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DGA Awards 2021: Chloé Zhao Wins for ‘Nomadland’ (Full List of Winners)

DGA Awards 2021: Chloé Zhao Wins for ‘Nomadland’ (Full List of Winners)
The 73rd annual Directors Guild of America Awards kicked off on Saturday evening. The awards honored the best directing in film and television of the past year.

This year, nominees Lee Isaac Chung for “Minari,” Emerald Fennell for “Promising Young Woman,” David Fincher for “Mank,” Aaron Sorkin for “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” and Chloé Zhao for “Nomadland” vied for the top directorial prize for film, with Zhao winning.

On the TV side, “The Queen’s Gambit,” “Homeland,” and “The Flight Attendant” won the major prizes, shaking up the race as we head into Emmys season.

The DGA prize is often considered a bellwether for the Best Director Oscar. Recent DGA winners that went on to repeat at the Academy Awards include Alfonso Cuarón for “Roma,” Guillermo del Toro for “The Shape of Water,” Damien Chazelle for “La La Land,” and Alejandro G. Iñárritu for both “The Revenant” and “Birdman
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DGA Awards live blog: We’re revealing the 2021 winners as they happen [Updating]

DGA Awards live blog: We’re revealing the 2021 winners as they happen [Updating]
Even though this year’s Directors Guild of America ceremony is taking place virtually, there is no way to watch the DGA Awards online. But you’re in luck — Gold Derby has access to Saturday’s show and we’ll be revealing all of the 2021 winners as they happen live. Scroll down for our minute-by-minute breakdown of all of the champions, the A-list presenters and the special honors for this 73rd annual ceremony.

As a reminder, these kudos honor the best helmers of the year in film and television, as voted on by more than 18,000 members of the directing guild. The all-important DGA feature film category, which will be presented last, will serve as an important bellwether of the Best Director Oscar. Why? Because the guild and the academy have only disagreed eight times over the past seven decades, including last year when Sam Mendes (“1917”) won the DGA but Bong Joon Ho
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2021 DGA Awards: Full winners list in 3 film and 8 TV categories

2021 DGA Awards: Full winners list in 3 film and 8 TV categories
The 73rd Directors Guild of America Awards took place on Saturday, April 10 in a virtual ceremony. These kudos honored the best helmers of the year in film and television, as voted on by more than 18,000 members of the directing guild. The all-important DGA feature film nominees were Chloe Zhao (“Nomadland”), Lee Isaac Chung (“Minari”), David Fincher (“Mank”), Emerald Fennell (“Promising Young Woman”) and Aaron Sorkin (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”). Scroll down for the full winners list in three film and eight TV categories.

The DGA’s feature film category is one of the most telling bellwethers for the Best Director Oscar. The guild and the academy have only disagreed eight times over the past seven decades, including last year when Sam Mendes (“1917”) won the DGA but Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”) claimed the Oscar. Will this year’s guild winner follow the path of so many prior champs?
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NAACP Image Awards 2021: black-ish, Power Book II: Ghost and Insecure Are Among TV's Big Winners

NAACP Image Awards 2021: black-ish, Power Book II: Ghost and Insecure Are Among TV's Big Winners
The 52nd NAACP Image Awards crowned more winners on Saturday (in addition to the awards announced earlier this week), in a ceremony once again hosted by black-ish star Anthony Anderson. The awards, of course, celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and will be simulcast across BET, CBS, MTV, VH1, MTV2, BET Her and Logo tonight at 8/7c.

Heading into the live show, ABC’s black-ish led the TV pack with five awards, winning trophies for Outstanding Actor (Anthony Anderson), Supporting Actor (Deon Cole) and Supporting Actress (Marsai Martin). That makes two wins for Martin,
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The Salon Selects Inaugural Class For Mentorship Program To Amplify South Asian Talent

The Salon Selects Inaugural Class For Mentorship Program To Amplify South Asian Talent
The Salon is doing the heavy lifting when it comes to elevating South Asian talent in the entertainment industry and to do that, they have selected the participants for the inaugural Salon Mentorship Program. Led by Disney’s Reena Singh, Hillman Grad’s Rishi Rajani, Writ Large manager Bash Naran, actor/comedian Nik Dodani (Atypical), and actor/producer Vinny Chhibber (The Red Line), the program has revealed its 23 mentors and mentees.

The individuals participating in The Salon Mentorship Program were selected from a nationwide pool of over 850 candidates recruited through an open application. After a thorough review and interview process, the finalists were paired with a mentor in one of five tracks: writing, acting, producing, directing, or executive leadership. The mentees will work closely with their respective mentors over the course of one year to identify areas of growth, discuss strategy, and expand opportunities. Mentees will also have exclusive access
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‘WandaVision’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Among New Blood at DGA Awards TV Nominations

‘WandaVision’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Among New Blood at DGA Awards TV Nominations
The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced the television nominations for the 2020 DGA Awards on Monday, honoring “Ted Lasso,” “WandaVision,” and “The Queen’s Gambit” as examples of some of the finest directorial work that the medium has to offer.

