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‘The Peak’ Wins Slamdance Awards Screenwriting Grand Prize

Slamdance has awarded its grand prize for screenwriting to Jessica Sinyard for her television pilot “The Peak.” The prize was presented Thursday night during a ceremony hosted by Writers Guild of America West at the WGA Theatre. About 3,000 submissions were received for this year’s contest, and more than $16,000 was awarded to 2018 winners […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 12th, 2018

Film News Roundup: Russo Brothers Partner With Slamdance for Fellowship (EXCLUSIVE)

In today’s film news roundup, the Russo brothers are launching a Slamdance fellowship, Magnolia buys “The China Hustle,” and Bryan Singer is producing and possibly directing “The Anomaly.” SLAMDANCE FELLOWSHIP The directing team of Anthony and Joe Russo are launching the Russo Brothers Fellowship, to be presented to a Slamdance filmmaker at January’s Slamdance Film […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 11th, 2017

Vampire Story ‘Day Shift’ Wins Slamdance Writing Competition

Tyler Tice has won the 2017 Slamdance Writing Competition Grand Prize for his vampire drama “Day Shift.” Tice, an emerging writer from New Jersey, was awarded $8,000 for the grand prize win and $2,000 for first place in the horror category at the annual awards ceremony Friday night at the  Writers Guild of America West […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 14th, 2017

Russo Brothers Reflect on Career Beginnings at Slamdance Film Festival

Slamdance, the annual independent film festival, honored two of its alumni this week with its Founders Award at the Sundance Film Festival. The Russo brothers, who directed “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Captain America: Civil War,” and the upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War,” became involved with Slamdance in 1997, with their small debut film “Pieces.” Steven […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 25th, 2018

Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - "More Film Reviews"

It’s still Slamdance Film Festival (Jan. 22-28 – go to www.Slamdance.com for more details!) time in Park City and our eyes are bloodshot from the sheer amount of cinema we’re lovingly taking in! S........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseJan 27th, 2016

Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - "Feature Film Reviews"

The indie loving 'Slamdance Film Festival' (Jan. 22-28 – go to www.Slamdance.com for more details!) in Park City is in full swing and the flicks are flying fast and furious. Everything from documen........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseJan 27th, 2016

Slamdance, Arclight Cinemas Partnering for Cinema Club

In its first foray into a distribution partnership, the Slamdance Film Festival is teaming with the ArcLight Cinemas theater in Hollywood to screen two films per month from this year’s festival. The Slamdance Cinema Club will launch in March with .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 18th, 2015

‘Rock Steady Row,’ ‘Mr. Fish’ Win Top Slamdance Awards (EXCLUSIVE)

Trevor Stevens’ “Rock Steady Row” and Pablo Bryant’s “Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End” have won the Sparky Awards for grand jury prizes at the 24th Slamdance Film Festival. “Rock Steady Row” won the grand jury narrative feature award and the audience narrative feature award. It focuses on a college freshman who, after his […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 25th, 2018

Aaron Sorkin to Receive Creative Impact in Screenwriting Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

Variety has tapped Aaron Sorkin for the 2018 creative impact in screenwriting award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The award will celebrate Sorkin’s prolific screenwriting career, which includes an Academy Award for “The Social Network” and multiple Emmy Awards for “The West Wing,” as well as his directorial debut with the upcoming film, “Molly’s […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 15th, 2017

Anna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman' - New York Times

New York TimesAnna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman'New York TimesAnna Burns won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for her novel “Milkman,” which is narrated by an unnamed 18-year-old girl living in 1970s Northern Ireland who is coerced into a relationship with a mysterious older married man with ties to a paramilitary ...Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'Washington PostAnna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'incredibly original' MilkmanThe GuardianBooker Prize winner Milkman may not be an easy read at times but as a thought-provoking tale it deliversTelegraph.co.ukThe Man Booker Prizesall 162 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2018

Seoul Music Awards 2018 - Complete Winners List!

