The International Cinematographers Guild has named four special award winners as part of the its 17th Emerging Cinematographer Awards.
Whether it's Q&As or guesting on latenight talkshows, nominees know impressing only a few voters matters greatly
In the 17-year history of the SAG Awards, 86% of its lead actress nominees and 82% of its lead actor nominees have gone on to win Oscar nods as well.
The film, already a winner before she arrives, leaps to life when her bombastic character is on the screen and seems somewhat deflated when she's away. She's been sticking out as a serious actress…
It's already won gongs in its homeland as well as in the States (an audience award at the Palm Springs Film Fest). A black comedy, 'Departures' stands out from the more serious contenders in the mix.
Enthusiastically received at the Toronto and Telluride festivals, 'Revanche' is a classically designed revenge tale.
Voters could find deep-felt respect for Francois Begaudeau's stalwart teacher. 'The Class' is relevant and current without being too controversial, covering themes of cultural and racial clash.
'Waltz With Bashir' captures the here and now in a way no other nominee does and can offer insight into the current Israeli-Gaza conflict.
With awards season well under way, distribs are walking a tightrope, simultaneously trying to control the buzz on their potential kudos pics, reading Internet and audience chatter about their films…