Both Comedy and Drama categories saw complete turnover in nominees from 2019, with none of the series honored last year airing episodes during the window of eligibility in 2020. Therefore the celebration is guaranteed to get an injection of fresh blood, a welcome development with any awards body.

Curiously, the wide open field allowed for some surprising series to garner their first ever DGA nominations, including AMC’s “Better Call Saul” and Disney+’s “The Mandalorian.”

Also announced today were the DGA Award nominations for Documentary, including nods for “Boys State” and “The Truffle Hunters.”

The Theatrical Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees for this year’s DGA Awards will be announced Tuesday,
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NAACP Image Awards: black-ish and Lovecraft Country Top TV Nominations; Bridgerton Among First-Timers

NAACP Image Awards: black-ish and Lovecraft Country Top TV Nominations; Bridgerton Among First-Timers
Nominations for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards were announced on Tuesday, and ABC’s black-ish and HBO’s Lovecraft Country led TV’s comedy and drama packs, respectively.

Topping all of TV as it did in 2020 (and the year before…), black-ish amassed 11 total nominations, including recognition for Outstanding Comedy Series and eight of its stars. (Last year, black-ish won in nearly every category for which it was nominated, including its fifth consecutive trophy for Outstanding Comedy). HBO’s Insecure followed with seven total comedy nods.

More from TVLineBridgerton Is Now Netflix's Biggest Series Launch In the Streamer's HistoryTV Ratings: NCIS Rises,
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Exclusive Interview – Director Kabir Akhtar discusses Never Have I Ever

Exclusive Interview – Director Kabir Akhtar discusses Never Have I Ever
Following the sleeper success of Netflix original Never Have I Ever Martin Carr recently spoke to director Kabir Akhtar about his love for this project… What initially attracted you to the project? I read about it in the trades and couldn’t believe it when I saw they were making this show. My reaction was, wait, […]

The post Exclusive Interview – Director Kabir Akhtar discusses Never Have I Ever appeared first on Flickering Myth.
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Hollywood Reporter Premieres 'Behind the Screen: Creative Leaders at Home and the Way Back'

Hollywood Reporter Premieres 'Behind the Screen: Creative Leaders at Home and the Way Back'
The Hollywood Reporter is premiering Behind the Screen: Creative Leaders at Home and the Way Back, a special two-part Roundtable series featuring filmmaking talent, who discuss the impact of Covid-19 and issues that will need to be addressed in order to get the creative community back to work.

The first Roundtable, which debuted on THR's YouTube channel Monday and can also be seen in the embedded video below, features director Kabir Akhtar (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Never Have I Ever), editor John Axelrad (Ad Astra, The Lost City of Z), costume designer Melissa Bruning (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, War for the Planet of ...
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‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Familiar tropes evolve into more in Mindy Kaling's new show

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Familiar tropes evolve into more in Mindy Kaling's new show
OTTThe show puts an Indian-American teen at the centre, pushing past generations of stories that have placed white protagonists in the spotlight.Nikhita VenugopalThere’s a formula when it comes to classic teen rom-coms — a girl, a boy, best friends, overbearing parents, school. The best versions of these stories draw us in with tropes (because who doesn’t love a good rom-com) but keep us hooked for something much more. For teen stories, the task becomes harder because we’re wired to dismiss their problems as ‘angst’ and move on with our day. But beyond the crushes and homework and screaming matches, it’s ultimately a kid in crisis, hoping to be taken seriously in a world where the adults are talking. Netflix released the first 10-episode season of Never Have I Ever this week, a new series from actor and comedian Mindy Kaling and writer-producer Lang Fisher, about a
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Emmys 2018: Peak TV Equals Peak Fyc Campaigns

Each year brings more series than many thought possible. Most of them want Emmys. Some of them even deserve them. So, in the peakest of peak TV climates, who can blame the marketing teams behind them for getting creative with their For Your Consideration campaigns?

“I think that in this very crowded television landscape, you have to differentiate yourself and it’s always been about creative ideas and figuring out ways to trigger people with what you’re promoting,” says Rich Licata, the veteran awards campaigner who pioneered the idea of episode screeners when he was at HBO in the early 1990s.

He says that strategies including boxed mailers and For Your Consideration Q&A nights are no longer enough — especially the latter, now that there’s such a demand to hold them at the TV Academy’s North Hollywood headquarters that the venue had to institute a lottery system.
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2018 Ace Eddies Awards offer preview of Oscars [Updating Live]

The American Cinema Editors handed out the Eddie Awards on Friday (Jan. 26). Oscar watchers were in attendance for the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton as they are keenly aware that Ace is aces as one of the best indicators of which film takes home the Best Picture Oscar

Since 1990, the film that came up with an Ace went on to win the top prize at the Academy Awards 17 times. And in seven of the 10 years when the Ace barometer was wrong, the Eddie champ was at least a contender for Best Picture, including last year when both the drama winner (“Arrival”) and the comedy/musical champ (“La La Land”) were among the eight Best Picture nominees that lost the top Oscar to “Moonlight.”

