There are many film festivals and awards. This page shows how to find information (including histories) about them, and lists a variety of reference sources and links.
Academy Awards Database.
Cannes Film Festival Awards
Directors' Guild of America Awards
Film festival guide: for filmmakers, film buffs, and industry professionals.
Golden Globe Awards.
Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies.
International film festival guide.
International Film Prizes: An Encyclopedia.
Movie awards: the ultimate, unofficial guide to the Oscars, Golden Globes, critics, guild & indie honors.
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Sundance Film Festival
Telluride Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival
United Nations Association Film Festival