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16th Empire Awards

16th Empire Awards
The logo for the 16th Empire Awards
Date March 27, 2011 (2011-03-27)[1]
Site Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England[1]
Host Dara Ó Briain[1]
Best Film Inception
Best British Film Kick-Ass
Most awards Kick-Ass and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2)
Most nominations Kick-Ass (6)
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The 16th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2010 and took place on March 27, 2011 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.[1][2] During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in 11 categories as well as three honorary awards. Irish comedian Dara Ó Briain hosted the show for the third consecutive year.[1][3] The awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey for the third consecutive year.[1]

In related events, Empire and Jameson Irish Whiskey held the 2nd Done In 60 Seconds Competition Global Final on March 25, 2011[4] at the London Film Museum, London, England.[4] The team of judges consisted of Empire editor-in-chief Mark Dinning,[4] Irish actor and comedian Chris O'Dowd[4] and English director Neil Marshall,[4] which selected from a shortlist of 24 nominees[4] the five Done In 60 Seconds Award finalists that were invited to the Empire Awards where the winner was announced.[4][5]

Kick-Ass won two awards including Best British Film. Other winners included The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo also with two awards and Four Lions, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Inception, Let Me In, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The King's Speech and The Last Exorcism with one. Keira Knightley received the Empire Hero Award, Gary Oldman received the Empire Icon Award and Edgar Wright received the Empire Inspiration Award. Maeve Stam from the Netherlands won the Done In 60 Seconds Award for her 60 second film version of 127 Hours.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[2][6]

Best Film[7] Best British Film[8]
Best Director[9]
Best Actor[10] Best Actress[11]
Best Comedy[12] Best Horror[13]
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy[14] Best Thriller[15]
Best Newcomer[16] Done In 60 Seconds Award[17]


The other shortlisted films:[18]

Honorary Awards

Multiple awards

The following two films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
2 Kick-Ass
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Multiple nominations

The following 13 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
6 Kick-Ass
5 The King's Speech
4 Inception
3 127 Hours
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The Social Network
2 Alice in Wonderland
Black Swan
Four Lions
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
Let Me In
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Done In 60 Seconds films

  1. ^ by Maeve Stam127 HoursDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  2. ^ by Valentina Kurochkina & Sergey PotapovAvatarDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  3. ^ by Samuel Heiligers, Frej Bengtsson & Stefan LundaahlIndiana JonesDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  4. ^ by Lee HardcastleThe ExorcistDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  5. ^ by Michael WhaiteThe Lion KingDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  6. ^ by Marian GeorgievValkyrieDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  7. ^ by Rodrigo Reyes SantanderAliensDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  8. ^ by Negian Haddad KavehLéon: The ProfessionalDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  9. ^ by Chris LodgeThe ExpendablesDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  10. ^ by Kevin De La IslaShadow of the VampireDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  11. ^ by Andrey ManuilovThe Dark KnightDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  12. ^ by Michael Mank & Jacek WlodarczykJames BondDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  13. ^ by Petr Lisovisky & Artur OstapenkoInceptionDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  14. ^ by Dmitry Vasiyev & Zhanna BoyarintsevaJawsDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  15. ^ by Olga Busorgina & Andrey KilinTransformers GrindhouseDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  16. ^ by Vadi Talanov & Dmitry KorobeynikovCharlie ChaplinDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  17. ^ by Joshua Petsonk & Hanni SeragPsychoDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  18. ^ by Çagil IvakDr. StrangeloveDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  19. ^ by Esat Can12 Angry MenDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  20. ^ by Mykhailo Orlov2001: A Space OdysseyDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  21. ^ by Jack KendallThe Social NetworkDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  22. ^ by Simon Jago, Ryan Casey & Clark Brady300Done In 60 Seconds: on YouTube
  23. ^ by Gareth Soens HughesPredatorDone In 60 Seconds: on YouTube


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Jameson Empire Awards Announce 2011 Nominees" (Press release).  
  2. ^ a b Reynolds, Simon (February 24, 2011). "In Full: Empire Awards 2011 nominees".  
  3. ^ O'Hara, Helen (March 28, 2011). "Jameson Empire Award Winners 2011. And a rundown of the show as it happened".  
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "The Jameson Empire Awards 2011" (Press release).  
  5. ^ Grobler, Craig (December 16, 2010). "The Establishing Shot: Jameson Done in 60 Seconds short film-making competition is back".  
  6. ^ "2011 Awards Winners".  
  7. ^ "Best Film".  
  8. ^ "Best British Film".  
  9. ^ "Best Director".  
  10. ^ "Best Actor".  
  11. ^ "Best Actress".  
  12. ^ "Best Comedy".  
  13. ^ "Best Horror".  
  14. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy".  
  15. ^ "Best Thriller".  
  16. ^ "Best Newcomer".  
  17. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds Award".  
  18. ^ a b "Done In 60 Seconds (Shortlisted and Finalists)".  
  19. ^ "Empire Hero Award".  
  20. ^ "Empire Icon Award".  
  21. ^ "Empire Inspiration Award".  

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