DAILY ROUNDUPS

Awards Shows:

 

AFI Awards Luncheon

January 03, 2020 

 

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards

January 05, 2020, Los Angeles 

 

26th Annual SAG Awards

January 19, 2020, Los Angeles

SAG AFTRA are welcoming their current members to sign up to watch the SAG Awards in perspective cities all across the United States. Visit SAG AFTRA’s website to view the various cities that the SAG Award Viewing Parties are taking place. 

 

35th Artios Awards

January 30, 2020, Simultaneous events are held annually in Los Angeles and New York

 

Academy Award Voting Period Starts

January 30th – February 4th, 2020 

 

 

Workshops and Masterclasses:

 

Stand Up Comedy Workshop 

January 09, 2020, Los Angeles 

Register for the 2020 SAG AFTRA workshop specializing in stand-up comedy including stage etiquette and basic stage rules for stand up. Some members will have the opportunity to present for feedback from the team at Cool Beans Comedy, Matthew Moore and producer Corey Craig, with a collective 20+ years of stand up comedy experience. 

 

Lisa Beach Casting Workshop

January 11, 2020, Los Angeles

Lisa Beach, owner of Beach/Katzman Casting, is back at Ace Studios. Make sure to sign up for a casting director workshop to learn how to improve your audition skills and film a great self tape. 

 

Allan Hooper Casting Workshop

January 18, 2020, Los Angeles 

At ACE Studios in Los Angeles, actors can sign up for a casting director workshop to improve audition skills and learn how to maximize auditions. Learn how to bring to life the writers intent and bring your stage experience to screen with casting director Allen Hooper, from Jeff Greenberg Casting.  

 

Sophia Anne Caruso Audition Masterclass 

January 20, 2020, New York City

Tickets are all sold out to participate, but they are currently offering observation tickets for those still interested. The masterclass will focus on choosing a song to showcase your vocal abilities, learning audition technical and protocol, and sitting in on an in-depth Q&A with Sophia, from the Broadway Musical, Beetlejuice. 

 

Iain Young Musical Theatre Masterclass

January 20, 2020, Pelham, NY

In this 3-part masterclass with Iain Young, from Mean Girls the musical, pupils will learn a song and dance combo taught by Iain, moving onto the audition technique portion of the class, and wrapping with an in-depth Q&A with Mean Girls performer, Iain Young. 

 

SAG-AFTRA Conservatory – Self Taping

January 27, 2020, Chicago IL 

It’s never too late to learn new skills that can improve the quality of your self tapes! If you are a local Chicago resident and a member of SAG AFTRA, don’t miss signing up for this informative class on all things self taping, including an in-depth look at the technical side of creating self tapes. You will learn about how lighting, sound, and quality can make changes in your self tape submissions. 

 

 

Movie Premieres:

 

The Grudge 

January 03, 2020 

The Grudge is back! Both written and directed by Nicolas Pesce, the audience is brought back to a house which leaves detectives questioning motives or, if the house is damned by a ghost seeking vengeful death. 

 

Dolittle 

January 17, 2020 

This feature film releasing in mid-January is directed by Stephen Gaghan and stars Robert Downey Jr., Emma Thompson, Tom Holland, and Ralph Fiennes. It tells the story of Dr. John Dolittle who discovers he has a gift that allows him to converse with animals.

 

The Last Full Measure

January 24, 2020 

Thirty-four years after his death, Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor, for his actions on the battlefield. The A-List cast includes Jeremy Irvine, Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, Bradley Whitford, Ed Harris, Diane Ladd, and Alison Sudol.

 

Beanpole

January 29, 2020 

“Beanpole, Dylda” (original title), first released in Russia, is now being released in the United States. This film is set in the 1940s after World War II. The story focuses on two young women, Masha and Iya, struggling to restore their lives and the city they live in, Leningrad. The film features Viktoria Miroshnichenko and Vasilisa Perelygina. 

 

Gretel & Hansel

January 31, 2020 

We are all in for a treat this January, as Gretel & Hansel premiers at the end of January, a feature film Written by Rob Hayes and Directed by Oz Perkins. Join the adventure as the pair trek through the dark wood to discover a dangerous evil. The movie stars Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey, and Alice Kridge. 

 

 

Film Festivals: 

 

Los Angeles Comedy Film Festival – Program #2

January 09, 2020, Los Angeles

 

Los Angeles Sci-Fi Film Festival 

January 10, 2020, Los Angeles

 

Emerging Artists LA Film Festival

January 11, 2020, Los Angeles 

 

Los Angeles Action Film Festival 

January 11, 2020, Los Angeles

 

Los Angeles Women in Film Festival 

January 16-19, 2020, Los Angeles

 

Sundance Film Festival 2020 

January 23 – February 02, 2020, Park City, UT 

 

Los Angeles Animation Film Festival 

January 25, 2020, Los Angeles

 

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