Musical “La La Land” won big at Britain’s main film awards on Sunday as it scooped the prize for best film, while Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle picked up awards for best actress and best director respectively.
Hollywood directors named Damien Chazelle the best film director of 2016 for “La La Land” at a gala ceremony on Saturday, placing the musical in a strong position for the movie world’s top honors, the Oscars, later this month.
Actor Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle stressed the collaboration that went into making their Oscar-nominated film “La La Land”, at their first news conference following the release of nominations on Friday.
Fresh from its success at Hollywood’s Golden Globes, romance musical “La La Land” leads the field for next month’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards after securing 11 nominations on Tuesday.
“La La Land,” an ambitious musical about two dreamers falling in love in Hollywood, and the intimate coming of age drama “Moonlight” led nominations for the Golden Globes on Monday, underscoring their front-runner status in the long road to the Oscars.