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.
Academy Award Nominations
Once again, Technicolor is thrilled for our filmmaking partners and clients in the industry who have received 2019 Oscar 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, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Avengers: Infinity War, and Ready Player One.
Congratulations to this year’s list of diverse and exciting nominees, and best of luck when the Oscars are presented live on February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
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 has received six Golden Reel Award nominations from the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE). The nominations come for five different categories across feature film, non-theatrical feature, and broadcast media. The celebration of the sound community recognizing the importance role they play in the field of entertainment takes place February 17, 2019, at the 66th Annual Golden Reel Awards in Los Angeles.
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 will be announced on February 16, 2019, at the 55th Annual CAS Awards in Los Angeles.
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.”
Emmy Awards and Nominations
The Technicolor Sound team won television’s top honor, taking home a 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Award for “Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series.” This marks the fourth year in a row that Technicolor teams have won in the sound category, and the second year that they have won for Netflix’s retro hit series, Stranger Things. The win caps another strong Emmy showing for Technicolor artists, who had six direct nominations on top of their work across many other award-winning or nominated shows.