IPA News: February 2015

International Press Academy honors Lohud celeb Ellen Burstyn

Legendary actress Ellen Burstyn, a longtime Rockland resident who recently sold her Nyack home, is heading to California this month to accept a prestigious honor from the International Press Academy. The Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner will receive the Mary Pickford  more…

Satellite Awards honor ‘Birdman,’ ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Penny Dreadful’ and ‘Transparent’

It’s still anyone’s call for the Academy Awards this year, as honors remain split between “Birdman” and “Boyhood,” but there’s no doubt that Julianne Moore is still the Best Actress. The most recent indicator of that was when “Birdman” and  more…

Michael Keaton – Birdman Soars At Satellite Awards

Michael Keaton and his acclaimed drama Birdman added to their awards season haul by taking the top prizes at the International Press Academy’s Satellite Awards on Sunday night (15Feb15). The film, which is hotly tipped to win the Best Picture Academy Award later  more…

Independent Producer of the Year Award Shlomi Elkabetz

 Producer, director and writer Shlomi Elkabetz turned a spotlight on the oppressive world of divorces in Israel. He works closely with his sister, actress Ronit Elkabetz, who also co-wrote and co-directed the award-winning critically-acclaimed trilogy of films To Take a Wife,  more…

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC WITH TESLA AWARD

The International Press Academy will honor the team of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) with one of their highest honors, the Tesla Award, awarded in recognition for visionary achievement in filmmaking technology. Past recipients of the award has included Douglas  more…

THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY NAMES ELLEN BURSTYN and MARTYN BURKE TO RECEIVE MAJOR HONORS

Legendary actress Ellen Burstyn and journalist/ novelist/ director Martyn Burke will be on-hand to receive the most prestigious honors bestowed by the International Press Academy, the largest group of entertainment journalists to recognize accomplishments in the film, television and digital  more…

Sebastian Junger Wins Satellite’s Humanitarian Award

Award-winning journalist and filmmaker Sebastian Junger is being honored with the International Press Academy’s prestigious Humanitarian Award and will be presented with the award at the 19th Annual Satellite Awards at the ceremony on February 15, 2015. Junger is the  more…

The International Press Academy presents Prestigious Auteur Award to Martyn Burke

Journalist, novelist, director Martyn Burke is the latest recipient of the prestigious Auteur Award given by the International Press Academy. The honor recognizes the impact of a filmmaker’s creative vision and unique artistry. Past recipients have included Guillermo del Toro,  more…

Canadian Youth Named Breakthrough Performer by Satellite Awards

The 17-year-old Antoine-Olivier Pilon who portrayed a violent youth in the Canadian film “Mommy” is being honored with the International Press Academy’s special Breakthrough Performance Award. “Mommy,” by writer-director Xavier Dolan, follows the teen with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and  more…

Legendary Actress Ellen Burstyn to Receive THE MARY PICKFORD AWARD

The International Press Academy is pleased to present one of their highest honors, the Mary Pickford Award to legendary actress Ellen Burstyn to commemorate her outstanding artistic contribution to the entertainment industry. Her lifetime of achievement, making us laugh, cry  more…