HOLLYWOOD AWARDS® CATEGORIES. Our awards/tributes recognize both above and below the line categories and are selected by our Advisory Team which is comprised of a cross section of Hollywood professionals. Please Scroll Down
HOLLYWOOD AWARDS® ARE COMPRISED OF:
HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®: Honoring excellence in the art of filmmaking. Our “film awards” are bestowed on HONOREES/RECIPIENTS, not nominees. The recipients are not competing; we recognize our HONOREES with TRIBUTES. They are selected to be honored for their body of work and/or a film(s) that is to be released between January 1 and December 31. In addition, for the recipients of our “film awards craft categories” (aside from evaluating their body of work), our Advisory team takes into consideration the recommendation of their guilds/societies.
HOLLYWOOD CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
HOLLYWOOD LEADERSHIP AWARD
HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD ACTOR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SUPPORTING ACTOR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SUPPORTING ACTRESS AWARD
HOLLYWOOD COMEDY AWARD
HOLLYWOOD ENSEMBLE AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SPOTLIGHT AWARDS®
HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SCREENWRITER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SUPPORTING ACTOR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD SUPPORTING ACTRESS AWARD
NEW HOLLYWOODD AWARDS®
HOLLYWOOD FILM COMPOSER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD EDITOR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION DESIGNER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD COSTUME DESIGNER AWARD
HOLLYWOOD MAKEUP AND HAIR AWARD
HOLLYWOOD VISUAL EFFECTS AWARD
HOLLYWOOD ANIMATION AWARD
HOLLYWOOD HUMANITARIAN AWARDS®
HOLLYWOOD MOVIE AWARDS®:
Our “movie awards” is the ONLY category that is comprised of 10 NOMINEES selected by the Hollywood Awards® Advisory team. The WINNER is decided by movie fans voting online at the Yahoo! Movies website.
SELECTION PROTOCOL: The selection process for our HONOREES takes multiple elements into consideration and involves attending pre-press private industry screenings, press screenings, festival screenings, and research. It also includes the support and participation of established entertainment industry executives, from agents, critics, directors, managers, producers, publicists, screenwriters and studio execs to members of the craft guilds.
Prior HFFestival/HFAwards CO-CHAIRS, ADVISORY TEAM AND JUDGES HAVE INCLUDED:
Carlos de Abreu, Ken Annakin,Simon Assaad, Alberto Barbera, Gilles Bianrosa, Irene Bignardi, Clare Binns, John Briley, Judith Bronowski, Elisabetta Brunella, James Cameron, Greg Cavic, Teresa Cavina, Bruno Chatelin, Michel Ciment, David Cook, Martha Coolidge, Wes Craven, Mike Curb, Pam Dixon, Richard Donner, Chris Dorr, Cheryl Downey, Bruce David Eisen, Udy Epstein, Dan Fainaru, Edward S. Feldman, Bob Fisher, Giovanna Fulvi, George Gallo, Marina Goldovskaya, Mike Goodridge, Giorgio Gosetti, Manuel Grosso, Nicole Guillemet, Paul Haggis, Jim Hamilton, Sandra Hebron, Eyal Hertzog, Shaun Hill, Richard Holmes, Allan Hunter, John L. Jacobs, Peter Hyams, Norman Jewison, Tobias Kniebe, Ted Kotcheff, Margret Koehler, Martin Landau, Dale Launer, Mimi Leder, Mark Lewis, George Litto, Derek Malcolm, David Mamet, Penny Marshall, Christopher Mercier, Despina Mouzaki, Jacob Neiiendam, Stephen Nemeth, Janice Pennington, Geoff Pevere, David Permut, Michel Reihac, Jose Maria Riba, Jonathan Romney, Mary Rose, Doreen Ringer Ross, Fred Roos, David Rubin, Mark Rydell, Ilda Santiago, Tim Sarkes, Tom Schulman, Arnold Schwartzman, Aradhana Seth, Dmitry Shapiro, Christie Smith, Serge Siritzky, Elliot Solomon, Quentin Tarantino, Dianne estelle vicari, Paula Wagner, Robert B. Weide, Murray Weissman, Nancy Willen, Irwin Winkler, and other established entertainment industry executives.
SUCCESS:In the last 10 years, a total of 96 Oscar nominations and 34 Oscars were given to films showcased and/or to the nominees and honorees of the Hollywood Film Awards ®.
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS: Other important components of our awards ceremony include our domestic, national and international media coverage, both online and offline, which last year generated a total TV audience of over 41 million impressions and additional 300,000,000+ media impressions in a mix of Internet, and print.
The national contributing media outlets include ABC, “Access Hollywood,” “Angeleno Magazine,” CBS, CNN, “Daily Variety,” E Entertainment, Eonline.com, “Entertainment Tonight,” “Entertainment Weekly,” Extra, “Filmmaker Magazine,” Fox News, “The Hollywood Reporter,” Hollywood.com, IndieWIRE.com, “Inside Edition,” “In Touch,” “Los Angeles Confidential,” “LA Daily News,” Movie City News, MSNBC, NBC, “Newsweek,” “The New York Times,” “People Magazine,” “Playbill,” PRNewswire, Reuters, “Star Magazine,” Starz, “USA Today,” “US Weekly,” “Vanity Fair,” VH1, “VLife,” WireImage.com, Yahoo.com, and Yahoo Movies, among many others.
Further, the Hollywood Film Awards selects individuals to be recipients of our “Hollywood Humanitarian Awards” in recognition of their contribution to the betterment of their communities or society at large. Prior recipients include Nobel Peace Prize winner and President of East Timor, Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta, Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, Father Rick Frechette and actor and activist Sean Penn.
HOW TO SUBMIT/SUGGEST FILMS AND/OR HONOREES FOR THE HOLLYWOOD AWARDS®
AGENTS, MANAGERS, PUBLICISTS, PRODUCERS, PRODUCER REPS and STUDIOS are invited to submit their clients or films.
THE HOLLYWOOD AWARDS® GALA CEREMONY draws more than 1,200 attendees, including such A-list celebrities and stars as Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Kirstin Scott Thomas, Berenice Bejo, Annette Bening, Halle Berry, Orlando Bloom, Josh Brolin, Sandra Bullock, Glenn Close, George Clooney, Jennifer Connelly, Cameron Crowe, Russell Crowe, Penelope Cruz, Billy Crystal, Ted Danson, Viola Davis, Benicio Del Toro, Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., Jean Dujardin, Clint Eastwood, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell, Will Ferrell, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks, Anne Hathaway, Goldie Hawn, Amber Heard, Jonah Hill, Julianne Hough, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, Ron Howard, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Janet Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Angelina Jolie, Felicity Jones, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Diane Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Greg Kinnear, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ray Liotta, Lucy Liu, George Lucas, Michael Mann, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Mike Myers, Christopher Nolan, Ellen Page, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, Sydney Pollack, Keanu Reeves, Andrea Riseboroug, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Martin Scorsese, Will Smith, Octavia Spencer, Steven Spielberg, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Oliver Stone, Sharon Stone, Quentin Tarantino, Charlize Theron, Cicely Tyson, Marisa Tomei, Robert Towne, John Travolta, Naomi Watts, Harvey Weinstein, Forest Whitaker, Michelle Williams, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Shailene Woodley, Anton Yelchin, and Catherine Zeta-Jones among many others.