The New Year is here and it promises to bring along some glam, some sham and a lot of entertainment for all you aficionados of glitterati. The previous year may have been big but 2015 is going to be BIGGER! Following are some events that you definitely need to watch out for if you take pride in calling yourself a filmy buff.
If the awards themselves aren’t enough of a motivation for catching the Oscars, maybe Neil wait-for-it Harris will tempt you to watch him host the event. February 22 will see the biggest stars of the entertainment industry converge at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for the classy event.
Neil Patrick Harris to Host the Oscars
Tune into the television broadcast of the ceremony to see the red carpet sizzle with glamour and talent, and look on as the stars elegantly walk up to the stage to collect their coveted statuette.
Imagine international stars wearing only the best couture designs and standing in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Held in France at Palais des Festivals et des Congrès every year, this prestigious film festival is a must attend for all the stars worth their salt. The by-invitation only event is to be held from 13th– 24th May.
Paparazzi going crazy over the attendees and the attendees in turn humoring the lens men are a part of the festival’s folklore. The real bone of contention every year among the jurors is the Palme d’Or (“Golden Palm”) which is given to the Best Film..
The BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), as it is popularly called, is what we wish to watch just to catch a glimpse of Benedict “Sherlock” Cumberbatch and the latest “Doctor”. Along with a high- profile awards ceremony, the association also hosts annual workshops, scholarships and initiatives to further the cause of the arts. The iconic trophy-bronze mask with a marble base- is considered the symbol of excellence worldwide.
All you television addicts out there, you know the EMMYs right? The awards night held annually at the Nokia Theatre in L.A sees television bigwigs taking home the trophy for all their hard work.
The night honors the leading names in U.S television right from sitcoms to the various Late Night shows with… Last year saw ‘Breaking Bad’ make a clean sweep in categories that it was nominated in. Usually held in the month of August, this event is closely followed by everyone for its witty set of hosts and presenters who make the night memorable for all.
Berlin in February is flocked by the best of the international stars, movie maniacs, and pumped up fans together – a place where movies are celebrated and honored. Hosted a week before the Oscars, the Internationale Filmfestspile Berlin will showcase the best films from around the world from 5th to 15th February 2015. Last year Avinash Arun’s Marathi movie, Killa won the Crystal Bear Award; hoping to catch up some more Indian movies this time around.
Now that you know which events to look out for this year, be ready to bring out the popcorn and those cozy blankets for evenings filled with fun entertainment. Oh, and don’t forget to pre-book your Star Wars movie tickets. Wouldn’t want to miss out on the exhilaration of catching the first-day, first- show, would ya?.
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