Posts Tagged ‘Guillermo Del Toro’

Oscars: Guillermo del Toro Sends Message to Young Filmmakers as ‘Shape of Water’ Wins Best Picture

Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi/fantasy romance “The Shape of Water” has been named best picture of the year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The win follows industry victories at the Producers and Directors Guild Awards for the film, which led the field overall with 13 nominations this year. Del Toro’s film also took home prizes for original score, production design, and director Sunday night.

Guillermo Del Toro Returning To Venice Film Festival – As Jury President

In a fitting follow-up, last year’s Golden Lion winner Guillermo del Toro has been set as the President of this year’s Venice Film Festival competition jury. Del Toro took the award in 2017 (dubbing the statue “Sergio Leone”) with The Shape Of Water, his now multi prize-winning lyrical fairy tale that made the Lido swoon. The filmmaker this year will lead a Venice panel that hands out the next Golden Lion.