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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…

Press Academy offers kudos to George Clooney

The International Press Academy issued a press release Tuesday (Dec. 23) that congratulates Sony Pictures and Studio City resident George Clooney for their fight for the First Amendment. The IPA is an international organization of entertainment journalists that is based in Sherman Oaks, Calif.  more…

Stars of ‘Knick,’ ‘Sherlock,’ ‘Grimm,’ others tweet about their Satellite Noms

All over the world, celebrities, agents, directors and fans have Tweeted about their nominations for the International Press Academy that came out this week, and have some unusual choices among them.   The global group of critics is one of the few that  more…

The International Press Academy announces its movie and TV nominations

The International Press Academy announced its movie and TV nominations, and proves once again to be on the cutting edge of the entertainment industry. Media around the world have repeated the nominees, and the awards season has kicked off into  more…

‘Silver Lining’ Times Five at the 2012 Satellite Awards & Humanitarian Prize to Benh Zeitlin

Director Benh Zeitlin (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) received the Humanitarian Award at the 17th Annual Satellite Awards on Sunday, Dec. 16, in an emotional ceremony that turned into a sweep for David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook.” The show also celebrated the talents of Terence Stamp with the Mary Pickford Award, Paul Williams with the Auteur Award, Walter Murch with the Tesla Award, and Bruce Davison with an Honorary Satellite for Career Achievement.
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Terence Stamp, Paul Williams, Walter Murch, X-Men’s Bruce Davison Shine Among 17th Satellite Award Honorees

Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 2012 — Renowned British actor Terence Stamp and Oscar-winning singer/songwriter Paul Williams will join groundbreaking sound designer/editor Walter Murch with Bruce Davison (“X-Men,” ABC’s “Last Resort”), as the top award recipients at the 17th Satellite  more…

IPA’s 17th Satellite Awards Energized by Torrent of New Takes

Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 10, 2012 – The International Press Academy’s 17th Annual Satellite Awards™ presentation will return to its familiar spot as the lead-off event of awards season with a mid-December date for 2012. The show had been announced  more…

EURASIA IFF, Then and Now, with Mirjana Van Blaricom

Mirjana Van Blaricom and renowned Russian Director Pytor Todorovski, a previous honoree at Eurasia.

As the 8th Eurasia International Film Festival wrapped in September,  IPA President Mirjana Van Blaricom said “the people who discovered Eurasia in 2012, the many distinguished guests, have seen how instrumental the festival is to the region as we have  more…

Looking Back at Tesla Honoree Jerry Lewis

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        On Sept. 13 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will present “Both Sides of the Camera: the Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis” to highlight the technical prowess of the legendary entertainer in a conversational setting with  more…

Stars Lined Up to Follow Sigourney Weaver, Kevin Costner to EURASIA 2012

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 – With the 8th Annual Eurasia International Film Festival slated to open the week of Sept. 17 to 22 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, stars like Dennis Haysbert will fly into the Central Asian Republic to discover  more…

IPA Honoree Dale Olson’s Legacy Continues

Dale Olson and Shirley MacLaine

With the passing of legendary press agent Dale Olson, “we would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for his uplifting approach to life and the industry,” said Mirjana Van Blaricom, IPA President. “He was my mentor at the beginning and  more…