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IFP Independent Filmmaker Labs Open For Submissions; Deadlines Imminent!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2012 6:01 PM
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The facts ma'am, just the facts... or is it fax :)
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George Lucas To Be Honored With Prestigious Vanguard Award At 43rd NAACP Image Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 1:31 PM
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No comment on this one from me; but given how much the man (George Lucas) and the film (Red Tails) have been discussed on S&A in recent weeks, I'm sure you folks will have something to say about it, so don't let me stop you :)
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Denzel Washington Wins A Golden Camera Award (Germany's Oscar)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 3, 2012 12:45 PM
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Denzel Washington will be honored this Saturday (Feb. 4) with the Golden Camera Award, Germany's equivalent to the Oscars or Emmys, for "best international actor."

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Cast Of "The Help" Clean Up At The SAG Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 12:34 AM
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I actually fell asleep before this started; long weekend, and I was tired; still recouping and adjusting from my Sundance trip; So I didn't get to watch any of it. And if you missed the show as well, here are the results, hot off the presses:

"Beasts Of The Southern Wild," Ava DuVernay, "Detropia" Pick Up Trophies At Sundance 2012 Awards Celebration

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2012 11:05 PM
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A quickie post highlighting winners from tonight's Sundance Film Festival Awards celebration.

Omar Sy, "Intouchables" Lead César Award Nominations (French Equivalent Of The Oscars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 2:08 PM
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His big year (or is it 2 years, since this all began in 2011) continues...
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Slamdance 2012 - Keith Miller's Meditative Docu-Drama "Welcome to Pine Hill" Wins Grand Jury Award

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 9:57 AM
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The Slamdance Film Festival doesn't get as much *shine* as the Sundance Film Festival, even though they both take place in Park City, UT, and at almost exactly the same time.
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Octavia Spencer, Pam Grier, Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes To Be Honored By Essence

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 26, 2012 11:58 AM
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Announced earlier today...
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Sundance 2012 - "Fishing Without Nets" (Film About Somali Pirates Told From POV Of Pirates) Wins Jury Award

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 25, 2012 1:53 PM
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Yesterday evening, jury prizes and honorable mentions in short filmmaking were announced at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival (which I said goodbye to very early this morning).
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Loretta Devine To be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award At 2012 Pan African Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 25, 2012 11:26 AM
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The Pan African Film Festival (celebrating its 20th year this year) will honor award-winning actress Loretta Devine with its highest honor, a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work on stage, television and film.
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