Want a first-hand account of the first BAFTA ceremony, more than five decades ago? That depends on which one you regard as first and finding someone whose memory bank can be accurately accessed.
It was every award show producer's nightmare. With less than 30 minutes to go before show time, a backstage accident had smashed a BAFTA trophy.
While Oscar campaigners promote their films under the watchful eye of the Academy, Blighty's academy rules, or rather the complete lack of them, would make Hollywood drool.
The British Academy Film Awards can be hard for Hollywood people to get their heads around. The identity of the membership, the complexity of the voting system and the ultimate significance of the…
First the Oscar date change and then Screener Wars. This has definitely been a testing year for the British Academy Film Awards.
Specialized nonfiction distrib First Run/Icarus Films has acquired U.S. rights to Amie Siegel's "Empathy," a documentary/narrative hybrid that explores the tricky intimacy between psychoanalysts and…
Appealing to different ends of the demo spectrum, "School of Rock" and "Something's Gotta Give" began their European adventures in fine style over the weekend, while "Love Actually" made friends in…
After its starless opening, the 54th Berlin Intl. Film Festival got a much-needed boost of Hollywood glamour over the weekend as Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Cate Blanchett, Juliette Binoche…
Increasingly, this category is where the action is for A-list studio writers at awards time, and the best hope for grabbing that career-making nomination or statuette. This year, though, the sole…
Hugo Rodriguez's "Nicotina," Faouzi Bensaidi's "A Thousand Months" and Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni's docu "The Story of the Weeping Camel" took the top competitive prizes at the 21st annual…
If the 2003 Academy Award nominations tell us anything, it's that actors definitely have minds of their own. Rarely in Oscar history has there been such a disconnection between the thesps and the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History