• Grammys 2020: The winners list
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    Grammys 2020: The winners list

    Who won big at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards?

  • Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’
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    Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’

    Sam Mendes has been named the best feature-film director of 2019 by the Directors Guild of America, which handed out its annual awards on Saturday at the Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles.The win makes the “1917” director a commanding front-runner in the Oscar race for Best Directors — and coupled with his film’s victory at the Producers Guild Awards last week, makes the World War I drama the favorite to win Best Picture winner as well.Mendes beat his fellow Oscar nominees Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”), Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”) and Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”), as well as “Jojo Rabbit” director Taika Waititi.The DGA Award is one of the most reliable Oscar predictors, with the winner going on to win the Academy Award for Best Director for the last six years in a row, 15 times in the last 16 years and 62 times in 71 years.In addition, the film whose director wins the DGA historically has a greater than 75 percent chance of winning the Best Picture Oscar, but that figure has been slipping lately. The two awards have coincided only twice in the last six years, with “The Shape of Water” two years ago and “Birdman” in 2014. The other three years, Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA and the Best Director awards for “Gravity,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu for “The Revenant,” Damien Chazelle for “La La Land” and Cuarón again for “Roma,” while the Best Picture Oscars went to “12 Years a Slave,” “Spotlight,” “Moonlight” and “Green Book,” respectively.Also Read: 'American Factory' Named Top Documentary at Cinema Eye HonorsAlma Har’el, one of three female directors in the first-time feature directing category, won for her work on “Honey Boy,” while Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert won the documentary award for “American Factory.”Bill Hader won the comedy-series award for the “ronny/lily” episode of his TV series “Barry.” The drama-series award went to Nicole Kassell, one of two directors nominated for different episodes of “Watchmen.” The television movie or limited series award went to Johan Renck for “Chernobyl.”Don Roy King won an award for directing an episode of “Saturday Night Live” for the fourth consecutive year, while James Burrows and Andy Fisher won for “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’.”Also Read: Norman Lear Becomes Oldest Emmy Winner at 97The DGA is the third of the four major Hollywood guilds to announce its awards. The Screen Actors Guild gave its ensemble-acting award to “Parasite,” while the Producers Guild chose “1917” as the best-produced film of 2019.The last of the major guilds, the Writers Guild, will announce its awards on Feb. 1.Also Read: '1917' Named Top Film at Producers Guild AwardsHere is the complete list of Directors Guild Award nominees. Winners are indicated by **WINNER.Feature Film Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” Sam Mendes, “1917” **WINNER Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman” Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Taika Waititi, “Jojo Rabbit”First-Time Feature Film Mati Diop, “Atlantics” Alma Har’el, “Honey Boy” **WINNER Melina Matsoukas, “Queen & Slim” Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz, “The Peanut Butter Falcon” Joe Talbot, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”Documentary Feature Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, “American Factory” **WINNER Feras Fayyad, “The Cave” Alex Holmes, “Maiden” Ljubomir Stefanov & Tamara Kotevska, “Honeyland” Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang, “One Child Nation”Dramatic Series Nicole Kassell, “Watchmen,” “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” **WINNER Mark Mulod, “Succession,” “This Is Not For Tears” David Nutter, “Game of Thrones,” “The Last of the Starks” Miguel Sapochnik, “Game of Thrones,” “The Long Night” Stephen Williams, “Watchmen,” “This Extraordinary Being”Comedy Series Dan Attias, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “It’s the Sixties, Man!” Bill Hader, “Barry,” “ronny/lily” **WINNER David Mandel, “Veep,” “Veep” Amy Sherman Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “It’s Comedy or Cabbage” Dan Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Marvelous Radio”Movies for Television and Limited Series Ava DuVernay, “When They See Us” Vince Gilligan, “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” Thomas Kail, “Fosse/Verdon,” “Nowadays” Johan Renck, “Chernobyl” **WINNER Minkie Spiro, “Fosse/Verdon,” “All I Care About Is Love” Jessica Yu, “Fosse/Verdon, “”Glory”Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regular Scheduled Programming Paul G. Casey, “Real Time With Bill Maher,” “1730” Nora S. Gerard, “CBS Sunday Morning,” “40th Anniversary” Jim Hoskinson, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “A. Ocasio-Cortez; Incubus” Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live,” “E. Murphy; Lizzo” **WINNER Paul Pennolino, Christopher Werner, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” “SLAPP Suits”Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials James Burrows, Andy Fisher, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons'” **WINNER Spike Jonze, “Aziz Ansari: Right Now” Stan Lathan, “Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones” Linda Mendoza, “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal” Glenn Weiss, “The 91st Annual Academy AwardsReality Programs Hisham Abed, “Queer Eye,” “Black Girl Magic” Jason Cohen, “Encore!,” “Annie” **WINNER Jon Favreau, “The Chef Show,” “Hog Island” Ashley S. Gorman, “First Responders Live,” “103” Patrick McManus, “American Ninja Warrior,” “1116 Las Vegas National Finals Night 4”Children’s Programs Dean Israelite, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?,” “Part One: Submitted for Your Approval” Jack Jameson, “Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Special” Luke Matheny, “Ghostwriter,” “Ghost in Wonderland, Part 1” Amy Schatz, “Song of Parkland” **WINNER Barry Sonnenfeld, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Penultimate Peril: Part 1”Commercials Fredrik Bond (MJZ) “Lighter Than Air,” HP Elite Dragonfly – Media Monks “Take it Lightly,” Coca-Cola Light – Ingo “Nap,” iPhone – Apple Spike Jonze (MJZ) **WINNER “Dream It,” Squarespace – Squarespace “The New Normal,” Medmen – Mekanism Mark Molloy (Smuggler) “Underdogs,” Apple – Apple Ridley Scott (RSA Films) “The Seven Worlds,” Hennessy X.O. – DDB Paris Dougal Wilson (Furlined) “Train,” AT&T – BBDO NYRead original story Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’ At TheWrap

  • ‘Klaus’ and Netflix Dominate at the Annie Awards
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    ‘Klaus’ and Netflix Dominate at the Annie Awards

