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JKR Interviews

Newsround Video Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 11:54 AM

Lizo, from CBBC Newsround was at the British Book Awards last night, and he was able to get an quick interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. He asked Jo about the progress on Book Seven, where she said "I've done a bit. But there's nothing more I can tell you. Everything's aContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Named British Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2006, 04:21 PM

Update: See pics now in our gallery, with hi-res on the way.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been named "Book of the Year" at the British Book Awards held tonight in London. Jo is quoted by the BBC as saying "I'm delighted that Harry Potter continues to give soContinued...

Film Awards

Two More Award Noms for Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
March 26, 2006, 04:53 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has received two more award nominations. First, Canada's Spacey Viewer Coice Awards have listed the film in the "Favourite Movie" category. Vote here. The Spacey Award winners will be announced May 27.
The Hugo Awards, to be presented at L.A.Con IV ScienceContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Possible J.K. Rowling Appearance at Book Awards; Confirmed Interview Airing on Channel 4 in Summer

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2006, 07:37 PM

UPDATE: CBBC Newsround has now confirmed that Jo will in fact be interviewed on the Richard & Judy program; broadcast date is still undecided but probably in either June or July.
Last month we told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceContinued...

HP Cast

Pictures, Video Clips of Trio, Heyman, Isaacs from Empire Film Awards

Posted by: sue
March 14, 2006, 07:15 AM

Update: We now have about 100 new hi-res pics of the Empire awards in our gallery!
Empire Magazine has updated their site with extensive coverage of last night's film awards to include some new video clips. You can now watch the presentation of the honorary Contribution to BritishContinued...

Book Awards

HBP Audio Book Nominated for Award

Posted by: Melissa
March 13, 2006, 09:29 PM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated for a 2006 Audie award, in the category, "Children’s Titles for Ages 8+." The Audies are the only awards in the U.S devoted exclusively to audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. The winners will be announced on MayContinued...


Radcliffe, Watson, Grint, Isaacs Attend Empire Film Awards

Posted by: sue
March 13, 2006, 04:57 PM

Previously we told you that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire had been nominated at the Empire Film Awards. These awards took place tonight in London, and Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Emma Watson (Hermione), Rupert Grint (Ron), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), and film producer David Heyman attendedContinued...


Followup: Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award Voting Now Open

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2006, 12:51 PM

Last month, we told you that Harry Potter had been nominated at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. Voting for these awards is now open, and you may do so via this link.The Harry Potter series is nominated in the category of "Favorite Book." Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireContinued...


Brendan Gleeson Film Wins Oscar Award

Posted by: sue
March 05, 2006, 08:42 PM

At the Oscar awards tonight, Six Shooter, starring actor Brendan Gleeson ( Mad- Eye Moody) has just won the Academy Award for ”Best Live Action Short Film.” Congratulations to Brendan!
Update: Congratulations go as well to actor Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), who did voiceContinued...


Reminder: Oscars Tonight

Posted by: sue
March 05, 2006, 05:41 PM

Just a reminder that the Academy Awards are being presented tonight in Los Angeles. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for "Achievement in Art Direction." Best of luck to Stuart Craig and Stephanie McMillian! Also "Cashback " which stars Sean Biggerstaff (Gryffindor Qudditch CaptainContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: Greatest Living British Writer?

Posted by: sue
March 02, 2006, 07:42 PM

In conjunction with the launch of The Book Magazine, a new "quarterly national consumer magazine," they are conducting a vote to ask the public who they believe is the greatest living British writer. Along with such writers listed as Ian Rankin, John LeCarre, Terry Pratchett, Helen Fielding,Continued...


Goblet of Fire Gets Two Empire Awards Nominations

Posted by: sue
March 02, 2006, 07:19 PM

The nominations for the annual Empire Awards have been announced, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been recognized in two categories from the popular magazine this year. Goblet of Fire was nominated as "Best British Movie" and in the "Best Sci-fi/Fantasy" categoryContinued...


Two Harry Potter Actors Receive OBE Awards

Posted by: sue
March 02, 2006, 09:10 AM

Previously it was announced that two actors from the Harry Potter films would be among those made Officers of the Order of the British Empire, a special award presented by the Queen of England. Today actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) and actress Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge in Phoenix) received theirContinued...


Goblet of Fire Wins Two Awards from AOL Moviegoers

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2006, 10:02 AM

We have some good news today as the winners of the AOL Moviefone Moviegoers Awards have now been announced. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was named as "Movie of the Year." Actor Ralph Fiennes won as well in the "Vilest Villain" category for his portrayal of LordContinued...


Sean Biggerstaff's Oscar-Nominated Short Now Available on iTunes

Posted by: Melissa
February 28, 2006, 09:14 AM

The short film Cashback, in which former HP actor Sean Biggerstaff (Oliver Wood) stars and which has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Film, may now be downloaded for $1.99 at the iTunes Music Store.

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