Agniezska Holland's Burning Bush, which will have its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival, has joined the growing list of Best Foreign Language Oscar contenders. The Czech film joins the list along with other recent additions including Norway's I Am Yours (Jeg er din), Hong Kong's The Grandmaster and Iceland's Of Horses and Men.
The European Film Academy will honor French actress Catherine Denueve with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her "outstanding body of work," the organization which produces the annual European Film Awards
A BAFTA selection committee has submitted Philippines-set crime thriller Metro Manila as its choice consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar category, while Cannes competition feature Heli was named by Mexico as its choice. Article includes updated list of contenders in the category.
Before Midnight director Richard Linklater will be this year's Director Tribute at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) said Tuesday.
Gilles Bourdos' Renoir has been selected by France as its contender for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration this year. The film debuted in Cannes in the Un Certain Regard section in 2012.
The veteran filmmaker will be this year's recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. The writer-director-actor-producer-composer-musician has made 55 films over a 60 year career.
12 Years A Slave picked up the People's Choice Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival Sunday, possibly signaling it will have a good run in the season's awards race.
Twenty-seven countries have given their selections to the Academy to date. But one that won't make the list is Cannes Palme d'Or winner Blue Is the Warmest Color due to a quirk in the Academy rules. Check out the list of selections to date.
The Toronto International Film Festival typically has a big Saturday night with many competing events hosted by distribution companies to celebrate their TIFF films, many of which will be headed to the New York Film Festival later this month.