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DOC NYC Announces 2023 Shortlist for Features and Shorts

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, on Tuesday announced its lineup in the short and feature categories, as well as for its Winner’s Circle category and its new section for 2023 titled Come As You Are. All shortlisted films will have theatrical screenings at the festival. With Tuesday’s announcement, DOC NYC will present a total […]

Oscars Set Creative Team for 2024 Telecast

Hollywood still has a bit of work to do before the 2024 Oscars are actually within grasp, but the Academy and telecast partner ABC just cleared a few of the annual hurdles to ensure a live show — setting a producing team, a returning director and a first-time showrunner. Live TV and go-to Las Vegas residency […]

American Cinematheque Awards Honoring Helen Mirren Postponed Amid Ongoing Actors Strike

This year’s American Cinematheque Awards event, which was set to honor Helen Mirren with its main honor, has been postponed due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike. The event, originally scheduled for Nov. 4 in Beverly Hills, will be rescheduled, with a new date announced in the upcoming weeks. On top of Mirren being recognized as recipient […]

‘Barbie,’ ‘Asteroid City’ Among FilmLight Color Grading Award Nominees

Color grading system developer FilmLight announced the nominees for its Color Awards, which recognize the work of colorists on movies, TV and short-form content. In their third year, the competition attracted roughly 400 entries. Winners, which will be selected by a jury led by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Lawrence Sher (Joker), will be announced Nov. 12 at […]

Critics Choice Documentary Awards: ‘American Symphony’ Leads With Six Nominations

Matthew Heineman’s American Symphony, a portrait of musician Jon Batiste as he experiences professional success amid the personal challenge of his wife Suleika Jaouad’s cancer battle, leads the nominations for the 2023 Critics Choice Documentary Awards. American Symphony is up for six awards including best documentary feature. The film is also nominated for best director […]

Signal Awards: Oprah, Michelle Obama, Jon Stewart Among Winners of Podcast Honors (Exclusive)

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Jon Stewart, Kevin Hart, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ed Helms and Snoop Dogg are among the big names to win the second annual Signal Awards, celebrating the world’s best podcasts, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal exclusively. Obama’s The Light Podcast, Hart’s Gold Minds, Louis-Dreyfus’ Wiser Than Me and Helms’ SNAFU all won multiple […]

Tokyo Film Festival: Zhang Yimou to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Chinese filmmaking icon Zhang Yimou will receive the Tokyo International Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award, the event’s organizers revealed Tuesday. Zhang will be presented with the honor at the Tokyo festival’s opening ceremony on Oct. 23 in “recognition of his extraordinary career and long-standing contributions to the film industry.” The director will later participate in […]

The Recording Academy Is On a Global Mission

The Recording Academy is in a global state of mind.  With the rise of genres like K-pop and Afrobeats and the steady domination of Latin music — from traditional regional Mexican to contemporary Latin trap music — the organization that puts on the Grammy Awards annually has been on a mission to globalize and expand […]

Disney’s ‘Moving’ Sweeps Busan Film Festival’s Asia Contents Awards 

Disney’s Korean fantasy drama Moving was the big winner Sunday at the Busan International Film Festival’s Asia Contents Awards, which honors excellence in content creation for TV and streaming services across the region. Moving, which has become Disney+ and Hulu’s most-watched Korean series both in Asia and globally, took home the first-place best creative award, best writer […]

Do Awards Ceremonies Still Matter? Film Academy and BAFTA Heads Discuss Their “Important Place in the Ecosystem”

With viewing figures for awards shows largely in decline and less than half of what they were at their peak, the importance of such ceremonies has been called into question in recent years. Perhaps understandably, the heads of the two organizations who put on the biggest award shows in the film world have put up […]

Shine Global’s Children’s Resilience in Film Awards Give $15,000 to Deaf Documentary ‘Name Me Lawand’

Nonprofit media company Shine Global celebrated its second annual Children’s Resilience in Film Awards at Paramount Studios ​on Tuesday night. Recognizing films and filmmakers around the world that highlight the resilience and strength of children in the face of adversities such as poverty, violence, illness and discrimination, the awards honored documentary Name Me Lawand with […]

Society of Camera Operators Reveals Lifetime Achievement Honorees

The Society of Camera Operators has revealed the recipients of its SOC Lifetime Achievement awards, which will be presented during a Feb. 24 ceremony. Lifetime Achievement awards will be accepted by camera operator Larry McConkey, whose latest work as an “a” camera operator was on Showtime drama Billions and whose Steadicam work has appeared in […]