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Awards season kicks off with 11th annual Hollywood Awards

The 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival’s "Hollywood Awards" ceremony, honoring independent filmmakers and established Hollywood professionals, was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,200 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The festival, presented by STARZ, announced this year’s winner of the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award," Zach Snyder’s "300" — which was chosen by the public voting online at the Yahoo! Movies website. The voting site received 20 million visitors and 125,000 votes were cast.

The nominees for the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award" were: "300," "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Hairspray," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Ocean’s Thirteen," "Ratatouille," "Shrek the Third," "The Simpsons Movie," "Spider-Man 3," and "Transformers."

The Hollywood Film Festival presented the "Hollywood World Award" to "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," a drama from Romania by Cristian Mungiu.

Special honors went to Richard Gere, Marion Cotillard, John Travolta, Jennifer Connelly, Ellen Page and Casey Affleck for acting, the cast of "Hairspray" for ensemble acting; Ben Affleck and Marc Forster for directing, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for producing, Christopher Hampton and Diablo Cody for screenwriting, "Ratatouille," directed by Brad Bird, for animation, Mark Isham for film composing, Stephen Goldblatt for cinematography, Joe Hutshing for editing, Scott Farrar ("Transformers") for visual effects and Dante Ferretti for production design.

Celebrities and Hollywood notables who attended the Hollywood Awards included Kirstie Alley, Cameron Crowe, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, Janeane Garofalo, Terry George, Paul Haggis, Marcia Gay Harden, Khaled Hosseini, Janet Jackson, Brad Pitt, Kelly Preston, Joel Schumacher, Michael Sheen, Aaron Sorkin, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The gala awards presentation was hosted by Mary Hart of "Entertainment Tonight," and attendees were treated to the music of Johnny Crawford and his Orchestra.

<font size=1>Source: PR Newswire</font>

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Awards season kicks off with 11th annual Hollywood Awards

The 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival’s "Hollywood Awards" ceremony, honoring independent filmmakers and established Hollywood professionals, was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,200 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The festival, presented by STARZ, announced this year’s winner of the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award," Zach Snyder’s "300" — which was chosen by the public voting online at the Yahoo! Movies website. The voting site received 20 million visitors and 125,000 votes were cast.

The nominees for the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award" were: "300," "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Hairspray," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Ocean’s Thirteen," "Ratatouille," "Shrek the Third," "The Simpsons Movie," "Spider-Man 3," and "Transformers."

The Hollywood Film Festival presented the "Hollywood World Award" to "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," a drama from Romania by Cristian Mungiu.

Special honors went to Richard Gere, Marion Cotillard, John Travolta, Jennifer Connelly, Ellen Page and Casey Affleck for acting, the cast of "Hairspray" for ensemble acting; Ben Affleck and Marc Forster for directing, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for producing, Christopher Hampton and Diablo Cody for screenwriting, "Ratatouille," directed by Brad Bird, for animation, Mark Isham for film composing, Stephen Goldblatt for cinematography, Joe Hutshing for editing, Scott Farrar ("Transformers") for visual effects and Dante Ferretti for production design.

Celebrities and Hollywood notables who attended the Hollywood Awards included Kirstie Alley, Cameron Crowe, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, Janeane Garofalo, Terry George, Paul Haggis, Marcia Gay Harden, Khaled Hosseini, Janet Jackson, Brad Pitt, Kelly Preston, Joel Schumacher, Michael Sheen, Aaron Sorkin, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The gala awards presentation was hosted by Mary Hart of "Entertainment Tonight," and attendees were treated to the music of Johnny Crawford and his Orchestra.

<font size=1>Source: PR Newswire</font>

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Front Page, Industry News

Awards season kicks off with 11th annual Hollywood Awards

The 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival’s "Hollywood Awards" ceremony, honoring independent filmmakers and established Hollywood professionals, was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,200 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The festival, presented by STARZ, announced this year’s winner of the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award," Zach Snyder’s "300" — which was chosen by the public voting online at the Yahoo! Movies website. The voting site received 20 million visitors and 125,000 votes were cast.

The nominees for the "Hollywood Movie of the Year Award" were: "300," "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Hairspray," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Ocean’s Thirteen," "Ratatouille," "Shrek the Third," "The Simpsons Movie," "Spider-Man 3," and "Transformers."

The Hollywood Film Festival presented the "Hollywood World Award" to "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," a drama from Romania by Cristian Mungiu.

Special honors went to Richard Gere, Marion Cotillard, John Travolta, Jennifer Connelly, Ellen Page and Casey Affleck for acting, the cast of "Hairspray" for ensemble acting; Ben Affleck and Marc Forster for directing, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for producing, Christopher Hampton and Diablo Cody for screenwriting, "Ratatouille," directed by Brad Bird, for animation, Mark Isham for film composing, Stephen Goldblatt for cinematography, Joe Hutshing for editing, Scott Farrar ("Transformers") for visual effects and Dante Ferretti for production design.

Celebrities and Hollywood notables who attended the Hollywood Awards included Kirstie Alley, Cameron Crowe, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, Janeane Garofalo, Terry George, Paul Haggis, Marcia Gay Harden, Khaled Hosseini, Janet Jackson, Brad Pitt, Kelly Preston, Joel Schumacher, Michael Sheen, Aaron Sorkin, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The gala awards presentation was hosted by Mary Hart of "Entertainment Tonight," and attendees were treated to the music of Johnny Crawford and his Orchestra.

<font size=1>Source: PR Newswire</font>

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