Technicolor and its family of creative studios are honored to work on some of the industry’s most acclaimed movies, shows and campaigns across the industries we serve. With a history of award-winning talent, we continue to push the boundaries of what entertainment can be; check out some of our talent’s and creative partners' recent nominations and awards below.
Technicolor’s Moving Picture Company (MPC) and MPC Film have won a total of 5 AEAF awards at the 2019 Animation & Effects Awards & Festival in Sydney, Australia. AEAF is a celebration of the best work by digital artists and content creators from around the world. The international competition, now in its 20th year, bestows the awards for creative and technical excellence in the use of visual effects and animation and their contribution to storytelling. Among the finalists demonstrating timeless artistry and new innovation, MPC won for the following:
Emmy Awards and Nominations
Technicolor Sound teams have received three nominations this year for television’s top honor, coming on the heels of four consecutive Creative Arts Emmy wins in sound categories. Two of the nominations – OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING and OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL – come for When They See Us (“Part Four”), the acclaimed miniseries by Ava DuVernay for Netflix about the Central Park Five. The third nomination is for OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) AND ANIMATION – for Love, Death & Robots (“The Secret War”), an experimental animated anthology series from Netflix.
In addition to these direct nominations, congratulations go to all of our creative partners who received Emmy nominations this year – spanning a total of 33 different shows across multiple genres.
Academy Awards and Nominations
Once again, Technicolor is thrilled for our filmmaking partners and clients in the industry who received 2019 Oscar wins and nominations for their outstanding achievements. They include two Best Picture nominees, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma and Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, which received a total of ten and seven nominations respectively. Among the other nominees Technicolor enjoyed working on are Mary Poppins Returns, The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs, If Beale Street Could Talk, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Avengers: Infinity War, and Ready Player One.
Congratulations to all of this year’s diverse and exciting Oscar nominees and winners, including Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Foreign-Language Film wins for Cuarón and his beautiful film Roma at the Academy Awards ceremony on February 24.
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BAFTA Awards and Nominations
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony took place February 10 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, where a number of Technicolor partners received top honors. The BAFTA’s envision “a world where everyone’s life is culturally and creatively enriched through excellent work in film, games and television.” Among the major winners were Best Film Roma and Black Panther. Technicolor Post provided color finishing for six nominees – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Apostasy, You Were Never Really Here, Black Panther, and Roma – while Technicolor VFX also worked on the latter four.
MPSE Golden Reel Award Nominations
For excellence in sound, Technicolor talent received six Golden Reel Award nominations from the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE). The nominations came for five different categories across feature film, non-theatrical feature, and broadcast media. The celebration of the sound community recognizing the important role they play in the field of entertainment took place February 17 at the 66th Annual Golden Reel Awards in Los Angeles.
CAS Awards and Nominations
Technicolor talent has once again received Cinema Audio Society (CAS) nominations recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. In announcing the nominations, CAS President Mark Ulano noted the stellar work of the creative community on projects that represent the finest in sound mixing. Winners were announced on February 16 at the 55th Annual CAS Awards in Los Angeles - with Technicolor Rerecording Mixers Joe Earle and Doug Andham winning as part of the sound team for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
VES Awards and Nominations
Technicolor's MPC won two 2019 Visual Effects Society (VES) awards, for Outstanding Visual Effects on John Lewis' 'The Boy and the Piano' and Outstanding Animated Character in Volkswagon's 'Born Confident' commercials. The Technicolor family was nominated for a total of six VES awards, which recognize the most outstanding visual effects work of the year by honoring the artists who created them – their artistry, ingenuity, and passion. The 17th Annual VES Awards were handed out on February 5 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
For their work on visual effects in commercials, MPC was nominated for five awards -- winning two -- with an additional nomination going to The Mill.
HPA Awards and Nominations
Technicolor Senior Colorist Maxine Gervais won the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) award for Outstanding Color Grading on a Feature Film – becoming the first woman colorist in Hollywood history to win the prestigious award. Gervais won for her impressive range of work on Alpha, from director Albert Hughes.
Also winning an HPA award this year is Technicolor’s creative studio The Mill, for Outstanding Color Grading on a Commercial. The award went to The Mill’s Head of Color, Adam Scott, for his exceptional work on Volkswagen’s “Kid’s Dream.”