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The 2020 WGA Awards Winners

February 2, 2020 | By
The 2020 WGA Awards Winners

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) handed out its top awards of the year in concurrent ceremonies on both the East and West Coasts on Saturday night, with big winners including Parasite and Jojo Rabbit on the film side, and Succession and Barry in TV. Ana Gasteyer hosted the Los Angeles ceremony at the Beverly... »

ICG Publicists Awards to Honor Anthony & Joe Russo, Ava DuVernay and Don Mischer

January 31, 2020 | By
ICG Publicists Awards to Honor Anthony & Joe Russo, Ava DuVernay and Don Mischer

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) will host their 57th Annual Publicists Awards Luncheon, announcing winners honoring excellence in publicity and promotion campaigns for motion pictures and television programs, on February 7, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Anthony and Joe Russo, who helmed Marvel Studios’ critically acclaimed Avengers: Endgame, are set to receive... »

Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up 1917 Naomi Donne

January 31, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up <em>1917</em> Naomi Donne

When director Sam Mendes first contacted makeup and hair designer Naomi Donne about his World War I film, 1917, her natural reaction was immediate agreement to participate. However, Mendes’ film came with a caveat: the action would be staged as if the entire movie was one continuous shot. “We would rehearse for months, and... »

The 18th Annual VES Awards Winners

January 30, 2020 | By
The 18th Annual VES Awards Winners

Disney’s The Lion King came out on top at the 18th annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards, winning three trophies including the marquee Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature during Wednesday night’s ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. The Jon Favreau-directed “live action” remake of the cartoon classic also took the award for Outstanding... »

The 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Winners

January 29, 2020 | By
The 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Winners

The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) handed out its trophies for the 22nd annual CDG Awards with Mindy Kaling as host for the evening, which celebrated special honorees Charlize Theron, Mary Ellen Fields, Michael Kaplan and Adam McKay. Jojo Rabbit and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil received top honors among the costumers. In the TV category,... »

Oscar Contender: Visual Effects Avengers: Endgame

January 29, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Visual Effects <em> Avengers: Endgame</em>

In undertaking a third Avengers film, Endgame, Marvel visual effects supervisor Dan DeLeeuw relied on his previous experiences at Marvel Studios. “The Marvel system is that they bring you in and get you immersed,” DeLeeuw stated. “I started on second unit on Iron Man 3 and learned the system. Then, Joe and... »

34th Annual ASC Awards Winners

January 27, 2020 | By
34th Annual ASC Awards Winners

Cinematographer Roger Deakins won the top prize Saturday night at the 34th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, for his camera work on 1917, directed by Sam Mendes. Deakins beat Phedon Papamichael (Ford v Ferrari), Rodrigo Prieto (The Irishman), Robert Richardson (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), and Lawrence... »

56th Annual CAS Awards Winners

January 27, 2020 | By
56th Annual CAS Awards Winners

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from Ford v Ferrari Steven A. Morrow CAS, Paul Massey CAS, David Giammarco CAS, Tyson Lozensky, David Betancourt, and Richard Duarte. Top honors for Motion Picture – Animated went to Toy Story 4 and the... »

72nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards  

January 26, 2020 | By
72nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards   

The 72nd Annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) Guild Awards was held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The annual ceremony honored talented directors across 11 major categories within the film and television space, along with 2 lifetime achievement awards. The show was hosted by Judd Apatow.... »

Oscar Contender: Visual Effects Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

January 24, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Visual Effects <em>Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker</em>

When visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett got the call to begin work on J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the project was early in pre-production with two prominent challenges which would be unlike any in a previous Star Wars film. “The scene when Rey and Ren are fighting is a big water... »

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