The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Morgan Freeman as the recipient of its Board of Governors Award.
Conor McPherson's "The Eclipse," a romantic tale with ghost story elements, took possession of three prizes at the Irish Film and Television Awards, held Saturday in Dublin.
It was an emotional night for the film industry's engineers and technologists.
Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker" stormed the BAFTAS with six awards.
It was a sci-fi night Saturday as roughly 1,200 people gathered at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles to honor sound editors.
"The Hurt Locker" and "Up in the Air" have won the top feature screenplay awards from the WGA.
All was not quiet on the home front last year, offscreen or on.
The ballot still manages to snub the vast majority of the filmmaking world.
If he wasn't the very first Oscar consultant, Allan Carr certainly ranks as the most successful.
Stuart Thompson has picked up the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for outstanding achievement in producing.
On the surface, this year's Cesar nominations might double as the syllabus for a Civics 101 class.