    The Netflix film “Klaus” dominated the film categories at Saturday night’s Annie Awards, the main awards show devoted strictly to animation. The film, made by Spanish animator Sergio Pablos, was a surprise winner of seven awards in the 13 feature-film categories, including Best Animated Feature, along with prizes for directing, character animation, character design, production design, storyboarding and editorial.While Disney’s “Frozen II” and Laika’s “Missing Link” led all films with eight nominations each, “Frozen” had to settle for wins in the animated effects and voice acting categories (for Josh Gad), while “Missing Link” was shut out completely.Other top nominees that went unrewarded included DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4.”Also Read: 'Klaus' Film Review: Animated Santa Claus Origin Story Nails the Magic Better than the ComedyThe animated feature that finished with the second most wins was another Netflix film, the hand-drawn French film “I Lost My Body,” which won in the Best Animated Feature – Independent category, as well as for music and writing.Netflix releases also did well in the television categories, giving the streaming service the kind of dominant showing at the Annies that DreamWorks used to have, until Disney withdrew its support for a couple of years and the Annies changed its voting procedures.“Avengers: Endgame” won for character animation in a live-action production. In the television categories, “Love, Death and Robots” (on Netflix, of course) won four awards, while “Disney Mickey Mouse” and “Carmen Sandiego” each won two.Also Read: Oscar Nominations 2020: 14 Biggest Snubs and Surprises, From Greta Gerwig to 'Klaus' (Photos)In the 18 years that the Oscars have been handing out an award for Best Animated Feature, the Annie winner has gone on to collect the Oscar 13 times, including the last four years in a row.The ceremony took place at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus, part of an unprecedented night of five awards shows in Los Angeles.The winners:Best Animated Feature: “Klaus” Netflix Presents A Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineBest Animated Feature-Independent: “I Lost My Body” Xilam for NetflixBest Animated Special Production: “How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming” DreamWorks AnimationBest Animated Short Subject: “Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days” Ciclope Filmes, National Film Board of Canada, Les ArmateursBest Virtual Reality Production: “Bonfire” Baobab StudiosBest Animated Television/Media Commercial: “The Mystical Journey of Jimmy Page’s ’59 Telecaster” Nexus StudiosBest Animated Television/Media Production for Preschool Children: “Ask the Storybots” Episode: “Why Do We Have to Recycle?” JibJab Bros. Studios for NetflixBest Animated Television/Media Production for Children: “Disney Mickey Mouse” Episode: “Carried Away” Disney TV Animation/Disney ChannelBest General Audience Animated Television/Media Production: “BoJack Horseman” Episode: “The New Client” Tornante Productions, LLC for NetflixBest Student Film: “The Fox & The Pigeon” Michelle Chua, Sheridan CollegeAnimated Effects in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Love, Death & Robots” Viktor Németh, Szabolcs Illés, Ádám Sipos, Vladimir Zhovna Episode: “The Secret War” Blur for NetflixAnimated Effects in an Animated Feature Production: “Frozen 2” Benjamin Fiske, Alex Moaveni, Jesse Erickson, Dimitre Berberov, Kee Nam Suong Walt Disney Animation StudiosCharacter Animation in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production: “His Dark Materials” Aulo Licinio (Character: lorek) Episode 7 BBC StudiosCharacter Animation in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Sergio Martins (Character: Alva) Netflix Presents A Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineCharacter Animation in a Live-Action Production: “Avengers: Endgame” Sidney Kombo-Kintombo, Sam Sharplin, Keven Norris, Tim Teramoto, Jacob Luamanuvae-Su’a Weta DigitalCharacter Animation in a Video Game: “Unruly Heroes” Sebastien Parodi (Characters: Heroes Kid version, Underworld NPC, Nicolas Leger (Characters: Wukong, Kihong, Sandmonk, Sanzang, Enemies and cinematics) Magic Design StudiosCharacter Design in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Carmen Sandiego” Keiko Murayama Episode: “The Chasing Paper Caper” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing and DHX Media for NetflixCharacter Design in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Torsten Schrank Netflix Presents a Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia Cine=Directing in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Disney Mickey Mouse” Alonso Ramirez Ramos Episode: “For Whom the Booth Tolls” Disney TV Animation/Disney ChannelDirecting in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Sergio Pablos Netflix Presents a Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineMusic in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Love, Death & Robots” Rob Cairns Episode: “Sonnie’s Edge” Blur for NetflixMusic in an Animated Feature Production: “I Lost My Body” Dan Levy Xilam for NetflixProduction Design in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Love, Death & Robots” Alberto Mielgo Episode: “The Witness” Blur for NetflixProduction Design in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Szymon Biernacki, Marcin Jakubowski Netflix Presents A Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineStoryboarding in an AnimatedTelevision/Media Production: “Carmen Sandiego” Kenny Park Episode: “Becoming Carmen Sandiego, Part 1” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing and DHX Media for NetflixStoryboarding in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Sergio Pablos Netflix Presents A Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineVoice Acting in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Bob’s Burgers” H. Jon Benjamin (Character: Bob) Episode: “Roamin’ Bob-iday” 20th Century FOX / Bento Box EntertainmentVoice Acting in an Animated Feature Production: “Frozen 2” Josh Gad (Character: Olaf) Walt Disney Animation StudiosWriting in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Tuca & Bertie” Shauna McGarry Episode: “The Jelly Lakes” Tornante Productions, LLC for NetflixWriting in an Animated Feature Production: “I Lost My Body” Jérémy Clapin, Guillaume Laurant Xilam for NetflixEditorial in an Animated Television/Media Production: “Love, Death & Robots” Bo Juhl, Stacy Auckland, Valerian Zamel Episode: “Alternate Histories” Blur for NetflixEditorial in an Animated Feature Production: “Klaus” Pablo García Revert Netflix Presents A Production of The Spa Studios and Atresmedia CineRead original story ‘Klaus’ and Netflix Dominate at the Annie Awards At TheWrap

  • Deborah Dugan Stands by Neil Portnow Accusation: He ‘Does Not Even Deny That an Allegation of Rape Was Made’
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    Deborah Dugan Stands by Neil Portnow Accusation: He ‘Does Not Even Deny That an Allegation of Rape Was Made’

    Ousted Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan is calling out former Grammys chief Neil Portnow for saying her Equal Employment Opportunity Commission discrimination complaint is “filled with inaccurate, false and outrageous and terribly hurtful claims” against him, saying she stands by her “EEOC charge 100%.”“Mr. Portnow’s statement is only the most recent in a series of defamatory attacks aimed at Ms. Dugan because she is a women who has shown the courage to stand up for what is right,” Dugan’s attorneys, Douglas H. Wigdor and Michael J. Willemin, said in a statement to TheWrap Wednesday. “When read carefully, it is clear that Mr. Portnow does not even deny that an allegation of rape was made, although the statement appears wordsmithed to leave the false impression that there was no allegation. We and Ms. Dugan stand behind her EEOC charge 100%.”“Mr. Portnow denies ‘demanding’ $750,000 for a consultancy,” the statement continues. “However, Ms. Dugan’s charge does not allege that he made such a demand. What Ms. Dugan knows is that the then-Chair of the Recording Academy’s Board, John Poppo, requested that she hire Mr. Portnow as a consultant and pay him $750,000, before she was ever told about the rape allegation. Moreover, Ms. Dugan does not believe that the full Board had even been told about the proposed consultancy or the rape allegation at that time.”Also Read: Former Grammys Chief Neil Portnow Blasts 'False and Outrageous' Rape Accusation in EEOC ComplaintRepresentatives for the Recording Academy and Portnow did not immediately respond to request for comment In her EEOC complaint filed Tuesday, Dugan, who replaced Portnow last May to become the first woman to lead the Recording Academy, said that Portnow “allegedly raped a female recording artist, which was, upon information and belief, the real reason his contract was not renewed.”Earlier Wednesday, Portnow issued a statement responding to Dugan’s complaint, which he said was “filled with inaccurate, false and outrageous and terribly hurtful claims against me.”“Here is what is true: The allegations of rape are ludicrous, and untrue,” Portnow said. “The suggestion that there was is disseminating a lie. The baseless complaint about my conduct referenced in the EEOC filing was immediately brought to the attention of the Board of Director’s Executive Committee. An in-depth independent investigation by experienced and highly regarded lawyers was conducted and I was completely exonerated. There was no basis for the allegations and once again I deny them unequivocally.”Also Read: Deborah Dugan's Push for Grammy Voting Reform Rattled Recording Academy's 'Boys Club'“I fulfilled the terms and responsibilities of my contract during my 17 years as President and ultimately Chief Executive Officer,” he continued. “Consistent with my pledge to ensure that there would be the appropriate amount of time for the Academy to organize and execute an efficient and transparent transition, I determined far in advance of the Grammy telecast in 2018 that I would not seek a further extension of my contract scheduled to end July 31, 2019. I informed the then Board Chair and Executive Committee of my decision.”Dugan did not name the artist in her complaint or offer many details about when the alleged incident might have occurred. According to her complaint, Dugan learned of the accusation last May while attending a three-day meeting of the Academy’s Board at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel after taking the job. “Ms. Dugan was hauled into a conference room and told — for the very first time — that a foreign recording artist (and member of the Academy) had accused Mr. Portnow of raping her following a performance that she gave at Carnegie Hall,” the complaint states.In her complaint, Dugan said the accusation was presented to her as if the Board had just learned of it but “in reality, they were well aware of the allegation at the time Ms. Dugan agreed to take the CEO position, but never told her.” Dugan also said the Recording Academy pressured her into rehiring Portnow as a consultant for the “hefty sum of $750,000,” which she said she refused to do.Also Read: 4 Female Recording Academy Trustees Push Back on Deborah Dugan's 'Boys Club' Criticism“At no time did I ever demand a $750,000 consulting fee,” Portnow said in his statement Wednesday. “After making the ‘step up’ comment during the 2018 telecast, for which I have apologized and deeply regret the offense caused, and understanding the power of listening and lessons learned, I took action. I proposed, and the Academy created an independent Task Force to review the state of diversity & inclusion across the organization. After presenting the Task Force plan and proposed study of the organization to the board, the group was created to implement change. Task Force Chair Tina Tchen made a presentation to the full Board during a May 2019 meeting. The repetition of these falsehoods against me, and others referenced within the EEOC filing are a diversionary tactic and will not convert them to truth. I will vigorously defend all false claims made against me in this document. I would like to wish all the 2020 nominees and those in our creative community well and sincerely hope that they will celebrate their art and accomplishments this weekend at the GRAMMY Awards telecast and during the many Grammy Week events ahead.”Last week, Dugan was placed on administrative leave by the Academy’s executive committee, just days before the 2020 Grammys, which take place this Sunday.Interim boss Harvey Mason Jr. revealed in a letter that was sent to membership Monday that Dugan was being investigated following accusations of misconduct made by a staff member and was accused of creating a “toxic and intolerable” and “abusive and bullying” environment toward her staff.Then Dugan, via the complaint filed by her attorneys Douglas Wigdor and Michael Willemin on Tuesday, accused the Recording Academy of voting irregularities, financial mismanagement and other conflicts of interest involving the Academy’s board members. That complaint also contained Dugan’s claims against Portnow and an accusation that Joel Katz, the general counsel for the Recording Academy, had sexually harassed her in a private meeting last year — an allegation he denies.The Recording Academy issued this statement in response to Dugan’s complaint:“It is curious that Ms. Dugan never raised these grave allegations until a week after legal claims were made against her personally by a female employee who alleged Ms. Dugan had created a ‘toxic and intolerable’ work environment and engaged in ‘abusive and bullying conduct’. When Ms. Dugan did raise her ‘concerns’ to HR, she specifically instructed HR ‘not to take any action’ in response. Nonetheless, we immediately launched independent investigations to review both Ms. Dugan’s potential misconduct and her subsequent allegations. Both of these investigations remain ongoing. Ms. Dugan was placed on administrative leave only after offering to step down and demanding $22 million from the Academy, which is a not-for-profit organization. Our loyalty will always be to the 25,000 members of the recording industry. We regret that Music’s Biggest Night is being stolen from them by Ms. Dugan’s actions and we are working to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.”Read Dugan’s full EEOC complaint here.Read original story Deborah Dugan Stands by Neil Portnow Accusation: He ‘Does Not Even Deny That an Allegation of Rape Was Made’ At TheWrap

