Empire Inspiration Award

The Empire Inspiration Award is an honorary Empire Award presented by the British film magazine Empire. The Empire Inspiration Award was first introduced at the 2nd Empire Awards ceremony in 1997 with the Monty Python team receiving the award. The award was absent from the 3rd, 8th, 12th and 14th Empire Awards ceremonies. Luc Besson is the most recent winner in this category. At the most recent awards ceremony three honorary awards were presented: Empire Hero Award, Empire Inspiration Award and Empire Legend Award.

WinnersEdit

In the list below, winners are listed first in boldface. The number of the ceremony (1st, 2nd, etc.) appears in parentheses after the awards year, linked to the article (if any) on that ceremony.

1990sEdit

Year Winner Ref.
1997
(2nd)
The Monty Python team [1]
1999
(4th)
Spike Lee [2]

2000sEdit

Year Winner Ref.
2000
(5th)
Kenneth Branagh [3]
2001
(6th)
Aardman Animations [4]
2002
(7th)
Michael Mann [5]
2004
(9th)
Ray Harryhausen [6]
2005
(10th)
Pixar [7]
2006
(11th)
Stephen Frears [8]
2008
(13th)
Guillermo del Toro [9]

2010sEdit

Year Winner Ref.
2010
(15th)
Andy Serkis [10]
2011
(16th)
Edgar Wright [11]
2012
(17th)
Ron Howard [12]
2013
(18th)
Sam Mendes [13]
2014
(19th)
Paul Greengrass [14]
2015
(20th)
Christopher Nolan [15]
2016
(21st)
Paddy Considine [16]
2017
(22nd)
Luc Besson [17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Past Winners - 1997". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Past Winners - 1999". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Past Winners - 2000". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "Past Winners - 2001". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  5. ^ "Empire Magazine reports on the 2002 Empire Awards - Inspiration Award/Lifetime Achievement Award". Empire. Bauer Consumer Media (#154): 59. April 2002. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "The Sony Ericsson Empire Awards 2004 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2004. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  7. ^ "The 10th Annual Sony Ericsson Empire Awards - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2005. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  8. ^ "Previous winners - 2006". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  9. ^ "The Sony Ericsson Empire Awards 2008 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2008. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  10. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2010 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  11. ^ "Previous winners - 2011". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2012 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  13. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2013 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  14. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2014 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  15. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2015 - Empire Inspiration Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  16. ^ http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Paddy+Considine/Jameson+Empire+Awards+2016+Awards+Show/Lz093ioYxKT
  17. ^ https://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/three-empire-awards-2017-rogue-one-tom-hiddleston-patrick-stewart-win-big/

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