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Imitation Game, Grand Budapest Hotel, Olive Kitteridge win WGA Awards

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Film Best Original Screenplay: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Best Adapted Screenplay: Graham Moore, The Imitation Game Best Documentary: Brian Knappenberger, The Internet’s Own Boy TV Best Longform Adapted: Jane Anderson, Olive Kitteridge Best Longford Original: Melissa Carter, Deliverance Creek Best Drama Series: Nic Pizzolatto, True Detetective Best Comedy ...

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Writers Guild Preview, Predictions and Poll

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The Writers Guild will be held tonight. We will be updating the winners as they come in. The first thing you need to know about the WGA awards tonight is that Gone Girl got screwed for the Oscar. It now holds the record as the only film to get as ...

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Inarritu wins DGA Award

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OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Fox Searchlight Pictures) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES LESLI LINKA GLATTER Homeland, “From A to B and Back Again” (Showtime) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES JILL SOLOWAY Transparent, “Best New Girl” (Amazon ...

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VES Visual Effects Society Award Winners

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Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Joe Letteri, Ryan Stafford, Matt Kutcher, Dan Lemmon, Hannah Blanchini Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Big Hero 6 Don Hall, Chris Williams, Roy Conli, Zach Parrish Outstanding Supporting ...

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DGA Preview, Predictions and Contest

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The Directors Guild will announce Saturday – or the event I like to call “the night all pretty dreams come to an end.” Well, perhaps not if you happen to be someone who likes the consensus choice. Most of the time, I find myself on the opposite end of it, ...

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ACE Eddie winners – Boyhood, Lego Movie, Grand Budapest Hotel

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BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) – Boyhood, Sandra Adair. BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL) – The Grand Budapest Hotel, Barney Pilling BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM – The Lego Movie, David Burrows & Chris McKay BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
 – Citizenfour, Mathilde Bonnefoy BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION) – The ...

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2015 SAG Awards acceptance speeches

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I tell you true, one of the saddest things to me every night there’s a major awards event is when we have avid readers on the site trying to find a way to watch but coming up empty-handed. All the interest and enthusiasm of our AD friends around the world ...

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Birdman Takes the Producers Guild in a Surprise

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Well, it’s not really a surprise because we knew all along this awards season belonged to Boyman. But many of us thought it would be Boyhood’s to lose. The preferential ballot is tricky and unpredictable and has resulted in a horse-midstream-switch a few times since they changed up. This could ...

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Producers Guild Awards TBA

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Picture: Birdman TV Drama: Breaking Bad Documentary Film: Life Itself Longform TV Series: Fargo Non-fiction: Cosmos A Spacetime Odyssey TV Comedy Award – Orange is the New Black The Voice wins reality Live Entertainment in Talk TV to THE TONIGHT SHOW Best Animated Feature: The Lego Movie

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SAG Preview, Predictions and Contest

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The SAG awards are also happening this Sunday. With Jennifer Aniston out of the Oscar race and Marion Cotillard in, that makes predicting Best Actress kind of tough, although it’s mostly still Julianne Moore’s to lose. The SAG will be the big test. I had a feeling Aniston might take ...

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DGA Announces Five Best Directors of the Year

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Clint Eastwood, American Sniper Alejandro Inarritu, Birdman Richard Linklater, Boyhood Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game Full list. WES ANDERSON The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Mr. Anderson’s Directorial Team: Unit Production Manager: Miki Emmrich First Assistant Director: Josh Robertson Second Assistant Director: Ben ...

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Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominees

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 51st CAS AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING FOR 2014 MOTION PICTURE – LIVE ACTION American Sniper Production Mixer — Walt Martin, CAS Re-recording Mixer — Gregg Rudloff Re-recording Mixer — John Reitz Scoring Mixer — Robert Fernandez ADR Mixer — Thomas J. O’Connell Foley Mixer ...

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DGA Preview – They Announce Tomorrow

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The Directors Guild will add their voice to the mix that will have no influence on Oscar voting, but could confirm the popularity of certain films. The DGA has roughly 14,500 members, where the Academy’s directing branch has around 400. No one really knows if this will be a year ...

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Predict the DGA Contest

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If you’re feeling up to it, please predict the five names you think the DGA will pick. The DGA has about 14,500 members. They have a weighted ballot of five nominees for Best Picture. The five chosen usually amount to a Best Picture nomination. Predict the DGA

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Makeup and Hair Stylists Guild Announce Nominees

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The Imitation Game finally missed a guild nomination after getting every single one. I think now, the Grand Budapest Hotel is the only film in the race to hit every one. FEATURE LENGTH MOTION PICTURE (FEATURE FILMS) BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP Captain America: The Winter Soldier Make-Up Artists: Allan Apone, Nicole Sortillon and Lisa ...

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Writers Guild Announce Nominations

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ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Boyhood, Written by Richard Linklater; IFC Films Foxcatcher, Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman; Sony Pictures Classics The Grand Budapest Hotel, Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness; Fox Searchlight Nightcrawler, Written by Dan Gilroy; Open Road Films Whiplash, Written by Damien ...

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