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    Reuters: Oscar buzz mounts for late Heath Ledger

    Actor Heath Ledger won rave reviews from Australian critics on Friday for his final performance as the Joker in the new Batman movie, fuelling speculation of a rare posthumous Oscar. Belinda Goldsmith reports.

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    iW NEWS | Gotham Awards Move To Wall Street

    IFP announced that the 18th Annual Gotham Awards will move to its new home, Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, on Tuesday, December 2nd. The Gotham Awards honor "independently-distributed American feature films made with an economy of means." Past winners include "Junebug," "Half Nelson" and "J...

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    VAR | Oscar candidates lagging this year

    An early look at awards season from Variety: "At least on paper, this year looks like a return to the old days, when the majors dominated awards and most of the nominees bowed late in the year -- in contrast with recent history, when the Oscar charge was led by specialty divisions and fall launches....

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    iW NEWS | Student Academy Awards Announced

    Eleven students from eight colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 35th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. They will participate in a week of industry-related activities and social events, culminating in the awards ceremony on June 7 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The winners in the "Alternative" category are "Circles of Confusion" (Phoebe Tooke, San Francisco State University), and "Viola: The Traveling Rooms of a Little Giant" (Shih-Ting Hung, University of Southern California); in the "Animation" category, Oscars went to "Simulacra" (Tatchapon Lertwirojkul, The...

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    iW NEWS | Golden Trailer Awards Announced

    Thursday night at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, the 9th Annual Golden Trailer Awards were handed out in a ceremony hosted by comedian Sinbad. The upcoming "The Dark Knight" won best action trailer, while "Iron Man" won the best overall for summer 2008. "In Bruges" was named the most original, while "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" and "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" won for best music and best voice-over, respectively. "No Country For Old Men" was awarded the best dramatic trailer, "Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden?" best documentary, and "Day Night Day Night" for best independent. The awards will b...

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    iW NEWS | AMPAS Releases Dates for 81st Oscars

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced key dates for its 81st edition of the Academy Awards. Academy President Sid Ganis noted that the ceremony will take place Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, and will be televised by ABC. Other dates include the mailing of nomination ballots on December 26, 2008, the nomination announcement on January 22, 2009 a the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, and final polls closing at 5pm PT on February 17, 2009. The dates coincide with those since the move of the Oscars from March to February, with exception of a move of nomination announcement from a Tuesday to a Thursday, to...

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    iW NEWS | Tarantino to be Honored at Provincetown Fest

    Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will be honored with the 2008 Filmmaker on the Edge Award at the 10th annual Provincetown International Film Festival, running from June 18 - 22 in Provincetown, MA. Previous award recipients, all of whom have been invited back for the fest's anniversary are John Waters, ...

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    iW NEWS | MMI to Honor Schamus, Blank

    The Museum of the Moving Image will honor Focus Features CEO James Schamus and Showtime Networks CEO Matt Blank at the organization's annual black-tie benefit, to be held on April 30th at The St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan. [Eugene Hernandez]

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    "Manda Bala" Wins Big at First Cinema Eye Awards

    Born out of anger, to use the words of filmmaker Jason Kohn, the inaugural Cinema Eye Honors for documentary films awarded three prizes to "Manda Bala (Send A Bullet)" on Tuesday night in New York City. Kohn's doc, nominated in six of the nine Cinema Eye categories, was honored as best picture and a...

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    AP: Oscars are a TV ratings dud

    The Oscars are a ratings dud. Nielsen Media Research says preliminary ratings for the 80th annual Academy Awards telecast are 14 percent lower than the least-watched ceremony ever. AP reports.

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