by Michelle C.
Welcome to the February Awards Round-up! At the end of each month we compile the book, movie, television and music winners for that month. February has the double whammy of the Grammys and the Oscars. Get ready to place some holds!
Presented annually on television, the Oscars can cause a flurry of interest in the films nominated. The nominations for Best Picture include:
And the winner was… after some confusion caused by an envelope mix-up (you can even read the full transcript of this shocking moment)… Moonlight! Congratulations to Barry Jenkins and all the cast and crew of this film. The full list of winners is up now on the Oscar website.
BAFTA stand for the British Academy Film Awards. BAFTA is a charity that supports the arts. The winners were chosen on February 12th and among them are:
You can find a full list of the winners and nominees on their website.
The Cybils Award looks at a combination of literary and popular appeal in Children’s and Young Adult books. They describe the award as thus, “If some la-di-dah awards can be compared to brussels sprouts, and other, more populist ones to gummy bears, we’re thinking more like organic chicken nuggets. We’re yummy and nutritious.” The winners for 2016 are: