Premier celebrated a fantastic awards season with wins for multiple titles worked on by the Premier team. Premier's personal PR clients were also successful achieving multiple nominations and wins, including Alicia Vikander being named Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards™.
Titles Premier had worked on amassed a total of 33 Oscar™ nominations to include the ultimate winners for Best Director (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, The Revenant), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant), Best Adapted Screenplay (Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, The Big Short), Best Supporting Actress (Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl), Best Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant), Best animated film (Pete Docter, Inside Out), and Best supporting actor (Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies).
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu is the first to win Best Director for two years’ running since Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s victory in 1950. His cinematographer for The Revenant, Emmanuel Lubezki, has also made history by winning his third consecutive Oscar™ having previously won in 2015 for Birdman and 2014 for Gravity.
Premier’s personal PR team also celebrated a successful awards season with client Alicia Vikander being BAFTA nominated twice (in both the Best Actress and Supporting Actress categories) and ultimately winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar™ for her role in The Danish Girl. Other personal PR clients recognised included Eddie Redmayne, who was nominated for a second year running at the Oscars™, BAFTAs and Golden Globes and Kate Winslet, who was also Oscar™ nominated and won the Best Supporting Actress BAFTA and Golden Globe, and Eva Green who picked up a Golden Globe nomination.
Campaigns entrusted to Premier for the EEBritish Academy Film Awards in 2016 resulted in a total of 58 nominations to include the winners of the BAFTA for Best Film (The Revenant), Adapted Screenplay (The Big Short), Animated Film (Inside Out), Cinematography (The Revenant), Director (The Revenant), Documentary (Amy), Leading Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio, the Revenant), Supporting Actor, (Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies), Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs), Original Music (The Hateful Eight), Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer (Naji Abu Nowar, Rupert Lloud, Theeb), Sound (The Revenant), and Special Visual Effects (Star Wars: The Force Awakens).