The recent updates from the entertainment industry:
Women in Film and Television awards 2021 happened on Friday in London. It was the 30th year facilitating the masterpieces and nominees for their exceptional work in the entertainment industry.
Notable names who bagged an award at Women in Film and TV awards include Emily Maitlis, Michaela Coel, Stacey Dooley, Glenda Jackson, Wunmi Mosaku, and Charlotte Moore.
The EON Productions Lifetime Achievement Award honored Jackson, a British veteran for her exceptional contributions to the industry. While the Aargon Best Performer went to Wummi Mosaku, star of Our Loved Boy.
Stacey Dooley took home an award for The EIKON Presenter, while the writer and actor, Michaela Coel, bagged The ScreenSkills Writing Award.
The journalist Emily Maitlis won a joint award with Sam McAllister in the category of The BBC News and Factual Award. BBC Chief Charlotte Moore bagged The YouTube Contribution to the Medium Award.
Apart from these, there were many other winners in other categories. While the award night was an exceptional event, now London is preparing for the 2022 edition of the Sundance London Film Festival.
Sundance London Film Festival: As per the sources, the dates for the event are from 9th -12th June 2022. It will take place at Picturehouse Central in London. This year, there is a new addition as Wendy Mitchell joins the 7th edition of the Sundance London Film Festival as a London producer.
The previous edition was opened by The Sparks Brothers, a musical documentary by Edgar Wright. Moreover, the festival will continue to showcase both the UK premieres and International submissions from Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
Alicia Vikander: Another update from the industry reveals that Alicia Vikander will be joining hands with Swedish Göteborg Film Festival to launch a learning platform for students where they will be taught to express themselves through art of filmmaking. Moreover, Alicia has taken an active part in designing the program as well, and she will also join the students each year.
This announcement comes from the actor herself as she gets appointed as an honorary fellow by the Sten A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture. She says, “I am so honored to receive the Stena Foundation fellowship. Having the chance to collaborate with Göteborg Film Festival on the Film Lab, to inspire young people and create opportunity for them to explore the world of film is something I am hugely excited about.”