17th Empire Awards

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17th Empire Awards
17th Empire Awards logo.jpg
The logo for the 17th Empire Awards
Date March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25)[1]
Site Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England[1]
Host Lauren Laverne and Chris Hewitt[1]
Highlights
Best Film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Best British Film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Most awards Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (3)
Most nominations Drive , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (5)
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The 17th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2011 and took place on March 25, 2012 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.[1][2]During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in 13 categories as well as three honorary awards. The awards for The Art of 3D, the new Best Male Newcomer and Best Female Newcomer (replacing the Best Newcomer award) and the honorary Legend Award were first introduced this year. English Radio DJ Lauren Laverne and Empire' news editor Chris Hewitt co-hosted the show, marking the first time for each and the first time the show was co-hosted.[1] The awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey for the fourth consecutive year.[1]

In related events, Empire and Jameson Irish Whiskey held the 3rd Done In 60 Seconds Competition Global Final on March 23, 2012[3] at the London Film Museum, London, England.[3] The team of judges consisted of Empire editor-in-chief Mark Dinning,[4] Sky Movies Premiere English presenter Alex Zane,[4] Irish actor and comedian Chris O'Dowd[4] and English director Gareth Edwards,[4] which selected from a shortlist of 28 nominees[4] the five Done In 60 Seconds Award finalists that were invited to the Empire Awards where the winner was announced.[3][4][5]

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy won the most awards with three including Best British Film. Other winners included Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and Thor with two awards and Kill List, Like Crazy, The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn, The Inbetweeners Movie, and Tyrannosaur with one. Michael Fassbender received the Empire Hero Award, Ron Howard received the Empire Inspiration Award and Tim Burton received the Legend Award. Indira Suleimenova from Kazakhstan won the Done In 60 Seconds Award for her 60 second film version of Black Swan.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Film[6] Best British Film[7]
Best Director[8]
Best Actor[9] Best Actress[10]
Best Male Newcomer[11] Best Female Newcomer[12]
Best Comedy[13] Best Horror[14]
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy[15] Best Thriller[16]
The Art of 3D[17] Done In 60 Seconds Award[18]

Finalists:[19]

The other shortlisted films:[20]

Honorary Awards

Multiple awards[edit]

The following three films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
3 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Thor

Multiple nominations[edit]

The following 13 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
5 Drive
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
4 Attack the Block
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
3 The Inbetweeners Movie
Thor
War Horse
2 Hugo
Submarine
Super 8
Tyrannosaur

Done In 60 Seconds films[edit]

  1. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Black Swan by Indira Suleimenova on YouTube
  2. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Edward Scissorhands by Rosen Lliev on YouTube
  3. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Spider-Man by Gonzalo Ruiz & Joaquin Vergara on YouTube
  4. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: District 9 by Andrew Norton on YouTube
  5. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Herge's Raiders of the Lost Ark by Philip Askins on YouTube
  6. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Titanic by Marie Hologne on YouTube
  7. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Jetty by Alexis Berthelot & Anouchka on YouTube
  8. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Forrest Gump by Unknown Director on YouTube
  9. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Buried by Ferenc Horváth on YouTube
  10. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Arati Kadav on YouTube
  11. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Fight Club by Mayank Shethiya on YouTube
  12. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Limitless by Boris Shurp on YouTube
  13. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Fantastic Mr Fox by Jānis Ābele on YouTube
  14. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Drive by Stephane Kaas on YouTube
  15. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The King's Speech by Nuno Gervásio on YouTube
  16. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Birds by Vlad Andrei Ghinea on YouTube
  17. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Commando by Роман Бубнов on YouTube
  18. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: In Time by Ilya Subbotin on YouTube
  19. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Pirates of the Caribbean by Andrey Kilin on YouTube
  20. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: TransfomeRUS by Potapov Sergey on YouTube
  21. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Godfather by Yaroslav Denisov on YouTube
  22. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Psycho by Marko Kovac on YouTube
  23. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Free Willy by Stefan Lundaahl, Samuel Heiligers & Frej Bengtsson on YouTube
  24. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: Se7en by Nataliya Shevchenko on YouTube
  25. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Thing (Prequel) by Simon Jago on YouTube
  26. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: War Horse by David Smith on YouTube
  27. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The King's Speech by Jack Kendall on YouTube
  28. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy by Michael Whaite on YouTube
  29. ^ Done In 60 Seconds: The Birds by Nikolaus Suchentrunk on YouTube

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "The Jameson Empire Awards 2012" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. March 28, 2012. Retrieved October 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ O'Hara, Helen (March 5, 2012). "Jameson Empire Award Nominations 2012. The nominees are here!". Empireonline.com (Bauer Consumer Media). Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Grobler, Craig (March 22, 2012). "The Establishing Shot: See The 5 Jameson Done In 60 Seconds DISS UK Finalists short films right here". Theestablishingshot.com. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Grobler, Craig (March 25, 2012). "The Establishing Shot: Five Jameson Done In 60 Seconds Global Finalists go through to the finals today!". Theestablishingshot.com. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  5. ^ Grobler, Craig (November 25, 2011). "The Establishing Shot: Chris O’Dowd announced as Done in 60 Seconds ambassador for the 2012 Jameson Empire Awards". Theestablishingshot.com. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Best British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Best Director". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Best Actor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Best Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Best Male Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Best Female Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Best Horror". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Best Thriller". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  17. ^ "The Art of 3D". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds. The Other Nominees". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds 2012 Finalists". 2013. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Empire Hero Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Empire Legend Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 

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