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‘La La Land’

Altitude, Lionsgate and Curzon Artificial Eye were among the big winners at the Screen Awards 2017, which recognises excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.

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The prizes were handed out at the Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London tonight (Nov 30). Broadcaster Edith Bowman hosted the ceremony for the sixth year.

Altitude Film Distribution won the prestigious distributor of the year award for their work on Moonlight, I Am Not Your Negro, Lady Macbeth and My Scientology Movie. Louis Theroux’s doc also took home the specialist film campaign of the year award.

Lionsgate triumphed in the theatrical campaign of the year - 100 sites and over category for La La Land, which reached a hugely impressive £30.5m at the UK box office.

Curzon Artificial Eye won four categories, the most of the night, including theatrical campaign of the year - 99 sites and under for The Handmaiden. The Korean thriller also picked up awards for poster design and online campaign (a collaboration between Curzon, Substance and Powster). Curzon’s Trafalgar Square event for The Salesman also won premiere of the year.

It was another successful night for Disney, who were crowned PR team of the year - in-house. They also won the brand partnership prize for Rogue One and World Duty Free, and were highly commended for distributor of the year (which they won last year) and theatrical campaign - 100 sites and over (for Beauty And The Beast).

20th Century Fox also won two awards; marketing team of the year and 3D film campaign of the year for War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Organic won PR team of the year (agency), whilst Trafalgar Releasing won twice: trailer of the year for Elle and the event cinema campaign prize for One More Time With Feeling.

In the creative agency of the year categories, Intermission Film and AllCity won for audiovisual and print, respectively.

The cinemas of the year were Zeffirellis and Fellinis in Ambleside, Cumbria (24 screens or under) and Vue West End, London (25 screens or over). The Jam Jar cinema in Whitley Bay was highly commended in the first category.

Finally, Everyman Cinema’s Everyman Music Film Festival won cinema marketing campaign of the year, while Dogwoof’s marketing manager Dorottya Szekely won a highly competitive rising star category.

As previously announced, Steve Knibbs, COO, Vue International, was awarded the exhibition achievement award.

This year’s judges were: Bobby Allen, Marc Allenby, Chris Besseling, Ian Cartwright, Marisa Clifford, Sam Cryer, Amit Dey, Tanya Easterman, Eva Gabereau, Anna Godas, Tom Grievson, Sally Griffith , Lucy Jones, Mandy Kean, Chris Lawrance, Andy Leyshon, Tom Linay, David Livingstone, Kevin Markwick, Andrew Orr, Amanda Posey, Keith Pullinger, Jonathan Rutter, Vanessa Saal, Thorsten Schumacher, Damian Spandley, Tom Stewart, Colin Swift and Rhodri Thomas.

Sponsors for the evening included Air New Zealand, comScore, Creative Skillset, DCM, Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema, Éclair, Market Reactive, Motion Picture Solutions, Movio, My Film Club, Powster, RealD, UK Cinema Association, Veezi, Vista Cinema and Vue International.

The full list of winners

3D Film Campaign of the Year sponsored by RealD

  • War For The Planet Of The Apes, 20th Century Fox

Brand Partnership of the Year sponsored by DCM

  • Disney’s Rogue One & World Duty Free Campaign, The Walt Disney Company

Cinema Marketing Campaign of the Year sponsored by Movio

  • Everyman Music Film Festival, Everyman Cinemas

Cinema of the Year - 24 screens or under sponsored by Veezi

  • Zeffirellis and Fellinis
  • Highly commended  - Jam Jar Cinema 

Cinema of the Year - 25 screens or over sponsored by Vista Cinema

  • Vue West End

Creative Agency of the Year – Audiovisual

  • Intermission Film

Creative Agency of the Year – Print

  • AllCity Media

Distributor of the Year sponsored by Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema

  • Altitude Film Distribution
  • Highly commended - The Walt Disney Company

Event Cinema Campaign of the Year

  • One More Time With Feeling, Trafalgar Releasing

Marketing Team of the Year sponsored by My Film Club

  • 20th Century Fox

Online Campaign of the Year

  • The Handmaiden, Curzon Artificial Eye, Substance and Powster
  • Highly commended - Baby Driver, Way to Blue and Spinnaker 

Poster Design of the Year

  • The Handmaiden, Curzon Artificial Eye

PR Team of the Year - Agency

  • Organic

PR Team of the Year - In-House

  • The Walt Disney Company

Premiere of the Year

  • The Salesman in Trafalgar Square, Curzon Artificial Eye

Rising Star Sponsored by Creative Skillset

  • Dorottya Szekely, Dogwoof

Specialist Film Campaign of the Year

  • My Scientology Movie, Altitude Film Distribution

Theatrical Campaign of the Year - 100 sites and over sponsored by Motion Picture Solutions

  • La La Land, Lionsgate
  • Highly commended - Beauty And The Beast, The Walt Disney Company

Theatrical Campaign of the Year - 99 sites and under

  • The Handmaiden, Curzon Artificial Eye
  • Highly commended - God’s Own Country, Picturehouse Entertainment

Trailer of the Year sponsored by Powster

  • Elle, Trafalgar Releasing