Hulu to Stream the Academy Award Winning Documentary FREE SOLOHulu to Stream the Academy Award Winning Documentary FREE SOLO
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Beginning today, FREE SOLO, the Academy Award(R) winning Best Documentary Feature highlighting soloist climber Alex Honnold, will stream on Hulu. From award-winning documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, FREE SOLO is an unflinching portrait of Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream of climbing El Capitan, the 3,200-foot peak in Yosemite National Park, without a rope. (more...)

63 Women-Led Projects Receive Total Of $1.5 From 'Made In NY' Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund63 Women-Led Projects Receive Total Of $1.5 From 'Made In NY' Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Acting Commissioner Anne del Castillo today announced the first round of grant recipients of the "Made in NY" Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund. Funds were awarded to 63 film, TV, theatre and digital media projects made by creative entrepreneurs who identify as women. This is the first round of a $5 million, three-year program funded by MOME and administered by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). (more...)

Academy Award And BAFTA Award Winner FREE SOLO To Premiere Commercial Free On National GeographicAcademy Award And BAFTA Award Winner FREE SOLO To Premiere Commercial Free On National Geographic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

From award-winning documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, the directors of the Oscar-shortlisted film 'Meru,' comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world's most famous rock ... the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park ... without a rope. (more...)

ROMA Takes Home Top Prize at the BAFTA Awards - Full List!ROMA Takes Home Top Prize at the BAFTA Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

The EE British Academy Film Awards took place on Sunday 10 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony was hosted by Joanna Lumley and broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. (more...)

THE FAVOURITE, A STAR IS BORN Among Nominees for 2019 Gold Derby Film AwardsTHE FAVOURITE, A STAR IS BORN Among Nominees for 2019 Gold Derby Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

"The Favourite" was the favorite film of more than 2,500 users who voted for the 17th Annual Gold Derby Film Awards nominations. It scored 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director (Yorgos Lanthimos), Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz) and Best Ensemble. Scroll down to see the complete list of contenders in all 22 categories, watch our complete video announcement above, and vote for the winners right here and now. (more...)

THE FAVOURITE Leads BAFTA Awards Nominations - See the Full List of Nominees!THE FAVOURITE Leads BAFTA Awards Nominations - See the Full List of Nominees!
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

BAFTA has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2019. (more...)

DGA Awards Announces TV, Documentary & Commercials NominationsDGA Awards Announces TV, Documentary & Commercials Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

The Directors Guild of America  today announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2018. (more...)

The BAFTA Tea Party Was Held January 5The BAFTA Tea Party Was Held January 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

The BAFTA Tea Party was held at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 5, 2019. The event was presented by American Airlines, BBC America and Jaguar Land Rover. (more...)

A STAR IS BORN, BLACK PANTHER Among Nominees for Producers Guild AwardsA STAR IS BORN, BLACK PANTHER Among Nominees for Producers Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The Producers Guild of America has announced the nominees for its 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards, to be presented at the Fairmont Century Plaza hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 18, 2020. (more...)

FREE SOLO, MINDING THE GAP Lead Critics' Choice Documentary Awards NominationsFREE SOLO, MINDING THE GAP Lead Critics' Choice Documentary Awards Nominations
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have announced the nominees for the third annual Critics' Choice Documentary Awards. The winners will be presented their awards at a gala event, hosted by science educator and television personality Bill Nye, on Saturday, November 10 at BRIC in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

The LA Film Festival Announces 2018 WinnersThe LA Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, announced the winners of the 2018 Festival at the Awards Reception at the W Hotel in Hollywood presided over by Festival Director Jennifer Cochis and Film Independent President Josh Welsh. Cochis and Welsh also took the opportunity to thank the more than 50 generous sponsors, funders and media partners without whom the Festival would not be possible. (more...)

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Announces Feature and Short Film LineupThe Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Announces Feature and Short Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF), presented by Mountain Valley Spring Water, announced today the official selections for this year's short and feature documentary lineups. This year's festival will include additional categories including U.S., International, Southern Stories, Sports, as well as a spotlight on films Made in Arkansas. Now approaching its 27th year, HSDFF is the longest running all-documentary festival in North America and is Academy Award®-Qualifying in the Documentary Short Subject Category. (more...)

WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR to Open IDA Documentary Screening SeriesWON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR to Open IDA Documentary Screening Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Morgan Neville's documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, will begin the International Documentary Association's annual curated screening series on September 12th, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Telluride Film Festival Announces the 2018 ProgramTelluride Film Festival Announces the 2018 Program
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 45th edition of the Telluride Film Festival. TFF's celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. TFF will screen over sixty feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-two countries, along with special artist Tributes, Conversations, Panels, Student Programs and Festivities. Telluride Film Festival takes place Friday, August 31 - Monday, September 3, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steve James, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi And More Attend  Abacus: Small Enough To Jail  Screening At Metrograph CinemaPhoto Flash: Steve James, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi And More Attend Abacus: Small Enough To Jail Screening At Metrograph Cinema
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

On Wednesday night, the screening of Abacus: Small Enough To Jail at Metrograph Cinema in New York was followed by a panel discussion moderated by award-winning documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, and featured director Steve James, producer Mark Mitten, and members of the Sung familiy including Vera Sung, Jill Sung and Chanterelle Sung. (more...)

THE WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon, Matthew Diamond Receive Directors Guild Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

THE WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon (Director) and Matthew Diamond (Live Television Direction) were nominated in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series. (more...)

BIG SHORT, 'AMY SCHUMER' Among Nominees for 27th Annual PGA Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The PGA has announced its nominations for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards Winners will be announced January 23 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

CAROL, BEASTS OF NO NATION & More Nominated for 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced nominations for the 2016 Spirit Awards this morning. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at W Hollywood, with actors John Boyega and Elizabeth Olsen presenting the nominations. Nominees for Best Feature included Anomalisa, Beasts of No Nation, Carol, Spotlight and Tangerine. (more...)

CAROL, SPOTLIGHT Lead Nominees for 31st Independent Spirit Awards; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Film Independent has announced the nominees for the 31st Independent Spirt Awards, which will take place Saturday, February 27 at 2:00pm PT / 5:00pm ET. (more...)

Sundance Institute Selects Fellows for 2013 Documentary Edit & Story Labs
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Sundance Institute today announced the selection of 22 Fellows representing nine documentary film projects to participate in the 2013 Documentary Edit and Story Labs, June 21-29 and July 5-13 at Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah. (more...)