Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Garcia Bernal Picks Up FIPRESCI Prize at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

Garcia Bernal Picks Up FIPRESCI Prize at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

Gael Garcia Bernal is a diamond in the desert… The 38-year-old Mexican actor picked up the FIPRESCI Prize for best actor at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival for his performance in Pablo Larrain’s Neruda. Garcia Bernal...

Jan 16, 17 • AwardsNo Comments »

The Associated Press Names Miranda Its Entertainer of the Year

Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t just the man of the hour… He’s the man of the last 8,000-plus hours. The 36-year-old Puerto Rican actor, playwright, composer, rapper, and writer, bested Beyonce, Adele and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, among...

Dec 26, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Baez Among the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Baez Among the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Joan Baez is celebrating a special feat… The 75-year-old Mexican American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Baez, a first-time nominee, will be joined by Pearl...

Dec 22, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Huezo's Documentary

Huezo’s Documentary “Tempestad” Wins Big at the Costa Rica Film Festival

Tatiana Huezo has added another award-winning hit to her impressive resume… The 444-year-old Salvadoran filmmaker’s Mexican documentary Tempestad topped the international competition at this year’s Costa Rica Film Festival. Meanwhile, Jurgen...

Dec 20, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Gomez Scores Her First Career Win at the American Music Awards

Gomez Scores Her First Career Win at the American Music Awards

It’s a special first for Selena Gomez… The 24-year-old Mexican American singer picked up her first-ever awards at Sunday night’s American Music Awards. Gomez, who had taken an extended break from the scene, returned to the spotlight just in...

Nov 21, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
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Esteves’ “Rey’s Education” Wins Big at San Sebastian Festival’s Films in Progress

Santiago Esteves is pulling a double… The Argentine director’s latest project “Rey’s Education” won both the prizes up for grabs at the San Sebastian Festival’s Films in Progress, one of the highest-profile pictures-in-post competitions...

Sep 22, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Martinez Named Best Actor at This Year's Venice Film Festival

Martinez Named Best Actor at This Year’s Venice Film Festival

Oscar Martínez is raising a special cup… The 66-year-old Argentine actor received the Best Actor Volpi Cup at the 73rd Venice Film Festival. Martinez picked up the award for his acclaimed performance in “El ciudadano ilustre.” He’s the...

Sep 11, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Reyes Wins First-Ever Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Reyes Wins First-Ever Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Víctor Reyes has an extra special piece of hardware for his mantel… The 54-year-old Spanish composer won his first-ever Emmy during the first night of the Television Academy’s the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Reyes picked up the award in the...

Sep 11, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Estefan to Receive WorldArts

Estefan to Receive WorldArts “Discovery of the Year Award”

Emily Estefan is the next big thing… The 21-year-old Cuban American singer/songwriter, the daughter of daughter of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, will be recognized by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and WorldArts. Estefan will receive the first...

Sep 3, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »
Daddy Yankee Takes Home Three Awards at Telemundo's 2016 Premios Tu Mundo

Daddy Yankee Takes Home Three Awards at Telemundo’s 2016 Premios Tu Mundo

Daddy Yankee is celebrating Mundo madness… The 39-year-old Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, actor and record producer proved to be the big winner at Telemundo‘s 2016 Premios Tu Mundo, which kicked off with a high energy performance by the...

Aug 26, 16 • AwardsNo Comments »