18th Empire Awards

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18th Empire Awards
18th Empire Awards logo.jpg
The logo for the 18th Empire Awards
Date March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24)[1]
Site Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England[2]
Host Ed Byrne[3]
Highlights
Best Film Skyfall
Best British Film Sightseers
Most awards Skyfall and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2)
Most nominations Skyfall (6)
Television coverage
Channel Sky Movies[4]
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The 18th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2012 and took place on March 24, 2013[1] at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.[2][5][6] During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in 13 categories as well as four honorary awards. The honorary Outstanding Contribution to British Film Award was renamed Outstanding Contribution. The Art of 3D Award as well as the honorary Legend Award and Outstanding Contribution Award were presented for the last time. The ceremony was televised in the United Kingdom by Sky Movies on March 30.[4] Irish comedian Ed Byrne hosted the show for the first time.[3] The awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey for the fifth consecutive year.[5]

In related events, Empire and Jameson Irish Whiskey held the 6th Done In 60 Seconds Competition Global Final on March 22, 2013[5][7][8] at the Google Campus, London, England.[7] The team of judges consisted of Empire editor-in-chief Mark Dinning,[7][8] Bauer Media CEO Paul Keenan,[5] Sky Movies Premiere, English presenter Alex Zane,[7] Scottish radio DJ Edith Bowman[7][8] and English actors Joanne Froggatt[5] and Tom Hiddleston,[5][8] which selected from a shortlist of 23 nominees[7] the five Done In 60 Seconds Award finalists that were invited to the Empire Awards where the winner was announced.[5][7][8]

Skyfall won two awards including Best Film and Best Director for Sam Mendes. Other winners included The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey also with two awards and Dredd, Headhunters, Les Misérables, Sightseers, Ted, The Hunger Games, The Impossible and The Woman in Black with one. Daniel Radcliffe received the Empire Hero Award, Sam Mendes received the Empire Inspiration Award, Helen Mirren received the Legend Award and Danny Boyle received the Outstanding Contribution Award. Philip Askins from the United Kingdom won the Done In 60 Seconds Award for his 60 second film version of Blade Runner.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[9][10][11][12][13]

Best Film[14] Best British Film[15]
Best Director[16]
Best Actor[17] Best Actress[18]
Best Male Newcomer[19] Best Female Newcomer[20]
Best Comedy[21] Best Horror[22]
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy[23] Best Thriller[24]
The Art of 3D[25] Done In 60 Seconds[26]
Honorary Awards

Multiple awards[edit]

The following two films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
2 Skyfall
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Multiple nominations[edit]

The following 14 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
6 Skyfall
5 The Avengers
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
4 Sightseers
3 Django Unchained
Dredd
Life of Pi
The Dark Knight Rises
2 Anna Karenina
Les Misérables
Prometheus
The Impossible
The Woman in Black
Zero Dark Thirty

Done In 60 Seconds films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Empire Awards Shortlist Announced" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. March 1, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b O'Hara, Helen (March 1, 2013). "Jameson Empire Awards 2013 Are Go! The nominations are here at last". Empireonline.com (Bauer Consumer Media). Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Ed Byrne to host Empire Awards" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. February 26, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Skyfall dominates Jameson Empire Film Awards as Helen Mirren blasts Sam Mendes". Metro.co.uk (Associated Newspapers Limited). March 25, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Jameson Renews Partnership" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. March 22, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ Jackson, Helen (March 24, 2013). "Mirren, Mendes and Spacey Grace the Empire Awards". Variety.com (Penske Media Corporation). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Warmann, Amon (March 26, 2013). "Jameson Empire Done In 60 Seconds Awards 2013". amonymousblog.com. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e Grobler, Craig (March 6, 2013). "See the 5 Jameson Empire Done In 60 Seconds DISS UK finalists short films". Theestablishingshot.com. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  9. ^ Child, Ben (March 25, 2013). "Helen Mirren criticises Sam Mendes' all-male inspiration list at Empire awards". theguardian.com (Guardian News and Media Limited). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  10. ^ Blackall, Luke (March 24, 2013). "Jameson Empire Film Awards: Martin Freeman wins best actor for performance in The Hobbit". Independent.co.uk (Independent Print Ltd). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  11. ^ Bell, Amy (March 24, 2013). "'Skyfall', 'Hobbit', Jennifer Lawrence triumph at Empire Awards 2013". Digital Spy (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  12. ^ Lyttelton, Oliver (March 25, 2013). "'Skyfall,' 'The Hobbit' & 'Sightseers' All Big Winners At 2013 Empire Awards". Indiewire.com (SnagFilms). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  13. ^ Lachno, James (March 24, 2013). "Empire Awards 2013: Skyfall and the Hobbit big winners". Telegraph.co.uk (Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  15. ^ "Best British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  16. ^ "Best Director". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  17. ^ "Best Actor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  18. ^ "Best Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  19. ^ "Best Male Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  20. ^ "Best Female Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  21. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  22. ^ "Best Horror". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  23. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  24. ^ "Best Thriller". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  25. ^ "The Art of 3D". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  26. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  27. ^ "Empire Hero Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  28. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  29. ^ "Empire Legend Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 
  30. ^ "Outstanding Contribution Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2004. 

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