20th Empire Awards

The 20th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2014 and took place on 29 March 2015 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.[1][2] During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in 12 categories as well as three honorary awards. Irish actor James Nesbitt hosted the show for the second consecutive year.[1] The awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey for the seventh consecutive year.[2]

20th Empire Awards
20th Empire Awards logo.jpg
The logo for the 20th Empire Awards
Date29 March 2015 (2015-03-29)[1]
SiteGrosvenor House Hotel, London, England[1]
Hosted byJames Nesbitt[1]
Highlights
Best FilmInterstellar
Best British FilmKingsman: The Secret Service
Most awardsInterstellar and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2)
Most nominationsThe Imitation Game (6)

Interstellar won two awards including Best Film and Best Director for Christopher Nolan. Other winners included Kingsman: The Secret Service also with two awards and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Gone Girl, Guardians of the Galaxy, Oculus, Paddington, The Babadook, The Imitation Game and X-Men: Days of Future Past with one. The cast of Game of Thrones received the Empire Hero Award, Christopher Nolan received the Empire Inspiration Award and Ralph Fiennes received the Empire Legend Award. Oliver Jones & Robert Kenyon from the United Kingdom won the Done In 60 Seconds Award for their 60-second film version of Ghostbusters.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[3][4]

Honorary Awards

Multiple awardsEdit

The following two films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
2 Interstellar
Kingsman: The Secret Service

Multiple nominationsEdit

The following 14 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
6 The Imitation Game
4 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Kingsman: The Secret Service
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
3 Boyhood
Gone Girl
Interstellar
The Theory of Everything
2 Guardians of the Galaxy
Oculus
Paddington
The Babadook
The Guest
Under the Skin

Done In 60 Seconds filmsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e O'Hara, Helen (March 29, 2015). "The Jameson Empire Awards 2015 Live Blog". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Voting now open for the Jameson Empire Awards 2015" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. November 27, 2014. Archived from the original on March 17, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  3. ^ Barraclough, Leo (March 30, 2015). "'Interstellar' wins Film, Director at Empire Awards". Variety.com. Penske Business Media. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  4. ^ de Semlyen, Phil (March 29, 2015). "Interstellar Wins Best Film At The Empire Awards". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "Best British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  7. ^ "Best Director". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  8. ^ "Best Actor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  9. ^ "Best Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  10. ^ "Best Male Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  11. ^ "Best Female Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  12. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  13. ^ "Best Horror". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  14. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  15. ^ "Best Thriller". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  16. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  17. ^ "Empire Hero Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  18. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  19. ^ "Empire Legend of our Lifetime Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.

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