The awards season is traditionally an annual event akin to tax season: always time-consuming and -- depending on the kind of year you had -- sometimes disconcerting.
As award strategists and voters decide what to screen and where, Daily Variety offers a review of the venues used most frequently
In the race to get a leg up on award competition, distributors and film festivals have gotten very cozy. As a result, heretofore considered modest but tony affairs for the chardonnay-and-brie set -…
Nobody knows screening rooms like film critics, who have as strong opinions about the venues as the movies projected on their screens. Daily Variety has expanded this year's always-anticipated guide…
Hollywood could use more gestures of showmanship such as Monday night's preem for "The Matrix Revolutions" at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & SciencesBackstory: Founded in 1927, the Academy recognizes achievements in filmmaking in above- and below-the-line categories.Kudo: Academy Award was first given in…
It speaks volumes about the National Society of Film Critics that its chairman, Peter Rainer, deems the group's finest moment to be its selection of "Babe" as 1995's best picture.
Eschewing the klieg-lit movie palace and the standard red carpet treatment, studios are increasingly drawn to alternative screening venues to set themselves apart from the pack.
Roy Christopher, winner of seven Primetime Emmys and a 32-time Emmy nominee, has been tapped for the Art Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Monday is the deadline for entries in the animated feature category for the 76th Academy Awards. Eligible films must submit their entry forms and supporting materials to the Academy of Motion Picture…
A lot of folks are still angry about the clampdown on screener tapes, but at least one small group is clearly upbeat: The owners of screening rooms.