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…
"Ballast," "Rachel Getting Married" and "Frozen River" tie with three noms each at this year's Spirit Awards.
"Ballast," "Frozen River" and "Rachel Getting Married" led the field with a three-way tie of six nominations each at the Film Independent's 24th Annual Spirit Award kudos.• View the full list of…
For many international helmers, winning the foreign-language film Oscar remains the holy grail of all awards. The prize brings with it the promise of worldwide exposure for their passion project, the…
In a year of industry retrenchment, shakeups and shutdowns, it's fitting that this year's leading Gotham contender "Ballast" -- with four nominations -- is itself an emblem of small-scale DIY…
Gus Van Sant keeps on proving his versatility. The helmer made alternative arthouse viewing a must-see with "Drugstore Cowboy" and "My Own Private Idaho." He helped launch the careers of Matt Damon…
Among the kudos Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, has amassed are 22 primetime Emmys, 25 news and docu Emmys and 28 Peabody Awards -- not to mention the doc and shorts Oscars racked…
Angela Bassett and Eric McCormack will announce nominees for the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Dec. 18 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
The term "renaissance man" seems tailor-made for Melvin Van Peebles, an artist who, in his 76 years, has achieved and created more than pretty much anyone you can name.
A couple of weeks ago, Penelope Cruz was "stressed" about the Gotham Awards. Not because she's being honored -- that was a "nice surprise" -- but because "you have to write a long speech, and I don't…