  • Former Grammys Chief Neil Portnow Blasts ‘False and Outrageous’ Rape Accusation in EEOC Complaint
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    Former Grammys Chief Neil Portnow Blasts ‘False and Outrageous’ Rape Accusation in EEOC Complaint

    Neil Portnow, the former CEO of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences that oversees the Grammy Awards, is denying an accusation he raped an unnamed female recording artist, an allegation which was made in a discrimination complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by ousted Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan on Tuesday.In the complaint, Dugan, who replaced Portnow last May to become the first woman to lead the Recording Academy, said that Portnow “allegedly raped a female recording artist, which was, upon information and belief, the real reason his contract was not renewed.”“This document is filled with inaccurate, false and outrageous and terribly hurtful claims against me. Here is what is true: The allegations of rape are ludicrous, and untrue,” Portnow said in a statement obtained by TheWrap on Wednesday, the day after the complaint was filed. “The suggestion that there was is disseminating a lie. The baseless complaint about my conduct referenced in the EEOC filing was immediately brought to the attention of the Board of Director’s Executive Committee. An in-depth independent investigation by experienced and highly regarded lawyers was conducted and I was completely exonerated. There was no basis for the allegations and once again I deny them unequivocally.”Also Read: Recording Academy Lawyer Joel Katz Denies Deborah Dugan's Sexual Harassment Accusation“I fulfilled the terms and responsibilities of my contract during my 17 years as President and ultimately Chief Executive Officer,” he continued. “Consistent with my pledge to ensure that there would be the appropriate amount of time for the Academy to organize and execute an efficient and transparent transition, I determined far in advance of the Grammy telecast in 2018 that I would not seek a further extension of my contract scheduled to end July 31, 2019. I informed the then Board Chair and Executive Committee of my decision.”Dugan did not name the artist in her complaint or offer many details about when the alleged incident might have occurred. According to her complaint, Dugan learned of the accusation last May while attending a three-day meeting of the Academy’s Board at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel after taking the job. “Ms. Dugan was hauled into a conference room and told — for the very first time — that a foreign recording artist (and member of the Academy) had accused Mr. Portnow of raping her following a performance that she gave at Carnegie Hall,” the complaint states.In her complaint, Dugan said the accusation was presented to her as if the Board had just learned of it but “in reality, they were well aware of the allegation at the time Ms. Dugan agreed to take the CEO position, but never told her.” Dugan also said the Recording Academy pressured her into rehiring Portnow as a consultant for the “hefty sum of $750,000,” which she said she refused to do.Also Read: Grammy Drama: 7 Most Explosive Accusations by Ousted Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan“At no time did I ever demand a $750,000 consulting fee,” Portnow said in his statement Wednesday. “After making the ‘step up’ comment during the 2018 telecast, for which I have apologized and deeply regret the offense caused, and understanding the power of listening and lessons learned, I took action. I proposed, and the Academy created an independent Task Force to review the state of diversity & inclusion across the organization. After presenting the Task Force plan and proposed study of the organization to the board, the group was created to implement change. Task Force Chair Tina Tchen made a presentation to the full Board during a May 2019 meeting. The repetition of these falsehoods against me, and others referenced within the EEOC filing are a diversionary tactic and will not convert them to truth. I will vigorously defend all false claims made against me in this document. I would like to wish all the 2020 nominees and those in our creative community well and sincerely hope that they will celebrate their art and accomplishments this weekend at the GRAMMY Awards telecast and during the many Grammy Week events ahead.”Representatives for the Recording Academy and attorneys for Dugan did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment on Portnow’s statement Wednesday.Last week, Dugan was placed on administrative leave by the Academy’s executive committee, just days before the 2020 Grammys, which take place this Sunday.Interim boss Harvey Mason Jr. revealed in a letter that was sent to membership Monday that Dugan was being investigated following accusations of misconduct made by a staff member and was accused of creating a “toxic and intolerable” and “abusive and bullying” environment toward her staff.Also Read: Former Recording Academy Chief Neil Portnow Accused of Raping Female Recording ArtistThen Dugan, via the complaint filed by her attorneys Douglas Wigdor and Michael Willemin on Tuesday, accused the Recording Academy of voting irregularities, financial mismanagement and other conflicts of interest involving the Academy’s board members. That complaint also contained Dugan’s claims against Portnow and an accusation that Joel Katz, the general counsel for the Recording Academy, had sexually harassed her in a private meeting last year — an allegation he denies.The Recording Academy issued this statement in response to Dugan’s complaint:“It is curious that Ms. Dugan never raised these grave allegations until a week after legal claims were made against her personally by a female employee who alleged Ms. Dugan had created a ‘toxic and intolerable’ work environment and engaged in ‘abusive and bullying conduct’. When Ms. Dugan did raise her ‘concerns’ to HR, she specifically instructed HR ‘not to take any action’ in response. Nonetheless, we immediately launched independent investigations to review both Ms. Dugan’s potential misconduct and her subsequent allegations. Both of these investigations remain ongoing. Ms. Dugan was placed on administrative leave only after offering to step down and demanding $22 million from the Academy, which is a not-for-profit organization. Our loyalty will always be to the 25,000 members of the recording industry. We regret that Music’s Biggest Night is being stolen from them by Ms. Dugan’s actions and we are working to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.”Read Dugan’s full EEOC complaint here.Read original story Former Grammys Chief Neil Portnow Blasts ‘False and Outrageous’ Rape Accusation in EEOC Complaint At TheWrap

  • Whoops! Glenn Close Confuses SAG Awards for Golden Globes — Twice!
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    Whoops! Glenn Close Confuses SAG Awards for Golden Globes — Twice!

