Variety 10 Brits to Watch and NBFF Honours

Variety 10 Brits to Watch and NBFF Honours

Starting in 2015, the film festival and Visit Newport Beach partnered to elevate the connection to the UK industry by honoring talent via the Newport Beach UK Honours held in London just ahead of the BAFTA Awards. This year’s festivities were held at the Langham, London Hotel. Honors categories include Arts Champions, Breakout Talent, Artists of Distinction, Icons, and Outstanding Achievement in Global Cinema. In addition, starting in 2017, Variety, the entertainment industry bible, partnered to use the opportunity to present its annual list of 10 Brits to Watch. A star-studded celebration of the best of UK talent from film,...

A Quiet Place – OCFS Special Event with John Krasinski

A Quiet Place – OCFS Special Event with John Krasinski

The Orange County Film Society will host a special screening and Q&A to honor A QUIET PLACE with Best Original Screenplay. Director/Screenwriter John Krasinski and screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods will be in attendance to accept the award and partake in a Q&A at this Red Carpet Club-only screening. RSVP’S FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON 11/25 @ 5:00PM In this “mind-blowingly tense”* thriller, a family must navigate their lives in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Knowing that even the slightest whisper or footstep can bring death, Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and Lee (John Krasinski) are...

The Favourite

The Favourite

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Widows

Widows

Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Green Book

Green Book

When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Variety 10 Actors to Watch and NBFF Honours

Variety 10 Actors to Watch and NBFF Honours

Variety will honor its 10 Actors to Watch with the Newport Beach Film Festival at a brunch taking place on Nov. 11 at the Resort at Pelican Hill. NBFF will also present honors to several artists, including the Icon Award to Robert Forster (now on screens in “What They Had”) and Artist of Distinction Awards to Topher Grace (“BlacKkKlansman”), Colman Domingo (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Fear the Walking Dead”) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“All About Nina”). Variety has been bestowing 10 Actors to Watch honors since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala...

2018 NBFF Fall Honors: About the Honorees

2018 NBFF Fall Honors: About the Honorees

Variety will honor its 10 Actors to Watch with the Newport Beach Film Festival at a brunch taking place on Nov. 11 at the Resort at Pelican Hill. NBFF will also present honors to several artists, including the Icon Award to Robert Forster (now on screens in “What They Had”) and Artist of Distinction Awards to Topher Grace (“BlacKkKlansman”), Colman Domingo (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Fear the Walking Dead”) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“All About Nina”). Variety has been bestowing 10 Actors to Watch honors since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala...