'Gravity' Wins Best of Show at Golden Trailer Awards

A trailer for Warner Bros.’ Gravity, titled “Detached,” won the Best of Show prize and also the top honor as Best Thriller at the 15th annual Golden Trailer Awards, held Friday night at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills.

Warners also won the studio tally, taking home 15 Golden Trailer Awards. Universal (along with Focus) claimed a total of nine statuettes while Lionsgate took eight wins. Top trailer and creative vendors included Ignition, whose work was honored in 14 different categories. Buddha Jones earned seven awards while Trailer Park scored six of the coveted trophies.

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Jay Mohr served as host and master of ceremonies, while presenters included Neal McDonough, Zach McGowan, Tito Ortiz, Karina Smirnoff and Los Angeles Laker Nick Young. Celebrity judges included Chris Buck, the co-director of Frozen; actor Adam Driver; Entourage creator Doug Ellin; actress Debi Mazar; actor Garret Dillahunt; Divergent director Neil Burger; and Snow White and the Huntsman writer Evan Daugherty.

The Golden Trailer Awards were launched in 1999 by Evelyn Brady-Watters and Monica Brady to recognize the best in worldwide motion picture marketing.

A list of winners follows:

BEST ACTION

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE “World Event”

Lionsgate/Trailer Park

 

BEST ANIMATION/FAMILY

FROZEN “Forces First Ped”

Disney/Trailer Park

 

BEST COMEDY

BAD WORDS “Red Band Trailer”

Focus Features/Mark Woolen & Associates

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

BLACKFISH

Magnolia/Zealot

 

BEST DRAMA

LEE DANIEL’S THE BUTLER

The Weinstein Company/AV Squad

 

BEST FANTASY ADVENTURE

MALEFICENT “Dream”

The Walt Disney Studios/Open Road Entertainment

 

BEST HORROR

THE CONJURING “Case”

Warner Bros./Buddha Jones

 

BEST INDEPENDENT TRAILER

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Focus Features/Mark Woolen & Associates

 

BEST MUSIC

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY “Go/Cloud”

20th Century Fox/Transit

 

BEST ROMANCE

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS “A Good Life/Story”

20th Century Fox/Motive Creative

 

BEST THRILLER

GRAVITY “Detached”

Warner Bros./mOcean

 

BEST VIDEO GAME TRAILER

ASSASSIN’S CREED BLACK FLAG FREEDOM CRY “Reveal Trailer”

Ubisoft/Sunny Side Up Creative

 

THE DON LaFONTAINE AWARD FOR BEST VOICE OVER

THE HEAT “Can You Dig It?”

20th Century Fox/Big Picture Entertainment

 

GOLDEN FLEECE

THE FIFTH ESTATE “The Future”

Dreamworks/InSync + BemisBalkind

 

MOST ORIGINAL TRAILER

THIS IS THE END “April Fools Trailer”

Columbia Pictures/Vibe Creative, Inc.

 

BEST SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER TRAILER

GODZILLA “Ravaged/Event”

Warner Bros./Trailer Park

 

TRASHIEST TRAILER

BAD MILO!

Magnet Releasing/Jump Cut

 

BEST OF SHOW

GRAVITY “Detached”

Warner Bros/mOcean

 

 

------Technical and Non Show Categories ------------

 

Best Motion/Title Graphics

Transcendence “Singularity”, Warner Bros., Buddha Jones

 

Best Original Score

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire “Trailer 4A”, Lionsgate, CARVE

 

Best Sound Editing

Into the Storm “Listen Plane”, Warner Bros. Buddha Jones

 

Best Trailer – No Movie

SHERPA: In the Shadow of the Mountain, Felix Media, The Solid State

 

--------------Foreign Trailers --------------

 

Best Foreign Action Trailer

Protector 2 “Revenge”, Magnet Releasing, AV Squad

 

Best Foreign Animation Trailer

Ernest & Celestine, GKIDS, Zealot Productions Inc.

 

Best Foreign Comedy Trailer

Hector and the Search for Happiness “International”, Bankside Films, Zealot Productions Inc.

 

Best Foreign Documentary Trailer

Hawking “Trailer”, Vertigo Films, Intermission Film

 

Best Foreign Drama

Ida, Music Box Films, Zealot Productions Inc.

 

Best Foreign Graphics in a Trailer

Journey to the West “Demons”, China Film Group, AV Squad

 

Best Foreign Horror/Thriller Trailer

The Babadook, eOne Entertainment, The Solid State

 

Best Foreign Romance Trailer

Le Weekend, Music Box Films, Zealot Productions Inc.

