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Winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2016 were Announced


The British Fantasy Society announced the British Fantasy Awards Winners on September 25, 2016 during an awards ceremony at FantasyCon 2016 at the Grand and Royal Hotels in Scarborough, England. Winners were chosen by jury, except for the special award (the Karl Edward Wagner Award) which is chosen by the BFS committee.

The Winners of the 2016 International Ibsen Award


The International Ibsen Award, the world’s leading theatre award, is awarded to individuals or institutions that have made a significant contribution to the development of theatre as an art form. The British theatre group Forced Entertainment is the winner of the 2016 International Ibsen Award. The winner receives NOK 2.5 million which is financed by the Norwegian state through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Venice Film Festival set to kick off

73rd Venice Film Festival

The 73rd annual film festival is set to open in Venice, with top Hollywood talent tipped to appear on the red carpet. This year, world’s oldest festival takes place from August 31st to September 10, bringing enough shimmering star wattage to amp up the festival’s high-profile lineup. It kicks off with the opening-night film, the Ryan Gosling/Emma Stone-headlined musical La La Land, and will also feature Mel Gibson’s directorial return Hacksaw Ridge, the star-studded remake of The Magnificent Seven and the Amy Adams sci-fi thriller The Arrivals.

Drake Leads BET Hip-Hop Awards with 14 nominations

BET Hip Hop Awards

BET released the official nominees for its 2016 Hip-Hop Awards, and not surprisingly Drake leads the pack for the third year in a row, racking up 14 nominations in the wake of his new album VIEWS.
The 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards will be taped on September 17 at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The show airs on BET on Tuesday, October 4 at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Rihanna to Receive Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

Rihanna to Receive Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

Joining the ranks of Beyonce and Kanye West, Rihanna will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony. The network announced the news on Thursday, August 11. The pop/R&B powerhouse is being recognized for her 10-year impact in the music, fashion, pop culture and film worlds as well as her philanthropic endeavors. Along with receiving the esteemed award, Rihanna will also open up the show with a live performance at Madison Square Garden.

TCA Awards 2016: People v. OJ Simpson, The Americans take top honors

The 32nd Annual TCA Awards event was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel, on 6th August,2016 hosted by THE CW’s JANE THE VIRGIN fan-favorite Jaime Camil. The winners represented an eclectic blend of shows and stars in 12 distinct categories, putting the spotlight on the best of the best in comedy, drama, reality, miniseries, news, and youth programming.

Teen Choice Awards 2016: See the Full list of Winners

teen choive award 2016

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards ceremony was held on July 31, 2016 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The ceremony was hosted by Victoria Justice and John Cena. Justin Timberlake received the inaugural Decade Award. Audiences also were treated to performances from Flo Rida, Charlie Puth, Ne-Yo, Jason Derulo and Empire’s Serayah. This 18th annual event was broadcasted live on Sunday on Fox.

15th Lux Style Awards 2016: Complete list of winners

15th Lux Style Award

Pakistan’s biggest Fashion and Entertainment award, The 15th Lux Style Awards honored the best of the best last night with the most loved Rock Star, Ali Zafar hosting the night for the fans. The red carpet was hosted by Ayesha Omar. The star studded event was held at the Mövenpick Hotel Karachi in Karachi on Friday, 29th July 2016.

Lineup of The 73rd Venice Film Festival

73rd Venice Film Festival

The roster for the 73rd Venice Film Festival is being unveiled this morning in Rome at the Hotel Excelsior. The 73rd annual Venice International Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 31 August to 10 September 2016. The Festival is directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. English director Sam Mendes has been announced as the President of the Jury for the main competition.

COMIC-CON 2016: 2016 WILL EISNER AWARD Winners Revealed

The 2016 Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Eisner Awards were announced winners at Comic-Con held on July 22 at the Bayfront San Diego. Essentially the Oscars of the comic book world, these awards honor the best books, creators and retailers of the past year. Doctor Who and Arrow star John Barrowman hosted the award. Image, Drawn & Quarterly, Fantagraphics Are Top Winners at 2016 Eisner Awards.

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