6th Empire Awards

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6th Empire Awards
Date February 19, 2001[1]
Site The Dorchester Hotel, London, England[2]
Host Dermot O'Leary[3]
Empire issue #143 (May 2001)
Highlights
Best Film Gladiator
Best British Film Billy Elliot
Most awards Billy Elliot and Gladiator (3)
Most nominations American Beauty, Billy Elliot and Gladiator (4)
Television coverage
Channel Film4 and Channel 4[2][4]

The 6th Empire Awards ceremony, presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2000 and took place on February 19, 2001[1] at The Dorchester Hotel in London, England.[2] During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in nine categories as well as two honorary awards. The award for Best British Director was presented for the last time until the 10th Empire Awards where it was presented again for the last time. The ceremony was televised in the United Kingdom by Film4 on February 21 and Channel 4 on February 25.[2][4] British television presenter and radio presenter Dermot O'Leary hosted the show for the first time.[3] The awards were sponsored by Genie for the first time.[1]

Billy Elliot won three awards including Best British Film. Other winners included Gladiator also with three awards including Best Film, Snatch with two awards and X-Men with one. Aardman Animations received the Empire Inspiration Award and Richard Harris received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[5]

Honorary Awards

Multiple awards[edit]

The following three films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
3 Billy Elliot
Gladiator
2 Snatch

Multiple nominations[edit]

The following nine films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
4 American Beauty
Billy Elliot
Gladiator
3 Chicken Run
Snatch
2 Angela’s Ashes
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
High Fidelity
Magnolia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Genie succeeds Stella as Empire film awards sponsor". Marketingweek.co.uk (Centaur Communications Ltd). January 18, 2001. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Vinnie is best British actor at Empire Awards". Mail Online (Associated Newspapers Ltd). 2001. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Empire Awards 2001". Internet Movie Database. 2001. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Best British Film". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on April 17, 2002. 
  5. ^ "Past Winners - 2001". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on June 20, 2002. 
  7. ^ "Best British Film". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on March 16, 2002. 
  8. ^ "Best Director". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on June 20, 2002. 
  9. ^ "Best British Director". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on March 16, 2002. 
  10. ^ "Best Actor". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on March 16, 2002. 
  11. ^ "Best British Actor". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on March 16, 2002. 
  12. ^ "Best Actress". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on January 20, 2003. 
  13. ^ "Best British Actress". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on June 20, 2002. 
  14. ^ "Best Debut". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on June 20, 2002. 
  15. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on May 27, 2002. 
  16. ^ "Lifetime Achievement Award". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on June 20, 2002. 

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