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How To Watch Today’s Oscar Nominations


The 91st Oscar nominations will be announced Tuesday in a presentation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization will host a live stream of the unveiling on, and the Academy’s Twitter, YouTube and Facebook pages. The first part of the nominations list in 24 categories, to be presented by Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani, will be revealed at 8:20 AM ET/5:20 AM PT, followed by the marquee races being announced at 8:30 AM… Read

Anna Behlmer On Battling Sexism And Nepotism On Way To Her 10 Oscar Sound Mixing Noms

Anna Behlmer, one of the most Oscar-nominated women of all time, made her career in a craft that has long been dominated by men. Over the years, she's been sexually harassed and discriminated against, but honored as well. In the history of the Academy Awards, which unveil nominations for their 91st edition Tuesday, women have received only 16 nominations for best sound mixing – and she has 10 of them, including the very first by a women in 1996 for Mel Gibson’s… Read

Awards-Season Noms Lacking Again For Women Behind The Camera

Kathryn Bigelow

When Oscar nominations are announced Tuesday morning, don’t expect many female directors, writers, producers, cinematographers, editors, art directors, visual effects artists and sound mixers to be mentioned. This awards season, women combined have received only 11% of their guild and honor society awards nominations, which are most often bellwethers for the Academy Awards. Female producers fared better this year, accounting for more than 22% of the PGA's feature film… Read

‘Stan & Ollie’ Director Jon S. Baird On Joining Martin Scorsese’s Inner Circle, And Doing Justice To Laurel & Hardy

Stan And Ollie

For a world reeling from divisive politics and barefaced cynicism, Jon S. Baird's Stan & Ollie, based on Jeff Pope's screenplay about Laurel & Hardy's unceremonious tour of Great Britain after the Second World War, when their stars had largely faded, is an existential salve. It is a paean to the spirit of artistry that drove two of the finest comic performers ever to grace the screen and a testament to their resolve when the world seemed determined to drive a wedge… Read

PGA Gives ‘Green Book’ Another Big Win But There Still Is No Real Front Runner – And Who In Their Right Mind Wants To Be One?

Green Book PGA

Normally, as Green Book has now done, when a movie starts out the season by taking the top People’s Choice prize at the Toronto Film Festival, launches awards-giving season with a Best Picture win at the National Board Of Review, then backs up its cred by taking the most Golden Globes including one for Best Picture (Comedy/Musical), and then wins the Producers Guild Of America Best Picture honor, you would have to dub it the front runner. That is what several pundits are… Read

PGA Milestone Award Honoree Toby Emmerich On How Warner Bros. & New Line ‘Hits ‘Em Where They Ain’t’

In presenting the Producers Guild of America’s Milestone Award to Warner Bros. Pictures Group Chairman Toby Emmerich tonight, A Star Is Born director and star Bradley Cooper shared his experiences about the studio boss that underscored Emmerich’s innate ability to gamble on raw talent, and win. Not only did Emmerich take a chance on having a young Cooper cast in Wedding Crashers back in 2005, but the studio boss rolled the dice on the actor again when he asked to make the… Read

Producers Guild Awards: ‘Green Book’ Takes Best Picture; ‘Americans’ & ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Lead TV – Winners List

Green Book walked away with the marquee prize at the 30th annual Producers Guild Awards, which were handed out Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton. The Viggo Mortensen-Mahershala Ali period pic won the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Picture for producers Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga. The film also took a top prize at the Golden Globes this month, winning in the Musical or Comedy… Read

PGA Awards Honoree Kenya Barris Tips Hat To Norman Lear, Reveals Early Dream Job

Kenya Barris accepted the Visionary Award at the Producers Guild Award on Saturday night, but in his evocative comments from the stage it was clear that the forward-looking native of Inglewood, CA., still has a good view of his past. The Black-ish creator said his background — “a kid in the ‘hood” with asthma and limited opportunities — could have capped his ambitions in life and perhaps did just that for a time. "My dream stopped at 'good job at the Post Office.’" That… Read

Amy Sherman-Palladino On Norman Lear’s Legacy: ‘He Taught Sitcom Writers How To Write Sitcoms’ – PGA Awards

Accepting the Producers Guild’s Norman Lear Achievement Award tonight to a standing ovation in the Beverly Hilton Ballroom, Amy Sherman-Palladino spoke of the TV legend as someone “who shared the wealth with those around them. He did well, everyone did well, and that’s important as producers, that your actresses don’t die,” said The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel creator with a quip at the end. She then turned to her Gilmore Girls star Lauren Graham, who had presented the award to… Read

Producers Guild Awards Live Blog

PGA Awards

The 30th annual Producers Guild Awards are being handed out at the Beverly Hilton tonight, and Deadline is live blogging all the action. Trophies will be presented in 13 categories spanning film and television, and we will be updating the winners list live. The 10 films vying for the marquee Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures are a varied and diverse lot jammed with this year’s awards-season favorites: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansma… Read

PGA Awards’ Nominees Breakfast Shines Light On Diversity

2019 Producers Guild of America Nominees Breakfast

Producers Guild of America president Lucy Fisher set the tone early today at the guild's annual awards nominees' breakfast, as hundreds of thousands of women were taking to the streets all across the country for the third annual Women's March. "Happy Women's March Day," she told an enthusiastic crowd of 400-500 gathered at the Skirball Cultural Center. "Hopefully, there will be a few more of us up her next year." Only two of the 10 nominees on stage were women. She also… Read

‘BlackKklansman’ Producer Jason Blum: “It’s Spike Lee’s Time” If Oscar Voters Do The Right Thing

Jason Blum minted his reputation as a Hollywood producer with wildly lucrative genre franchises including Paranormal Activity, The Purge and Insidious, so it feels unexpected to find him in the thick of things this awards season with a legitimate contender. But, really, how unexpected can something be if it keeps happening? A Blumhouse production has been nominated for a Best Picture Oscar twice in the past four years (Whiplash in 2015, Get Out in 2018) and a third title… Read