Note Pad Archive for January, 2013


AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS (ACE) ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE 63RD ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS RECOGNIZING THE BEST EDITING OF THE YEAR IN FILM, TELEVISION AND DOCUMENTARIES Universal City, CA, Jan. 11 –American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 63rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be…

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Nominations Reactions

“First an Oscar nomination, then I find a basically brand-new queen mattress on my drive home. This is an incredible day.” –Seth MacFarlane “Congratulations, you five ladies no longer have to pretend to be attracted to Harvey Weinstein.” – Seth MacFarlane to the Best Actress nominees “The director of the film I’m currently working on…

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Nominations by the Numbers

FEATURE FILMS WITH TWO OR MORE NOMINATIONS (This list does not include Short Films or Documentary Short Subjects.) Picture Distribution Company Nominations “Lincoln” Walt Disney/20th Century Fox 12 “Life of Pi” 20th Century Fox 11 “Les Misérables” Universal 8 “Silver Linings Playbook” The Weinstein Company 8 “Argo” Warner Bros. 7 “Amour” Sony Pictures Classics 5…

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Oscar Sidebars

A few facts about this year’s nominations … With his Best Picture nomination for Argo, George Clooney joins Warren Beatty as the only individuals to have competitive nominations for Best Picture, directing, writing and acting.

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January 10, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® were announced today (Thursday, January 10) by this year’s Oscar host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. MacFarlane and Stone announced the nominees at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives….

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5 Broken Cameras, Detropia Top 6th Annual Cinema Eye Honors

January 9, 2013 For Immediate Release Documentary about Palestinian occupation wins Outstanding Feature Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady receive Outstanding Direction for Detropia, Only the Young top Debut The Imposter wins for Production, How to Survive a Plague for Editing Chasing Ice for Cinematography and Bully takes Audience Choice New York – 5 Broken Cameras, Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi’s documentary about Israeli settlements encroaching upon…

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BAFTAs 2012 Nominate….

EE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS in 2013 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED Press release and full nominations follow; available as word document downloads below. Lincoln receives ten nominations. Les Misérables and Life of Pi are each nominated in nine categories; Skyfall has eight nominations, Argo has seven nominations and Anna Karenina has six. Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty are each nominated five times. The Master and Amour have four nominations. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey andSilver Linings Playbook have each been…

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65th Annual DGA Awards Feature Film Nominees Announced

LOS ANGELES, CA: On January 8, 2013, DGA President Taylor Hackford announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2012. “DGA members have chosen an incredibly rich and varied group of filmmakers to nominate for this year’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Award. These directors represent the…

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Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for 11th Annual VES Awards

Warner Bros.’ ‘The Hobbit,’ Paramount’s ‘The Avengers’ and Fox’s ‘Life of Pi’ Lead Feature Nominations Los Angeles – The Visual Effects Society (VES) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were selected…

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Represented by 25 individual award recipients.

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Producers Guild Nominations 2012

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE, ANIMATED THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE AND LONG-FORM TELEVISION NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2013 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS LOS ANGELES, CA (January 2, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The…

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“I really want to see The Irishman. I’ve heard it’s big brother Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece. But I really can’t find the time. The promotion schedule is so tight, there’s no opportunity to see a three and a half-hour movie. But I really want to see it. In 2017, right before Okja’s New York premiere, I had the chance to go to Scorsese’s office, which is in the DGA building. There’s a lovely screening room there, too, with film prints that he’s collected. I talked to him for about an hour. There’s no movie he hasn’t seen, even Korean films. We talked about what he’s seen and his past work. It was a glorious day. I’ve loved his work since I was in college. Who doesn’t? Anyone involved with movies must feel the same way.”
~ Bong Joon-ho

“But okay, I promise you now that if I ever retire again, I’m going to ensure that I can’t walk it back. I’ll post a series of the most disgusting, offensive, outrageous statements you can ever imagine. That way it will be impossible for me to ever be employed again. No one is going to take my calls. No one is going to want to be seen with me. Oh, it will be scorched earth. I will have torched everything. I’m going to flame out in the most legendary fashion.”
~ Steven Soderbergh