Awards

July 16, 2018 7:22am PT by Carolyn Giardina Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images His Oscar-winning work on ‘Blade Runner 2049’ earned the BSC award for best cinematography in a 2017 theatrical release. Roger Deakins’ lensing of Blade Runner 2049 earned him the British Society of Cinematographers’ award for best cinematography in a 2017 theatrical release. Earlier this year,
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Nominees include VR projects based on ‘Coco,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Underscoring Hollywood’s interest in the potential of virtual reality, four of the five Emmy nominees in this year’s category for outstanding original interactive program are VR productions, three of which are based on major motion pictures. They are Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab
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Noms include ‘SNL’s’ production designer of all 43 seasons, and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ sound editors. This year’s Creative Arts Emmy nominees include some notable names and familiar faces, including some Emmy vets and Oscar winners. Here are some of the names to watch. Production designer Eugene Lee, who was born in 1939 and
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From the return of ‘Queer Eye’ to continued success of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ the watchdog group sees noms for stars including Jane Lynch, Ricky Martin and other behind-the-scenes folks as a message of acceptance. LGBTQ watchdog group GLAAD considers Thursday’s Emmy nominations — which recognized the work for shows including Queer Eye and stars like
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Other notable omissions included no best limited series nomination for ‘The Looming Tower,’ though star Jeff Daniels did get a nom. While Modern Family‘s days of winning the Emmy for best comedy series ended years ago, the long-running ABC sitcom managed to score an Emmy nomination for the top comedy series category since it debuted
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Since the AMPAS expelled her husband, she is refusing to join, calling the invitation she received “one insult too many.” French actress Emmanuelle Seigner has rejected an invitation from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to join the organization, calling it “one insult too many” because the Academy expelled her husband, director Roman
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After wins at several festivals including Annecy, the animated short from Pixar’s Trevor Jimenez has already qualified for Oscar consideration. Pixar story artist Trevor Jimenez took his experiences growing up with divorced parents as the inspiration for his animated short Weekends, which has qualified for Oscar consideration and is on track to be in the
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The film has taken in nearly $30 million in Japan, topping the director’s ‘Like Father, Like Son’, which also picked up a prize at the Cannes film festival. Palme d’Or winner Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku) has become Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s biggest domestic box-office hit, pulling in $29.2 million (¥3.2 billion) from 2.65 million admissions as
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Areas of investigation include facial capture and remote dailies review frameworks. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is conducting eight scientific and technical investigations for consideration in next year’s 91st Academy Awards. These include systems for the creation of motion graphics for motion picture content; remote, distributed, secure and collaborative review frameworks of
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Increasing the number of nominees in the three biggest categories is a nod toward greater inclusivity, but won’t do much to address the industry’s larger issues of power and representation. On Tuesday, the Recording Academy announced one of the largest adjustments to the Grammy Awards’ major categories since the show’s inception in 1959. Effective for
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June 27, 2018 3:44pm PT by Carolyn Giardina Courtesy of Samsung The Hollywood Professional Association on Wednesday announced five engineering excellence award recipients plus one honorable mention. The Hollywood Professional Association will present engineering excellence awards to four widely used technologies and will additionally give an honorable mention to Samsung’s new LED Cinema Screen during the
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Recording Academy president Neil Portnow tells Billboard the changes provide “more flexibility to our voters when having to make the often challenging decisions about representing excellence and the best in music for the year.” In one of the most sweeping changes since the introduction of the Grammy Awards in 1959, the number of nominations in
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names on Monday of 928 individuals who have been invited to join its ranks this year. The list includes many eminently worthy individuals, such as actors Miles Teller and Lea Seydoux, directors Luca Guadagnino and Bela Tarr, writers Arnaud Desplechin and Jonathan Nolan, producers Lisa Bruce and
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