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Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Current War’ Gets Awards-Season Release

David Glasser’s 101 Studios is positioning the long-shelved and revamped “The Current War,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon, for an awards-season release in October. 101 Studios announced Tuesday that the film would open in limited release on Oct. 4, then go wide on the following weekend. The film presents the story of the “war […]
Tags: Awards, Festivals, News, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, The Current War, Toronto Film Festival

Emmys: ‘All American,’ ‘Atypical,’ ‘Vida’ Actors Among Lineup for Second Annual FYC Independents Screenings (EXCLUSIVE)

The FYC Independents Screenings will take place Friday, May 31 in Van Nuys, Calif, Variety has learned exclusively. Formerly the FYC U.S. Independents, this evening of screenings and schmoozing with talent from series such as the CW’s “All American,” Netflix’s “Atypical” and Starz’ “Vida” is thrown by actress and producer Meredith Thomas to increase visibility […]
Tags: News, Awards, Emmys, FYC Independents, Meredith Thomas

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps.

The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women.
Tags: Cannes International Film Festival, Women and Girls, Delon, Alain, MeToo Movement, Awards, Decorations and Honors, Hiring and Promotion, Workplace Environment

‘Rocketman,’ ‘Pain and Glory’ Generate Oscar Chatter at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival is intended to celebrate the best of cinema. It’s the favored venue for world-class auteurs such as Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodóvar, Ken Loach, and Hirokazu Kore-eda, who prefer to launch their latest masterworks in the sun-dappled South of France. But all the glitz and glamour of a Cannes premiere only infrequently […]
Tags: News, Awards, Markets & Festivals, Oscars, Cannes film festival, Willem Dafoe, Rocketman, Pain and Glory

Peabody Awards: Rita Moreno, Hasan Minhaj, Dolores Huerta, Janet Mock Deliver Emotional Calls to Action

Rita Moreno, Hasan Minhaj, Michael Schur, Janet Mock and Dolores Huerta were among the honorees at the 78th annual Peabody Awards who spoke movingly about the power of the medium to change lives and drive social change. The list of 30-plus Peabody winners ranged from entertainment series such as FX’s “Pose,” NBC’s “The Good Place” […]
Tags: Awards, News, Peabody Awards

Peabody Awards: Live Coverage of the Ceremony in New York

The 78th annual Peabody Awards are about to be presented at a ceremony hosted by investigative reporter Ronan Farrow. Follow Variety‘s live coverage from Cipriani Wall Street as “Pose,” “The Americans,” “Killing Eve,” “Frontline,” “Steven Universe” and other programs are feted with the prestigious kudo. More to come  
Tags: Awards, News, Peabody Awards

How ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ is Submitting Correspondents For Emmys

Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” may have finally found a way to get its correspondents some Emmy love. In a first, the late-night show is submitting its team of on-air contributors in the comedy guest actor and guest actress categories. Competing for a nomination in the outstanding guest actor in a comedy […]
Tags: News, Comedy Central, Awards, Emmys, Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Photo stealing scandal – photographer Lisa Saad stripped of her awards

Award-winning Australian photographer Lisa Saad recently found herself in the middle of a photo stealing scandal. After it was discovered that she had created her artwork using other photographers’ images, several major organizations decided to strip her of her prizes and memberships. Surreal composites brought Saad many prestigious awards. However, back in February, Photo Stealers […] The post Photo stealing scandal – photographer Lisa Saad stripped of her awards appeared first on DIY Photograp...
Tags: Photography, News, Awards, Competition, Contests, Contest, Photography Competition, Photo Contest, Saad, Photography Contests, Photography Contest, Lisa Saad

ASCAP Screen Awards Honor Pasek & Paul, Pinar Toprak and Michael Giacchino, Who Rallies Against Work Exodus

Richard Kind, the kindly goofball actor from “Spin City” and many Pixar films, opened the ASCAP Screen Music Awards with a bondage joke. “You wonder, why do I tell that to start off?” Kind said, responding to the roomful of titters at the Beverly Hilton. “Well, a joke about bondage and sexual deviation, amongst musicians […]
Tags: News, Awards, Pixar, Ascap, Beverly Hilton, Michael Giacchino, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Richard Kind, Pasek, ASCAP Awards, ASCAP Screen Music Awards, Music for Screens, Pasek & Paul, Pinar Toprak, Paul Pinar Toprak

Terence Blanchard Jazzes Up BMI Film/TV Awards With Icon Honor

Jazz artist and film composer Terence Blanchard was presented with the BMI Icon award at Wednesday night’s Film, TV and Visual Media Awards of performing-rights society Broadcast Music Inc. in Beverly Hills. Blanchard, composer for many of Spike Lee’s films (including “Malcolm X,” “Inside Man” and the recently Oscar-nominated “BlacKkKlansman”), was honored for his “unique […]
Tags: News, Awards, Spike Lee, Bmi, Alan Silvestri, Lalo Schifrin, Terence Blanchard, Malcolm, Broadcast Music Inc, Tyler Bates, BMI Film, Beverly Hills Blanchard

