Comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 29th annual Independent Spirit Awards ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica Saturday March 1, Josh Welsh, president of Film Independent said Tuesday.
Inside Llewyn Davis hosted an intimate bash Wednesday night in Santa Monica ahead of its Closing Night screening at AFI Fest Thursday complete with a concert from the film's popular soundtrack, which is already a hit on iTunes.
New Directors/New Films '13 feature The Act Of Killing continues to build momentum during this Awards Season. The film by Joshua Oppenheimer won the 2013 Puma Impact Award at a ceremony held at TimesCenter in New York.
Ahead of its U.S. premiere at AFI Fest in Los Angeles, Sorrentino spoke to FilmLinc Daily about his love of Rome, the film's simple yet unconventional storytelling and its kinship to another ode to the Eternal City, Fellini's La Dolce Vita.
New York Film Festival features Le Week-End, The Invisible Woman, Blue Is The Warmest Color and last year's Frances Ha are among the films to score nominations Monday for the 16th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards.
The European Film Awards unveiled their nominations this weekend. New York Film Festival's Blue Is The Warmest Color (La Vie D'Adele), Italy/France's The Great Beauty, Belgium's The Broken Circle Breakdown and Germany's Oh Boy! are among the top nominees.
The annual Cinema Eye Honors unveiled its nominations, spotlighting the year's non-fiction work. Five films received nominations for the Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking including New Directors/New Films '13 documentaries The Act of Killing by Jeff Oppenheimer and Stories We Tell by Sarah Polley.
NYFF51 Gala Tribute Honoree Cate Blanchett is set to receive the "Outstanding Performer of the Year Award" at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said that 19 features have been submitted in the Animated Feature Film category for the 86th Academy Awards.