Hollywood’s highly anticipated award ceremony the Toscars were held this past weekend in Los Angeles and Big BirdMan swept the board with 6 Toscars, including Best Film.
Glitter and anxiety comes in large doses during the awards season. Humour less so, which is where The Hollywood Parody Awards step in. This event, like the Oscars, is about filmmaking and consists of a panel of judges, voting members and a glitzy awards ceremony. Except the films are spoofs that have been made in three weeks during the time between the Oscar nominations announcement and the Academy Awards show by small, randomly-selected teams. After the Oscars are announced, participants have just three weeks to make a short parody of the films, which are played to a live audience of guests and celebrity judges at the awards ceremony. This is a time for celebrity judges and attendees to let their hair down and have a good old-fashioned giggle. The celebrity judges decide on, and present the awards, which are in keeping with true British humour.
This years Hollywood Parody Award winners are:
Best Whactress – Dickie Sanderson – With-Lash
Best Whactor – Scott Kaske – Big BirdMan
Best Supporting Whactor – Craig Robert Young- Big BirdMan
Best Supporting Whactress – Lisa Marie Long -BoyWood.
Best Dick (Director) Guy Ross – Big BirdMan
Best Tunes (Score) – Kyle Robertson – Immigration Game
Best Cutter (Editing) – Bryan Bowen – American Snapper
Best Scribbler (Screenplay) – Big BirdMan – Martin Lee White, Craig Robert Young & Guy Ross
Best Shooter (Cinematographer) – Reid Russell – Big BirdMan
Best Film – Big BirdMan – Produced by Craig Robert Young and Claire Spence
The hall of fame of celebrities who have attended or judged in the past include: Rex Lee, Janina Gavankar (True Blood), Eric Roberts, Skeet Ulrich, Bruce Vilanch, Tehmina Sunny (Argo), Bradley Walsh (Law and Order), Sid Owen (Eastenders), Luke Evans (The Hobbit), Bail Ling (Star Wars III), Doris Roberts, Paul Oakenfold, Joshua Jackson (The Fringe), Judi Shekoni (Twilight Breaking Dawn), Alex Newell (Glee) and more.
This year the films were judged by Chesney Hawkes, Karen David, Sam Pancake and Drew Droege, the show was produced by Nadia Wit. Will The Toscars predict the Oscar winners as it has done in the past, all will be revealed on February 22nd.