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Encyclopedia > David di Donatello Awards

This is a list of groups, organizations and festivals that recognize achievements in cinema, usually by awarding various prizes. The awards sometimes also have popular unofficial names (such as the 'Oscar' for Hollywood's Academy Awards), which are mentioned if applicable. Many awards are simply identified by the name of the group presenting the award. Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States. ...


Awards have been divided into three major categories: critics' awards, voted on (usually annually) by a group of critics; festival awards, awards presented to the best film shown in a particular film festival; and industry awards, which are selected by professionals working in some branch of the movie industry. Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films, individually and collectively. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... A film festival is a mostly annual festival in one or more movie theaters with a special program showcasing many films. ...

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Significant Critics' awards

Australia

Canada

The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) is an organization of film reviewers from Toronto-based publications. ... 9th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards December 21, 2005 The 9th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on 21 December 2005. ... 8th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards December 16, 2004 The 8th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were held on 16 December 2004. ... 7th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards December 17, 2003 The 7th Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were held on 17 December 2003. ... The Vancouver Film Critics Circle (VFCC) was founded to represent Vancouver (Canada) print, on-line and broadcast media and honours the best in Canadian and international filmmaking. ...

France

Louis Delluc (1890-1924) was a French film director, screen writer and film critic. ...

Internet

  • Cinemarati Awards
  • Online Film Critics Society
  • Online Motion Picture Academy
  • Skander Halim Memorial Movie Survey
  • Italian Online Movie Awards

Italian Online Movie Awards is the name of the movie award assigned every year by the Italian cinéphiles to the best films of the season (from March to February). ...

United Kingdom

Headlines of the Evening Standard on the day of London bombing on July 7, 2005, in Waterloo Station The Evening Standard is a London tabloid newspaper published and sold in London and surrounding areas, and is technically a local paper, although it carries considerable influence. ... The London Film Critics Circle, also known as the Critics Circle, was started in 1913 as an association for working British critics. ...

United States

American Film Institute Awards (AFI) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Central Ohio Film Critics Association
(a.k.a. Ohio Film Critics)
(COFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association (DFFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Golden Raspberry Awards
(a.k.a. the Razzies)
Iowa Film Critics (IFC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Kansas City Film Critics Circle (KCFCC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Las Vegas Film Critics Society (LVFCS) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
National Board of Review (NBR) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
San Francisco Film Critics Circle (SFFCC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
Santa Fe Film Critics Circle
Seattle Film Critics (SFC) 2005 - 2004 - 2003
Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) 2005 - 2004 - 2003 -
St. Louis Film Critics - 2004 -
Washington Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) 2005 2004 2003

