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10 Biggest Takeaways From Variety’s Music For Screens Summit

As the content universe expands at a rapid clip, music has never been more appreciated as an essential aspect of visual storytelling. That’s the 30,000-foot view of the…

Awards Season Filmmakers, Actors and Artisans to Participate in Variety’s FYC Fest

Creators and stars will gather for Variety’s two-day virtual FYC Fest featuring panels on film and television.  Variety FYC Fest will be held on Dec. 14 and 15,…

Top 5 Ways to Make the Oscars Great Again (Column)

The Oscars are at rock bottom in the eyes of the public. The good news is, there’s nowhere to go but up. There are great films in the…

Critics Choice Awards Voters’ Guide: 2022 TV Races Heat Up, Thanks in Great Part to ‘Squid Game’

The Critics Choice Awards stand out in part because the organization combines film and television categories into one night of mega-celebration. But not all elements are created equal…

Variety’s FYC Fest: Documentary Day Lineup Announced

Variety has announced the lineup for this year’s Variety FYC Fest Documentary Day on Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET. The event will celebrate the top…

‘Atlanta’ Season 3 Trailer: Donald Glover Releases Cryptic Teaser of Paper Boi’s Ascent

Donald Glover released a Halloween treat for “Atlanta” fans with the first glimpse of season 3. In a tweet titled “Happy Halloween,” Glover pointed to a site named…

Matt Damon’s 10 Best Performances: From Dirty Cop to Math Genius and More

Matt Damon has cemented himself as one of the most recognizable and passionate actors of his generation. To celebrate his birthday, Variety is ranking his best film performances.…

‘Squid Game’ Is Eligible for a Primetime Emmy, and Netflix Could Make TV History

Could “Squid Game” beat the most challenging TV contest of them all? The Korean-language survival drama, which has quickly become one of the most-watched Netflix series of all…

‘Flee’ Revs FYC Campaign as Hot Documentaries Shop for Deals at Woodstock Film Festival

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — Indie film distributor Neon is hoping to make a statement with its awards consideration plan for the animated documentary “Flee.” Tom Quinn, co-founder of Neon,…

Awards HQ Sept. 17: Emmys Weekend Final Predictions, Producers on How the Show Will Look, Last Minute Surprises

I caught up with Emmys producers Reggie Hudlin and Ian Stewart (of Done+Dusted) to give me the latest on how this Sunday’s show is shaping up, and they’re promising a party. Cedric the…

Awards HQ Aug. 30: Emmy Viewing Party News, GLAAD Exec on ‘Pose’ Nominations, Cedric the Entertainer Exclusive, ‘Ted Lasso’ Backlash?

GLAAD’s Megan Townsend on the Historic Significance of ‘Pose’ at the Emmys (COLUMN) Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s director of entertainment media and analysis, is also the lead author and…

Awards HQ Aug. 23: Emmy Ticket Frustrations, Madison’s ‘The Boys’ Pop Up Report, Variety Sketch Series Upset in the Making?

Greetings from Variety Awards Headquarters! Today is Aug. 23, 2021, which means it’s 7 days until final voting ends on Aug. 30; and 27 days until the Primetime Emmys telecast on Sept. 19. We’re…