Category Archives: Award Gala

December 01

The 31st annual Gotham Awards-New York City- Monday, November 29th, 2021

The Gotham Awards are the first of the season’s awards programs and a harbinger of Academy Awardsâ, Golden Globes and Independent Spirit Awards hopefuls to come. The awards were held at the prestigious Cipriani Wall Street in downtown New York City, with a full red-carpet gala and over 700 celebrities and industry VIPs in attendance. […]

November 25

2021 Reel Asian Awards Ceremony

2021 AWARDS WINNERS In case you missed the Awards Ceremony recently, also included is a summary below to catch you up! Juried by distinguished creatives, filmmakers and industry professionals (including Shelly Kraicer, Lee Won-suk, Jan Wong, Leong Puiyee, Rupali Morzaria, and Tim Chiou), these awards speak to the brilliant talent within our communities and the […]

October 26

37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards Announces 2021 Shortlists for Feature and Short Documentary Films

Los Angeles, CA – The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards shortlists for the Best Feature and Best Short categories. The nominees for all categories will be revealed on Monday, November 15, 2021. The 2021 awards ceremony will take place Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Paramount Studios. From the shortlists, up to ten […]

October 15

The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts Announce Finalists for $35,000 Grant Initiative. Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY

IF/THEN SHORTS & THE REDFORD CENTER ANNOUNCE NATURE ACCESS SHORT FILM FINALISTS Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY — The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts, announced today the finalists for the inaugural IF/Then x The […]

October 08

Visual Communications Announces Award Winners For The 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival the Largest Fest of its Kind on the West Coast – I WAS A SIMPLE MAN; CANE FIRE; ZONA; CLOSING ANNISA; and F1-100 are Grand Jury Award Winners

Visual Communications Wraps 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Marking A Return to In-Person Theaters Grand Jury Prize Award Winners Include: Best Narrative Feature: I WAS A SIMPLE MAN by Christopher Makoto Yogi; Best Documentary Feature: CANE FIRE by Anthony Banua-Simon; Golden Reel – Best Narrative Short: ZONA by Masami Kawai (Academy Award® Qualified); Golden […]

July 28

It’s Official: The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominee List is Here!

It’s Official: The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominee List is Here! In Its 4th Year Celebrating Music in Durham Region, Local Artists Up for Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Durham Song of the Year & MORE Have Been Announced Announcement Host & Local Singer/Songwriter Tania Joy Also Received Two Nominations for Songwriter […]

June 08

JUNOS 2021 Sunday, June 6 The lead up to the 50th Anniversary of Canada’s biggest music award event!

By Sally Warburton  JUNOS 2021  Sunday, June 6  The lead up to the 50th Anniversary of  Canada’s biggest music award event was phenomenal. Before the 8pm start there were two hours of JUNO programs on the history of music venues across Canada with their memorable performances over the five decades…from Nirvana performing in Edmonton’s Starlight […]

June 02

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12 Finalists in 18 Categories chosen from 250 Submissions With 10 days away, The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival are getting ready to host one of Canada’s biggest music award shows. The Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across […]

May 11

BBPA Harry Jerome Awards 2021 DECADE LEADERS: THE ART of POSSIBLE

by Sally Warburton With an introduction by Prime Minister Trudeau, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and then Mayor of Toronto John Tory, one of Toronto’s most anticipated award events got its start!  Over 1000 attendees including Government and Corporate Leaders, Community Members, Celebrity Supporters and BBPA Harry Jerome Alumni such as Jean Augustine were present.  Saturday, […]

May 01

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW -MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021 

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW  MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021   Winnipeg, MB. – The first ever International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards (IIHHAS) and Trade Show May 22 and 23 in celebration of Indigenous Hip Hop. The awards will stream from our host city of Winnipeg, MB on the original lands of the Dene people’s, Dakota, Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Treaty 1 […]

April 20

2021 CMAONTARIO FESTIVAL & AWARDS Rescheduled for September 3 – 5, 2021 in Hamilton, Ontario Celebrating Ontario’s Country Music Industry 

2021 CMAONTARIO FESTIVAL & AWARDS Rescheduled for September 3 – 5, 2021 in Hamilton, Ontario Celebrating Ontario’s Country Music Industry The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) has rescheduled the 2021 CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend in Hamilton to September 3 – 5, 2021, following the recommendations from officials regarding COVID-19. Previously scheduled for May 28 – 30, the […]

April 18

TIM HICKS, ROBYN OTTOLINI, AARON ALLEN, SACHA and more! Announced as Performers for the 9th Annual CMAOntario Awards

TIM HICKS, ROBYN OTTOLINI,AARON ALLEN, SACHAand more!Announced as Performers forthe 9th Annual CMAOntario Awards The Country Music Association of Ontario(CMAOntario) is excited to announce Tim Hicks, Robyn Ottolini, Aaron Allen, Sacha, and more as part of an initial list of performers for the CMAOntario Awards on Sunday, May 30 at Ancaster Fairgrounds in Hamilton. The CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend will host three drive […]

March 29

Academy Award® Nominated THE FATHER,Starring Olivia Colman And Anthony Hopkins,

Sony Pictures Classics ReleasesFlorian Zeller’s Academy Award® Nominated THE FATHER,Starring Olivia Colman And Anthony Hopkins, for PVOD on Eventive Sony Pictures Classics’ much-anticipated PVOD Release of Florian Zeller’s Academy Award® nominated THE FATHER is now available on Eventive, the leading platform in virtual cinema. The PVOD release comes on the heels of the film’s theatrical release […]

March 10

5 Juno Nominations for Justin Bieber, Jessie Reyez and JP Saxe among Canadian artists. “The Weeknd”(6 Nominations)not shutout , a hint to the Grammy Committee.

The Weeknd’s After Hours album, with hit singles “Blinding Lights” and “Save Your Tears” riding high on the Billboard charts, propelled the Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer to the top spot as the most nominated artist at the 2021 Juno Awards. During a virtual press conference on Tuesday, it was announced that The Weeknd received six […]

February 03

2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

TOP ROW: CODA, COURTESY OF SUNDANCE INSTITUTE; SUMMER OF SOUL (…OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED), PHOTO BY MASS DISTRACTION MEDIA; FLEE, COURTESY OF SUNDANCE INSTITUTE. BOTTOM ROW: HIVE, PHOTO BY ALEXANDER BLOOM; WRITING WITH FIRE, COURTESY OF SUNDANCE INSTITUTE; MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY, COURTESY OF SUNDANCE INSTITUTE. Park City, UT — After […]