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15th December, 2007

Doug attended the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival at the Los Angeles Theatre, where he was honoured to be asked to present a Lifetime Achievement Award to the legendary Stan Lee. See the pictures here.

9th December, 2007

Doug attended Sac-Con in Sacramento, California, where he did a Q & A to a packed house and then spent the rest of the day meeting fans. See some pictures here.

25th November, 2007

Doug attended Mid Ohio Con where he met up with fans after a long six-month hitch filming HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY. See pictures and read some wonderful reports from fans here.

22nd November, 2007

Doug has finally wrapped filming on HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY. The film now goes into post-production in London.

12th October, 2007

Doug is rated No. 2 in Empire Magazine's Top 10 Hidden Performances! HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY co-star Ron Perlman is also in the top 10 - so well done, Dougie and Ron!!!

22nd ~ 29th September, 2007

The Doug Jones Experience joins Dougie on location in Budapest while he continues to film HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY! Check out Webmaster Helen guest-blogging on Doug's location blog here, and see some behind-the-scenes pictures here.

16th May, 2007

Doug flew out to Budapest, Hungary, to begin filming HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY. Filming is expected to continue until the end of October, 2007 at the earliest. Doug will not only be reprising his role as 'Abe Sapien' (voice too!), but also creating two other characters in the film, the 'Angel of Death' and 'The Chamberlain.' Check out Doug's location blog here.

15th May , 2007

Doug and Laurie attended a signing at the world-famous comic-book store Dark Delicacies in Burbank to promote the U.S. release of PAN'S LABYRINTH. See the pictures here.

14th May, 2007

Doug was a panellist at the Inter-Mission discussion and dinner The Gospel According to Comic Books See picures from the event here.

10th May , 2007

Doug attended the 33rd Annual Saturn Awards at the Universal Hilton, Universal City, Los Angeles, where he was delighted to collect the award for Best International Film, Pan's Labyrinth, on behalf of Guillermo del Toro. The film collected another award, this time for Ivana Baquero for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. The film was also nominated in four other categories. For the results, go to the Pan's Labyrinth Awards page.

16th to 24th April, 2007

Doug headed far to the South when he attended his first Antipodean conventions. First he hit Sydney, Australia, for a Q & A at the Supanova Sydney Special Event, and then he headed out to New Zealand for the Wellington Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo.

14th & 15th April, 2007

Doug attended the Grand Slam Sci Fi Summit in Burbank to do Q & As and meet up with fans for a signing.

11th April, 2007

Doug attended the world premiere of David Arquette's new film The Tripper at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, along with his beautiful niece Jessica Jones!

24th March, 2007

Doug was a presenter at the annual 168 Film Project Awards, a competition where producers have 168 hours (1 week) to film and edit a 11-minute movie based on a theme and a Bible verse. Check out the pictures here.

20th March, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH wins NINE Ariels, the Mexican Academy Awards, including Best Film, Best Director (Guillermo del Toro) and Best Special Effects (David Marti & Montse Ribe). Check out the full list on the PAN'S LABYRINTH Awards page. CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!

17th March, 2007

After attending Wizard Con at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Doug hopped into a car and headed out to Oakwood School to do a benefit show for the school with other celebrities, including old friend Christine Deaver. And so, without further ado, The Doug Jones Experience presents ... CIRQUEWOOD!!!

17th March, 2007

Doug attended Wizard World Con at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where he mingled with fans and spent four hours signing at the Give Life Foundation booth. See the pictures here!

11th March, 2007

From Holland Doug headed on to Germany, where he attended the 23. Internationale Film & Comic / DVD & Figuren Börse.

10th March, 2007

Doug hit Europe for his first convention appearance, and attended the New Star Con in Rijswijk, Holland! See the pictures by photographer Spike Bakker!

25th February, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH wins THREE Oscars - Best Makeup, Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography!!!

Check out the list on the PAN'S LABYRINTH AWARDS page! It sadly missed out on wins for Best Original Score, Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film, but was nevertheless the second biggest winner of the night (Only Martin Scorsese's The Departed took more with four wins).

CONGRATULATIONS to Guillermo, Doug, Guillermo Navarro, Eugenio Caballero, Pilar Revuelta and especially our dear friends David Martî and Montse Ribé and the gang at DDT Efectos Especiales, who won for their amazing prosthetic designs in the film, creating both El Fauno and The Pale Man.


A MESSAGE FROM DOUGIE!!!



Yes, Doug Jones has finally been invited to the Oscars!!

Representing my latest film Pan's Labyrinth with its 6 Oscar Nominations!!! Not sure how much coverage I'll get on the red carpet pre-shows, but will most likely be seen in clips from the movie during the ceremony's nomination announcements Sunday, February 25th LIVE at 5pm Pacific, 6pm Rocky Mountain, 7pm Central, 8pm Eastern. The 79th Annual Academy Awards on ABC Network (with pre-show arrivals starting much earlier on E!, TV Guide Channel, and ABC)

Categories to watch for Pan's Labyrinth:

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
BEST ART DIRECTION
BEST FOREIGN FILM
and for what my 2 characters wore ... BEST MAKE-UP !!!

