Tag: awards

Japan Cuts 2019 Interview: Cut Above Winner Tsukamoto Shinya Talks KILLING and TETSUO: THE IRON MAN

From his beginnings as a 14-year-old with a Super 8 camera, to his latest film, KILLING; a twist on the classic samurai movie, Tsukamoto Shinya has always blazed his own cinematic path.     Receiving Japan Cuts 2019 Cut Above award...

Edinburgh 2019: FARMING and AURORA Take Top Awards

Ahead of Sunday night's Closing Gala, Edinburgh International Film Festival announced this year's award winners. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje picked up the festival's prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature for his film Farming. The writer-director looked to his own childhood...

New York Asian 2019 Interview: Han Ji-min on Challenging Society with MISS BAEK

Starting her show business career while still a teenager, Han Ji-min quickly became a familiar face in South Korean television dramas and films, beloved by audiences for her sweet, wholesome image.  Han turns that image on its head with her...

Pingyao 2017 Awards: Year Zero of the New Chinese Festival of Independent Cinema

Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival 2017 reveals the winners of its inaugural edition rounding up domestic and international talents

Locarno 2017 Awards: MRS. FANG, THE FIRST LAP, Isabelle Huppert

Unflinching Chinese documentary, lycanthropic fairy-tale for adults, female spin on Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde amongst awarded oeuvres

Fantastic Fest 2016: All The Awards

Fantastic Fest is all wrapped up and the Shiner hangover is just now setting in. That hangover may be a few days later than normal due to the lack of the customary boozy awards show, but we can now share...

Grand Jury Prize Winners Announced for Film Invasion L.A.

Los Angeles, CA - September 1, 2016 - Film Invasion L.A. is a film festival that brings the work of great filmmakers together and injects them into the heart of Los Angeles. Founded by industry veterans who have spent more...

AFI Fest 2015: Top Prizes To LAND AND SHORE, MUSTANG, JAMES WHITE, MA, And LANDFILL HARMONIC

The 2015 edition of AFI Fest wraps up tonight with the gala premiere of The Big Short. But before things get swept up at Hollywood & Highland, the festival has announced its Jury and Audience Awards for this year's fest....

Santiago 2015 Announces Winners, Led By SURIRE And THE WOLFPACK

The 2015 edition of the Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine (SANFIC) concluded this past weekend, and an international jury has announced their prize-winners in three competitive categories. More than 90 films from 20 countries screened during the festival, which is...

OVERHEARD 3 Tops Hong Kong Film Award Nominations

The third installment of Alan Mak and Felix Chong's surveillance thriller series, Overheard 3, scored nominations in 11 categories, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, when the nominations for the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards were announced this...

BUDAPEST And BIRDMAN To Battle THEORY OF EVERYTHING For BAFTA - Nominations Revealed

The nominations for this year's EE British Academy Film Awards, better known as the BAFTAs, were announced this morning, and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel scored an impressive 11 nominations, closely followed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman and James...

PiFan 2014: Three Awards For DEAD SNOW 2 As THE DARK VALLEY Takes Top Prize

Team ScreenAnarchy is very sad that PiFan is over for this year as it was another terrific edition featuring a great lineup. However, not everyone could win come closing night and in the end it was the Austrian western The...

Neuchatel 2014: HOUSEBOUND And IT FOLLOWS Win Big

The Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival came to a close last Saturday, and top honors went the Kiwi horror-comedy Housebound. Gerard Johnstone's ferociously inventive update on the haunted house genre won the hearts of Neuchatel jurors and ScreenAnarchy's own Peter Martin,...

Okinawa 2014: ONE THIRD Wins The Golden SHISA

Last Monday night saw the closing of the 6th Okinawa International Movie Festival. Before the event officially closed with a fireworks display over its beach-side setting, the winners of this year's awards were announced.The jury, headed by veteran director, screenwriter...

Ragnar Bragason's METALHEAD Sets New Record With 16 Edda Nominations

Icelandic drama Metalhead won a fair bit of love in these pages when it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival - see the links below for a full review - and it appears that the response in Iceland has...

Slamdance 2014 Award Winners

And so it goes... Thursday evening saw the 20th Slamdance Film Festival come to a close with a festive awards ceremony, which included many original and long time Slamdance contributors sharing advice and support, as well as plenty of Sparky...

Controversial Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced - MUD Honored But Not Nominated; 12 YEARS A SLAVE Cleans Up

Film Independent's Independent Spirit Award nominations have just been announced and the films that didn't make the Best Feature list are as big of a story as those that did. Really it's a testament to the strong year in...

Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE Gracefully Examines Our Troubling Past

It certainly isn't easy using cinema to tackle mankind's great atrocities. But when it's done well, a movie can give these horrors the kind of personal connection that allows an audience to digest an event as more than just an...

San Diego Film Fest 2013 Awards Wrap Up

As the SoCal summer comes to an end, we also bid adieu to the 12th Annual San Diego Film Fest. The long sun-drenched weekend brought a combination of Hollywood features, celebrity tributes, indie hits, and shorts from around the...

TIFF 2013 Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE Gracefully Examines Our Troubling Past

It certainly isn't easy using cinema to tackle mankind's great atrocities. But when it's done well, a movie can give these horrors the kind of personal connection that allows an audience to digest an event as more than just...