Now we have nearly reached the end of the film and television awards season for 2021, we thought we would give you a round-up and highlight some of the key category winners of the streaming and cinema releases in the past year that were Captured on CODEX and/or Powered by PIX.
Golden Globes Awards
We started the season with the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards - originally scheduled for the first Sunday in January – it took place on 28th February as an East/West coast telecast hosted by Tina Fey from The Rainbow Room in NYC and Amy Poehler from The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, with nominees appearing virtually from around the world.
Schitt’s Creek - Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
When a rich video-store magnate and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek.
Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director – Motion Picture (Chloé Zhao)
Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern's mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.
The 74th annual EE British Academy Film Awards was split over two nights on 10 and 11th April, traditionally 2 weeks before the Academy Awards. Celebrating the very best in film of the past year.
Best Film, Cinematography, Leading Actress and Director (Chloé Zhao)
Soul - Animated Film and Original Score
After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.
Mank - Production Design
1930's Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane (1941).
Sound of Metal – Editing and Sound
A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.
My Octopus Teacher – Documentary
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.
Independent Spirit Awards
The Indie Spirit Awards traditionally take place the Saturday before the Oscars. This year's ceremony took place the Thursday before, 24th April in Santa Monica at its usual pier location. 2021 marks the first time the Spirit Awards welcomed television categories into the mix.
Nomadland – Best Feature, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Directory
Sound of Metal – Best First Feature
The 93rd Academy Awards was held on Sunday 25th April in Hollywood.
Mank – Cinematography (Erik Messerschmidt) and Production Design
Nomadland –Best Picture and Directing
My Octopus Teacher – Documentary (Feature)
Sound of Metal – Film Editing and Sound
Soul - Animated Feature Film
Colette - Documentary (Short Subject)
In Nazi-occupied France, resistance took courage. Seventy-five years later, facing one's ghosts may take even more.