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See 2018 Oscar nominations: Full list of Academy Awards nominees in all 24 categories

Six of this year’s nine Oscar nominees for Best Picture — “Dunkirk,
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2018 American Cinema Editors Nominations: ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Face Off

The American Cinema Editors (Ace) have announced nominations for the 68th Annual Ace Eddie Awards. The ceremony recognizes outstanding editing in 10 film, television, and documentary categories. Nominated for best edited feature film this year are “Dunkirk” and “Blade Runner 2049” in the dramatic category and “Baby Driver” and “Get Out” in the comedy category.

Read More:2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Editing

Emmy winners such as “Veep,” “Big Little Lies,” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” will also compete for Ace prizes this year. “Fargo,” “Better Call Saul,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” all have multiple Ace television nominees.

Winners will be revealed on January 26. Check out the full nominations list below.

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)

Blade Runner 2049,” Joe Walker

Dunkirk,” Lee Smith

“Molly’s Game,” Alan Baumgarten, Josh Schaeffer & Elliot Graham

The Post,” Michael Kahn & Sarah Broshar

The Shape of Water.” Sidney Wolinsky

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy)

“Baby Driver,” Jonathan Amos & Paul Machliss

Get Out,
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2017 Emmy race for Best Comedy Single-Camera Editing: Can ‘Master of None’ break through with season 2?

2017 Emmy race for Best Comedy Single-Camera Editing: Can ‘Master of None’ break through with season 2?
There are 126 episodes from 71 series on the Emmy Awards nominating ballot for Best Comedy Single-Camera Editing this year. There were 121 episodes from 64 series last year and the nominees were: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” season 1: Winner: “Josh Just Happens to Live Here!” (Kabir Akhtar) “Silicon Valley” season 3 “The Uptick” (Brian Merken) “Daily […]
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2016 Emmy Winners: And the Awards Go To....

It was a night of firsts and sweeps.

Find out who won their first Emmys and what shows swept the awards, because we have every single winner from all three Emmy ceremonies below!

Jimmy Kimmel did an awesome job hosting, and even managed to point out all of the annoying gluten free stars in the audience after passing out Pb&J sandwiches his mom made. And he hoped nobody was allergic to nuts!

Congrats to all the winners. How many surprised you by the way things turned out? FX proved that there may be too much television to choose from, but what they're putting out there is of the great variety.

HBO offered up repeats with Game of Thrones and Veep, Keeping The Americans from a Best Drama win, but Rami Malek got the best actor win, even if we were also cheering heartily for Matthew Rhys. And our girl
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Best Editing -- American Cinema Editors Reveal 64th Ace Eddie Awards Nominations

The American Cinema Editors (Ace) revealed the nominations for their 64th Annual Ace Eddie Awards for all categories including film, television, and documentaries. We'll find out the winners on Feb. 7 with the Ace Eddie Awards annual ceremony to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Here's your full list of nominees of the 64th Annual Ace Eddie Awards:

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic):

12 Years a Slave

Joe Walker

Captain Phillips

Chris Rouse, A.C.E.

Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger

Her

Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E. & Jeff Buchanan

Saving Mr. Banks

Mark Livolsi, A.C.E.

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy Or Musical):

American Hustle

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E.

August: Osage County

Stephen Mirrione, A.C.E.

Inside Llewyn Davis

Roderick Jaynes

Nebraska

Kevin Tent, A.C.E.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E.

Best Edited
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Nominations Announced For 64th Annual Ace Eddie Awards

American Cinema Editors (Ace) today announced nominations for the 64th Annual Ace Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during Ace’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, February 7, 2014 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The Ace Eddie Awards is considered an integral precursor to the Oscars. No film has won Best Picture at the Oscars without also having received at least a Best Editing nomination since Ordinary People in 1981. Since the Ace membership boasts a very high crossover within its membership of Academy members, it represents a very accurate bellwether for the eventual Oscar outcome.

The Ace Eddie Award nominees are listed below.

Nominees For 64th Annual Ace Eddie Awards

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic):

12 Years a Slave

Joe Walker

Captain Phillips

Chris Rouse, A.C.E.

Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger

Her

Eric Zumbrunnen,
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Film Editors Unveil Ace Eddie Award Nominations

12 Years A Slave, American Hustle and Breaking Bad are among the nominees in the drama, comedy/musical and one-hour commercial TV categories for the 64th Ace Eddie Awards. The American Cinema Editors revealed their nominees today. Here’s the full list of finalists, with the winners to be revealed in a ceremony February 7 at the Beverly Hilton: Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic): 12 Years a Slave Joe Walker Captain Phillips Chris Rouse, A.C.E. Gravity Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger Her Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E. & Jeff Buchanan Saving Mr. Banks Mark Livolsi, A.C.E. Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy Or Musical): American Hustle Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E. August: Osage County Stephen Mirrione, A.C.E. Inside Llewyn Davis Roderick Jaynes Nebraska Kevin Tent, A.C.E. The Wolf of Wall Street Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E. Best Edited Animated
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