ACTRA Toronto, the largest branch of Canada's performers' union, is reviving its awards to celebrate its 60th anniversary.
Renee Zellweger will serve as a presenter at the 75th Academy Awards.
Writers always like plot twists, so the Writers Guild of America this year offered a few surprises in its nominations, including bids for an actress, a documentary filmmaker and a non-existent person.
Rank-and-file SAG members have launched a grassroots campaign to leave ballots blank in film categories while voting for SAG Awards to protest the deci-sion by exhibs to take away the free-admission…
Icelandic cinema digs out a major new talent with "Noi Albinoi," the feature debut of award-winning short filmmaker Dagur Kari. Portrait of a gifted teen rebelling against life's limits in a frozen…
When young writer-director Benedek Fliegauf's application was rejected by the Hungarian Film School, it seems the school missed out on a precocious new talent. His first feature, shot for a pittance…
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Oscar winner Marisa Tomei will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prexy Frank Pierson Tuesday in announcing nominations for the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards.
Stephen Frear's "Dirty Pretty Things," an arresting portrayal of the plight of illegal immigrants in 21st century London, scooped the best film award at the 30th Evening Standard British Film Awards…
The Costume Designers Guild has selected Dustin Hoffman as its first recipient of the Distinguished Actor Award.
Last year's supporting actress Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly ("A Beautiful Mind") is set to make her first appearance as a presenter during the 75th Academy Awards.