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Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild is hosting their annual awards ceremony Sunday night, one week ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24th. It is important to note that the WGA, like most guilds in the film industry, recognize achievements in mediums outside of film as well; however, I will only include the film categories here in

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The Academy Opts To Air All 24 Oscar Categories Live Following Backlash

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has gone back on its initial decision to push four Oscar categories– cinematography, hair and makeup, live-action shorts and film editing– to commercial break during the ceremony’s live broadcast this coming Sunday. Via Variety, the move comes following a Thursday night meeting the Academy had with top

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The 1st Annual Jordies: Awarding The Best Films Of 2018

The Motion Picture Academy is about to celebrate the 91st Academy Awards. Despite the onslaught of foolish decisions made recently by their governing body, it is a time for filmmakers and film fans alike to celebrate the art form we all love so much. Part of that celebration is sharing our thoughts on what were

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Winners: 72nd BAFTA Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is the British equivalent of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and last night they celebrated the biggest night of the year with the 72nd BAFTA Awards (the British Oscars). Yorgos Lanthimos’ dark period comedy The Favourite dominated the evening, winning an impressive seven categories

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Academy Cuts MAJOR CATEGORIES From Upcoming Oscars Broadcast

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has come under scrutiny the last number of years for various reasons regarding its annual broadcast of the Oscars ceremony. The mounting backlash has coincided with historically low viewership, which hit an all-time low last year during the 90th Academy Awards. In an attempt to reconcile the criticism

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Titan-Sized Win For ‘Avengers’ & ‘Spider-Verse’ At 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards

This year’s winners for the Visual Effects Society Awards were recently recognized and Avengers: Infinity War came out on top with four wins, including photoreal feature. Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse also scored four awards, including animated feature. The VES chooses which five films get nominated for the Academy Awards in Best Visual Effects. So

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Winners: The 23rd Art Directors Guild Awards

Last night the Art Directors Guild handed out their annual awards during their 23rd ceremony. If you are interested in getting your hands on any advantage you can for your Oscar pool at work, then these you will definitely want to check out last night’s outcomes. As is the case with most other guilds, the

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Winners: The 71st Directors Guild of America Awards

Last night the DGA, the Directors Guild of America, handed out the awards during their 71st ceremony. Interesting fact: in all those years, only seven times has a director won top honors at the DGA’s and NOT gone on to win Best Director at the Academy Awards. Something to keep in mind when filling out

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Winners: The 2019 American Cinema Editors Guild Awards

The winners for the 69th annual American Cinema Editors Awards, better known as the Eddies, were announced at the ceremony last night. Now we can compare the guild’s winners here to who they nominated for the Oscars for a better understanding (hopefully) of who will walk away with Best Film Editing at this year’s Academy Awards. As

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30 Fun & Surprising Bits Of Oscars Trivia

The 91st Academy Awards are just around the corner, which means the film community has gold on the mind. While we all eagerly await the moment our favorite filmmakers step onto the stage to claim their coveted award, let’s take a look back at the history and the landmarks of Oscars history. Here are 30

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