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Lenny Abrahamson

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Most years there is at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominees. In fact only five times in the 68 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.

This time...

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

The Producers Guild of America's (PGA) second annual Produced By: New York Conference held on Saturday, October 24, provided insights into recent film and television projects and explored far-ranging topics ranging from collaboration and diversity to technological and economic innovations....

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

SHOOTonline will publish a Special Directors >e.dition on Monday, October 26, that will contain the entire Directors Series section from SHOOT’s October 23 print issue (including extended versions of some stories).

The lineup of...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Perhaps the biggest challenge for director Lenny Abrahamson relative to his critically acclaimed Room (A24) was getting the opportunity to make the film to begin with.

Room tells the story of a woman (portrayed by...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Welcome to the Special Fall 2015 Edition of SHOOT’s Directors Series. Our mix of profiles consists of Lenny Abrahamson, whose feature Room won the Toronto International Film Festival’s coveted Audience Award, often a harbinger of Oscar recognition; Ridley Scott, the celebrated...

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

"Look at this! There's a line!" Brie Larson says, beaming and pointing at the queue outside Cinefamily, an artsy, single-screen theater in LA's Fairfax district.

Weeks before its limited release Friday, Larson arranged a free screening of "Room" for...

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Arresting and heartbreaking, wrought with extremes of tension and love, "Room" is as evocative and unforgettable on screen as in the bestselling novel that inspired it.

This is the kind of film you never forget you saw. Originally crafted and...

Sunday, Sep. 20, 2015

The top award of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday went to Lenny Abrahamson’s “Room,” an emotional tale of a captive mother and her five-year son.

The film took the festival’s People’s Choice award, determined by audience voting...