The American Film Institute (AFI) is an independent non-profit organization created by the National Endowment for the Arts, which was established in 1967 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act. ... The Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) is organization of film reviewers from Boston-based publications. ... 26th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards December 11, 2005 The 26th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 2005, were given on 11 December 2005. ... The 2004 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, given by the Boston Society of Film Critics, honored the best in film for 2004. ... 24th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards December 14, 2003 The 24th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 2003, were given on 14 December 2003. ... The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is the largest film critics organization in the U.S. and Canada, representing 199 television, radio and online critics. ... 11th BFCA Critics Choice Awards January 9, 2006 The 11th Critics Choice Awards are given on January 9, 2006 to honor the finest achievements in 2005 filmmaking. ... 10th BFCA Critics Choice Awards January 10, 2005 The 10th Critics Choice Awards given by the Broadcast Film Critics Association on 10 January 2005 honored the finest achievements in 2004 filmmaking. ... The Central Ohio Film Critics Association (COFCA) is an organization of film reviewers from Central Ohio-based publications. ... 4th Central Ohio Film Critics Awards January 12, 2006 The 4th Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on 11 January 2006. ... 3rd Central Ohio Film Critics Awards January 25, 2005 The 3rd Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were held on 25 January 2005. ... 2nd Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards February 1, 2004 The 2nd Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were held on 1 February 2004. ... The Chicago Film Critics Association is an American film critic association. ... 18th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards January 9, 2005 The 18th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, given by the CFCA on 9 January 2006 honored the best in film for 2005. ... The 2004 Chicago Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were presented in 2005. ... The 2003 Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were presented in 2004. ... The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association (DFWFCA) is an organization of 50 print, tv, radio/TV and internet reviewers from Dallas-Fort Worth-based publications. ... The 2005 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, given by the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association on 19 December 2005, honored the best in film for 2005. ... 15th Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards January 4, 2004 The 15th Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, given by the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association on 4 January 2004, honored the best in film for 2004. ... ... The Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) is an organization of film reviewers from Florida-based publications. ... The 2005 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, given by the Florida Film Critics Circle on 24 December 2005, honored the best in film for 2005. ... 9th Florida Film Critics Circle Awards December 22, 2004 The 9th Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were held on 22 December 2004. ... 8th Florida Film Critics Circle Awards January 2, 2004 The 8th Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were held on January 2, 2004. ... The Golden Raspberry Awards or Razzies were created by John Wilson in 1980, intended to complement the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry had to offer. ... The Iowa Film Critics (IFC) is an organization of film reviewers from Iowa-based publications. ... 3rd Iowa Film Critics Awards January 11, 2006 The 3rd Iowa Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on 11 January 2006. ... 2nd Iowa Film Critics Awards January 10, 2005 The 2nd Iowa Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were held on January 10, 2005. ... 1st Iowa Film Critics Awards January 13, 2004 The 1st Iowa Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were announced on January 13, 2004. ... The Kansas City Film Critics Circle (KCFCC) is a group of media film critics based in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. It is one of the oldest recognized voting groups in the country and was founded by the late Dr. James K. Loutzenhiser. ... 40th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards January 3, 2006 The 40th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Loutzenhiser Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were announced on 3 January 2006. ... 39th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards January 2, 2005 at the Screenland Theater in Kansas City, Kansas The 39th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Loutzenhiser Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were given on 2 January 2005 at the Screenland Theater in Kansas City, Kansas Winners Best... 38th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards January 4, 2004 at the McCoys Public House in Westport, Kansas The 38th Kansas City Film Critics Circle Loutzenhiser Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were given on 4 January 2004 at the McCoys Public House in Westport, Kansas... The Las Vegas Film Critics Society (LVFCS) is a non-profit organization, composed of selected print, television and internet film critics in the Las Vegas area. ... 9th Las Vegas Film Critics SocietyAwards January 3, 2006 The 9th Las Vegas Film Critics Society Sierra Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were given by the Las Vegas Film Critics Society. ... 8th Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2005 The 8th Las Vegas Film Critics Society Sierra Awards, honoring the best film for 2004, were given by the LVFS in 2005. ... The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) was founded in 1975. ... The 2005 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, given by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), honored the best in film for 2005. ... The 2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, given by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), honored the best in film for 2004. ... The 2003 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, given by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) on January 7, 2004, honored the best in film for 2003. ... The National Society of Film Critics or NSFC is an American film critic organization. ... 40th National Society of Film Critics Awards Saterday, January 7, 2006 The 40th National Society of Film Critics Awards, given by the National Society of Film Critics on 7 January 2006, honored the best in film for 2005. ... 39th National Society of Film Critics Awards Saterday, January 8, 2005 The 39th National Society of Film Critics Awards, given by the National Society of Film Critics, honored the best in film for 2004. ... 38th National Society of Film Critics Awards Saterday, January 3, 2004 The 38th National Society of Film Critics Awards, given by the National Society of Film Critics, honored the best in film for 2003. ... The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures was founded in 1909 in New York City, just 13 years after the birth of cinema, to protest New York City Mayor George McClennans revocation of moving-picture exhibition licenses on Christmas Eve 1908. ... 76th National Board of Review Awards December 12, 2005 The 76th National Board of Review Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were given on 12 December 2005. ... 75th National Board of Review Awards December 1, 2004 The 75th National Board of Review Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were given on 1 December 2004. ... New York Film Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor excellence in cinema worldwide by an organization of film reviewers from New York City-based publications. ... The 2005 New York Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were given in December 2005. ... The 2004 New York Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were given in December 2004 by the New York Film Critics Circle. ... 69th New York Film Critics Circle Awards December 15, 2003 The 69th New York Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were given on 15 December 2003 by the New York Film Critics Circle. ... The Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS) is an organization of film reviewers from Phoenix-based publications. ... 6th Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards December 20, 2005 The 6th Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, given by the Phoenix Film Critics Society on 20 December 2005, honored the best best in film for 2005. ... The 2004 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, given by the Phoenix Film Critics Society (PHCS), honored the best in film for 2004. ... 4th Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards January 13, 2004 The 4th Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were held on 13 January 2004. ... The San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) is an organization of film reviewers from San Diego-based publications. ... The 2005 San Diego Film Critics Awards, given by San Diego Film Critics Society, honored the best in film for 2005. ... The 2004 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, given by the San Diego Film Critics Society, honored the best in film for 2004. ... The 8th Annual San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, given by the San Diego Film Critics Society in 2003, honored the best in film for 2003. ... San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor fine achievements in filmmaking by an organisation of film reviewers from San Francisco-based publications. ... The 2005 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were given on 12 December 2005. ... The 2004 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were given on December 13, 2004. ... The 2003 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were given on December 15, 2003. ... 3rd Seattle Film Critics Awards December 30, 2004 The 3rd Seattle Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 2004, were given on 30 December 2004. ... 2nd Seattle Film Critics Awards December 19, 2003 The 2nd Seattle Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 2003, were given by the Seattle Film Critics on 19 December 2003. ... The Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) is an organization of film reviewers from Southeastern-based publications. ... 14th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards December 19, 2005 The 14th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on 19 December 2005. ... 13th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards December 20, 2004 The 13th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2004, were held on 20 December 2004. ... 12th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards December 21, 2003 The 12th Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, honoring the best in film for 2003, were held on 21 December 2003. ...