Cinema Audio Society Sets 2020 Awards Show Three Weeks Earlier

The Cinema Audio Society has moved its 2020 awards show ahead by three weeks to Jan. 25 due to the compression of the season. It will be held at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown. The CAS Awards recognize sound mixing in film and television, outstanding products for production and post-production, as well as the recipient […]
Tags: News, Awards, Academy Awards, Cinema Audio Society, Bohemian Rhapsody, Intercontinental Los Angeles

Americana Awards Make a Statement by Nominating Only Women for Artist of the Year

The annual Americana Honors & Awards have faced mounting criticism that they, too, like the Grammys, have seen a preponderance of male winners taking the stage. Last year, the much beloved Brandi Carlile and Margo Price were both nominated in the top three categories — artist, album and song of the year — and many […]
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, News, Awards, Grammys, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, John Prine, Brandi Carlile, Americana Honors & Awards, Americana Association

At BMI Awards, Sting’s ‘Breath’ Takes All-Time Honor That ‘Meant to Be’ Means to Steal

If you think Bebe Rexha’s and Florida Georgia Line’s “Meant to Be” is already an earworm, be afraid, be very afraid. At the BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills Tuesday night, the performing rights organization gave Rexha an award for co-writing the song, which was named the performing rights organization’s most played song of the […]
Tags: News, Awards, Beverly Hills, Imagine Dragons, Sting, Bmi, Florida Georgia Line, Bebe Rexha, Dan Reynolds, Martin Bandier, SONY/ATV Music Publishing, Rexha, Bmi Pop Awards

The 2019 Webby Awards Celebrate the Spirit of the Internet

At the 23rd annual Webby Awards in New York on Monday night, presenters and honorees reflected on the advances that led to both the highs and lows of the internet in 2019 – and how the organization itself has had to evolve to accommodate that rapid shift. “When we started in 1997, pretty much the only […]
Tags: New York, News, Awards, Jenny Slate, Michael Douglas, Issa Rae, Webby Awards

ABC Boss Karey Burke on Hostless Oscars: ‘We Will Not Mess With That Format’

ABC Entertainment head Karey Burke addressed the idea that next year’s Oscars could also be without a host like this year’s ceremony. “I believe we will not mess with that format to the best of our ability,” Burke told reporters on Monday. Burke also said she was not saying yes or no to the idea of […]
Tags: News, Abc, Awards, Oscars, Burke, ABC Entertainment, Karey Burke

Starz Plans Emmy FYC Activation in June at Westfield Century City Mall (EXCLUSIVE)

Starz is shaking up its Emmy campaign plans, partnering with the Westfield Century City mall to create a pop-up “For Your Consideration” activation next month. The event, dubbed “Starz FYC: Creativity, Culture, Conversations,” will include an immersive installation showcasing some of the behind-the-scenes crafts on series such as “Power,” “American Gods,” “Vida” and “Outlander,” as […]
Tags: News, Awards, Power, Starz, Emmys, Outlander, Westfield Century City Mall, American Gods, Westfield Century City, FYC, Power American Gods Vida

‘Killing Eve’ Triumphs at BAFTA TV Awards

BBC America drama “Killing Eve” was the big winner at BAFTA’s British Academy Television Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at London’s Royal Festival Hall. The hit show took home three trophies, for best drama series, best actress for Jodie Comer and best supporting actress for Fiona Shaw. The first award of the night […]
Tags: London, News, Awards, Global, BAFTA, Bbc America, BAFTA Awards, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw, British Academy Television Awards, Killing Eve, A Very English Scandal

‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to Receive Designing Women Award

The costume, makeup and design teams for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” will receive the Variety Ensemble Award as part of the Designing Women Awards. New York Women in Film & Television has announced the honorees for the 20th anniversary of its Designing Women Awards, which will be co-presented by Variety for the first time on […]
Tags: News, Awards, Maisel, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, New York Women in Film Television, Designing Women Awards

‘Parents Inc.’ Wins Top Prize at Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

Amy Hopper’s “Parents Inc.” took honors for best film at the sixth annual Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Thursday night, in ceremonies held at the Sony Pictures lot. Other winners were Carl Hansen, director for “I/O”; Nicole Evans, best actor for “Human Helper”; and “The Vanished,” which took home the awareness award, accepted by Melanie Waldman. […]
Tags: News, Awards, Sony Pictures, Melanie Waldman, Marlee Matlin, Carl Hansen, Easterseals, Nic Novicki, Nicole Evans, Disability Film Challenge, Parents Inc, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, Amy Hopper

‘Family Guy’ Hopes to Steal ‘Game of Thrones’ Emmy Votes With New Awards Mailer

For its final DVD Emmy screener, “Family Guy” is taking on its biggest target yet: The “Game of Thrones” juggernaut. The “Family Guy” mailer, now being sent to voters, features Peter Griffin, looking a lot like Jon Snow on the Season 8 poster of “Game of Thrones.” At his foot, Brian the dog is doing […]
Tags: News, Awards, Game Of Thrones, Brian, Emmys, Jon Snow, Family Guy, Peter Griffin, FYC

