Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named its annual Outstanding Achievement Award nominees in the categories of feature film, documentary and television cinematography. Winners will be announced during the 36th ASC Awards on March 20, 2022. The ceremony will be a hybrid event,...

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022

There are a couple of parallels between the two DPs in this latest installment of SHOOT’s Cinematographers & Cameras Series.

For one, both lensers are in the current awards season conversation for their efforts on lauded films.

And secondly, those artistic efforts were...

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

The Oscar race may be missing in-person glitz this year, but it doesn't lack for star power. Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, while the casts of "Belfast" and "CODA" were among those nominated for the guild'...

Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022

It’s already been an eventful awards season for costume designer Charlotte Walter, winning a British Independent Film Award for her work on Misbehavior and garnering another nomination for Belfast (Focus Features).

The latter film--written and directed by Kenneth Branagh...

Monday, Dec. 13, 2021

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) unveiled the film category nominees for the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards. 

“Belfast” from Focus Features and “West Side Story” from 20th Century Studios lead this year’s film contenders, earning 11 nominations each. In addition to Best Picture, “...

Monday, Dec. 13, 2021

After widespread criticism forced the organization that puts on the Golden Globes to lose its televised award show and overhaul its membership, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association nevertheless went ahead  announcing nominees for film and television awards on Monday despite a skeptical...

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

The National Board of Review unveiled its 2021 honorees, with top awards including Licorice Pizza for Best Film; Paul Thomas Anderson for Best Director for Licorice Pizza; Will Smith for Best Actor for King Richard; and Rachel Zegler for Best Actress for West Side...

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

For Caitriona Balfe, being afforded the opportunity to join the cast of Belfast was “a gift from the post-lockdown gods.” She described director Kenneth Branagh’s script, based on his childhood, as a beautiful story which gave her the good fortune to act opposite the likes of Jamie...

Monday, Nov. 15, 2021

Kenneth Branagh put it directly to Judi Dench. 

"He said, 'Will you play my grandmother?'" Dench recalls. "And I said yes."

In "Belfast," Branagh reconstructs a poignant and pivotal moment from his childhood. The film, which Branagh wrote and directed, is set in the North Ireland...

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

If you didn't know Kenneth Branagh's new film " Belfast " was based (somewhat) on his own childhood, you probably wouldn't know it by the end either. That's a good thing.

This isn't a portrait of the artist as a young man. We see a love for theater and cinema, but no nascent Shakespeare...

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