The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Sean Penn with this year's Stanley Kubrick Britannia nod for excellence in film.
Submissions in the foreign-language and short film categories for the 2009 Oscars are due Oct. 1.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter, has inducted six new members into its prestigious gold and silver circles.
Edward Zwick's WWII pic, "Defiance," will world preem Nov. 9 at the ArcLight Hollywood's Cinerama Dome Theater as the closing night film at the AFI Fest.
Helmer-scribe Michael Dougherty's "Trick 'r Treat" will kick off the Screamfest Horror Film Fest on Oct. 10.
German helmer Reto Caffi took top honors at the 13th annual Angelus Student Film Fest on Saturday for his film "On the Line."
The Environmental Media Assn. has announced its nominees for the 2008 EMA awards, which will be handed out Nov. 13 at the Ebell Theater and Club in Los Angeles.
Cornell U.'s school of industrial and labor relations honored Jonathan L. Dolgen and his family by naming a building after the alum.
The Elevate Film Fest will host its fifth annual gala Oct. 5 at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live.
The U. of Southern California will honor Alan Ladd Jr. with a film retrospective to be held Oct. 4 and 5.
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Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%