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Sunday, Apr. 11, 2021
"Nomadland" Wins 4 BAFTAs: Best Picture, Director, Actress, Cinematography
Gig-economy Western “Nomadland” won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that recognized a diverse array of screen talent. “Nomadland” filmmaker Chloe Zhao became only the second woman, and the first...
Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021
Chloé Zhao Wins DGA Award For "Nomadland"
Director Chloé Zhao won the marquee honor at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards for Nomadland (Searchlight Pictures). She becomes the second woman--and the first woman of color--to earn the top DGA prize. Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman director to score the kudo for 2090’s The Hurt...
Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021
DGA Names Melina Matsoukas Best Commercial Director of the Year
The third time proved to be the charm--and historic--for director Melina Matsoukas who won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials on Saturday evening (4/10) during a virtual ceremony. On the strength of her stirring “You Love Life” for Apple’s Beats by Dr. Dre from...
Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021
"Mank," "Tenet," "Da 5 Bloods," "Soul" Top Art Directors Guild Awards’ Feature Competition
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) unveiled during a hybrid virtual gala on Saturday evening (4/10) the winners of its 25th Annual ADG Awards in 11 categories of film, television, commercials, and music videos. Topping the Best Production Design for Feature Film were Mank (production...
Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021
"Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom" Tops Opening Night of BAFTA Film Awards
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom won two categories, Costume Design and Makeup & Hair, thus topping the opening night (4/10) of the British Academy Film Awards. Eight of 25 award winners were revealed during the show; the balance of the honorees will be announced tomorrow evening. Other feature winners...
Friday, Apr. 9, 2021
After Scott Rudin Bullying Exposé, Industry Generally Remains Reticent
How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Hollywood Reporter's cover story Wednesday on Rudin was, undoubtedly, a must-read for anyone in the film, television and theater businesses. Stories about...
Friday, Apr. 9, 2021
STARZ Partners With Alliance of Women Directors To Open Up Episodic Opportunities
STARZ will partner with Alliance of Women Directors (AWD) to increase representation of female directors through the STARZ #TakeTheLead Directors Program. The partnership--announced by STARZ president and CEO Jeffrey Hirsch during the company’s first #TakeTheLead “Transparency Talk” session--...
Friday, Apr. 9, 2021
"Schitt’s Creek," "The Boys in the Band" Among GLAAD Media Award Winners
“Schitt’s Creek” and “The Boys in the Band” were winners at the GLAAD Media Awards, which included soccer’s Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger calling for transgender students to be accepted as “part of the team” in sports. Harris and Krieger, spouses who play for the Orlando Pride and were on the 2019...
Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021
Netflix Reaches Deal To Become Streaming Home For Sony's New Marquee Films
Netflix further beefed up its film catalog on Thursday in a multi-year deal that will make it the new streaming home to Sony Pictures' top releases in the U.S. Beginning next year, Sony's new films will exclusively stream domestically on Netflix after their theatrical runs. That includes movies in...
Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021
EP Peter Farrelly's Documentary Centers On 2 Zombie Moviemakers With Down Syndrome
Two best friends with Down syndrome who caused a sensation four years ago when they created their own gory zombie movie are back, this time in a documentary championed by a Hollywood luminary. "Sam & Mattie Make a Zombie Movie," released Tuesday on Apple TV, follows Sam Suchmann and Mattie...

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