The 48th annual NAACP Image Awards have been set for February 11, 2017 in a ceremony to air live as a two-hour telecast on TV One. Host Anthony Anderson is returning again as part of his multi-year deal with the event, which is being held again at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. TV One’s coverage will again include a live red-carpet preshow, with the production team including executive producers Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin returning as part of their own multi-year deals.
Nominations will be announced December 6 in categories covering the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature. Last year, Creed scored wins in almost all of the categories it was nominated for including Best Actor and Best Director — Straight Outta Compton was tapped for Best Picture. Creed star Michael B. Jordan was also named Entertainer of the Year.
Here is the 2017 Image Awards timeline:
Tuesday, September 6
Monday, October 3
Tuesday, December 6
Nominees’ Press Conference
Saturday, January 28
Non-Televised Awards Dinner and Ceremony
Saturday, February 11
Red Carpet and Image Awards Telecast Airs Live on TV One
Joe Swanberg’s Forager Films Wades Into Distribution With ‘Little Sister’
EXCLUSIVE:Forager Films, the Chicago-based production company toplined by filmmaker Joe Swanberg, is set to release writer-director Zach Clark’sLittle Sister theatrically in New York as well as on iTunes and Digital VOD on October 14. It’s the first distribution play for the company, which has produced such films as Kris Swanberg’s Unexpected and Alex Ross Perry’s upcoming Golden Exits.
Ally Sheedy, Addison Timlin, Keith Poulson, Kristin Slaysman, Barbara Crampton and screenwriter-director Peter Hedges star in the indie black comedy set during Halloween 2008 about a former goth girl (Timlin), now a nun, who must return to her dysfunctional family when her brother returns from the Iraq War. It had its world premiere this spring at SXSW.
Forager, run by Swanberg, Eddie Linker and Peter Gilbert, plans to expand the pic to Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC and additional markets in the coming weeks, and push the movie for the upcoming Gotham Awards and Indie Spirits.
“There’s no better month to watch Little Sister than October, and I’m so excited to be bringing the movie to audiences in the midst of Halloween and this totally insane election,” Clark said.
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