    Awards season can seem like an endless series of black-tie Sunday events, especially if you’ve attended them for decades. Such was the case for veteran actress Glenn Close, who confused Sunday’s Screen Actors’ Guild Awards for the Golden Globes — twice!The two-time SAG Award winner gave her Instagram followers a look inside the Shrine auditorium, capturing a snap with actor Bobby Canavale (the partner of her “Damages” co-star Rose Byrne). “Bobby!!! A wonderful surprise at the Golden Globes,” Close captioned the photo.Later during the show, Close posted a video from the awards show, showing off her dinner place card (next to Rita Wilson’s) and at one point even panning past the giant Screen Actors Guild logo on the main stage. “At theGolden Globes. Such an honor to be in that room with people who have entertained and inspired me for years. A lovely evening,” she wrote.Also Read: SAG Awards Crown 'Parasite,' Give the Oscar Race a Shot of UncertaintyThe actress later corrected the posts. And we certainly can’t blame Close for getting the events confused as many of the attendees and winners overlapped — she presented the Best Actor award to Joaquin Phoenix, who also took home the Golden Globe in that category exactly two weeks prior.Earlier in the evening, Close posted a video saying that she was headed to the SAG Awards, so she actually did know which awards show she was attending.“Hi everyone, I’m back,” she said after adjusting the camera. “I’m going to the SAG Awards. I’m very, very honored to be giving the award for best actor tonight and just had the usual craziness with my wonderful hair and makeup people. This beautiful Oscar de la Renta dress, I’m very happy to have also these Cartier jewels. I always feel like Cinderella: come here, do something, see a lot of friends, and go back my blue jeans.”We can forgive her Globes gaffe and applaud any 72-year-old who uses social media!Check out her posts below:View this post on Instagram Unfiltered in the car going to the SAG awards.A post shared by The Real Glenn Close (@glennclose) on Jan 19, 2020 at 3:22pm PSTView this post on Instagram Bobby!!! A wonderful surprise at the Golden Globes.A post shared by The Real Glenn Close (@glennclose) on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:19pm PSTView this post on Instagram At theGolden Globes. Such an honor to be in that room with people who have entertained and inspired me for years. A lovely evening.A post shared by The Real Glenn Close (@glennclose) on Jan 20, 2020 at 9:51am PSTRead original story Whoops! Glenn Close Confuses SAG Awards for Golden Globes — Twice! At TheWrap

  • ‘1917’ Named Top Film at Producers Guild Awards
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    ‘1917’ Named Top Film at Producers Guild Awards

    “1917” has won the Producers Guild of America’s award as the best-produced feature film of 2019, giving it an important victory at an awards show that usually honors the film that goes on to win the Oscar for Best Picture.The film, an immersive drama about World War I that was fashioned to look like a single shot, triumphed in a field that also included top Academy Award contenders “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” “The Irishman,” “Parasite” and “Joker.” While the PGA win makes it a de facto frontrunner of sorts in that race, this is a year in which the Oscar race still feels unsettled.“Apollo 11” won the award for documentary feature, while “Toy Story 4” won for animated feature.Also Read: '1917': How Sam Mendes & Co. Re-Created World War I in a Single TakeTelevision winners included “Succession,” “Fleabag,” “Chernobyl,” “Apollo: Missions to the Moon” and “Leaving Neverland.”As the only other major award to use the same ranked-choice voting system as the Academy to determine its top film prize, the Producers Guild Awards are one of the most reliable predictors of Oscar success. The PGA winner has gone on to win the Best Picture Oscar 21 times in 30 years, and eight times in the 10 years since both groups expanded to 10 nominees and instituted ranked-choice voting.But in one of those eight years, the Oscar winner, “12 Years a Slave,” tied with “Gravity” at the PGA – and in 2015 and 2016, the guild went for “The Big Short” and “La La Land” while the Oscars chose “Spotlight” and “Moonlight.”So while the win gives “1917” some valuable momentum in what has seemed to be a wide-open year, the compressed schedule leaves less time for any momentum to take hold before Oscar voting begins on Jan. 30 (but also less time to momentum to change). The film is not nominated for any Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday.Also Read: Taika Waititi Joins Scorsese, Tarantino, Mendes and Bong With Directors Guild Nomination for 'Jojo Rabbit'Special awards were given to Netflix’s Ted Sarandos (Milestone Award), Plan B’s Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures); Marta Kauffman (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television); actress and producer Octavia Spencer (Visionary Award); and the film “Bombshell” (Stanley Kramer Award).The ceremony took place at the Hollywood Palladium.The winners:Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: “1917,” Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne‐Ann Tenggren, Callum McDougall Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures: “Apollo 11,” Todd Douglas Miller, Thomas Petersen Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: “Toy Story 4,” Mark Nielsen, Jonas Rivera Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Drama: “Succession” (Season 2), Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Mark Mylod, Jane Tranter, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown, Georgia Pritchett, Will Tracy, Jonathan Glatzer, Dara Schnapper, Gabrielle Mahon Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Comedy: “Fleabag” (Season 2), Phoebe Waller‐Bridge, Harry Bradbeer, Lydia Hampson, Harry Williams, Jack Williams, Joe Lewis, Sarah Hammond David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television: “Chernobyl,” Craig Mazin, Carolyn Strauss, Jane Featherstone, Johan Renck, Chris Fry, Sanne Wohlenberg Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures: “Apollo: Missions to the Moon” Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television: “Leaving Neverland” Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television: “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (Season 6) Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Season 11) Outstanding Sports Program: “What’s My Name / Muhammad Ali” Outstanding Children’s Program: “Sesame Street” (Season 49) Outstanding Short-form Program: “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” (Season 11) PGA Innovation Award: “Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode 1”Read original story ‘1917’ Named Top Film at Producers Guild Awards At TheWrap

  • Charlize Theron Calls Megyn Kelly’s Reaction to ‘Bombshell’ ‘Validating’ After Oscar Nomination
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    Charlize Theron Calls Megyn Kelly’s Reaction to ‘Bombshell’ ‘Validating’ After Oscar Nomination

    Charlize Theron isn’t just “grateful” to the Academy for recognizing the work she did on “Bombshell.” Theron also said she was incredibly moved to get a positive review from the very woman she portrayed for her Oscar-nominated performance: Megyn Kelly.“We were all incredibly moved,” Theron told TheWrap following her Oscar nomination. “It was definitely something, we were all, all of us, the producers, the filmmakers, the entire crew, we worked incredibly hard to be as accurate as we possibly could, and to see that video it was incredibly emotional for all of us. And then it felt very validating.”Kelly revealed in a December Instagram post that she had finally seen “Bombshell” and called it an “incredibly emotional experience.” However, on her YouTube channel Friday, it became clear how deeply she was affected by the film.Also Read: Megyn Kelly Says She Twirled at Roger Ailes' Request: 'God Help Me, I Did It'Kelly watched the film and reacted to it along with former Fox News employees Juliet Huddy, Rudi Bakhtiar and Julie Zann, as well as her husband Doug Brunt (played in “Bombshell” by Mark Duplass). The panel agreed that “Bombshell” captured what it felt like to be harassed, specifically within Fox News and by Roger Ailes. And after seeing their response, Theron said their words were moving and “validating” for herself and all of the filmmakers.“How powerful it felt that they acknowledged that they felt that the essence of this film really represented how it felt to work there and be sexually harassed there,” Theron said. “And that was ultimately what we wanted to get right. For us, that felt very validating.”That said, Kelly said that director Jay Roach and screenwriter Charles Randolph did take some liberties with the material and even got some facts wrong. And the panel added that it was “surreal” to watch a movie told about their experience in which they had no involvement. But Kelly admitted that she did in fact twirl or spin at Ailes’ request, as it’s shown in the film.Also Read: Oscars 2020: Women Scored Record 31% of Nominations Overall Despite Female Director SnubTheron didn’t have time to get into the specifics of what Kelly said were inaccuracies in the film except to say that she as a producer and the rest of the cast and crew worked incredibly hard to get every detail right.Theron’s nomination was one of three “Bombshell” took home on Monday morning, including another for Margot Robbie for Best Supporting Actress and one for Best Makeup and Hairstyling. Theron added that her nomination is meant for the “whole army” behind her and hopes that the nominations can inspire more people to see an important film.“This movie really is important. I believe that in every part of my body. These stories especially, what happened to the women in Fox, and really to all the women out there who have experienced harassment in the workplace, I do feel like it’s so timely and there’s this catharsis happening around this film that’s just so powerful to witness,” Theron said. “If this makes anyone want to go see this movie a little more, I’m glad to see that.”Watch Kelly’s full video here.Read original story Charlize Theron Calls Megyn Kelly’s Reaction to ‘Bombshell’ ‘Validating’ After Oscar Nomination At TheWrap

  • Adam Sandler Reacts to His Oscars Snub With a 'Waterboy' Shout Out
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    Adam Sandler Reacts to His Oscars Snub With a 'Waterboy' Shout Out

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    J-Lo didn't make the Oscars cut, and neither did Robert De Niro. But there will be some stars excited at unexpected Oscars success.

