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Prisoner of Azkaban Receives British Academy Awards Nomination

Posted by: sue
January 17, 2005, 08:02 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received four nominations today from the Orange British Academy Film Awards. It was nominated as a contender for "British Film of the Year". The third Potter film was also nominated for "Best Achievement in Special Effects",Continued...

PoA Film

Oscarwatch: Prisoner of Azkaban on shortlist for Best MakeUp

Posted by: sue
January 13, 2005, 07:53 PM

Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short list of films to be considered for the Best Makeup Awards at this year's Oscars. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is one of seven films listed. The others are The Aviator, De-Lovely , Hellboy,Continued...

PoA Film

Baltimore Sun: PoA and "The Year of the Screenwriter"

Posted by: sue
January 03, 2005, 02:59 PM

The Baltimore Sun recently published their review of what they considered to be the best films of 2004, focusing on the screenwriters of these films. In particular, attention was given to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The film was chosen as one of their top ten, calling it "A studio-madeContinued...

Leaky

2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
Potter
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

Honors/Awards

Oscar Watch: Possible Nomination for Prisoner of Azkaban F/X

Posted by: sue
December 17, 2004, 06:21 PM

The organizers of the Academy Awards have narrowed the list of possible contenders in the category of "Best Special Effects" in a motion picture. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is one of seven films that qualify to compete for this year's nominations. InContinued...

Music

PoA Soundtrack Receives Grammy Nomination

Posted by: sue
December 07, 2004, 11:44 AM

This year's Grammy nominations have been announced . Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received a nomination in the category of "Best Score Soundtrack Album from a Motion Picture, Televison, or Other Visual Media." The score for Prisoner of Azkaban , composed by John Williams,Continued...

John Williams Receives Kennedy Center Honor

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2004, 08:31 PM

Tonight film composer John Williams was one of six who received this year's Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC. These awards are presented here in the US as a national recognition of excellence in the arts. John Williams, the prolific composer of many film scores including those of the firstContinued...

PoA Film

The People's Choice: "Prisoner of Azkaban"

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2004, 05:58 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received two nominations for this year's "The People's Choice Awards". These are awards where we fans can go vote for our favorite film, actor and so forth. Prisoner of Azkaban is nominated in the category of "Favorite Sequel." ActorContinued...

PoA Film

Trio Wins Otto Award and New Interview

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2004, 05:36 AM

Jenna, from DanRadcliffe.com let us know about a new award the trio has won from German magazine Bravo. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint won the "Otto" award. There are scans from the magazine that also show photos of them inside the recent Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch party, whichContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Variety: J.K. Rowling Has a "Wand-erful Life"

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2004, 04:55 PM

As a preview to tonight's British Independent Film Awards, Variety has a feature on J.K.Rowling and the Harry Potter films. J.K.Rowling is due to receive recognition as the "UK Personality of the Year" at these awards, and this article takes a look at the development of the Harry PotterContinued...

PoA Film

Prisoner of Azkaban wins Children's BAFTA Award

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2004, 05:23 PM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban won BEST FEATURE FILM at the Children's BAFTA Awards. The children's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Awards were held tonight in England. Shrek 2 however beat Prisoner of Azkaban to win the fan's favourite film award.Continued...

PoA Film

Oscar Watch: Something Wicked for Your Consideration

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2004, 12:25 PM

Warner Brothers have launched their efforts to get Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban nominated for awards this year including the Oscars. WB now has their Official Awards Site up and running. The campaign is featuring these aspects of the Prisoner of Azkaban film for consideration byContinued...

JKRowling.com

Lightmaker Wins MAX Award for JKRowling.com

Posted by: Melissa
November 04, 2004, 08:15 AM

Lightmaker has won the 2004 Macromedia MAX Site of the Year Award, a prestigious award in Web design, for their work designing and creating the JKRowling.com.
The award is in the Media, Entertainment and Gaming Experiences category and was given out in New Orleans, USA. It is a highly-coveted design award.Continued...

Radcliffe

Radcliffe Reaps Second Relly Running

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2004, 09:02 AM

Dan Radcliffe won the Best Junior Achiever award on Regis and Kelly for the second year in a row today. The young actor accepted from the set, and reported that he was sorry he couldn't be in New York for the awards because "I'm actually about to fight a dragon."
Update: There are already screencapsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Potter Author May Be Put on Pedestal

Posted by: Melissa
August 19, 2004, 04:46 PM

The Daily Record has a story that says, "Edinburgh council chief Donald Anderson wants Rowling...to be one of several 'modern-day heroes' depicted in a series of statues in the capital." Thanks Abe!

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