The winners of the 2018 Seoul Music Awards have been announced! The 27th annual awards ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievements in the South Korean music industry, was held on Thursday (January 25) at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of BTS Winners are selected from the pool of artists [...] The winners of the 2018 Seoul Music Awards have been announced! The 27th annual awards ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievements in the South Korean music industry, was held on Thursday (January 25) at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of BTS Winners are selected from the pool of artists who released albums during the past year, and are determined by a combination of mobile votes and digital downloads and physical sales, as well as scores from judges. Categories include Daesang Award (Grand Prize), Bonsang Awards (Main Prize), Record of the Year and the Popularity Awards. See the full liste of winners inside! Daesang Award (Grand Prize) BTS Bonsang Awards (Main Prize) Red Velvet, BTS, Got7, BtoB, EXO, Blackpink, NU’EST W, Bolbbalgan4, Twice, Seventeen Wanna One, Super Junior Record of the Year (Album) IU, Palette Record of the Year in Digital Release Yoon Jong-shin, “Like It” New Artist Award Pristin, Chung-ha, Wanna One R&B/Ballad Award Suran OST Award Ailee, “I Will Go to You Like the First Snow” (Goblin OST) Popularity Award Taemin Hallyu Special Award Exo Band Award Iamnot Tik Tok Male Dance Performance Award NCT 127 Tik Tok Female Dance Performance Award Mamamoo Discovery Of The Year Award Monsta X Judges’ Awards Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter Producer Award Bang Si-hyuk Fandom School Award EXO.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJan 25th, 2018

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ Prize Money Revealed - Is It For Charity?

Big Brother: Celebrity Edition kicked off this week and many are wondering how much the grand prize is for the winner. Host Julie Chen confirmed that the winner of the 2018 season will be getting a $250,000 cash prize. The 11 celeb house guests will be competing over the next three weeks. It is assumed [...] Big Brother: Celebrity Edition kicked off this week and many are wondering how much the grand prize is for the winner. Host Julie Chen confirmed that the winner of the 2018 season will be getting a $250,000 cash prize. The 11 celeb house guests will be competing over the next three weeks. It is assumed that the player who wins will be keeping the money, as no word was given about the money going to charity. Sources also told TMZ that each of the 11 celebs signed a deal to get paid for doing the show. The deal starts at around $200,000, and could go higher based on how long you’re in the house......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredFeb 8th, 2018

Kazuo Ishiguro Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature - New York Times

New York TimesKazuo Ishiguro Awarded the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNew York TimesThe English author Kazuo Ishiguro was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for what the prize committee in Sweden said were works that uncovered “the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.” BREAKING NEWS The ...Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize in literatureLos Angeles TimesThe Latest: Ishiguro is best known for Remains of the DayWashington PostKazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize In LiteratureNPRBBC News -Hollywood Reporter -Forward -Atlanta Journal Constitutionall 133 news articles ».....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzOct 5th, 2017

Comic-Con 2018 Schedule - Full List of TV Show & Movie Panels!