 

Most Original Foreign Trailer

The Turning, Madman Entertainment, The Solid State

 

--------------------TV Spots --------------------

 

Best Action TV Spot

Captain America: The Winter Soldier “The World 60”, Disney, Trailer Park

 

Best Animation/Family TV Spot

The Lego Movie “Special Cast”, Warner Bros., TRANSIT

 

Best Comedy TV Spot

Neighbors “Mad Neighbors”, Universal Pictures, Workshop Creative

 

Best Drama TV Spot

Rush “Mark:60”, Universal Pictures, AV Squad

 

Best Documentary TV Spot

The Armstrong Lie “Ride 60”, Sony Pictures Classics, In Sync Advertising

 

Best Fantasy/Adventure TV Spot

Star Trek Into Darkness “Go :30”, Paramount Pictures, AV Squad

 

Best Foreign TV Spot

The Wind Rises “Visionary 30”, Disney/Studio Ghibli, Trailer Park

 

 

Best Graphics in a TV Spot

The Grand Budapest Hotel “30TV Dynamite”, Fox Searchlight, Giaronomo Productions

 

Best Horror TV Spot

The Conjuring “Event Review”, Warner Bros., TRANSIT

 

Best Independent TV Spot

12 Years a Slave “Fight Back”, Fox Searchlight, Ignition

 

Best Music TV Spot

Frozen “Let it Go Review” :60, Disney, Trailer Park

 

Best Romance TV Spot

The Great Gatsby “You and Me”, Warner Bros., Wild Card

 

Best Summer 2014 Blockbuster  TV Spot

Godzilla “Fight”, Warner Bros., Aspect Ratio

 

Best Thriller TV Spot

Gravity “No Escape, Warner Bros., mOcean

 

Best Video Game TV Spot

Diablo III -- Reaper of Souls “Face Off”, Blizzard Entertainment, CARVE

 

Best Voice Over TV Spot

Robocop “60 Infomercial”, Studio Canal, The Editpool

 

Most Original TV Spot

Muppets: Most Wanted “Across the Internet”, Disney, Buddha Jones

 

---------------Posters---------------

 

Best Action Poster

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Lionsgate, Ignition

 

Best Animation/Family Poster

Despicable Me 2 “Side by Side Billboard”, Universal Pictures, Ignition

 

Best Comedy Poster

Neighbors “Teaser One-sheet”, Universal Pictures, Ignition

 

Best Documentary Poster

Muscle Shoals, Magnolia Pictures, Cold Open

 

 

Best Drama Poster

Gravity, Warner Bros., The Refinery

 

Best Foreign Poster

Roxanne, Good Hands/The Drum

 

Best Horror Poster

You’re Next, Lionsgate, Ignition

 

Best Independent Poster

12 Years a Slave “One-sheet”, Fox Searchlight, Ignition

 

Best International Poster

Godzilla “International Spine One Sheet”  Warner Bros., Ignition

 

Best Romance Poster

About Time, Universal Pictures/Working Title, The Refinery

 

Best Summer 2014 Blockbuster Poster

Godzilla “Main Campaign One Sheet,”  Warner Bros., Ignition

 

Best Teaser Poster

The Purge: Anarchy, Universal, Ignition

 

Best Thriller Poster

You’re Next “Comic-Con Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

 

Best Video Game Poster

Need for Speed: Rivals “One-sheet”, Electronic Arts, Ignition

 

Best Wildposts

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire “Teaser Outdoor”, Lionsgate, Ignition

 

Most Original Poster

You’re Next “Graffiti Billboard”, Lionsgate, Ignition

 

Trashiest Poster

Lovelace, Lionsgate, Cold Open

 

Best Motion Poster

2 Guns, eOne Entertainment, Greenhaus GFX

 

------Standee-----

 

Best Standee for a Feature Film

Despicable Me 2 “Whack-a-Minion Standee”, Universal, Ignition

 

-------------Advertising in Theater & On Screen ------------

 

Best Pre-show Theatrical Advertising for a Brand

White House Down “NCM”, Sony, Mob Scene

 

----------Original/Experiential Cinematic/Movie Advertising--------------

 

Most Innovative Advertising for a Feature Film

The Wolf of Wall Street “Marty Party”, Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central

 

 

Most Innovative Advertising for a Video Game

Ninja Gaiden Z “Load of Shit”, Buddha Jones

 

Most Innovative Advertising for a Brand/Product

The Lego Movie “Behind the Bricks”, Warner Bros., Aspect Ratio

 

Best Vine

Sabotage, Open Road, Buddha Jones

 

Best Viral Campaign

Muppets: Most Wanted “Watched the Commercials Extended Online”, Disney, Buddha Jones

 

-----Film Festival-----------

 

Best Film Festival Trailer

New Directors New Films 2014, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jump Cut Creative

 

Best Film Festival Poster

Palm Springs Film Festival, Ignition

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