Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Awards®

Celebrating World Cinema in Hollywood


Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Awards®


HOLLYWOOD WORLD FILM FESTIVAL™
HOLLYWOOD WORLD AWARDS®
SELECTION COMMITTEE:

CO-CHAIRS:

CARLOS DE ABREU - U.S.
HFF Founder

MIKE GOODRIDGE - U.K.
U.S. Editor, "Screen International"


DAN FAINARU - Israel
Film Critic

HOWARD FEINSTEIN - U.S.
Film Critic, Screen International & Programmer, Sarajevo Film Festival

SANDRA HEBRON - U.K.
Artistic Director, The Times BFI London Film Festival

ALLAN HUNTER - U.K.
Film Critic, "The Daily Express," "Screen International"

DEREK MALCOLM - U.K.
Film Critic, "The Evening Standard"

LEE MARSHALL- Italy
Film Critic

DESPINA MOUZAKI - Greece
Director, Thessaloniki International Film Festival

JACOB NEIIENDAM - Denmark
Director,CPH:PIX - Copenhagen Film Festival

JONATHAN ROMNEY - U.K.
Film Critic

CLARE STEWART - Australia
Director, Sydney Film Festival


SELECTED NOMINEES: ONLY feature films.

THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX - Germany

CAPTAIN ABU RAED - Jordan
Film critic, "Screen International," "Globes Daily" & "Cinematheque Magazine"

THE CLASS - France WINNER

DEPARTURES - Japan

EVERLASTING MOMENTS - Sweden

GOMORRAH - Italy

MEXICO TEARS ITS HEART OUT - Mexico

NECESSITIES OF LIFE - Canada

TULPAN - Kazakhstan

WALTZ WITH BASHIR - Israel

The nominees are culled from films completed within the calendar year, from the global creative community. The ten (10) feature films selected as nominees were: "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" (Romania) directed by Cristian Mungiu; "Alexandra" (Russia) directed by Aleksandr Sokurov; "The Band's Visit" (Israel) directed by Eran Kolirin; "Control" (UK) directed by Anton Corbijn; "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (France) directed by Julian Schnabel; "The Edge of Heaven" (Germany/Turkey) directed by Fatih Akin; "Import/Export" (Austria) directed by Ulrich Seidl; "Persepolis" (France) directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi; "Secret Sunshine" (South Korea) directed by Chang-dong Lee; and "Silent Light" (Mexico) directed by Carlos Reygadas.

Prior Winner Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Award® winner was

"4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS" by Cristian Mungiu.


4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

<Prior Winner Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Award® winner was

"VOLVER" by Pedro Almodovar.


Volver

Prior Winner Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Award® winner was

"MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS" by Stephen Frears.


Mrs. Henderson Presents

Prior Winner Hollywood World Film Festival™
Hollywood World Award® winner was
"THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES" by Walter Salles.


The Motorcycle Diaries

PRIOR NOMINEES SELECTION COMMITTEE:

CO-CHAIRS:

PAULA WAGNER - U.S.
Producer

CARLOS DE ABREU - U.S.
HFF Founder

MIKE GOODRIDGE - U.K.
U.S. Editor, "Screen International"

SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

IRENE BIGNARDI - Switzerland
Artistic Director, Locarno Film Festival

DAN FAINARU - Israel
Film critic

SANDRA HEBRON - U.K.
Artistic director, The Times BFI London Film Festival

ALLAN HUNTER - U.K.
Film critic, "Screen International" and "The Daily Express"

TOBIAS KNIEBE - Germany
Film critic, "Sued-deutsche Zeitung"

DEREK MALCOLM - U.K.
Film Critic, "Screen International" & "The Evening Standard"

LEE MARSHALL

JACOB NEIIENDAM - Denmark
Film critic, FIPRESCI and "Screen International"

JONATHAN ROMNEY - U.K.
Film critic, "Screen International" & "The Independent On Sunday"

CRITERIA:
The criteria is based on the quality of filmmaking in all its different disciplines.

HFF SUCCESS STORIES
Our film finalists and winners have been acquired by companies like HBO, IFC, Indican, Miramax, Seventh Art Releasing and Starz among other distributors, and have secured directing jobs, as well as agents and managers.

HOLLYWOOD AWARDS®

Honorees and presenters at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony have included Anthony Hopkins, Goldie Hawn, George Lucas, Scarlett Johansson, Richard Gere, Janet Jackson, Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Orlando Bloom, Ellen DeGeneres, Ron Howard, Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy Garcia, Diane Keaton, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush, Sydney Pollack, Alison Lohman, David Foster, Laurence Fishburne, Neve Campbell, Amy Pascal, Haley Joel Osment, Paula Wagner, Charlize Theron, Sandra Bullock, Susan Sarandon, John Travolta, Mel Gibson, Annette Bening, Leonardo DiCaprio, Warren Beatty, Will Smith, Michael Mann, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale, Jamie Foxx, Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix, Rachel McAdams, Keira Knightley, and Harrison Ford among others.

Hollywood Film Festival Sets Pace for Oscar® Race

HOLLYWOOD AWARDS®


Previous Festival Winners:
Johnny Depp, Diane Lane, Geoffrey Rush, Russell Crowe,
Steven Spielberg, Nicole Kidman, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Aniston

HOLLYWOOD AWARDS® GALA CEREMONY

HFF presenters have included Mike Myers, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Warren Beatty, Steven Spielberg, Brad Pitt, Janet Jackson, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, Colin Farrell, Will Ferrell, Matthew McConaughey, Drew Barrymore, Harrison Ford, Billy Crystal, Lucy Liu, Benicio Del Toro, Hans Zimmer, Ashton Kutcher, Estella Warren, Kieran Culkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith, Kate Beckinsale, Rupert Everett, and Keanu Reeves among many others.

For more information please contact:

Hollywood World Film Festival™
awards@hollywoodawards.com
433 N. Camden Drive, Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel. 310.288.1882



 

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