The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) gave their nominations for the best performances of 2013 with cast members of NYFF premiere 12 Years A Slave receiving nods in a number of categories including Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Chiwetel Ejiofor.
In the last of its major lineup announcements, the Sundance Institute revealed details of the Shorts lineup for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Tuesday.
The days of Martin Scorsese as an active moviemaker may be numbered. Speaking over the weekend at the Marrakech Film Festival, where he is presiding as jury president, the Oscar-winning filmmaker said that he expects to retire after making a "couple more" films.
Video artist Dani Leventhal will be the focus of a special Views from the Avant-Garde event on December 18 in celebration of Leventhal receiving the 2013 Kazuko Trust Scholarship Award Grant, presented by the Kazuko Trust and The Film Society.
Sundance Institute continued to announce sections of next month's Sundance Film Festival, unveiling films that will screen in its Out of Competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections.
New York Film Festival premiere 12 Years A Slave came out on top with the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association, taking prizes for Best Film in addition to Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Great Britain's official entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration won three awards over the weekend at the the 16th Moët British Independent Film Awards including Best British Independent Film.