Significant Festival awards

(This is not intended to be a complete list of film festivals, but to showcase the distinctively named awards given at some festivals.)


Canada

  • Montreal World Film Festival
    • Grand Prix des Ameriques (best picture)

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Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary - venue The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic. ... Crystal Globe is the main award at the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival first given out in 1946. ...

France

The Palais des Festivals (2000) The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival international du film de Cannes or simply le Festival de Cannes) is the worlds most prestigious film festival, first held from September 20 to October 5, 1946 in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of... The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

Germany

One of the A festivals in Europe. ... Genera Ailuropoda Ursus Tremarctos Arctodus(extinct) A bear is a large mammal of the order Carnivora, family Ursidae. ...

Greece

  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival
    • Golden Alexander (best picture)

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Italy

The Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ... Binomial name Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) Comparative view of the human and lion frames, c1860. ...

Norway

The Norwegian International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in Haugesund, Norway. ... The Amanda is an award given annually at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway, since 1985. ...

Russia

Moscow International Film Festival is a film festival held in Moscow. ...

Spain

San Sebastián with sailboats Statue of Jesus on Urgull Mountain Donostia (in Basque) or San Sebastián (in Spanish) is the capital city of the province of Guipuzcoa, in the Spanish autonomous community of the Basque Country. ...

Sweden

  • Stockholm International Film Festival
    • Bronze Horse (best picture)

The Old town in Stockholm from the air (help· info) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ...

Switzerland

The Locarno International Film Festival is an international film festival held annually in Locarno, Switzerland. ...

