Oct. 25, 2011
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival's "Hollywood Awards" ceremony was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,100 Hollywood Film Festival® attendees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in
The festival and awards, presented by Starz, announced this year's winner of the
"Hollywood Movie Awards"
David Yates' " Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2"
- which was chosen by the public voting online at the Yahoo! Movies website. The nominees for the "Hollywood Movie Awards" were: "Captain America: The First Avenger," "Cowboys & Aliens," "
and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," "The Help," "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," "Rango," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," "Super 8," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," and "X-Men: First Class."
The winners of the festival's film competition were announced Sunday night at the "Hollywood Discovery Awards®" Presentation Ceremony at ArcLight Cinemas in
. This year's winners are:
- Best Feature Film;
"The World of Z"
- Best Documentary; and
- Best Short Subject.
Special honors went to
for career achievement;
Bryce Dallas Howard
, Ahna O'Reilly,
for screenwriting; "Rango," directed by Gore Verbinski, for animation;
for film composing; Emmanuel Lubezki for cinematography;
("Transformers: Dark of the Moon") for visual effects; and
James J. Murakami
for production design.
notables who attended the Hollywood Awards included
- President and Chief Executive Officer of Starz LLC,
- Executive Vice President of Starz Entertainment,
Timothy Sean Phillips
- head of Yahoo!Movies,
Penelope Ann Miller
, to name a few. The gala awards presentation Monday evening was hosted by Nancy O'Dell of "Entertainment Tonight" and attendees were treated to the music of
and his Orchestra.
The sponsors of the
Film Festival include presenter sponsor Starz Entertainment, and American Cinema Editors, American Society of Cinematographers, ArcLight Cinemas, Art Director's Guild, The Casting Society of America, Celebrity Services, Columbia Pictures, Creative Artists Agency, DreamWorks SKG, Entertainment Tonight, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight,
, The Hollywood Network, HollywoodNews.com, ICM, ILM, Johnny Crawford Orchestra,
Los Angeles Times
, Motion Picture Editors Guild, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics, Sony Pictures, Summit Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Variety, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., The Weinstein Company and YAHOO! Movies, Inc., among others.
About Starz Entertainment, LLC: