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Empire Awards

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The Empire Awards, is an annual British awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the local and global film industry. Winners are awarded the Empire Award statuette. The awards, first presented in 1996, are presented by the British film magazine Empire with the winners voted by the readers of the magazine.

Empire Award
22nd Empire Awards
Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements
Country United Kingdom
Presented by Empire
First awarded 1996
Last awarded March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20)
Website 2016 Official website

The 22nd Empire Awards, the most recent ceremony, honoring films in 2016, was held on 19 March 2017 in London, England.[1] The awards are sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey since the 14th Empire Awards[2][3] and since then are officially called the Jameson Empire Awards.

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Empire Awards categoriesEdit

Award categories as of 2014Edit

Retired awardsEdit

Honorary Empire AwardsEdit

Current honorary awardsEdit

As of the 19th Empire Awards these are the three awards which are currently handed out:

Retired honorary awardsEdit

  • Contribution to Cinema Award: 2000 only
  • Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema Award: 2005 to 2006; Outstanding Contribution To British Film: 2008 to 2010; Outstanding Contribution: 2013 only
  • Independent Spirit Award: 2002 to 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: 1996 to 2003; 2006; Career Achievement Award: 2004 only
  • Movie Masterpiece Award: 1999 to 2000
  • Legend Award: 2012 to 2013

Empire Special Honorary AwardsEdit

  • Actor Of Our Lifetime: 2009 only
  • Action Hero of Our Lifetime: 2014 only
  • Legend of Our Lifetime: 2014 only
  • Icon of the Decade: 2005 only
  • Heath Ledger Tribute: 2009 only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dyer, James. "Vote For The 2017 Three Empire Awards:Final Round". Empire. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Jameson Empire Awards 2009 - Nominations" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. March 2, 2009. Archived from the original on May 8, 2009. 
  3. ^ Turney, Ewan (December 1, 2008). "Jameson to sponsor Empire Awards". Morningadvertiser.co.uk. William Reed Business Media. Archived from the original on October 1, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014. 

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