Archive for the 'Awards' Category

Viola Davis Co-Hosted Women in Film’s Virtual Oscar Party Featuring 52 Nominees

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Awards

Nominated again this year, Davis joined co-host Cathy Schulman, onetime president of the organization, for the gathering that celebrated all the female nominees in the Oscar race. Oscar party season is here — virtually, anyway. Last weekend, Women in Film Los Angeles hosted its 14th annual Oscar Nominees party which featured 52 female nominees from […]

NAACP Image Awards Interview with Variety

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Awards, Interviews, Videos

NAACP Image awards winner shares advice to those starting out in Hollywood and also reveals what it was like meeting Former First Lady Michelle Obama after agreeing to play her for the series “The First Lady.”

Viola Davis on the Prospect of Becoming the Most Nominated Black Actress in Oscars History

February 24, 2021   1 Comment   Articles, Awards

With her critically acclaimed performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” Viola Davis is primed to become the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history. Though Davis’ name (and her rousing acceptance speeches) has become synonymous with the very notion of awards season, the celebrated actor is quick to point out the reality that this record […]

Viola Davis, Kenya Barris, ‘Insecure’ Among Recipients At 2nd Annual AAFCA TV Honors

August 5, 2020   No Comment   Awards

Congratulations to Viola! The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has set a virtual edition for their 2nd Annual AAFCA TV Honors. The private celebration will take place on August 22. Hosted by comedian and actress Aida Rodriguez, AAFCA will to honor a number of outstanding shows, creators and performers in TV including Curtis “50 […]

Viola Honored at the Rome Film Festival

October 30, 2019   No Comment   Appearances, Awards

Viola received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Festival this past weekend. She attended with Julius and wore an elegant white sleeveless gown with an X-shaped panel adorned with crystals across her waist that was designed by Michael Kors. Public Appearances > 2019 > Oct 26 | 14th Rome Film Fest – Dinner […]

Viola Davis to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome Film Fest

October 7, 2019   No Comment   Awards

The Rome Film Fest is set to honor Oscar, Emmy, and Tony-winning actress Viola Davis with its second lifetime achievement award this year. Davis will also participate in one of the event’s “Close Encounter” talks, discussing her work with festival head Antonio Monda. “Viola Davis is an extraordinary actress, who has transformed sincerity and dignity […]

Viola Arriving at the 2019 Emmy Awards

September 23, 2019   No Comment   Appearances, Awards

Last night Viola and Julius walked the red carpet at the Emmy Awards. Viola’s black and white gown was designed by Alberta Ferretti. Public Appearances > 2019 > Sep 22 | 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

Viola Nominated for a 2019 Emmy!

July 16, 2019   No Comment   Awards

CONGRATULATIONS VIOLA! So deserved! Lead Actress in a Drama Series Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”) Viola Davis (“How to Get Away With Murder”) Laura Linney (“Ozark”) Mandy Moore (“This Is Us”) Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”) Robin Wright (“House of Cards”)

2019 Critics Choice Awards Nominations

December 12, 2018   No Comment   Awards

Congratulations to Viola and her cast mates for their Critics Choice Award nomination for Widows! Best Acting Ensemble Black Panther Crazy Rich Asians The Favourite Vice Widows Best Action Movie Avengers: Infinity War Black Panther Deadpool 2 Mission: Impossible – Fallout Ready Player One Widows

The Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 Women in Entertainment Breakfast

December 6, 2018   No Comment   Appearances, Awards

I have added images from yesterday’s The Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 Women in Entertainment Breakfast … including images of Viola and Julius arriving along with her accepting her award. Public Appearances > 2018 > Dec 05 | The Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 Women In Entertainment