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'Birdman' Takes Top Prize at Australian Academy's International Awards

'Birdman' won a total of four awards at an L.A. ceremony hosted by Nicole Kidman and Geoffrey Rush. read more

ADG Awards Winners — Updated Live

The Art Directors Guild’s 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. We’ll be posting the winners live, so check here for the complete list. Show More Summary

‘Birdman’ Dominates Australian Academy’s AACTA International Awards

Birdman landed four wins including Best Film tonight at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts’ fourth annual AACTA International Awards for film in Los Angeles. Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu’s film, which went in with a leading seven nominations, also won Best Direction, Screenplay and Lead Actor, for Michael Keaton. Show More Summary

ADG Awards Live Blog

The Art Directors Guild's 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Comedian Owen Benjamin is host of the awards that honor the best in production design in 11 categories for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos. Show More Summary

42nd Annual Annie Awards Live Blog

There’s a lot on the line tonight for the Best Animated Feature nominees at the 42nd annual Annie Awards. The champion should be considered the favorite to win the Oscar next month, as nine of the 13 winners since the Best Animated Feature Oscar category was introduced also took the top prize at the Annies. Show More Summary

42nd Annual Annie Awards – Live Stream

Score along at home as the 42nd annual Annie Awards at being handed out tonight at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Westwood. The nominees for the big prize, Best Animated Feature, are Big Hero 6, Cheatin’, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Song Of The Sea, The Book Of Life, The Boxtrolls, The Lego Movie and The Tale Of Princess Kaguya. Show More Summary

Sundance: ‘The Russian Woodpecker’ Wins World Cinema Grand Jury Documentary Prize

The Sundance Film Festival is announcing winners tonight in Park City as its 2015 edition draws to a close. Atter a fest chock-full of deals, those same films that were subjects of late-night auctions and early-morning, bleary-eyed contract signings are up for awards from Park City audiences and fest juries. Show More Summary

Sundance Film Festival Awards – Live Stream

The Sundance Film Festival nears the end of its frenzied deal run with tonight’s feature film awards ceremony, hosted by Tig Notaro at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse in Park City. The gala, scheduled to start at 6 PM MT (hey, it’s Sundance, who knows if they will be on time), will bestow both juried and audience awards. Show More Summary

‘American Sniper’s ‘ Oscar Nominated Writer Answers Controversies About Movie – And So Does Michelle Obama Who Praises It

Lots of talk today about the controversy behind American Sniper during a screenwriters panel featuring seven Oscar nominees at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival.  The key points in that regard were powerfully made by Sniper’s...Show More Summary

Robert Redford-Nick Nolte Pic’ A Walk In The Woods’ Lands Whopping Broad Green Deal: Sundance

EXCLUSIVE: Upstart distributor Broad Green has gotten on the acquisitions board big time, just before they begin giving out prizes that concludes the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The distributor has paid a whopping high seven-figureShow More Summary

‘Virunga’ Returning To Theaters After Oscar Nomination

Netflix is bringing its Feature Documentary Oscar nominee Virunga back into theaters this weekend. The film, about the efforts to protect endangered mountain gorillas in the Congo, bowed November 7 in New York and Los Angeles and now is streaming exclusively on Netflix. Show More Summary

Super Bowl vs. Grammys: Analyzing Their Sales Impact on Artists

The Super Bowl draws millions of viewers annually, but the event is a hit or miss in sales for halftime performers. read more

Killer Films On The Indie Hustle, “That Amazon Money” & Still Being Excited After 20 Years – Sundance

Nearly 25 years ago, producer Christine Vachon's first film Poison won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Since that Todd Haynes pic, she hasn't snagged the award again, but this year Vachon and Pamela Koffler's Killer...Show More Summary

HBO Nabs ‘3 1/2 Minutes’ Documentary From Participant Media — Sundance

HBO has acquired U.S. television rights to director Marc Silver's 3 1/2 Minutes, a documentary about the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis, and the subsequent trial of his killer, Michael Dunn. The docu premiered in the U.S. Show More Summary

‘Constantine’ & ‘Shark Tank’ Ratings Down, ‘Glee’ Even & ’20/20? Jumps As ABC Wins Night In Demo

The first Friday of the February sweep saw ABC taking the top spot of the night with a 1.5/5 rating among adults 18-49 and CBS snagging No #1 with total viewers with an audience of 10.31 million. For the most part, that's the Friday pattern this season. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

5 Truths About Today's Music Industry That Indie Artists Need To Understand 13 Essential Elements Of An Effective Marketing Plan 4 Habits of Successful People That All Musicians Should Adopt 5 Things That Need To Be Readily Available...Show More Summary

Warner Music Group Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns

The deal comes as ICM reveals its paying up to $725,000 to resolve its own ex-intern case and as an appeals court holds an important hearing in Fox' fight on the intern front. read more

Super Bowl Sidelines Are Smartphone-Free Zones

Because of the established 2013 partnership between Microsoft and the NFL, all but one product is allowed on the sidelines. read more

Jay Z Gets Into Streaming With $56 Million Bid for Spotify Rival

He will buy — via the fantastically named Project Panther Bidco — Aspiro, the Swedish parent company of two subscription streaming services, WiMP and TIDAL. read more

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