners announced

    Best Film: Il pranzo della domenica – Marta Maria Gervasutti – Italy Best Foreign Film: Teddy’s Here – Paul Chambers, James Oliver – United Kingdom Best Italian Film: Le buone maniere – Valerio Vestoso – Italy Best European Film: In light of the current situation – Jean-Marc Moutout – F...

The winners for the 2022 EE BAFTAs have been announced.

The Power of the Dog wins Best Film Jane Campion wins Director for The Power of the Dog Belfast wins Outstanding British Film CODA wins Supporting Actor for Troy Kotsur and Adapted Screenplay for Siân Heder West Side Story wins Supporting Actress for Ariana DeBose and Casting Will Smith wins Leading Actor for King Richard Joanna Scanlan wins Leading Actress for After Love Dune wins Original Score, Cinematography, Production Design, So...

2022 Santa Barbara International Film Festival AWARDS

2022 SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNING FILMS ANNOUNCED   The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, is excited to announce the award-winning films for the 37th edition. Awards were announced at a ceremony this morning hosted by Maune Contemporary Gallery in Santa Barbara with Jury and Filmmakers in attendance.   "We are so thrilled to have had our slate of 200 films from 54 countries so well-received by festivalgo...

Festival wins so far for Zero Gravity

Audience Choice Award - Friday Harbor Film Festival Critics Choice Award - Iowa Independent Film Festival Best Feature Documentary - Desertscape International Film Festival Best Feature Documentary - Only The Best International Film Awards Award of Excellence Special Mention: Feature Documentary - IndieFest Film Awards Gold Remi Award, Feature Documentary - Worldfest Houston International Film Festival Honorable Mention, Feature Documentary - New Jersey Film Festival...

VIDEO: Javier Bardem and Nicole Kidman honored at SBIFF with Maltin Modern Master Award

The final tribute of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG featured a tribute to Academy Award winners, Javier Bardem and Nicole Kidman, who received the prestigious Maltin Modern Master Award. Bardem and Kidman were recognized for their long-standing contributions to the film industry, most recently in the roles of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin's BEING THE RICARDOS from Amazon Studios, for which they both received indi...

Jane Campion Presents Benedict Cumberbatch with Cinema Vanguard Award at 37th SBIFF

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jane Campion hug at the Cinema Vanguard Award during the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival at Arlington Theatre on March 9, 2022 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images for SBIFF)   Day 8 of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG featured a tribute to Benedict Cumberbatch, who received the Cinema Vanguard Award. Cumberbatch was honored for his  remarkable care...

The Sound of us wins Best Documentary Feature at Beloit International Film Festival: AND THE WHE WINNERS ARE...

"Thank you Beloit International Film Festival- humbled and honored to be here! @thesoundofus" Chris Gero director of 'The Sound of Us' one of our BEST FOR FESTS AND THE WINNERS ARE...   Beloit International Film Festival Honors Filmmakers with Annual BIFFY A...

Cesar awards revealed

Best Film: Lost Illusions, directed by Xavier Giannoni Best Director: Leos Carax for Annette Best actress: Valérie Lemercier for her role in Aline Best actor: Benoît Magimel for his role in In his lifetime Best Supporting Actor: Vincent Lacoste in Lost Illusions Best Supporting Actress: Aïssatou Diallo Sagna for La Fracture Best Foreign Language Film: The Father, directed by Florian Zeller Best First Film: Les Magnétiques, directed by ...

Fandor to Present Inaugural ‘Fandor New Voices Award’ at 29th Annual SXSW® Film Festival, March 11-20

Award Created to Spotlight and Elevate the Work of Under-Represented, Independent Filmmakers   For Immediate Release: Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced today that Fandor, the premier destination for cinephiles, will present its inaugural Fandor New Voices Award to one independent filmmaker as part of this year’s South by Southwest® Film Festival (SXSW®), March 11-20 in Austin, Texas.   Fandor eleva...

Panorama Audience Awards to Happiness and Love, Deutschmarks and Death

  The audience has voted: The 24th Panorama Audience Award for the best feature film goes to Baqyt (Happiness) by Askar Uzabayev. Aşk, Mark ve Ölüm (Love, Deutschmarks and Death) by Cem Kaya wins in the category Panorama Dokumente. The prizes are awarded by the Berlinale section Panorama together with radioeins and rbb television (Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg). ...

VIDEO: BFI Future Film Festival 2022 | Awards Ceremony Livestream

Join the video capture we reveal the winners of the 15th BFI Future Film Festival Awards 2022. The BFI Future Film Festival Awards Ceremony, supported by Netflix, will be hosted by Rhianna Dhillon, Film and TV critic. Winners will be announced across 10 award categories, including Best Film, Best Director and Best New Talent, which were selected by our festival partners and sponsors and festival jury, chaired by Mark Herbert Producer and joint CEO of Sheffield-based Warp Films; Aml Ameen, Filmma...

'The Sound of us by Chris Gero wins Best Documentary Feature at Black Hills Film Festival 2022

Congrats to Chris Gero and his team for this new win on the festival circuit. Best documentary at Black Hills Film Festival 2022.  AND THE WINNERS ARE...  BHFF is a true celebration of cinema and the mavericks who do what it takes to get their vision to the screen. The festival spot lights the mountain towns of Hill City, Hot Springs, Rapid City, Spearfish and other Black Hills Communities to promote world-class films and powerful workshops. The filmmaker is the star of the Black...

Berlinale 2022 - Arthouse Cinema Award winners

The CICAE Juries at Berlinale - (from left to right): Éva Demeter, Tisza Mozi, Szolnok (HU), Sabine Girsberger, Schweizer Studiofilm Verband (CH), Dr. Christian Bräuer, president of the CICAE, Carla Molino, Il Kino Berlin (DE), Jochen Frankl, Burg Theater, Burg (DE), Joanna Piotrowiak, Kino Muza, Poznan (PL), Albert Triviño Massó, Zumzeig, Barcelona (ES) and Boglárka Nagy, managing director of the CICAE. Photo © Stefan Zeitz On Thursda...


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