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Sin City Film Receives Nine Key Nominations

Lionsgate Entertainment led the nominations for The Hollywood Reporter's 35th annual Key Art Awards with 26 noms, while Dimension Films' "Sin City" scored more noms than any other movie and Art Machine led the field among agencies with 20 noms.

"Sin City" topped the movie pack with nine noms, followed by "Crash," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Saw II," which tied for second with six noms each, and "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo," "Batman Begins" and "Chicken Little," which all placed third with five noms apiece.

Among the studios, Universal came in second with 20 nominations, and Disney and its Buena Vista distribution arm placed third with 19. On the agency/vendor side, BLT & Associates Inc. and Trailer Park tied for second with 10 noms each, and Mark Woollen & Associates and the Ant Farm came in third with seven noms each. The winners will be announced June 16 at the Key Art Awards, hosted by actor-comedian Kevin Nealon at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.

Awards will be handed out in 29 categories covering posters, trailers, Internet advertising, TV spots, outdoor advertising, theatrical standees, print ads, home entertainment and co-branded campaigns, among others.

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