IPA News

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS EDWARD JAMES OLMOS WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS MARY PICKFORD AWARD

Los Angeles/ December, 2016 – The International Press Academy (IPA) is proud to name actor and activist Edward James Olmos as the recipient of one of its highest honors, The Mary Pickford Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to the Entertainment  more…

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS JOHN TOLL WITH THE TESLA AWARD FOR VISIONARY ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING TECHNOLOGY

Los Angeles/ December 2016 – One of the awards season’s most unique honors is the Tesla Award, handed out for recognition of Visionary Achievement in Filmmaking Technology by the International Press Academy, which this year will be presented to John Toll, acclaimed  more…

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS TOM FORD WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS AUTEUR AWARD

Los Angeles/ December 2016 – The International Press Academy established the Auteur Award in 2005 to honor filmmakers whose singular vision and unique artistic control are reflected in films that influence audiences and fellow artists alike. This year’s Auteur Award  more…

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS PATRICK STEWART WITH ITS HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Los Angeles/ December, 2016 – His superhero characters have saved the world many times on film and television, but people may not know that actor Patrick Stewart has also involved himself in many social causes and issues, which is why  more…

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY HONORS GEORGIAN DIRECTOR RUSUDAN GLURJIDZE FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE “House of Others”

Los Angeles/ December 2016 – The International Press Academy (IPA) is proud to honor  Rusudan Glurjidze with the Special Achievement Award for Best First Feature for her dramatic gripping personal story depicted in the film “House of Others” for the  more…

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 21st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY SATELLITE™ AWARDS

Los Angeles/ November 28, 2016 – The International Press Academy (IPA) announces its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards and for the first time the IPA is awarding a separate independent film and major studio film as Best Picture.  more…

IPA’s Tip of the Cap to Louise Fletcher: The Mary Pickford Award

Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 2016 –The International Press Academy (IPA) today announced Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher, who won an Academy Award® as Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” as the 2015 Mary Pickford Award honoree for Outstanding Contribution to  more…

Murray Weissman Remembered

The IPA mourns Murray Weissman, one of brightest lights in the publicity world and the architect of many legendary Oscar campaigns, who also was the recipient of our first Special Achievement Award with Dick Delson. He was a great friend  more…

Spike Lee Raises Issues, IPA’s Choice for Humanitarian Award

Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 2015 – When Spike Lee released his latest movie Chi-Raq through new Hollywood player Amazon Studios, heads turned in a departure from traditional avenues; then, as the recent tragedies unfolded in Paris and around the world  more…

Hive Lighting Plasma Wizards to Receive Tesla Award

Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 2015: Since Nikola Tesla’s early experiments with lighting included producing “a wireless plasma lamp,” The International Press Academy’s namesake Tesla Award In Recognition of Visionary Achievement in Filmmaking Technology for 2015 will go to Hive Lighting,  more…

Alive Inside The Camera: Director Robert M. Young Nabs Auteur Award

Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 2015: Whether it’s living with traditional Eskimos,trekking 400 miles with rebels during the Angola war, or filming with 1,000 extras, director Robert M. Young’s specific passion for filmmaking is being recognized this year as the International Press  Academy (IPA) honors  more…

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…