Posted on Tuesday 26 March 2013
The 83rd annual Academy Awards were held in 2011, and many independent films took home Oscar gold.
For the 19th time in the last 30 years, an independent film took home the most prized award of the night â€“ the Academy Award for Best Picture. The Oscar went to â€œThe King’s Speech,â€ an inspirational tale crafted by the Weinstein Company. Tom Hooper was honored as Best Director for the film, and Colin Firth earned recognition as Best Actor. The film’s writer, David Seidler, won the award for Best Original Screenplay.
The Weinstein Company also produced another big winner of the night, â€œThe (more…)