“It’s more of a lifestyle we are selling,” says Alba, who believes in a holistic approach to the business. She’s just started working on the third “Dragon” epic.
On the philanthropic side, Adelson serves on the advisory board of the USO, having been an officer herself in the Israeli army. So we’re just the (festival) bringing people together for eight days downtown.” Exec VP, U. Recorded Music, Universal Music Group Anthony joined Universal Music Group last November and high on her priority list was working with UMG chair and CEO Lucian Grainge to re-establish labels Island Records and Def Jam, which were recently split back into separate entities after years under the same umbrella.
Fill This House — Shirley Caesar A Worshipper's Heart [Live] —Todd Dulaney Losing My Religion — Kirk Franklin Demonstrate [Live] —William Murphy Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Poets & Saints — All Sons & Daughters American Prodigal — Crowder Be One — Natalie Grant Youth Revival [Live] — Hillsong Young & Free Love Remains — Hillary Scott & The Scott Family Best Roots Gospel Album: Better Together — Gaither Vocal Band Nature's Symphony In 432 — The Isaacs Hymns — Joey Rory Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration — Gordon Mote God Don't Ever Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson — (Various Artists) LATIN FIELD Best Latin Pop Album: Un Besito Mas — Jesse & Joy Ilusión — Gaby Moreno Similares — Laura Pausini Seguir Latiendo — Sanalejo Buena Vida — Diego Torres Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: i Levitable — ile L. 2006 — La Maquinaria Norteña Tributo A Joan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro — Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea Best Tropical Latin Album: Conexión — Fonseca La Fantasia Homenaje A Juan Formell — Formell Y Los Van Van 35 Aniversario — Grupo Niche La Sonora Santanera En Su 60 Aniversario — La Sonora Santanera Donde Están? — David Cross American Myth — Margaret Cho Boysih Girl Interrupted — Tig Notaro Live At The Apollo — Amy Schumer Talking For Clapping — Patton Oswalt MUSICAL THEATER Best Musical Theater Album: Bright Star — Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman, producers; Steve Martin, composer; Edie Brickell, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast) The Color Purple — Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, principal soloists; Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders & Jhett Tolentino, producers (Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell & Allee Willis, composers/lyricists) (New Broadway Cast) Fiddler On The Roof — Danny Burstein, principal soloist; Louise Gund, David Lai & Ted Sperling, producers (Jerry Bock, composer; Sheldon Harnick, lyricist) (2016 Broadway Cast) Kinky Boots — Killian Donnelly & Matt Henry, principal soloists; Sammy James, Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus & William Wittman, producers (Cyndi Lauper, composer & lyricist) (Original West End Cast) Waitress — Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Neal Avron, Sara Bareilles & Nadia Di Giallonardo, producers; Sara Bareilles, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast) MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA FIELD Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Amy — (Various Artists) Miles Ahead — Miles Davis & Various Artists) Straight Outta Compton — (Various Artists) Suicide Squad (Collector's Edition) — (Various Artists) Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1 — (Various Artists) Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Bridge of Spies — Thomas Newman, composer Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight — Ennio Morricone, composer The Revenant — Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, composers Star Wars: The Force Awakens — John Williams, composer Stranger Things Volume 1 — Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, composers Stranger Things Volume 2 — Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, composers Best Song Written For Visual Media: "Can't Stop The Feeling!
— Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC FIELD Best American Roots Performance: "Ain't No Man" — The Avett Brothers "Mother's Children Have A Hard Time" — Blind Boys Of Alabama "Factory Girl" — Rhiannon Giddens "House Of Mercy" — Sarah Jarosz "Wreck You" — Lori Mc Kenna Best American Roots Song: "Alabama At Night" — Robbie Fulks, songwriter (Robbie Fulks) "City Lights" — Jack White, songwriter (Jack White) "Gulfstream" — Eric Adcock & Roddie Romero, songwriters (Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars) "Kid Sister" — Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers) "Wreck You" — Lori Mc Kenna & Felix Mc Teigue, songwriters (Lori Mc Kenna) Best Americana Album: True Sadness — The Avett Brothers This Is Where I Live — William Bell The Cedar Creek Sessions — Kris Kristofferson The Bird & The Rifle — Lori Mc Kenna Kid Sister — The Time Jumpers Best Bluegrass Album: Original Traditional — Blue Highway Burden Bearer — Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Hazel Sessions — Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands North And South — Claire Lynch Coming Home — O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor Best Traditional Blues Album: Can't Shake The Feeling — Lurrie Bell Live At The Greek Theatre — Joe Bonamassa Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger's Songbook: Volumes I & II) — Luther Dickinson The Soul of Jimmie Rodgers — Vasti Jackson Porcupine Meat — Bobby Rush Best Contemporary Blues Album: The Last Days Of Oakland — Fantastic Negrito Love Wins Again — Janiva Magness Bloodline — Kenny Neal Give It Back To You — The Record Company Everybody Wants A Piece — Joe Louis Walker Best Folk Album: Silver Skies Blue — Judy Collins & Ari Hest Upland Stories — Robbie Fulks Factory Girl — Rhiannon Giddens Weighted Mind — Sierra Hull Undercurrent — Sarah Jarosz Best Regional Roots Music Album: Broken Promised Land — Barry Jean Ancelet & Sam Broussard It's A Cree Thing — Northern Cree E Walea — Kalani Pe'a Gulfstream — Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax In The Evangeline Country — (Various Artists) REGGAE FIELD Best Reggae Album: Sly & Robbie Presents... L Rose Petals — J Boog Ziggy Marley — Ziggy Marley Everlasting — Raging Fyah Falling Into Place — Rebelution Soja: Live In Virginia — Soja WORLD MUSIC FIELD Best World Music Album: Destiny — Celtic Woman Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers — Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sing Me Home — Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble Land Of Gold — Anoushka Shankar Dois Amigos, Um Século De Música: Multishow Live — Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil CHILDREN'S FIELD Best Children's Album: Explorer Of The World — Frances England Infinity Plus One — Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Novelties — Recess Monkey Press Play — Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could Saddle Up — The Okee Dokee Brothers SPOKEN WORD FIELD Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling): The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo — Amy Schumer In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In The Sandbox — Carol Burnett M Train — Patti Smith Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L. Punk (John Doe With Tom De Savia) — (Various Artists) Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink — Elvis Costello COMEDY FIELD Best Comedy Album: ... " — Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls "Heathens" — Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), Track from: Suicide Squad "Just Like Fire" — Oscar Holter, Max Martin, P! nk), Track from: Alice Through The Looking Glass "Purple Lamborghini" — Shamann Cooke, Sonny Moore & William Roberts, songwriters (Skrillex & Rick Ross), Track from: Suicide Squad "Try Everything" — Mikkel S.
Director, Los Angeles Film Festival Allain knows what it’s like on both sides of a festival lineup with her work as a producer on films like “Hustle & Flow,” “Beyond the Lights” and “Dear White People,” as well as her role as director of the Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival, which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. “We’re trying to encourage more young girls to develop careers in technology, and get them the knowledge and education and understanding what kind of career paths are out there.” Exec VP, Scripted Programming, Shine America Learning “The Bridge” won a Peabody Award in May was the highlight of Bernstein’s year.
For her, a successful festival celebrates the diverse creative community in L. and exposes locals to unique voices working in film. But having the series get a second season order from FX was up there, too. “Working with them is a dream come true,” she says.
We had a wonderful time visiting with Dad and Stacy and cousins until late in the night. When we came back from this trip, Stacy fried up the rabbits from the previous day. After eating we took the girls to Dad's friend's house to shoot for a while. This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for spending time with my family.