Award Season Campaigning Articles

Celebrity Awards Season campaigning and PR strategy.

Yes, Annette Bening deserves all that Oscar buzz for 20th Century Women

October 12, 2016 14:40:36 Posted at October 12, 2016 14:40:36
Joanna Posted by Joanna
Gilbert Carrasquillo/ Michael Stewart/ Mireya Acierto/ Getty Images

Sight unseen, Annette Bening was hailed as a Best Actress contender (and possible frontrunner) for her work in 20th Century Women, which premiered on Saturday at the New York Film Festival. The same hype followed Viola Davis for her work in Fences, and coincidentally, the trailers for both of these films dropped on the same day last month Full Story

View All 19 Photos

Kit Harington, Emmy Nominee

August 24, 2016 16:37:52 Posted at August 24, 2016 16:37:52
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Kit Harington scored his first Emmy nomination this year, for the “Battle of the Bastards” episode of Game of Thrones, and so he’s doing some campaigning, including talking to The Hollywood Reporter about his nomination and the way Jon Snow changed in season six. Full Story

Ass talk for Emmy

August 15, 2016 19:00:04 Posted at August 15, 2016 19:00:04
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Vincent Sandoval/ Getty Images

Emmy voting begins today and ends August 29th. The Emmys happen on September 18th. Last week, to get right up in voters’ faces, Tom Hiddleston was in LA for several promotional events and interviews in support of The Night Manager. Full Story

View All 12 Photos

Swoki OK!

August 12, 2016 16:46:02 Posted at August 12, 2016 16:46:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I f-cking love that this is how we determine celebrity relationship status these days. And it’s not new. Like not Instagram new. Because while I don’t use Facebook the status thing on Facebook has been an issue for years now, non? This seems very stressful for a single person, celebrity or civilian, all the pressure that social media can put on a relationship. Full Story

JT’s Trolling the HFPA

August 5, 2016 17:40:47 Posted at August 5, 2016 17:40:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Kevin Winter/ Todd Williamson/ Getty Images

I couldn’t help it! I’m sorry! It’s Friday and I’m 6 hours from the weekend and a nice break and I can’t contain the bad jokes. Justin Timberlake was at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association event last night too. Full Story

View All 9 Photos

Emma before festival season

August 5, 2016 17:09:11 Posted at August 5, 2016 17:09:11
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Frazer Harrison/ Steve Granitz/ Jason LaVeris/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association held its grants banquet in Beverly Hills last night and there were some big names who showed up in the name of charity but with the side benefit (or maybe main benefit) of Golden Globes. Come on, now. Please don’t try to tell me that you’re unfamiliar with how celebrities suck up to the HFPA. Full Story

View All 16 Photos

JLO for a nomination?

April 22, 2016 15:29:17 Posted at April 22, 2016 15:29:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Vincent Sandoval/ Getty Images

Jennifer Lopez participated in an event for her show Shades Of Blue at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in LA yesterday. At first, when I was just looking at the pictures, without fully processing the caption, I was like, the Shades Of Blue season is over. Full Story

View All 10 Photos