Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: Emmy Awards

‘Game of Thrones’ bags record Emmy nominations

HOLLYWOOD: The nominations for the annual Emmy awards, celebrating the best in television, were announced on Tuesday. The awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on September 22. Medieval fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ bagged most of the nominations scoring a record 32 Emmy nominations on ...

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Cake selected for Oscar nomination

The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Academy Award and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, has selected ‘Cake’ to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will choose the final ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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Game of Thrones creators to make new Star Wars

LOS ANGELES: Lucasfilm announced plans Tuesday for a new series of “Star Wars” films made by the team behind “Game of Thrones,” as it seeks to build on the lucrative sci-fi franchise. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators of the smash-hit, Emmy Award-winning television series, will write and produce ...

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Sharmeen bags another award wins Emmy for Best Documentary

NEW YORK: Oscar-winning Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary has won the Best Documentary award at the 38th annual news and documentary Emmy Awards. Obaid-Chinoy shared the good news from New York right after winning the award for the ‘A Girl In The River’. Congrats team @SOCFilms what a great ...

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Riz Ahmed Is Now The First Asian Man To Win Emmy for best actor

  LONDON: British-Pakistani actor, Riz Ahmed won the best actor in a limited series or a television movie award at last night’s Emmys for his performance in the mini-series, The Night Of. Other actors contending for this award were Benedict Cumberbatch from Sherlock: The Lying Detective, Robert De Niro from ...

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Sharmeen documentary nominated for Emmy Awards

NEWYORK: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, has been nominated at the prestigious 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. This was announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in New York yesterday. The documentary has ...

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