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  • Every Female Director Nominated for an Oscar, From Lina Wertmuller to Greta Gerwig (Photos)
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    Every Female Director Nominated for an Oscar, From Lina Wertmuller to Greta Gerwig (Photos)

    “Lady Bird” writer-director Greta Gerwig becomes only the fifth woman nominated by the Academy in the directing category.Lina Wertmuller, “Seven Beauties” (1976)  •  The first woman ever nominated in the category was this Italian director for a drama about an Italian solider who deserted the army during WWII and is sent a German prison camp. She lost to John G. Avildsen for “Rocky.”Jane Campion, “The Piano” (1993)  •  The Australian director won an Oscar for her original screenplay for the period drama but lost the directing prize to Steven Spielberg for “Schindler’s List.”Sofia Coppola, “Lost in Translation” (2003)  •  The daughter of Oscar-winning “The Godfather” director Francis Ford Coppola picked up her first nomination for the quiet Japan-set character study, but lost to Peter Jackson for “The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.”Kathryn Bigelow, “The Hurt Locker” (2009)  •  Bigelow not only scored a nomination, but managed to defeat her ex-husband James Cameron, whose “Avatar” scored Best Picture.Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird” (2017)  •  The indie actress wrote and directed this feature, her first as a solo director, based on her upbringing in Pasadena, Calif.Read original story Every Female Director Nominated for an Oscar, From Lina Wertmuller to Greta Gerwig (Photos) At TheWrap

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    Bafta was heavily criticised for its all-white acting nominations and all-male director shortlist.

  • ‘Euphoria,’ ‘Rocketman’ Among 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees
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    ‘Euphoria,’ ‘Rocketman’ Among 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    HBO’s “Euphoria,” Taron Egerton’s “Rocketman” and TIME are among the nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, the organization announced Wednesday.Among the TV shows nominated are “Pose,” “Schitt’s Creek,” “The Politician” and “Watchmen,” while films nominated include “Booksmart” and “Bombshell.” Outlets such as ESPN, Univision and The New York Times are nominated for their “fair, accurate and inclusive representation of the LGBTQ people and issues.”GLAAD also this year expanded the category Outstanding Kids & Family Programming to ten nominees given the recent surge in LGBTQ inclusion in family television. This includes “Arthur” and “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.” The organization also reinstated Outstanding Broadway Production category to celebrate the increased LGBTQ inclusion on Broadway.Also Read: Janet Mock and Taylor Swift to Be Honored for LGBTQ Advocacy at GLAAD Media Awards“There are more nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards than ever before not only because LGBTQ diversity and inclusion has progressed, but because GLAAD’s work to forward LGBTQ visibility has never been more important,” Sarah Kate Ellis, GLAAD President and CEO, said.“Media stories and storylines that shed light on LGBTQ people of different backgrounds, genders, races, religions, and more, are needed to counter the current politically and culturally divisive moment. The GLAAD Awards this year not only celebrate new LGBTQ stories that educate, entertain, and affect positive cultural change, but remind LGBTQ people and allies that in an election year, our visibility and voices have never been more important,” she added.Netflix scored the most nominations with 15 total, followed by HBO with eight nominations. ABC, CBS and NBC earned four, while Apple TV+ and Disney+ received their first nominations.On Tuesday, the organization announced that Taylor Swift and Janet Mock will be recognized for their LGBTQ advocacy.Also Read: LGBTQ Series-Regular Characters Hit Record High on Broadcast TV, GLAAD Report SaysGLAAD staff members Mark Hartnett and Rich Ferraro will return as executive producers, while GLAAD’s Anthony Ramos will serve as a supervising producer of the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards. The ceremonies will take place in New York on March 19 and in Los Angeles on April 16.See the nominees below:Outstanding Film – Wide Release Bombshell (Lionsgate) Booksmart (United Artists Releasing) Downton Abbey (Focus Features) Judy (Roadside Attractions) Rocketman (Paramount Pictures)Outstanding Film – Limited Release Adam (Wolfe Releasing) Brittany Runs A Marathon (Amazon Studios) End of the Century (The Cinema Guild) The Heiresses (1844 Entertainment) Kanarie (Breaking Glass Pictures) Pain & Glory (Sony Pictures Classics) Portrait of a Lady on Fire (NEON) Rafiki (Film Movement) Socrates (Breaking Glass Pictures) This Is Not Berlin (Samuel Goldwyn Films)Outstanding Documentary 5B (RYOT Films) Gay Chorus Deep South (MTV) Leitis in Waiting (PBS) State of Pride (YouTube) Wig (HBO)Outstanding Drama Series Batwoman (The CW) Billions (Showtime) Euphoria (HBO) Killing Eve (AMC) The L Word: Generation Q (Showtime) The Politician (Netflix) Pose (FX) Shadowhunters (Freeform) Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access) Supergirl (The CW)Outstanding Comedy Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC) Dear White People (Netflix) Dickinson (Apple TV+) One Day at a Time (Netflix) The Other Two (Comedy Central) Schitt’s Creek (Pop) Sex Education (Netflix) Superstore (NBC) Vida (Starz) Work in Progress (Showtime)Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series w/o a regular LGBTQ character) “Love” Drunk History (Comedy Central) “Murdered at a Bad Address” Law & Order: SVU (NBC) “Spontaneous Combustion” Easy (Netflix) “This Extraordinary Being” Watchmen (HBO) “Two Doors Down” Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings (Netflix) Outstanding TV Movie Deadwood: The Movie (HBO) Let It Snow (Netflix) Rent: Live (FOX) Transparent: Musicale Finale (Amazon) Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story (Lifetime)Outstanding Limited Series Mrs. Fletcher (HBO) The Red Line (CBS) Tales of the City (Netflix) When They See Us (Netflix) Years & Years (HBO)Outstanding Kids & Family Programming Andi Mack (The Disney Channel) The Bravest Knight (Hulu) High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Disney+) The Loud House (Nickelodeon) “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” Arthur (PBS) Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling (Netflix) She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix) Steven Universe: The Movie (Cartoon Network) “A Tale of Two Nellas” Nella the Princess Knight (Nick Jr.) Twelve Forever (Netflix)Outstanding Reality Program Are You the One? (MTV) Bachelor in Paradise (ABC) I Am Jazz (TLC) Queer Eye (Netflix) RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)Outstanding Music Artist Adam Lambert, Velvet: Side A (More is More/Empire) Brittany Howard, Jaime (ATO) Kevin Abstract, ARIZONA BABY (Question Everything/RCA) Kim Petras, Clarity (Bunhead) King Princess, Cheap Queen (Zelig/Columbia Records) Lil Nas X, 7 (Columbia) Melissa Etheridge, The Medicine Show (ME Records/Concord) Mika, My Name Is Michael Holbrook (Casablanca/Republic Records) Tegan and Sara, Hey, I’m Just Like You (Sire) Young M.A, Herstory in the Making (M.A Music/3D)Outstanding Comic Book The Avant-Guards, written by Carly Usdin (BOOM! Studios) Bloom, written by Kevin Panetta (First Second) Crowded, written by Christopher Sebela (Image Comics) Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, written by Mariko Tamaki (DC Comics) Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, written by Mariko Tamaki (First Second) Liebestrasse, written by Greg Lockard (ComiXology Originals) Lumberjanes, written by Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (BOOM! Studios) Runaways, written by Rainbow Rowell (Marvel Comics) Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, written by Simon Spurrier (Marvel Comics) The Wicked + Divine, written by Kieron Gillen (Image Comics)Outstanding Video Game Apex Legends (Electronic Arts) Borderlands 3 (2K Games) The Outer Worlds (Private Division) Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment) The Walking Dead: The Final Season (Skybound Entertainment)Outstanding Broadway Production Choir Boy, by Tarell Alvin McCraney The Inheritance, by Matthew Lopez Jagged Little Pill, book by Diablo Cody, lyrics by Alanis Morissette, music by Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard Slave Play, by Jeremy O. Harris What the Constitution Means to Me, by Heidi SchreckOutstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode “Billy Porter Serves Cataract Realness, Fashion, and Tonys” The View (ABC) “Ellen Meets Inspiring Mormon Valedictorian” The Ellen Show (Syndicated/Telepictures Productions) “Jacob Tobia – Promoting a ‘Gender-Chill’ Exploration of Identity with ‘Sissy'” The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central) “Jonathan Van Ness: Honey, She’s An Onion With All Sorts of Layers” The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS) “Lilly Is Struggling to Date Women” A Little Late with Lilly Singh (NBC) Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine “ABC News Pride Day” (WABC-TV [New York]) “All Her Sons” CBS Sunday Morning (CBS) “Am I Next? Gay and Targeted in Chechnya” Nightline (ABC) “Am I Next? Trans and Targeted” Nightline (ABC) “Rainbow Railroad” 60 Minutes (CBS)Outstanding TV Journalism Segment “Black and Trans in Texas” Vice News Tonight (HBO) “Don Lemon to Kevin Hart: Walking away right now is your choice” CNN Tonight with Don Lemon (CNN) “Laverne Cox: We exist, we deserve human rights” Up with David Gura (MSNBC) “One-on-One with Mayor Pete Buttigieg” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC) “Ryan Russell Reveals His Truth” ESPN (ESPN)Outstanding Newspaper Article “L.G.B.T.Q. Community Finds ‘Sense of Home’ in the Bronx” by Rick Rojas (The New York Times) “Military Reports No Discharges Under Trans Ban — But Advocates Have Doubts” by Chris Johnson (Washington Blade) “Nearly 4 Million LGBTQ People Live in Rural America, and ‘Everything is not bias and awful'” by Susan Miller (USA Today) “Texas Leads the Nation in Transgender Murders. After the Latest Attack, the Dallas Trans Community Asks Why” by Lauren McGaughy (The Dallas Morning News) “Trump Pledged to End the HIV Epidemic. San Francisco Could Get There First” by Maria L. La Ganga (Los Angeles Times)Outstanding Magazine Article “2019 Sportsperson of the Year: Megan Rapinoe” by Jenny Vrentas (Sports Illustrated) “In Her Element: Geena Rocero” by Geena Rocero (Playboy) “Indya Moore Just Wants to Be Free” by Jada Yuan (ELLE) “Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign” by Charlotte Alter (TIME) “The Trans Obituaries Project” by Raquel Willis (OUT)Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage Advocate Billboard Entertainment Weekly OUT VarietyOutstanding Digital Journalism Article “Finding the Truth About Transgender Athletes in Women’s Sports” [series] by Cyd Zeigler, Dawn Ennis (Outsports.com) “How a New Class of Trans Male Actors Are Changing the Face of Television” by Trish Bendix (TIME.com) “‘This time is real': Taiwan Counts Down to Asia’s First Same-Sex Weddings” by Beh Lih Yi (Openlynews.com) “Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your ‘Out of Wedlock’ Kids Aren’t Citizens” by Scott Bixby (TheDailyBeast.com) “When Transgender Travelers Walk Into Scanners, Invasive Searches Sometimes Wait on the Other Side” by Lucas Waldron, Brenda Medina (ProPublica.org)Outstanding Digital Journalism – Video or Multimedia “Between Two Homes: The LGBTQ+ Refugees America Left Behind” by Judah Robinson (NowThis) “LGBTQ+ Community Debates the Meaning of ‘Queer,’ Military Bans, & More” by Arielle Duhaime-Ross (VICE) “The Life Threatening Dangers Of Gay Conversion Therapy” by Grace Baldridge (Refinery29) “Sound On: Community, Representation and Identity” by Terron Moore and Rakhee Jethwa (MTV News) “Stonewall 50: The Revolution” produced by Sekiya Dorsett, Brooke Sopelsa, Elizabeth Kuhr, Shahrzad Elghanayan, Wesley Oliver, Tim Fitzsimmons (NBC OUT and Nightly Films)Outstanding Blog Gays with Kids JoeMyGod My Fabulous Disease Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents TransgriotSpecial Recognition Special (Netflix) Karen Ocamb, news editor, Los Angeles Blade Mark Segal, founder and publisher, Philadelphia Gay NewsRead original story ‘Euphoria,’ ‘Rocketman’ Among 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees At TheWrap

