files/pictures/picture-35.jpgThe Hollywood Film Festival's Board of Advisors has announced the nominees for the 2004 "Hollywood Film Awards" competition. The announcement was made today in Hollywood by Carlos de Abreu, founder/exec director of the Hollywood Film Festival.
"This year's Hollywood Film Festival continues its tradition of honoring the very best talent within our community. It is a celebration of all aspects of Hollywood filmmaking and the artists who help to create its lasting legacy on our culture," festival co-chair Paula Wagner said.
The "Hollywood MOVIE OF THE YEAR Awards" presented by ETOnline.com and Yahoo Movies cover the public's favorites for the year.
COLLATERAL by Michael Mann
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND by Michel Gondry
FAHRENHEIT 9/11 by Michael Moore
HERO by Zhang Yimou
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE by Jared Hess
by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon
by Sam Raimi
THE BOURNE SUPREMACY by Paul Greengrass
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES by Walter Salles
THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST
by Mel Gibson
The "Hollywood WORLD Awards" presented by "Screen International" cover films from Asia, Africa and Latin America.
2046 (Hong Kong/China) directed by Wong Kar-wai
3-IRON (South Korea) directed by Kim Ki-duk
HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS (China) directed by Zhang Yimou
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (Argentina/Chile/Peru/US) directed by Walter Salles
MARIA FULL OF GRACE (Colombia/US) directed by Joshua Marston
MEMORIES OF MURDER (South Korea) directed by Bong Joon-ho
NOBODY KNOWS (Japan) directed Koreeda Hirokazu
OLD BOY (South Korea) directed Park Chan-wook
THE WORLD (China) directed by Jia Zhang-ke
ZATOICHI (Japan) directed by Takeshi Kitano.
The Hollywood EUROPEAN Awards presented by Screen International and Filmfestivals.com cover films from Europe.
5X2 (France) directed by Francois Ozon
BAD EDUCATION (Spain) by Pedro Almodovar
THE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE (Italy) directed by Paolo Sorrentino
HEAD-ON (Germany/Turkey) directed by Faith Akin
A HOLE IN MY HEART (Sweden) directed by Lukas Moodysson
LOOK AT ME (France) directed by Agnes Jaoui
MY SUMMER OF LOVE (U.K.) directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
THE RETURN (Russia) directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev
THE SEA INSIDE (Spain) directed by Alejandro Amenabar
VERA DRAKE (U.K.) directed by Mike Leigh.
The favorite movie of the year will be selected by the public at large at the Yahoo Movies and ETOnline.com Website, and the two winners for the World and European awards will be selected from the 10 nominees for each award. A blue ribbon selection committee of judges from around the world selected the nominated films. The awards will be bestowed as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony on Oct. 18, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The festival will also present honors to Dean Robert Rosen of the UCLA's School of Theatre, Film and Television, Newmarket film founder Bob Berney, producer Mel Gibson, director Michael Mann, actor John Travolta, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, actress Annette Bening, actor Jamie Foxx, actress Keira Knightley, director Zach Braff, screenwriter John Logan, cinematographer Caleb Deschanel, editor Sally Menke, composer Thomas Newman, visual effects artist John Dykstra, costume designer Albert Wolsky, production designer Stuart Craig, make-up artist Ve Neill and casting director Debra Zane.