On This Day

2012 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 11 38th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Emma Stone win (Movie Star) and Nathan Fillion & Nina Dobrev win (TV Drama)
  • Jan 12 17th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Artist wins Best Film

Film & TV Awards in 2012

  • Jan 11 38th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Emma Stone win (Movie Star) and Nathan Fillion & Nina Dobrev win (TV Drama)
  • Jan 12 17th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Artist wins Best Film
  • Jan 15 69th Golden Globes: "The Descendants," George Clooney & Meryl Streep win
  • Jan 29 28th Sundance Film Festival: "The House I Live In", directed by Eugene Jarecki, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 9 62nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Caesar Must Die" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 65th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "The Artist" Best Film, Michel Hazanavicius Best Director
  • Feb 17 43rd NAACP Image Awards: "The Help" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 26 84th Academy Awards: "The Artist" wins five Oscars and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927, Jean Dujardin & Meryl Streep also win
  • Apr 1 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Jack and Jill wins
  • May 3 59th National Film Awards (India): "Deool" wins the Golden Lotus
  • May 27 65th Cannes Film Festival: "Amour" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 27 58th British Academy Television Awards: "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle" Best Comedy, "The Fades" Best Drama
  • Jun 18 2nd Critics' Choice Television Awards: Community wins Best Comedy Series, Homeland wins Best Drama Series
  • Jul 12 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 29 69th Venice Film Festival: "Pieta" directed by Kim Ki-duk wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 16 37th Toronto International Film Festival: "Silver Linings Playbook" directed by David O. Russell wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 23 64th Emmy Awards: "Homeland", "Modern Family", Damian Lewis & Claire Danes win

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 14 Pink Floyd vocalist Roger Waters (68) weds (his fourth) filmmaker Laurie Durning (48); divorce in 2015
  • Jan 19 Indian bollywood actress Deepshikha Nagpal (34) weds Indian actor Kaishav Arora in Mumbai
  • Feb 18 Activist and contributor for ABC News Elizabeth Smart (24) weds Matthew Gilmour (22) in Hawaii

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Feb 9 Actress Parminder Nagra files for divorce from photographer James Stenson due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • Mar 18 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage
  • Apr 6 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage

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