The ultimate year of reckoning for the American indie and specialty sector has turned into a rare kudos opportunity for the survivors.
With the independent film map revamped over the last year and studio films launching late in the year, some indies smelled opportunity in this year's awards season.
Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann will receive the International Press Academy's 2008 Auteur Award for "Australia."
"Frozen River," the Sundance-launched dramatic thriller set on the U.S.-Canada border, won two of the six prizes at Tuesday's Gotham Independent Film Awards.
When so many awards shows flood the television airwaves this time of year, it's surprising that some groups -- the WGA, DGA, critics orgs -- have not made a TV deal. In fact, some say they don't want…
Last year, critic-pleasing independent films like "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" had their run of many spotlight categories going into awards season.
For foreign press covering entertainment in Los Angeles, the movie junket is the one-stop shop where they can get the kind of access to stars they need to sell their stories.
Hollywood loves a party. The Golden Globes are but one of many awards events that will generate a social whirl this season because, whatever happens in the economy, the celebrating and schmoozing…
Otto Spoerri, former controller for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who for more than two decades was in charge of the seating arrangements for the Oscars, died Saturday in his…
France dominates the field of Golden Globe contenders for foreign-language film, claiming 14 of the 53 slots qualified by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Number is down from last year's initial…
Like the red carpet, gifting suites have become a staple of the awards-show experience. This year, with the Golden Globes and other events occurring in the midst of a severe economic downturn…