Dern lauded for performance in “Nebraska”
Congrats to HTC’s own Bruce Dern for multiple wins and nominations in the 2014 awards season for his phenomenal performance in Alexander Payne’s road trip film Nebraska, including an Academy Award nom! Here’s a list of Dern’s Nebraska accolades:
Academy Awards – Nominee – Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe Awards – Nominee – Best Actor
SAG Awards – Nominee – Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Independent Spirit Awards – Nominee – Best Male Lead
Los Angeles Film Critics Association – Winner – Best Actor
Cannes Film Festival – Winner – Best Actor
National Board of Review – Winner – Best Actor
San Francisco Film Critics Circle – Nominee – Best Actor
Chicago Film Critics Association – Nominee – Best Actor
BFCA Critics Choice Movie Awards – Nominee – Best Actor
Phoenix Film Critics Society – Nominee – Best Actor
Houston Film Critics Society – Nominee – Best Actor
St. Louis Film Critics Association – Nominee – Best Actor
Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival – Winner – Best Actor
Satellite Awards – Nominee – Best Actor in a Motion Picture
ShoEast – Winner – Lifetime Achievement Award
Palm Springs Film Festival – Winner – Career Achievement Award
Nash appearing on stage in Los Angeles
HTC writer/director/actor J. Richey Nash is currently performing on stage in Los Angeles in Wasatch Theatrical Ventures‘ production of the classic American play Inherit the Wind! The show, which is loosely based on the famous Scopes “Monkey” Trial of the 1920s, runs weekends thru March 16th at the Grove Theater Center in Burbank. Nash plays the role of E.K. Hornbeck, a cynical reporter documenting the trial for the fictional Baltimore Herald newspaper. For more information, visit Plays411.com.
HTC’s Anthony named AD of LA theater company
Congrats to HTC director Darin Anthony on being named Artistic Director of Los Angeles theater company Moving Arts! Founded in 1992, the company is dedicated to the production of original works and has produced many world, national, West Coast and Los Angeles premieres. Darin also recently directed Gideon’s Knot for the Furious Theater Company, which opened at the Pasadena Playhouse in November to rave reviews! Keep updated on Darin’s upcoming projects by visiting his website.
Hitting the Cycle to screen in Milan, Italy!
The Milano International FICTS Fest – Sport Movies & TV will screen Hitting the Cycle this weekend in Milan, Italy! Now in its 31st year, this event brings together sports-themed films and television programs from around the globe at the annual festival. HTC has been nominated for the FICTS Fest’s Special Award 2013 and is screening “in competition” this Sunday, December 8th. Stay tuned to find out if Hitting the Cycle will add yet another title to its list of festival honors. Buona fortuna, HTC!
HTC’s Gillett featured in The Dramatist mag
Jeremy Gillett, a standout performer in Hitting the Cycle, is featured in the November/December issue of The Dramatist, the official magazine of the Dramatists Guild of America! The article focuses on Gillett’s background and his full-length, one-man play entitled Black & 25 in America. HTC fans will recognize Jeremy from his role as “Juice,” the outspoken minor-league teammate of lead character “Rip.” To read the full article from The Dramatist, CLICK HERE. For more information on Jeremy’s play, visit the Black & 25 in America website.