15th Empire Awards

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15th Empire Awards
15th Empire Awards logo.gif
The logo for the 15th Empire Awards
Date March 28, 2010 (2010-03-28)[1]
Site Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England[1]
Host Dara Ó Briain[1]
Highlights
Best Film Avatar
Best British Film Harry Brown
Most awards Avatar (3)
Most nominations Avatar and Inglourious Basterds (5)
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The 15th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2009 and took place on March 28, 2010 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.[1] During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in 11 categories as well as four honorary awards. The Done In 60 Seconds competition was opened for the first time to international entries from this year.[2] Irish comedian Dara Ó Briain hosted the show for the second consecutive year.[1] The awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey for the second consecutive year.[1][3]

In related events, Empire and Jameson Irish Whiskey held the 1st Done In 60 Seconds Competition Global Final[2] on March 26, 2010[4] at 24 Club, London, England.[5] The team of judges consisted of Empire editor-in-chief Mark Dinning,[6] English actor Jason Issacs[6] and English director Edgar Wright,[6] which selected from a shortlist of 20 nominees[4][5] the five Done In 60 Seconds Award finalists that were invited to the Empire Awards where the winner was announced.[4][5][6][7]

Avatar won the most awards with three including Best Film and Best Director for James Cameron. Other winners included Harry Brown, In the Loop, Inglourious Basterds, Let the Right One In, Nowhere Boy, Sherlock Holmes and Star Trek with one. Jude Law received the Empire Hero Award, Ian McKellen received the Empire Icon Award, Andy Serkis received the Empire Inspiration Award and Ray Winstone received the Outstanding Contribution to British Film award. Mark Wong from the United Kingdom won the Done In 60 Seconds Award for his 60 second film version of Top Gun.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[8]

Best Film[9] Best British Film[10]
Best Director[11]
Best Actor[12] Best Actress[13]
Best Comedy[14] Best Horror[15]
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy[16] Best Thriller[17]
Best Newcomer[18] Done In 60 Seconds Award[19]

Finalists:[5][A]

Honorary Awards

Notes

A : The official website for the 15th Empire Awards only lists the United Kingdom nominees and finalists and not the global finalist list. Finalist list was taken from an independent source.[5]

Multiple awards[edit]

The following film received multiple awards:

Awards Film
3 Avatar

Multiple nominations[edit]

The following 13 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
5 Avatar
Inglourious Basterds
4 District 9
3 An Education
Harry Brown
Nowhere Boy
Star Trek
The Hurt Locker
2 In the Loop
Sherlock Holmes
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Up in the Air

Done In 60 Seconds films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Jameson Empire Awards Announce 2010 Nominees" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. February 25, 2010. Archived from the original on February 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Hampton, Mark (March 28, 2014). "Done In 60 Seconds Part 2: Winning". hammyactor.com. Retrieved November 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ Hall, Tom (April 1, 2010). "Jameson creates Movie Mania Tour for Empire Awards". Eventmagazine.co.uk (Haymarket Media Group). Retrieved October 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Sztypuljak, David (November 13, 2009). "Jameson / Empire Awards 2010 – Done in 60 Seconds". HeyUGuys. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Breen, Emily (March 27, 2010). "Exclusive: Done in 60 Seconds Shortlist Party". HeyUGuys. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d Sztypuljak, David (February 15, 2010). "Jameson / Empire Film Awards 2010 Nominations Announced". HeyUGuys. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards: Done in 60 seconds". independent.co.uk (Independent Print Ltd). November 13, 2009. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ Reynolds, Simon (February 25, 2010). "In Full: Empire Awards 2010 nominees". Digital Spy (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Best British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Best Director". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Best Actor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Best Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Best Horror". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Best Thriller". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Best Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Empire Hero Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Empire Icon Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Outstanding Contribution to British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 

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