  • 2020 BAFTA Nominations: See the Full List
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    2020 BAFTA Nominations: See the Full List

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  • Visual Effects Society Nominates ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and Baby Yoda
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    Visual Effects Society Nominates ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and Baby Yoda

    “Alita: Battle Angel,” “The Lion King” and “Toy Story 4” lead all films in nominations for the Visual Effects Society’s 18th annual VES Awards, which were announced on Tuesday morning. Those three films received five nominations each in the 25 categories encompassing film, television and special projects.But two television shows, “Game of Thrones” and “The Mandalorian,” received six nominations each to lead all projects. Three of the nominations for “The Mandalorian” were for the character of “The Child,” better known to fans of the show as Baby Yoda, or for the episode that bears his name.In the Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature category, the VES category that corresponds most closely to the Oscars’ Best Visual Effects category, the nominees were “Alita: Battle Angel,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “Gemini Man,” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “The Lion King.” All five of those films are on the Oscars shortlist for visual effects.Also Read: Baby Yoda Movie? Bob Iger Says Disney+ 'Star Wars' TV Shows Could Become FilmsTwo other films on that shortlist, “1917” and “The Irishman,” were nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Effects in a Photoreal Feature category. Another two films shortlisted by the Academy, “Terminator: Dark Fate” and “Captain Marvel,” received single VES nominations.The final shortlisted film, “Cats,” was not nominated by the VES.In addition to “The Mandalorian” and the final season of “Game of Thrones,” television shows with multiple nominations included “Stranger Things,” “Lost in Space” and “Lady and the Tramp.”Last year, four of the five nominees for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature category went on to receive Oscar nominations.The one that did not, “First Man,” was nominated by the VES for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature, and went on to win the Oscar.Also Read: 'Avengers: Endgame' Lands on Oscars Visual Effects Shortlist, 'Bombshell' Leads Makeup & HairstylingOver the first 17 years of the VES Awards, almost 75% of the Oscar nominees have first been nominated in that category by the VES.The 18th annual VES Awards will take place on Jan. 29 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Also at the ceremony, director Roland Emmerich will receive the VES Visionary Award, Martin Scorsese will be given the VES Lifetime Achievement Award and VFX supervisor Sheena Duggal will receive the VES Award for Creative Excellence.For the full list of nominated VES artists in each category, check the VES website.The nominees:Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature “Alita: Battle Angel” “Avengers: Endgame” “Gemini Man” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” “The Lion King”Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature “1917” “Ford v Ferrari” “Joker” “The Aeronauts” “The Irishman”Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature “Frozen II” “Klaus” “Missing Link” “The Lego Movie 2” “Toy Story 4”Also Read: 'Missing Link' Team Says Why Creating 'Little Avocado With a Face' Was Most Complicated Thing Laika's DoneOutstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode “Game of Thrones”: “The Bells” “His Dark Materials”: “The Fight to the Death” “Lady and the Tramp” “Lost in Space”: Episode: Ninety-Seven “Stranger Things”: “Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum” “The Mandalorian”: “The Child”Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode “Chernobyl”: 1:23:45 “Living With Yourself”: “Nice Knowing You” “See”: “Godflame” “The Crown”: “Aberfan” “Vikings”: “What Happens in the Cave”Outstanding Visual Effects in a Real-Time Project “Call of Duty Modern Warfare” “Control” “Gears 5” “Myth: A Frozen Tale” “Vader Immortal: Episode I”Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial Anthem “Conviction” BMW “Legend” Hennessy: “The Seven Worlds” PlayStation: “Feel The Power of Pro” Purdey’s: “Hummingbird”Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project “Avengers: Damage Control” “Jurassic World: The Ride” “Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run” “Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance” “Universal Sphere”Outstanding Animated Character in a Photoreal Feature “Alita: Battle Angel”: Alita “Avengers: Endgame”: Smart Hulk “Gemini Man”: Junior “The Lion King”: ScarOutstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature “Frozen II”: The Water Nøkk “Klaus”: Jesper “Missing Link”: Susan “Toy Story 4”: Bo PeepOutstanding Animated Character in an Episode or Real-Time Project “Lady and the Tramp”: Tramp “Stranger Things 3”: Tom/Bruce Monster “The Mandalorian”: The Child; Mudhorn “The Umbrella Academy”: Pilot; PogoOutstanding Animated Character in a Commercial “Apex Legend”: Meltdown; Mirage “Churchill”: Churchie “Cyberpunk 2077”: Dex “John Lewis”: Excitable Edgar; EdgarOutstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature “Aladdin”: Agrabah “Alita: Battle Angel”: Iron City “Motherless Brooklyn”: Penn Station “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”: Pasaana Desert “The Lion King”: The PridelandsOutstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature “Frozen II”: Giants’ Gorge “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”: The Hidden World “Missing Link”: Passage to India Jungle “Toy Story 4”: Antiques MallOutstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project “Game of Thrones”: The Iron Throne; Red Keep Plaza “Lost in Space”: Precipice; The Trench “The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance”: The Endless Forest Tthe Mandalorian”: Nevarro TownOutstanding Virtual Cinematography in a CG Project “Alita: Battle Angel” “The Lion King” “The Mandalorian”: The Prisoner; The Roost “Toy Story 4”Outstanding Model in a Photoreal or Animated Project “Lost in Space”: The Resolute “Missing Link”: The Manchuria “The Man in the High Castle”: Rocket Train “The Mandalorian”: The Sin; The RazorcrestOutstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature “Dumbo”: Bubble Elephants “Spider-Man: Far From Home”: Molten Man “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” “The Lion King”Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature “Abominable” “Frozen II” “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”: Water and Waterfalls “Toy Story 4”Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project “Game of Thrones”: The Bells “Hennessy: The Seven Worlds” “Lost in Space”: Precipice; Water Planet “Stranger Things 3”: Melting Tom/Bruce “The Mandalorian”: The Child; MudhornOutstanding Compositing in a Feature “Alita: Battle Angel” “Avengers: Endgame” “Captain Marvel”: Young Nick Fury “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” “The Irishman”Outstanding Compositing in an Episode “Game of Thrones”: The Bells “Game of Thrones”: The Long Night; Dragon Ground Battle “Stranger Things 3”: Starcourt Mall Battle “Watchmen”: Pilot; Looking GlassOutstanding Compositing in a Commercial “BMW Legend” “Feeding America; I Am Hunger in America” “Hennessy; The Seven Worlds” “PlayStation: Feel the Power of Pro”Outstanding Special (Practical) Effects in a Photoreal or Animated Project “Aladdin”: Magic Carpet “Game of Thrones”: The Bells “Terminator: Dark Fate” “The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance”: “She Knows All the Secrets”Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project “Downfall” “Love and Fifty Megatons” “Oeil Pour Oeil” “The Beauty”Read original story Visual Effects Society Nominates ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and Baby Yoda At TheWrap