United Kingdom

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (13 August 1899–29 April 1980) was a British-born film director and producer, closely associated with the suspense thriller genre. ... The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom, to promote their use as a record of contemporary life and manners, to promote education about film, television and...

United States

The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival in the United States, and ranks amongst the top five events of its type in the world. ... The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is a film festival held in the US State of Hawaii. ... The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is purported to be the largest film festival in the United States and among the top film festivals in the world. ... View of the Space Needle. ...

Industry awards

Australia

The Australian Film Institute (AFI) was established in 1958. ...

Canada

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is a Canadian non-profit organization created in 1979 to recognize over 4,000 Canadian film industry and television industry professionals. ... The Genie Awards are given out to recognize the best of Canadian films and television, by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. ... The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony that celebrates the achievements for TV members of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. ...

Europe

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The European Movie Awards are the most prestigious paneuropean movie awards. ...

France

The C sar Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ...

Germany

  • German Film Awards
  • German Screen Awards

Hong Kong

Image:HKfilmawards award. ... Golden Bauhinia Awards(金紫荆奖) is a film awards in Hong Kong organised by Hong Kong Film Critics Association. ...

International

  • International Documentary Association Awards
  • World Soundtrack Awards
  • World Stunt Awards

Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ...

Ireland

  • Irish Film and Television Academy Awards

Israel

  • Israeli Film and Television Academy Awards

Italy

  • David di Donatello Awards
  • Nastro d'Argento Awards

Japan

The Japanese Academy Awards have been held since 1977 to reward excellence in Japanese film. ...

Mexico

  • Ariel Awards

Russia

Aleksei German won two Nika awards in 1999 The Nika Award is an annual awards ceremony for the Russian film industry. ... Golden Eagle Award (Russian: премия Золотой Орел) is a Russian national award for motion pictures and TV series, run by the Russian Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2002, ostentatiously modelled on the Academy Awards and given out in 20 nominations each January. ...

South Korea

  • Grand Bell Awards

Spain

The Goya Awards, known in Spanish as los Premios Goya, are Spains main national film awards. ...

Sweden

  • Guldbagga Awards

Switzerland

  • Swiss Film Awards

Taiwan

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

United Kingdom

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

United States

Founded on May 11, 1927 in California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... Choreography literally dance-writing, also known as dance composition), is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Founded in 1950, American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of film editors that are voted in based on the qualities of professional achievements, their education of others, and their dedication to editing itself. ... The American Society of Cinematographers is not a labor union or guild, but is an educational, cultural and professional organization. ... The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization known as a collecting society that protects intellectual property, ensuring that music which is broadcast, commercially recorded, or otherwise used for profit, pays a fee to compensate the creators of that music. ... The AVN Awards are movie awards sponsored and presented by the American adult video industry trade magazine AVN (Adult Video News) to honor exceptional performance in various aspects of the creation and marketing of American pornographic movies. ... Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) is a collecting society that protects composers intellectual property in the communications business, especially radio. ... Directors Guild of America (DGA) is the labor union which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry. ... Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is an organization comprised of journalists who work in the film industry. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... ... The Hollywood Reporter is the second major trade paper of the film industry in the United States, the first being Variety. ... Founded in 1984, the Independent Spirit Awards were originally known as the FINDIE (Friends of Independents) Awards and presented winners with Plexiglas pyramids containing suspended shoestrings representing the paltry budgets of independent films. ... The International Press Academy is the largest entertainment press organization on Earth. ... The NAACP Image Award is an award presented annually by the NAACP to honor the top African-Americans in film, television, music and literature. ... Producers Guild of America (PGA) is a trade organization representing the television and film producers in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is a trade organization based in the United States whose members are the owners of movie theaters. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California and Southern Cal), Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... The Visual Effects Society (VES) is the entertainment industrys only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games. ... The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is the collective bargaining representative, or labor union, for writers in the motion picture and television industries in the United States. ...

Sources and references

  • IMDB search page for data on hundreds of awards and festivals

 
 

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