Following the success of its inaugural year, the Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds recently announced the launch of their second annual Emerging Voices Awards, an initiative to recognize talent within emerging nations. Focused on three categories, including art, fiction and film, winners of the 2016 awards will be accounced in September and will receive prizes ranging from $5,000 to $40,000.The competition is only open to residents or passport holders of emerging-market nations, including Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.For more information on the global initiative and awards scheme, get onboard and read here.
A slew of Oscar winners have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the years, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and "Crash." With this year's edition launching on Thursday, IndieWire took a look at the films screening at the event that stand the best chance at entering this year's awards race. Read more on IndieWire.com