  • ‘Parasite,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Land Producers Guild Nominations
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    ‘Parasite,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Land Producers Guild Nominations

    Golden Globe winners “1917” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” have both been nominated for the Producers Guild of America’s top film award, along with a slate of nominees that also includes “Parasite,” “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story” and “Little Women.”Rounding out the PGA list, which is typically an accurate predictor of Oscar success are “Ford v Ferrari,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Knives Out” and the most-nominated film in Tuesday morning’s BAFTA nominations, “Joker.”“Parasite” is the second film not in English to be nominated in the last two years, after “Roma” last year. The only other non-English films to be nominated in this century were 2000’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” 2006’s “Babel” and 2007’s “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.”Also Read: BAFTA Nominations Put '1917' in the Awards Spotlight Again - and 'Joker,' TooThe 10 films on the list include almost all of the movies deemed most likely to be nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, with “Knives Out” perhaps coming as the only slight surprise. Films not included on the Producers Guild slate include “The Farewell,” “The Two Popes,” “Bombshell,” “Pain and Glory” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”While the omission may be particularly troubling for “The Farewell” and “Bombshell,” the PGA has a history of bypassing smaller indie films in favor of more commercially successful productions.Two producers have double nominations in the feature film category: David Heyman, who produced both “Marriage Story” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, who produced “The Irishman” and “Joker.”In the animation category, the Producers Guild nominated a slate of high-profile U.S. films: “Abominable,” “Frozen II,” “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” “Missing Link” and “Toy Story 4.”Also Read: Golden Globes Analysis: The Stars Ignore Ricky Gervais on a Night of SurprisesTelevision nominations included “The Crown,” “Big Little Lies,” “Succession,” “Watchmen” and the final season of “Game of Thrones” in the drama category, and “Barry,” “Fleabag,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Schitt’s Creek” and “Veep” in comedy. “Chernobyl,” “Fosse/Verdon,” “True Detective,” “Unbelievable” and “When They See Us” were nominated in the limited series category, while “Deadwood” and “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story” were among the nominees for TV movies.The guild also nominated in non-fiction, live entertainment and talk, and game and talk television categories. The full list of nominees is below.A Producers Guild feature-film nomination is a reliable predictor of Oscar success: Since the Academy and the Guild both expanded from five to 10 nominees in 2009, 78 of the 101 Producers Guild nominees have gone on to receive Oscar nominations.But the two awards never align completely: Last year, for instance, eight of the 10 Producers Guild Awards nominees received Oscar nominations, while two — “Crazy Rich Asians” and “A Quiet Place” – did not.Also Read: Golden Globes Most Memorable Moments, From F-Word Jokes to Michelle Williams' Pro Choice PleaIn the first 29 years of the Producers Guild Awards, which began in 1989, the nominations exactly matched the Oscars only three times: 1992, 1993 and 1994, when both categories consisted of five nominees. Only once, in 1996, has the eventual Oscar Best Picture winner (which was “Braveheart” that year) not been first nominated by the guild.The Producers Guild is the third of the four major Hollywood guilds to announce its nominations for the films of 2019. The Screen Actors Guild announced in December, while the Writers Guild revealed its film nominees on Monday and the Directors Guild will do so on the same day as the PGA.PGA winners will be announced at the Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 18.The nominations:The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures “1917” Producers: Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne‐Ann Tenggren, Callum McDougall “Ford v Ferrari” Producers: Peter Chernin & Jenno Topping, James Mangold “The Irishman” Producers: Jane Rosenthal & Robert De Niro, Emma Tillinger Koskoff & Martin Scorsese “Jojo Rabbit” Producers: Carthew Neal, Taika Waititi “Joker” Producers: Todd Phillips & Bradley Cooper, Emma Tillinger Koskoff “Knives Out” Producers: Rian Johnson, Ram Bergman “Little Women” Producer: Amy Pascal “Marriage Story” Producers: Noah Baumbach, David Heyman “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Producers: David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh, Quentin Tarantino “Parasite” Producers: Kwak Sin Ae, Bong Joon HoThe Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures “Abominable” Producer: Suzanne Buirgy “Frozen II” Producer: Peter Del Vecho “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” Producers: Bradford Lewis, Bonnie Arnold “Missing Link” Producers: Arianne Sutner, Travis Knight “Toy Story 4” Producers: Mark Nielsen, Jonas RiveraThe Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Drama “Big Little Lies” (Season 2) Producers: David E. Kelley, Jean‐Marc Vallée, Andrea Arnold, Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea, Nicole Kidman, Per Saari, Gregg Fienberg, Nathan Ross, David Auge, Lauren Neustadter, Liane Moriarty “The Crown” (Season 3) Producers: Peter Morgan, Suzanne Mackie, Stephen Daldry, Andy Harries, Benjamin Caron, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert Fox, Michael Casey, Andy Stebbing, Martin Harrison, Oona O Beirn “Game of Thrones” (Season 8) Producers: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Bernadette Caulfield, Frank Doelger, David Nutter, Miguel Sapochnik, Bryan Cogman, Chris Newman, Greg Spence, Lisa McAtackney, Duncan Muggoch “Succession” (Season 2) Producers: Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Mark Mylod, Jane Tranter, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown, Georgia Pritchett, Will Tracy, Jonathan Glatzer, Dara Schnapper, Gabrielle Mahon “Watchmen” (Season 1) Producers: TBDThe Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Comedy “Barry” (Season 2) Producers: Alec Berg, Bill Hader, Aida Rodgers, Liz Sarnoff, Emily Heller, Julie Camino, Jason Kim “Fleabag” (Season 2) Producers: Phoebe Waller‐Bridge, Harry Bradbeer, Lydia Hampson, Harry Williams, Jack Williams, Joe Lewis, Sarah Hammond “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Season 3) Producers: Amy Sherman‐Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Dhana Gilbert, Daniel Goldfarb, Kate Fodor, Sono Patel, Matthew Shapiro “Schitt’s Creek” (Season 5) Producers: Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, David West Read, Ben Feigin, Michael Short, Rupinder Gill, Colin Brunton “Veep” (Season 7) Producers: David Mandel, Frank Rich, Julia Louis‐Dreyfus, Lew Morton, Morgan Sackett, Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory, Jennifer Crittenden, Gabrielle Allan, Billy Kimball, Rachel Axler, Ted Cohen, Ian Maxtone‐Graham, Dan O’Keefe, Steve Hely, David Hyman, Georgia Pritchett, Erik Kenward, Dan Mintz, Doug SmithThe David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television “Chernobyl” Producers: Craig Mazin, Carolyn Strauss, Jane Featherstone, Johan Renck, Chris Fry, Sanne Wohlenberg “Fosse/Verdon” Producers: Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin‐Manuel Miranda, Joel Fields, George Stelzner, Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams, Tracey Scott Wilson, Charlotte Stoudt, Nicole Fosse, Erica Kay, Kate Sullivan, Brad Carpenter “True Detective” Producers: TBD “Unbelievable” Producers: TBD “When They See Us” Producers: Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Berry Welsh, Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Amy Kaufman, Robin SwicordThe Award for Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures “American Son” Producers: TBD “Apollo: Missions to the Moon” Producers: TBD “Black Mirror: Striking Vipers” Producers: TBD “Deadwood: The Movie” Producers: David Milch, Carolyn Strauss, Gregg Fienberg, Scott Stephens, Daniel Minahan, Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Regina Corrado, Nichole Beattie, Mark Tobey “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” Producers: TBDThe Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television “30 for 30” (Season 10) Producers: TBD “60 Minutes” (Season 51, Season 52) Producers: TBD “Leaving Neverland” Producers: TBD “Queer Eye” (Season 3, Season 4) Producers: David Collins, Michael Williams, Rob Eric, Jennifer Lane, Jordana Hochman, Rachelle Mendez, Mark Bracero “Surviving R. Kelly” (Season 1) Producers: TBDThe Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Season 25) “Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (Season 6) “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (Season 5) “Saturday Night Live” (Season 45) All producers: TBDThe Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television “The Amazing Race” (Season 31) Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo, Phil Keoghan “The Masked Singer” (Season 1) Producers: TBD “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Season 11) Producers: TBD “Top Chef” (Season 16) Producers: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Doneen Arquines, Casey Kriley, Tara Siener, Justin Rae Barnes, Blake Davis, Patrick Schmedeman, Wade Sheeler, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Elida Carbajal Araiza, Brian Fowler, Caitlin Rademaekers, Steve Lichtenstein, Emily Van Bergen “The Voice” (Season 16, Season 17) Producers: John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Teddy Valenti, Kyley Tucker, Carson DalyRead original story ‘Parasite,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Land Producers Guild Nominations At TheWrap

