Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

Artists Will Be Highlighted in SFMOMA’s SECA Exhibition This December WHO: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the recipients of the 2022 SECA Art Award, selected from a list of 16 finalists: Binta Ayofemi Maria Guzmán Capron Cathy Lu Marcel Pardo Ariza Gregory Rick Binta Ayofemi is a multidisciplinary artist whose primary medium is the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, expressing Black and … Continue reading Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

2022 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCESAWARD WINNERS

“Hannah Ha Ha,” “Forget Me Not,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” and “Killing the Eunuch KHAN” take home Grand Jury Prizes Audience Awards went to“The Civil Dead,” “Iron Family,” and “The Ember Knight Show: “Getting Mad” Ethan Eng, Director of “Therapy Dogs” is awarded the AGBO Fellowship including a $25,000 prize and mentorship from Joe and Anthony Russo The 28th Slamdance Film Festival announced the winners of … Continue reading 2022 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCESAWARD WINNERS

2022 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED 

Top Jury Prizes Go To Nanny (U.S. Dramatic), The Exiles (U.S. Documentary), All That Breathes (World Cinema Documentary) and Utama (World Cinema Dramatic) Navalny (U.S. Documentary) and Cha Cha Real Smooth (U.S. Dramatic)Win Audience Awards Presented by Acura Navalny Wins Festival Favorite Award After nine days, 84 feature films and 59 short films, the juries have deliberated and the audience has voted, and Friday night the 2022 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards were announced. The award-winning films will screen … Continue reading 2022 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED 

WebSeries Canada, In Partnership With Canada Media Fund, Announce The 2021 T.O. WebFest Spark Equity And Inclusion Gala Winners

WebSeries Canada is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s awards, following the festival’s Spark Equity and Inclusion Gala on July 16th. The winners of the T.O. Webfest awards were announced live covering 35 categories and featured the best web series in categories including comedy, drama, family, musical, horror & thriller, sci fi & fantasy, documentary, and lifestyle. The gala took place virtually this … Continue reading WebSeries Canada, In Partnership With Canada Media Fund, Announce The 2021 T.O. WebFest Spark Equity And Inclusion Gala Winners

First Phase of American Rescue Plan Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Announced

The National Endowment for the Arts announces more than $52 million in funding for state and jurisdictional arts agencies and regional arts organizations, the first recommended awards of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). These funds are designed to support the arts sector as it recovers from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidelines and application materials for a second phase of American Rescue Plan … Continue reading First Phase of American Rescue Plan Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Announced

Mother’s Day Memories- A Film by Bill Hoversten

By Vernon Nickerson The power of film to illuminate and educate the audience shines throughout “Mother’s Day Memories”, a short feature film currently selected for eight international film festivals. The tight ensemble cast hits all the right notes to convey the slow erasure of the multiple lives impacted when a parent is losing their memories due to Alzheimers. Bill Hoversten packs every word, every gesture, … Continue reading Mother’s Day Memories- A Film by Bill Hoversten

2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Top Prizes Go To CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Flee, and Hive  CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Hive, Writing With Fire, and Ma Belle, My Beauty Win Audience AwardsPresented by Acura The 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, hosted by actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, with jurors presenting 24 prizes … Continue reading 2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced

Sundance Institute announced Giving Voice as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23–February 2, 2020. The Festival Favorite Award is the 29th and final recognition bestowed on this year’s features, including juried prizes and category-specific … Continue reading Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced

2020 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

  Murmur receives Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize while Higher Love takes Documentary Prize.  Audience Awards given to narrative feature Residue and documentary feature Bastards’ Road Shoot to Marry takes home Best of Breakouts Audience Award Carlota Pereda, director of Piggy, receives AGBO Fellowship, presented by Slamdance alumni Joe and Anthony Russo   The 26th Slamdance Film Festival today announced the winners of their annual … Continue reading 2020 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS (AWFJ) ANNOUNCES THE 2017 EDA AWARD WINNERS

  “THE SHAPE OF WATER” TAKES THREE AWARDS INCLUDING BEST FILM AND BEST DIRECTOR FOR GUILLERMO DEL TORO AND BRAVEST PERFORMANCE AWARD FOR SALLY HAWKINS “LADY BIRD” GARNERS THE BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE PRIZE FOR LAURIE METCALF WHILE GRETA GERWIG IS AWARDED TWO EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS FOR BEST WOMAN DIRECTOR AND BEST WOMAN SCREENWRITER The women have voted!    The Alliance of … Continue reading THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS (AWFJ) ANNOUNCES THE 2017 EDA AWARD WINNERS

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM AWARDS FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  Thunder Road Wins Grand Jury Prize   Sundance Institute announced the jury prizes in short filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the program of 72 short films selected from 8,712 submissions, went to Thunder Road by director and screenwriter Jim Cummings. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Park City, Utah; … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM AWARDS FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PLAY “O RÉJANE” NOMINATED FOR THREE STAGE RAW LOS ANGELES THEATER AWARDS

The world premiere production of “Do not miss” play O RÉJANE is nominated for three first-ever Stage Raw Los Angeles Theater Awards in the Playwriting (llana Turner), Leading Female Performance (Cara Pifko) and Costume Design (Alex Berry) categories. O RÉJANE, which debuted in November 2014 at Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, connects theater-goers to the spirit of Réjane, a remarkable French actress and theater impresario who changed French culture, fashion and socio-politics as the 19th century morphed into … Continue reading CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PLAY “O RÉJANE” NOMINATED FOR THREE STAGE RAW LOS ANGELES THEATER AWARDS

The 21st Slamdance Film Festival Awards

The 21st Slamdance Film Festival  announced the feature and short film recipients of this year’s awards in the Audience, Jury, and Sponsored Categories. The award winners were announced at the festival’s annual Awards Ceremony at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, UT. As in previous years, juries of leading industry experts and esteemed filmmakers determined the Slamdance Jury Awards for Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, … Continue reading The 21st Slamdance Film Festival Awards