were established in 1996
by Dr Olympia Gellini and co-produced by Dick Clark.
The first inaugural awards show was participated by
Hollywood A-listers and film industry legends and super
stars such as Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock.
In 2020, Ms. Xiaoqiu Ma and her company, DYF Entertainment,
saw the new importance of family-centric films which provide examples of
the benefits of family relationships and succeeded in
acquiring the Family Film Awards with a view toward
expanding this annual awards event to a global audience.
The 24th Family Film Awards ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, March 24th at the Universal Hilton Hotel at
and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed during
the taping of the show in accordance with Los Angeles County
and CDC guidelines.
“The safety and comfort of our honorees and presenters is
our highest priority and guided our decision,”
stated Roger Neal, the Executive Producer of the show and
of this year’s Family Film Awards.
The ceremony, presented by DYF Entertainment & WFI,
will tape live in front of a limited, invite-only audience
at the Universal Hilton at Universal Studios.
Dean Cain is the Celebrity Host of the telecast.
Olympia Gellini, Founder of the FAMILY Film Awards
and World Film Institute,
Dr Jeannie Yi, CEO of DYF Entertainment,
Michael Maizes, Partner of SFM Entertainment
also serve as Co-Executive Producers.
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu, Chairman of TCMD Investment Corporation,
owner of DYF Entertainment, and majority shareholder of Family Film Award
serves as 24th Family Film Award chair woman.
REELZ is set to air the telecast on April 23rd, 2021.
The Family Film Awards honors the best in family film and
Iconic film star Ann-Margret will be honored with
the Lifetime Achievement Award,
Producer/Writer Bob Gale will accept
the Iconic Film Award for "Back to the Future,"
the cast of "The Brady Bunch" will accept the Iconic
Tim Allen, Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Scarlett
Johansson are among the nominees.
Film star Julianne Hough will present the award to Ann-
and will do a tribute dance in Ann’s honor on the telecast.
Film nominees include
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,"
"Toy Story 4,"
"Always Be My Maybe."
Among the television nominees are
"Last Man Standing,"
and "Finding Love in Quarantine."
will be a special live performance from "American Idol" alum
Haley Reinhart performing the Elvis Presley classic
"I Can't Help Falling in Love With You."
Guigui will perform
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?
The films which will be honored in this year's Family Film
feature stories, stars, and directors who recognize and understand the
universal importance and value of strong family