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    Bong Joon Ho‘s “Parasite” won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics, which met at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City on Saturday to choose its winners for the 54th time. The South Korean drama also won Best Screenplay from the group.The society recognized two indies for the top acting prizes: Mary Kay Place for “Diane” and Antonio Banderas for Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory.” The supporting acting honors went to Brad Pitt for “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and Laura Dern for her work in both “Marriage Story” and “Little Women.”The National Society of Film Critics was established in 1966, with its co-founders including Pauline Kael, Joe Morgenstern and Richard Schickel. The group currently has 60 active members. Members who have not seen most or all of the contending films can disqualify themselves from voting.Also Read: New York Film Critics Circle Awards: 'The Irishman' Named Best Picture of 2019For most of its history, the NSFC’s choices have been more idiosyncratic than the Academy’s, and often more oriented toward foreign cinema. Recent winners have included Jean-Luc Godard’s “Goodbye to Language,” the Coen brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Michael Haneke’s “Amour,” Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.” Chloe Zhao’s “The Rider” won last year.Only seven films in the group’s first 53 years won the NSFC’s top award and went on to win the Best Picture Oscar, including “Spotlight” in 2016 and “Moonlight” in 2017.The 2019 National Society of Film Critics winners:Best Picture: Runners-up: “Parasite” (44 points) Runners-up: “Little Women” (27 points); “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” (22 points)Best Actor: Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory” (69 points) Runners-up: Adam Driver, “Marriage Story” (43 points); Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems” (41 points)Best Actress: Mary Kay Place, “Diane” (40 points) Runners-up: Zhao Tao, “Ash Is Purest White” (28 points) Florence Pugh, “Midsommar” (25 points)Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” (64 points) Runners-up: Joe Pesci, “The Irishman” (30 points) Wesley Snipes, “Dolemite Is My Name” and Song Kang Ho, “Parasite” (18 points, tie)Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern, “Marriage Story” and “Little Women” (57 points) Runners-up: Florence Pugh, “Little Women” (44 points) Jennifer Lopez, “Hustlers” (26 points)Also Read: 'Parasite' Wins Best Picture From Los Angeles Film CriticsBest Director: Greta Gerwig, “Little Women” (39 points) Runners-up: Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” (36 points); Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman” (31 points)Best Screenplay: Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, “Parasite” (37 points) Runners-up: Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” (34 points); Greta Gerwig, “Little Women” (33 points)Best Cinematography: Claire Mathon, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” and “Atlantics” (41 points) Runners-up: Robert Richardson, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” (29 points); Yorick Le Saux, “Little Women (22 points)Best Nonfiction Film: “Honeyland” (33 points) Runners-up: “American Factory” (28 points); “Apollo 11,” (27 points)Film Heritage Award: “To the Museum of Modern Art for ‘Private Lives, Public Spaces,’ curated by Ron Magliozzi, which makes visible MoMA’s collection of more than 100 years of vernacular moving images, most of them home movies by the famous and unknown.” And to “Rialto Pictures, in its 22nd year, for distributing 4k restorations of beloved classics like ‘Kind Hearts and Coronets’ and presenting neglected work by masters such as ‘The White Sheik’ and, for the first time, the uncut version of ‘Christ Stopped at Eboli.'”Brian Welk contributed to this report.Read original story ‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From National Society of Film Critics: Complete Winners List At TheWrap

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    “1917,” “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” “The Irishman,” “Joker” and “Ford v Ferrari” have been nominated by the American Society of Cinematographers in the feature film category at the ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards, the organization announced on Friday.Four of the nominated cinematographers are past nominees. Roger Deakins (“1917”) has been nominated 16 times and has won four times, while Robert Richardson (“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” has been nominated 11 times and Phedon Papamichael (“Ford v Ferrari”) and Rodrigo Prieto (“The Irishman”) each have three nominations.Lawrence Sher (“Joker”) is a first-time ASC nominee, as are the three nominated cinematographers in the Spotlight Award category, which honors films that have not received wide theatrical release: Jarin Blaschke for “The Lighthouse,” Natasha Braier for “Honey Boy” and Jasper Wolf for “Monos.”Also Read: How '1917' Cinematographer Roger Deakins Pulled Off Sam Mendes' One-Shot WWI FilmFilms thought to be in the running that did not receive nominations include “Parasite,” “A Hidden Life,” “Little Women” and “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”Over the last decade, an ASC nomination has been a very reliable predictor of Oscar success. The ASC has nominated all five of the eventual Oscar nominees four times (including one year when ties produced seven ASC nominees), and has matched four of the five the other six times.Overall, 85% of ASC film nominees in the 2010s went on to receive Oscar nominations, though the Academy’s Cinematographers Branch had several instances of making bolder or artier choices than the ASC: “Ida” over “The Imitation Game,” “The Tree of Life” over “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” “Never Look Away” over “First Man” last year.Also Read: How 'The Lighthouse' Delivers Ominous Horror Through Simple CinematographyIn the 33-year history of the ASC Awards, only two films have won the cinematography Oscar without first being nominated by the ASC: 1989’s “Glory” and 2006’s “Pan’s Labyrinth.”The winners will be announced at the ASC Awards on Saturday, Jan. 25, a night in which four other awards ceremonies will be taking place simultaneously in Los Angeles.The nominees:Theatrical Release Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for “1917” Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC for “Ford v Ferrari” Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC for “The Irishman” Robert Richardson, ASC for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Lawrence Sher, ASC for “Joker”Spotlight Award Jarin Blaschke for “The Lighthouse” Natasha Braier, ASC, ADF for “Honey Boy” Jasper Wolf, NSC for “Monos”Read original story ‘1917,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman’ Among American Society of Cinematographers Nominees At TheWrap