The Most Prestigious Award-Giving Bodies for Movies

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Movie awards are typically classified into four main categories: Critics’ Awards, Festival Awards, Industry Awards, and Audience Awards.¬†Critics’ Awards are determined by movie critics who cast their votes on an annual basis. In contrast, Audience Awards are decided by the general public. Industry Awards are bestowed upon winners selected by individuals employed … Read more

Most Unforgettable Oscar Moments of All Time

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The Oscars, formally known as the Academy Awards, represent a recognition of excellence within the film industry, encompassing both artistic and technical merit. These prestigious accolades are bestowed annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The recipients are selected based on their outstanding contributions to cinematic achievement, as … Read more

Awards Actors Can Win

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The Academy Awards Ceremony is a prestigious event that celebrates the best in film. Actors are often given awards for their excellent performances in films. There are a variety of awards that actors can win, including Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actor/Actress. And interestingly, there are many other award ceremonies … Read more

Who Won the First Oscar Given?

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The first Academy Awards were given out on May 16, 1929. The winners were announced in a private ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The films that won the awards during this event are now considered classics, such as The Broadway Melody and Wings. One of the greatest surprises of the night … Read more

Categories for the Academy Awards

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The Academy Awards are coming up, and that means it’s time to start thinking about who is going to win in each category! There are a lot of categories, and we’ll help you understand the meaning and purpose of each one. In this blog post, we will discuss the major categories in … Read more

What Are the Golden Raspberry Awards

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The Golden Raspberry Awards are also known as Razzies or Razzie Awards. It is a parody award show that honors the worst cinematic achievements. It was co-founded by Mo Murphy and John J. B Wilson who were UCLA film graduates and film industry veterans. The annual satirical Razzie Awards predated its coveted … Read more

History of the Sundance Film Festival

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Sundance film festival, one of the largest independent film festivals of the USA, takes place every year in January at Park City, Utah, Salt Lake City, and Sundance Resort. New work from American and international filmmakers is displayed here that include feature films, American and international documentaries, dramatic films, short films, and … Read more

Most Famous Cannes Winners

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2020 marks the 73rd year of the Cannes Film Festival. It brings film lovers and filmmakers from all around the world to one gorgeous cinematic celebration. The hype of the annual awards drives the perception that the highest prize in the film industry is Oscar. But for several cinephiles and filmmakers around … Read more