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Cannes Premiere Expected to Set Off Oscar Buzz

It was the announcement heard round the world. The Cannes Film Festival finally confirmed on May 2 something everyone had anticipated: Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” would have its world premiere in competition at the 72nd annual extravaganza. The vision of Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie ascending the steep red-carpeted steps […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Awards, Spotlight, Festivals, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Cannes film festival, Columns, Margot Robbie, Tarantino, Leonardo Dicaprio Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Cannes Premiere Expected

Ruderman Foundation Salutes Four TV Shows for Disability Depiction, but No Films

Advocacy group the Ruderman Family Foundation has saluted four TV series for their accurate depictions of people with disabilities — but, significantly, no films were included in this inaugural round of awards. The shows honored were ABC’s “Speechless,” CBS’ “NCIS: New Orleans,” and two series on Netflix, “Special” and “The OA.” Each will be given […]
Tags: News, Abc, Awards, Netflix, Cbs, Special, NCIS: New Orleans, Ruderman Family Foundation, Speechless, Ruderman Foundation Salutes Four TV Shows

Variety Wins Five Maggie Awards for Lady Gaga Issue

Variety took home five trophies, including overall magazine/trade at the 67th annual Maggie Awards, presented by B2B Media Company on Friday. All of Variety’s Maggies were tied to its Nov. 13, 2018, issue featuring Lady Gaga. Variety’s other awards were for special interest/trade, feature article (tied with Massage & Bodywork Magazine), editorial layout and cover, […]
Tags: News, Awards, Lady Gaga, Variety, Maggie Awards, Variety Wins Five Maggie Awards, B2B Media Company, Lady Gaga Variety, Massage Bodywork Magazine

Paul Rudd to Receive Nova Award at the Maui Film Festival

Aloha, Paul Rudd! The “Avengers: Endgame” star will receive the Nova Award at the 2019 Maui Film Festival. “With empathy, compassion, grace, kindheartedness and, as we’ve all enjoyed so many times, a perfect sense of comedic timing, Rudd breathes life into characters in blockbusters and picture-perfect indie films that delight us,” festival director and founder […]
Tags: News, Awards, Rudd, Paul Rudd, Maui Film Festival, Avengers: Endgame, Aloha Paul Rudd

Daytime Emmys: Alex Trebek, ‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ Among Top Winners

Code blue: “General Hospital” was the evening’s big winner at the Daytime Emmy Awards, with five awards, followed by “The Young and the Restless,” with three, and culinary series “Valerie’s Home Cooking” with two. Syndicated series led the night with seven wins overall, followed by ABC and CBS with five each. “CBS Sunday Morning” won […]
Tags: News, Abc, Awards, Cbs, Alex Trebek, Valerie, Daytime Emmys, Daytime Emmy Awards, General Hospital ' Among Top Winners

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy

Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage.
Tags: News, Awards, Brazil, American Museum of Natural History, Bill, De Blasio, Politics And Government, Decorations and Honors, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955-, Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Brazilian-Americans, Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy

Women in Film to Honor Amy Poehler, Issa Rae, Elizabeth Debicki, Cathy Schulman

Women in Film, Los Angeles, have announced four of the five women who will be honored at the newly renamed gala in June. Formerly named the Crystal + Lucy Awards, the Women in Film Gala will award Amy Poehler, Issa Rae, Elizabeth Debicki and Cathy Schulman for their groundbreaking achievements in the entertainment industry that […]
Tags: News, Awards, Amy Poehler, Cathy Schulman, Women In Film, Issa Rae, Elizabeth Debicki, Film Los Angeles, Amy Poehler Issa Rae Elizabeth Debicki

Beverly Hills Bar Association Honors Marissa Roman Griffith as Its 2019 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

When she was about 10 years old, at an age when most kids are toying around with the prospect of such fantastical-sounding careers as rocket scientist or prima ballerina, Marissa Roman Griffith had already set her sights on becoming an attorney. Now, Griffith, a partner at Los Angeles-based firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld […]
Tags: News, Awards, Los Angeles, Griffith, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer Feld, Akin Gump, Beverly Hills Bar Association, BHBA, Marissa Román Griffith, Beverly Hills Bar Association Honors

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage

The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athletes.
Tags: News, Awards, South Africa, Running, Hormones, Court of Arbitration for Sport, Semenya, Women and Girls, Track And Field, Caster, International Assn of Athletics Federations, Decorations and Honors, Caster Semenya Hero

Tony Nominations: The 9 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

The nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards were announced April 30 — and leave it to the nominators to upend everyone’s expectations and best-laid plans. Here are the nine biggest snubs and surprises. SNUB: “To Kill a Mockingbird” This one came early in the Tony nominations announcement, and it was a doozy. The hit adaptation […]
Tags: News, Awards, Tony, Glenda Jackson, Tony Awards, To Kill a Mockingbird, Tony Nominations

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