Sunday, February 14, 2010

Weekly Awards Round-Up - Feb. 8-14, 2010

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will broadcast a live stream of its Oscar nominees luncheon on Feb. 15 on its Facebook page, and The stream will start at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time. More information can be found here.

Actress Elizabeth Banks (Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Definitely Maybe) will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards on Feb. 20. More information can be found here.

Penelope Cruz, Sean Penn and Kate Winslet, who all won acting Oscars last year, will be presenters at the Academy Awards on March 7. More information can be found here.

To increase its Best Adapted Oscar chances and generally promote the film, IFC has released the full screenplay for In the Loop on its website, along with a note from co-writer/director Armando Iannucci.

British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive an Academy Fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on Feb. 21, as part of the annual BAFTA Awards. [Yahoo]

The drama Fish Tank won Best Film, Anne-Marie Duff (Nowhere Boy) won Best Actress and Andy Serkis (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll) won Best Actor at the Evening Standard Film Awards on Feb. 8. The Guardian has the complete list of winners.

The thriller Cell 211 won eight trophies - including Best Film - at the Goya Awards, Spain's equivalent of the Oscars, on Feb. 14. The historical drama Agora won seven awards, including Best Original Screenplay. [Yahoo]

The Art Directors Guild announced the winners of its annual awards on Feb. 13. Best Period Film Art Direction went to Sarah Greenwood for Sherlock Holmes; Best Fantasy Film Art Direction went to Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg for Avatar; and Best Contemporary Film Art Direction went to Karl Juliusson for The Hurt Locker. More information can be found here.

The American Cinema Editors announced the winners of their annual Eddie Awards on Feb. 14. Best Drama Film Editing went to Bob Murawski and Chris Innis for The Hurt Locker; Best Comedy Film Editing went to Debra Neil-Fisher for The Hangover; Best Animated Film Editing went to Kevin Nolting for Up; and Best Documentary Editing went to Geoffrey Richman for The Cove. More information and the complete list of nominees can be found here.


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