February 2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 31st Sundance Film Festival: "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 5 65th Berlin International Film Festival: "Taxi" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 6 46th NAACP Image Awards: "Selma" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

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Feb 8 68th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Boyhood" Best Film, Richard Linklater Best Director

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Feb 10 Comedian Jon Stewart announces he will be leaving "The Daily Show" at the end of the year

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart

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Feb 20 Kristen Stewart is the first American actress to win a French César Award as Best Supporting Actress for "Clouds of Sils Maria"

  • Feb 21 35th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Saving Christmas" wins worst film

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Feb 22 87th Academy Awards: "Birdman" Best Film and Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore - Best Actor and Actress


Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 3 Golden Globe Award actor Johnny Depp (51) weds model Amber Heard (28) at their home in Los Angeles

  • Feb 4 Actress Riley Keough (25) weds stuntman Ben-Smith Petersen in Napa, California
  • Feb 14 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (38) weds opera director Sophie Hunter (36) at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone, England

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), dies of an allergic reaction at 33
  • Feb 5 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), dies at 94

Person of interestEd Sabol

Feb 9 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films), dies at 98

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • Feb 11 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), dies after a car crash at 73
  • Feb 12 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), dies at 80
  • Feb 14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • Feb 21 Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brother's Keeper), dies at 58 from diabetes complications

Person of interestLeonard Nimoy

Feb 27 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 83