2018 Comic-Con is finally here and we have the full schedule of events – both movie and television panels – for you to enjoy! This year’s schedule is jam packed with fan favorite shows and movie presentations! We can expect a ton of debut trailers, new stills, spoiler-y info, and more from all your favorite [...] 2018 Comic-Con is finally here and we have the full schedule of events – both movie and television panels – for you to enjoy! This year’s schedule is jam packed with fan favorite shows and movie presentations! We can expect a ton of debut trailers, new stills, spoiler-y info, and more from all your favorite upcoming projects. In addition, there will be a ton of celebrity guests throughout the weekend! Stick with Just Jared as we’ll have the full coverage of the entire weekend. The panels officially kick off today (July 19), and wrap up on Sunday (July 22). Click inside to see the full schedule of the movie and TV show panels at Comic-Con… **NOTE: All Times are in PST Thursday, July 19 10-11:15 a.m.: Disney Channel’s Star vs. The Forces of Evil and Big City Greens panel (Room 6DE) 10:30-11:30 a.m.: 20th Century Fox’s The Predator panel (Hall H) 11-11:50 a.m.: Freeform’s Siren panel (Indigo Ballroom) 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: National Geographic’s Mars panel (Room 7AB) 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Charmed screening and panel (Ballroom 20) 11:45 a.m.: Doctor Who panel (Hall H) 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Star Wars: The Clone Wars 10-year anniversary panel (Room 6BCF) 12-12:50 p.m.: YouTube Original series Impulse panel (Indigo Ballroom) 12-1 p.m.: Stargate Franchise: Creative Storytelling panel (Room 7AB) 12:15-12:45 p.m.: Tell Me a Story sneak peek and panel (Ballroom 20) 12:30-1:30 p.m.: 2001: A Space Odyssey 50th anniversary panel (Room 6A) 1-1:50 p.m.: YouTube Original’s Origins first look (Indigo Ballroom) 1-2 p.m.: A Discovery of Witches TV series panel (Ballroom 20) 1-2 p.m.: Larger Than the Show: The X-Files Postmortem panel (Neil Morgan Auditorium) 1-2 p.m.: The Toys That Defined Us panel (Room 5AB) 1:45-2:45 p.m.: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles panel (Room 6A) 2:15-3:15 p.m.: Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters (Ballroom 20) 2:15-3:15 p.m.: Dragon Ball Super panel (Hall H) 3-3:50 p.m.: Nightflyers panel (Indigo Ballroom) 3-4 p.m.: Niko and the Sword of Light panel (Room 7AB) 3:14-4:15 p.m.: Marvel Animation Presents: Marvel Rising (Room 6DE) 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Better Call Saul panel (Hall H) 4-5 p.m.: Van Helsing panel (Indigo Ballroom) 4:15-5:30 p.m.: Magnum P.I. screening and panel (Room 6A) 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Breaking Bad 10-year reunion panel (Hall H) 4:30-5:30 p.m.: 1984’s Supergirl movie panel (Room 6DE) 4:45-5:45 p.m.: Syfy Wire Hosts the Great Debate (Ballroom 20) 5-5:50 p.m.: Z Nation panel (Indigo Ballroom) 5-6 p.m.: Marvel Studios visual development team panel (Room 25ABC) 5:45-6:30 p.m.: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: The Final Curtain Call (Room 6A) 5:45-6:45 p.m.: Assassination Nation panel with Russo Brothers (Hall H) 6-6:50 p.m.: Netflix’s Black Summer (Indigo Ballroom) 6-7 p.m.: Marvel’s Iron Fist panel (Ballroom 20) 6:45-7:45 p.m.: Shooting Clerks: The Kevin Smith Biopic panel (Room 6A) 7-8 p.m.: Brooklyn Nine-Nine panel (Indigo Ballroom) 8-9 p.m.: Mr. Mercedes panel (Room 7AB) Friday, July 20 10-11 a.m.: Young Justice: Outsiders Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Room 6DE) 10-11:15 a.m.: Adventure Time panel (Indigo Ballroom) 10:15–11:15 a.m.: Inside The Big Bang Theory Writers’ Room (Ballroom 20) 10:15 a.m.: Voltron: Legendary Defender panel (Room 6BCF) 10:30-11:30 a.m.: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and My Little Pony Equestria Girls panel (Room 6A) 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Fear the Walking Dead panel (Hall H) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.: HISTORY’s Vikings panel (Ballroom 20) 12-1 p.m.: Marvel’s Black Panther costume designer panel (Room 9) 12-2 p.m.: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies screening (Horton Grand Theatre) 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.: The Walking Dead panel (Hall H) 12:30-1:30 p.m.: DC Super Hero Girls Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Room 6DE) 12:30-1:15 p.m.: Adult Swim’s Dream Corp, LLC. panel (Indigo Ballroom) 12:45-2 p.m.: World Premiere of Hulu’s Castle Rock (Ballroom 20) 1-2 p.m.: Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus! panel (Room 6A) 1:30-2:15 p.m.: Adult Swim’s The Venture Bros. panel (Indigo Ballroom) 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Star Trek: Discovery panel (Hall H) 2-4 p.m.: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies screening (Horton Grand Theatre) 2:15-3:15 p.m.: EW’s Brave Warriors panel with Benedict Wong, Dylan Bruce, Santiago Cabrera, Jay