Archive for 'Awards & Accolades'
Posted on 24. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
She may have lost out to Jennifer Lawrence at the Academy Awards this evening, but Sony announced earlier today that Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis, 9, has been cast in Will Smith’s “Annie” remake. “Annie” will debut in 2014 during the winter holiday season, and is based on the stage play about an orphan’s adventures in finding [...]
The Recording Academy & Grammy Foundation NOW Accepting Nominations for the 1st Music Educator Award!
Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
NOMINATIONS FOR FIRST-EVER MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD PRESENTED BY THE RECORDING ACADEMY® AND GRAMMY FOUNDATION® ARE NOW OPEN April 15 Is Deadline For Award Nominations On the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards last night, CEO of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation Neil Portnow, Ryan Seacrest and Justin Timberlake announced that the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present their [...]
Posted on 11. Jan, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Child Actress Quvenzhané Wallis, (Beasts of the Southern Wild) age 9, won the Critics Choice Award last night for Best Young Actor/Actress but lost her bid in the Best Actress category to Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty.) Wallis is also an Academy Award nominee for Best Actress. If you’ve seen the film you know one can’t help but fall in love [...]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
This morning, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the nominees for the 18th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Of all of the pre-Academy Awards ceremonies in Hollywood, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards most closely predict which films will be Oscar-contenders. For example – all nine films nominated for the best picture Oscar were originally BFCA [...]
Posted on 14. Oct, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Agents, Managers and Casting Directors were honored Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Talent Managers Association’s 10th Annual Heller Awards, in Universal City, CA. The Talent Managers Association was co-founded by Seymour Heller in 1954, and the annual awards are dedicated to his memory. The Talent Managers Association is a Non-Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation, an [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Child Star Coy Stewart celebrated his 13th birthday at IT-ology in his hometown of Columbia, SC recently. Stewart, star on TBS’s hit show “Are We There Yet?” shoots the series in Connecticut, but headed to his hometown to celebrate his birthday. With him he brought all the glamor of a “real” Hollywood party with true [...]
Posted on 09. Jun, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
It seems like only yesterday the movie-going public discovered this petite, blonde moppet in “I Am Sam,” but on Monday afternoon, Child Star Dakota Fanning, 17, graduated from Campbell Hall Episcopal High School. Despite her busy filming schedule (The Twilight Series, Hounddog, Runaways, The Secret Life of Bees) Fanning was a real high school student [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As we had hoped, 14 year old ingenue Hailee Steinfeld has been nominated for an Academy Award in the category of best supporting actress for her stellar performance in True Grit. The photos at right are of gorgeous Hailee at the 2011 Golden Globes wearing a white, beaded gown by designer Prabal Gurung, where she [...]
Posted on 11. Jan, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As a SAG household, it’s that time of year when DVDs of all the years’ best films begin to arrive at our house along with SAG’s voting ballot via postcard. One thing struck me as I was reviewing all of the nominees. Not only are many are current child actors like Hailee Steinfeldformer nominated but [...]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Many HMB readers have asked and now we have an answer straight from the top. BizParentz Founder Anne Henry let us know just this morning that applications are now officially open for the 2011 CARE Awards Child Actor Recognition Event. And don’t waste any time submitting, the deadline of January 29, 2011 is all ready fast [...]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Below are photos from Variety’s Power of Youth Event. My immediate impression is that while many wonderful child and teen actors and actresses were in attendance Sunday, many high profile Disney and Nick Kids (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miranda Cosgrove, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Miley Cyrus, Debbie Ryan, Emily Osment) were noticeably absent from the [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Variety’s Power of Youth, which took place today (in the rain) from noon to 3 pm at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles CA, is an initiative that celebrates top young talent and their involvement with philanthropic and humanitarian causes, and encourages their fans around the world to get involved and give back too. The event, now [...]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Earlier in the year we ran a post on a survey which revealed that “Two and a Half Men” TV show child/teen star Angus T. Jones, who turns 17 today, is the highest paid child actor on television at $250,000 per episode. Well, BREAKING NEWS, that didn’t include a big raise he received almost immediately thereafter. Angus [...]
Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Child and Teen Stars of film, television, internet and theater gathered Sunday at the Beverly Garland Hotel, in North Hollywood for the 31st Annual Young Artist Awards. Arriving from all points of the globe, so many well-dressed, young stars flooded the YAA red carpet it looked like celebrity rush hour on the 101! The young [...]
Posted on 04. Mar, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The BizParentz Foundation announced that the guest of honor at the 2010 CARE Award will be former child star Justin Henry, who to date holds the title of youngest Academy Award nominee on record (at 8 years old) for his turn in “Kramer vs. Kramer.” He was also nominated for the Golden Globe and won [...]
Posted on 14. Jan, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
It’s been a tough couple of years for Hollywood’s kid actors. Labor strikes and runaway production have made for less work. But like the rest of the industry, the professional kids are hoping to “leave 2009 behind” and jump into the new year with renewed energy! The CARE Awards (Child Actor Recognition Event) gives these talented kids [...]
Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
On Sept. 12, 2009, Disney’s top-rated “Wizards of Waverly Place” won the Creative Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Show. Jordan and I were lucky enough to visit this set twice in the last month; once for work and once for play. I can say first-hand that this is an amazing group of people and so deserving [...]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2009 by Hollywood Mom.
Forbes recently put out their list of top 10 teen actors. I’d say their right on. These kids not only have talent, but they have “it.” All of them clearly love what they do and were born with natural abilities that with training, just light up the screen. In order of box office pull, Forbes [...]
Posted on 06. Jan, 2009 by Hollywood Mom.
Despite Hollywood’s labor troubles, professional child actors are finding a reason to celebrate: The CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Awards, honoring child actors for their accomplishments in 2008, will take place on March 15, 2009 at Universal Studios in California. Anne Henry of the non-profit organization, Biz Parentz Foundation, announced today that awardee applications are [...]