VOCES Wins Imagen Award for its Season Featuring Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage

VOCES Wins Imagen Award for its Season Featuring <i>Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage</i>

American Masters celebrates Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage as part of VOCES’s Imagen Award-winning season in the category of Best Informational Program. The Imagen Foundation recognizes Latinx talent, celebrating diversity in the entertainment industry. The awards are determined by an independent panel of industry executives and Latino community leaders. Established in 1985, the Imagen […]

American Masters Celebrates 3 News & Documentary Emmy® Nominations for Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

<i><b>American Masters</b></i> Celebrates 3 News & Documentary Emmy® Nominations for <i>Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am</i>

Nominations for the 41st Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). American Masters is honored to celebrate three nominations for its special presentation of  Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary Outstanding Music Composition Outstanding Research […]

Chasing Broadway dreams in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’

Chasing Broadway dreams in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’

When Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” arrived on Broadway in 2008, the young playwright staked his claim to the stage. After its debut, the musical — a portrait of New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood — swept up a glistening bouquet of Tony Awards, with 13 nominations and four wins, including Best Musical. The documentary “In […]

Beyond Susan B. Anthony: Six suffragists you should know

Beyond Susan B. Anthony: Six suffragists you should know

You may already know of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but as the country looks back on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, it’s an opportunity to revisit the complex history of the suffrage movement and give credit to the lesser-known, diverse groups of women who fought for the […]

VOCES Earns Imagen Award Nomination for its Season Featuring Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage

VOCES Earns Imagen Award Nomination for its Season Featuring <i>Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage</i>

American Masters celebrates Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage as part of VOCES’s Imagen Award-nominated season in the category of Best Informational Program. The Imagen Foundation recognizes Latinx talent, celebrating diversity in the entertainment industry. The awards are determined by an independent panel of industry executives and Latino community leaders. Established in 1985, the Imagen […]

American Masters Celebrates Emmy®-Nominated Season

American Masters Celebrates Emmy®-Nominated Season

We are honored to announce our nomination in the category of “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series” at the 72nd Emmy® Awards. The series has earned 76 Emmy nominations and 28 Emmy Awards, including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special. Congratulations to all of the incredible filmmakers, producers, directors, partners and […]

“Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin” nominated for Hugo Award: “Before we can change the way we organize ourselves, we first have to imagine it.”

“Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin” nominated for Hugo Award: “Before we can change the way we organize ourselves, we first have to imagine it.”

American Masters — Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a finalist for the 2020 Hugo Award in the category of “Best Related Work.” Directed by Arwen Curry and produced with Le Guin’s participation over a decade, the film is an intimate journey through the writer’s worlds, both real and fantastic. Likened to the Academy […]