Hernandez, and more (Ballroom 20) 2:30-3:15 p.m.: Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken panel (Indigo Ballroom) 3:30-4:10 p.m.: TBS’ Final Space panel (Indigo Ballroom) 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Disney Channel’s DuckTales panel (Room 6A) 3:30-5:30 p.m.: Amazon Studios panel with Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Tick, Good Omens, Lore, and The Expanse (Ballroom 20) 3:45-4:45 p.m.: Universal Pictures’ Glass and Halloween (Hall H) 4:15 – 5:10 p.m.: Bob’s Burgers Panel Discussion (Indigo Ballroom) 5-6 p.m.: Bumblebee panel (Hall H) 5-6:30 p.m.: Wynonna Earp season 3 premiere screening with cast (Horton Grand Theatre) 5:15-6:15 p.m.: Archer Panel Discussion (Indigo Ballroom) 5:45-6:45 p.m.: Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger panel (Ballroom 20) 6-7 p.m.: The Passage World Premiere Screening (Room 6A) 6:15-7:15 p.m.: Sony Pictures panel with Venom and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (Hall H) 6:45-7:45 p.m.: Catching Up with Adam Savage panel (Room 6DE) 7-8 p.m.: The Last Sharkando: It’s About Time panel (6BCF) 7-10 p.m.: Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas 25th anniversary screening (Horton Grand Theatre) 7:15-9:15 p.m.: The Twilight Zone marathon screening (Room 6A) 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Preacher panel (Hall H) Saturday, July 21 10-10:50 a.m.: Steven Universe panel (Indigo Ballroom) 10-11 a.m.: Unikitty! New Episode Premiere and Q&A (Room: 6DE) 10-11 a.m.: Avatar: The Last Airbender Legend and Legacy panel (Room 25ABC) 10:30- a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Warner Bros. Theatrical panel (Hall H) 11–11:45 a.m.: Black Lightning Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20) 11-11:50 a.m.: NBC’s The Good Place panel (Indigo Ballroom) 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Netflix’s The Dragon Prince panel (Room 25ABC) 12–12:45 p.m.: The Simpsons panel (Ballroom 20) 12–12:50 p.m.: SYFY Panel: Krypton Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom) 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Disney Channel’s Big Hero 6 The Series panel (Room 6A) 1-2 p.m.: Manifest Pilot Screening and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom) 1-2:15 p.m.: American Dad! and Family Guy panels (Ballroom 20) 1 p.m.: Stan Against Evil panel (Room 7AB) 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Super Troopers 2 with Broken Lizards (Horton Grand Theatre) 2–2:50 p.m.: Legacies Exclusive Video Presentation and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom) 2:30-3:15 p.m.: The Gifted panel (Ballroom 20) 2:45-3:45 p.m.: Midnight Texas panel (Room 6BCF) 2:45-3:45 p.m.: RZA: Movies, Music, and Martial Arts (Hall H) 3-4 p.m.: 20th Century Fox’s The Darkest Minds panel (Room 25ABC) 3:30–4:15 p.m.: Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20) 4-4:50 p.m.: The Orville panel (Indigo Ballroom) 4-5 p.m.: EW’s Women Who Kick Ass panel (Hall H) 4:15–5 p.m.: Arrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20) 4:15-5:15p.m.: The Man in the High Castle panel (Room 6A) 4:15-5:15 p.m.: Batman: The Animated Series panel (Room 6DE) 5–5:45 p.m.: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20) 5:15-6:15 p.m.: Deadpool 2 panel (Hall H) 5:15-6:15 p.m.: The Purge: From Film to Television (Room 6BCF) 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Netflix’s Disenchantment panel with Matt Groening (Room 6A) 5:45–6:30 p.m.: The Flash Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20) 6-6:50 p.m.: Deadly Class panel (Indigo Ballroom) 6:45-7:45 p.m.: Wynonna Earp panel (6DE) 6:45-7:45 p.m.: HISTORY’s Project Blue Book panel (Room 6A) 7-8 p.m.: The Magicians panel (Indigo Ballroom) 7-9:15 p.m.: My Neighbor Totoro screening (Horton Grand Theatre) 7:30 p.m.: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Live (Balboa Theatre) 8-8:50 p.m.: Twin Peaks and the Revival of a Cult Classic (Indigo Ballroom) 10 p.m.-12 a.m.: Deadpool 2: Uncut screening (Horton Grand Theatre) Sunday, July 22 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost world premiere (Room 6BCF) 10:30–11:30 a.m.: Supernatural Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Hall H) 10:30-11:30 a.m.: LEGO Ninjago panel (Room 6A) 11:45a.m.–12:45p.m.: Riverdale Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Hall H) 12:15-1:30 p.m.: DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis world premiere (Room 6BCF) 1–2 p.m.: Mayans, M.C. Panel Discussion (Hall H) 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Marvel Animation Presents (Room 6A) 1:45-3:30 p.m.: LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis world premiere (Room 6BCF) 2:15–3:15 p.m.: Legion Panel Discussion (Hall H) 3-4 p.m.: X-Men: The Animated Series 25th anniversary panel (Room 7AB) 3:45-5 p.m.: Buffy the Vampire Slayer interactive screening of “Once More With Feeling” (Room 6BCF).....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 19th, 2018

Yvonne Strahovski Shows Off Her Baby Bump While Visiting the Grand Canyon

Yvonne Strahovski and her husband Tim Loden took a trip to the Grand Canyon before welcoming their first child! The 35-year-old Handmaid’s Tale actress joined a Sierra Club Outing to enjoy the sights but also spread an important message. “I want my child to be able to explore the wonders of Grand Canyon without the [...] Yvonne Strahovski and her husband Tim Loden took a trip to the Grand Canyon before welcoming their first child! The 35-year-old Handmaid’s Tale actress joined a Sierra Club Outing to enjoy the sights but also spread an important message. “I want my child to be able to explore the wonders of Grand Canyon without the threat of toxic uranium pollution nearby,” Yvonne said in a statement. She added, “Being out in the wild had a profound impact on my upbringing and helped form who I am today. These majestic places should be protected and accessible to everyone. There are currently attempts underway to allow dangerous uranium and other mining on the public lands surrounding Grand Canyon and the Sierra Club is working to make permanent protections to keep surrounding communities and waterways from radioactive contamination. To learn more about protecting the Grand Canyon, visit sierraclub.org......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 17th, 2018

Miranda Lambert Makes ACMs History with Most Wins Ever

Miranda Lambert just made history as the artist to win the most awards ever at the ACM Awards. The 34-year-old won her 30th and 31st awards from the show at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday (April 15) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Miranda surpassed Brooks & Dunn [...] Miranda Lambert just made history as the artist to win the most awards ever at the ACM Awards. The 34-year-old won her 30th and 31st awards from the show at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday (April 15) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Miranda surpassed Brooks & Dunn to become the artist with the most wins. The duo has 29 wins. During the show on Sunday night, Miranda won the awards for Female Vocalist of the Year (for the ninth year in a row) and Song of the Year for “Tin Man.”.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredApr 16th, 2018

Toronto: Canadian Tyro Kyle Francis Big Man At TIFF With Indie Screenwriting Fellow Prize

EXCLUSIVE: The Black List, the Toronto Film Festival and producer Martin Katz have set York University MFA student Kyle Francis as their inaugural Independent Screenwriting Fellow. Francis, an Alberta native who was chosen for his script Blood Creek, was .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineNov 15th, 2014

LGBT Specialist TLA Acquires Slamdance Movie ‘M/M’ (EXCLUSIVE)

LGBT movie distributor TLA Releasing has confirmed the acquisition of U.S., U.K. and French rights to Slamdance entry “M/M.” The deal was inked by Adam Silver, acquisition manager of TLA, and Xavier Henry-Rashid of Film Republic, which is handling world rights. Silver described the drama as “a wild, sexy and challenging film” and “a perfect […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 14th, 2018

Slamdance Kicks Off, Prepares to Debut Its Russo Brothers Fellowship

The 2018 Slamdance Film Festival runs Jan. 19-25 in Utah with 10 narrative films and eight documentaries being showcased, nine of which are world premieres, and with work originating from America, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany and the Netherlands. This is the 24th annual celebration of first-time filmmakers and their passion projects, with the […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 19th, 2018

Slamdance Film Festival Unveils Competition Lineup (EXCLUSIVE)

The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled its 24th annual narrative and documentary feature film competition lineup, Variety has learned. The festival, launched in 1995 as an alternative to Sundance, has included showings of such notable titles as Oren Peli’s “Paranormal Activity.” The fest, which takes place at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah, from Jan. […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 28th, 2017

Slamdance Film Festival Juries Revealed

The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled jury members for its feature film competition programs for its 22nd edition during Jan. 22-28, Variety has learned. Notable members include Steve Yu, director of “The Resurrection of Jake The Snake,” an.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 18th, 2016