THERE'S LOVE !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ---- Your Very Own Dougie
Los Angeles, 23rd February, 2007



23rd February, 2007

Doug hit the OSCAR trail, beginning with a fantastic time at the Kodak Theater doing a Press Call with Guillermo del Toro, Maribel Verdu and Ivana Baquero. Then in the evening, he attended the AMPAS Foreign Film Award Nominee Reception at the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences, and finished off his day at a private dinner hosted by Picturehouse to honour Guillermo del Toro

23rd February, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH has been nominated for TWELVE Ariel Awards, given by the prestigeous Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográphicas. The awards take place on 20th March, 2007. Check out the list on the PAN'S LABYRINTH Awards page.

13th February, 2007

Doug hosted a segment on NBC's daytime show Your LA on Tuesday, 13th February, 2007 at 11:00am on NBC-4.

11th February, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH won 3 BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film, Best Costume Design (Lala Huete) and Best Makeup & Hair (José Quetglas & Blanca Sànchez) Congratulations!!!!

10th February, 2007

Doug joined HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola, Supervising Director/Producer Tad Stones and Composer Christopher Drake at Dark Delicacies, Burbank, to promote the release of HELLBOY ANIMATED: SWORD OF STORMS on DVD.

8th February, 2007

Doug joined Mark Walters on bigfanboy.com for a live webcast! Download the interview here, and listen to Doug answer questions from callers and talk PAN'S LABYRINTH, Silver Surfer and some brand new info on HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY!!

7th February, 2007

Doug and Laurie joined Alfonso Cuaron, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Guillermo del Toro at a private party to celebrate the success of the 'Three Amigos' ... and ran into friend and HELLBOY co-star Ron Perlman!

6th February, 2007

Doug attended the premiere of Picturehouse release STARTER FOR 10 at the ArcLight Theater in Hollywood

 

28th January, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH scores 7 wins at the Goya Awards from the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográphicas des España, the Spanish equivalent of the Oscars! Wins for Best Cinematography (Guillermo Navarro), Best Original Screenplay (Guillermo del Toro), Best New Actress (Ivana Baquero), Best Makeup & Hair (José Quetglas & Blanca Sánchez), Best SFX (David Marti, Montse Ribe, Everett Burrell, Reyes Abades, Edward Irastorza & Emilio Ruiz), Best Sound (Miguel Polo & Martin Hernandez) and Best Editing (Bernat Villaplana)

26th January, 2007

Pictures of Doug's promotional trip to Dallas in January to promote PAN'S LABYRINTH. Photos courtesy of Zach McGinnis. Thanks, Zach!!!

23rd January, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH scores 6 OSCAR nominations!!! Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay (Guillermo del Toro), Best Art Direction (Eugenio Caballero, Pilar Revuelta), Best Cinematography (Guillermo Navarro), Best Original Music Score (Javier Navarrete) and Best Makeup (David Marti and Montse Ribe of DDT Efectos Especiales), who created El Fauno and Pale Man along with a host of other fantastic creatures for the film.

The Doug Jones Experience would like to heartily congratulate you all!!!!

18th to 20th January, 2007

Doug hit the road for a three-day trip to Minneapolis and Milwaukee doing promotion for PAN'S LABYRINTH Pictures coming soon of his appearances at the Landmark Lagoon Cinema and Uptown Theater in Minneapolis, as well as the Landmark Cinemas Oriental Theatre Milwaukee, along with a host of TV and radio interviews!!!

14th January, 2007

Doug was a guest at the BAFTA L.A. 13th Annual Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. See the pictures here!

13th January, 2007

Doug was a guest at the HBO Pre-Golden Globe party at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles

13th January, 2007

Doug attended the Celebrity 'Meet and Greet' to benefit the Breast Cancer Fund at the Holiday Inn Hotel. Buena Park

13th January, 2007

PAN'S LABYRINTH has been nominated for 8 BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay (Guillermo del Toro), Best Cinematography (Guillermo Navarro), Best Production Design (Eugenio Caballero & Pilar Revuelta), Best Costume Design (Lala Huete), Best Sound (Martín Hernández, Jamie Bashkt & Miguel Polo) Best Special Visual Effects (David Marti & Montse Ribe, Edward Irastorza and Everett Burrell ), and Best Makeup & Hair (José Quetglas & Blanca Sànchez) Congratulations to all nominees!!!!

9th January, 2007

Doug spent the morning at Sideshow Collectibles, recording a video blog for their site, and in the evening was a special guest at the Hollywood Improv, where he was delighted to receive an 'award' for 'Best Performance in a Movie Preview' from the Intergalactic Defenders of Comedy!! Previous winners are Stan Lee and Marc Singer. See the pictures here!

6th January, 2007

The National Society of Film Critics decide PAN'S LABYRINTH is the Best Film of 2006!! The Society is one of the most respected organisations in the business, and the win is a huge honour - congratulations to Guillermo, Doug, and the rest of the cast and crew!!!!!!!!!!!!

6th January, 2007

Doug joined host Joe Quinones in the studio at Film Freak Radio, to talk about his career and to take calls from listeners. UPDATE!!! Download the podcast here!!!!

6th January, 2007

Doug was interviewed live on Premiere Magazine Live in Los Angeles by Kent Shocknek at the Petersen Auto Museum. Check out the pictures here!!

5th January, 2007

Doug called in the studio at Indie 103.1 to join radio host Joe Escalante on The Last of the Famous International Morning Shows, where he talked live on air about his career. Picture here!

2nd January, 2007

Doug attended a signing to promote PAN'S LABYRINTH at Dark Delicacies in Burbank, where he met fans and signed PAN'S LABYRINTH posters. Pictures here!

 


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