Golden Trailer Awards: 'A Star is Born,' 'Roma,' 'Us' Lead Nominations

12:07 PM 5/9/2019

by Annie Howard

'Rocketman' and 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' and both picked up nominations before their debuts at the Cannes Film Festival.

A STAR IS BORN Still 6 - Publicity -H 2018
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

The 2019 Golden Trailer Awards are led by A Star Is Born with 12 nominations, the most of any film, followed by Roma with 11 and Us with 10.

Netflix is the year's leading studio with 66 nominations for films and series, including Roma, Stranger Things and Bird Box. Warner Bros (which includes HBO and New Line) earned 59 nominations from titles such as A Star is Born, Game of Thrones, Aquaman and more, followed by Universal (includes Focus and DreamWorks Animation) with 45 nominations from titles such as Green Book, Us and Hobbs & Shaw.

Producer Richard Suckle (Wonder Woman), writer-director Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot, Homecoming), producer Anthony Bregman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), director Hugh Welchmann (Loving Vincent), advertising executive Thomas Benski, film industry veteran David Dinerstein and cinematographer Dion Beebe are all confirmed judges for the 2019 ceremony, along with more than two dozen industry influencers.

The Golden Trailer Awards are presented to winners across 107 diverse categories. Last year, the trailer from the Disney/Marvel worldwide hit, Black Panther, won best of show, while Netflix, Fox and Warner Bros took home 13 Golden Trailer awards each.

The Golden Trailer Awards honors marketing executives and companies that create movie trailers, commercials and posters worldwide. The 20th annual ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 29th at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

See select nominees below, with a full list available here.

  • Best Action

    Deadpool 2, "New Power," 20th Century Fox, MOCEAN
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,"Conversation," Lionsgate, AV Squad
    Mission: Impossible - Fallout, "Alone," Paramount, IGNITION
    Shazam!, "My Name," Warner Bros., Buddha Jones
    Sicario: Day of the Soldado, "Drive," Sony Pictures, AV Squad

  • Best Animation/Family

    A Dog's Journey, "Lifetimes," Universal Pictures, Aspect
    Christopher Robin, "Into The Wood," Disney, The Propeller Group
    Dumbo, "Courage," Disney, Wild Card
    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, "Universe," Warner Bros., TRANSIT
    Toy Story 4, "Stories," Walt Disney Studios, MOCEAN

  • Best Comedy

    Good Boys, Universal Pictures, Workshop Creative
    Isn't It Romantic, "Complete You," Warner Bros. Pictures, Trailer Park, Inc.
    Long Shot, "This Guy," Lionsgate, Trailer Park, Inc.
    Stuber Trailer, Con Green, 20th Century Fox, Buddha Jones
    The Hustle, "Work," Annapurna Pictures, Zealot

  • Best Documentary

    Baristas, "Grind," The Orchard, Heart Sleeve Creative
    Free Solo, National Geographic, Mark Woollen & Associates
    Jay Myself: Photography, the Bank, and Me, "Objects," Trailer Park, Inc.
    The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, "First Step," HBO, Zealot
    They Shall Not Grow Old, "Timeless," Warner Bros. Pictures, Trailer Park, Inc.

  • Best Drama

    A Star Is Born, "Not Alone," Warner Bros., GrandSon
    Bohemian Rhapsody, "Pressure," Fox, IGNITION
    First Man, "Greatest Adventure," Universal Pictures, Inside Job
    Green Book, "Genius," Universal Pictures, TRANSIT
    The Mule, "Redemption," Warner Bros., Wild Card

  • Best Horror

    Brightburn, "Know," Sony, Ignition Creative
    Ma, "Eyes," Universal, Buddha Jones
    Pet Sematary, "Sometimes," Paramount Pictures, Buddha Jones
    Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark, "Alive," CBS Films, Trailer Park, Inc.
    Us, Int'l Trailer "Nightmare," Universal, Buddha Jones

  • Best Independent Trailer

    Arctic, Bleecker Street, Jump Cut
    Mid90s, "Let's Go," A24, GrandSon
    The Favourite, Fox Searchlight, Mark Woollen & Associates
    The Mustang, "Free," Focus Features, MOCEAN
    Trial by Fire, "Hope," Roadside Attractions, AV Squad

  • Best Music

    A Star Is Born, "Not Alone," Warner Bros., GrandSon
    Rocketman, Paramount Pictures, Workshop Creative
    Us, "Enemy," Universal Pictures, Inside Job
    White Boy Rick, "Love," Sony Pictures Entertainment, Trailer Park, Inc.
    Yesterday, Universal Pictures, Motive

  • Best Thriller

    Bird Box, "New Children," Netflix, Wild Card
    Escape Room, "Boxes," Sony, Bond
    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile, "Innocence," Netflix, TRANSIT
    The Lodge, "Relentless," NEON, Zealot
    Us, Int'l Trailer "Nightmare," Universal, Buddha Jones

  • Best Video Game Trailer

    Anthem, "Conviction," Oats Studios, MOCEAN
    Borderlands 3, "Mask of Mayhem," Teaser, 2K Games, Bond
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Reveal Trailer, Activision, gnet agency
    Skyrim Very Special Edition - Amazon Alexa Trailer, Bethesda Game Studios, gnet agency
    The Outer Worlds, "Passenger," Take Two, Buddha Jones

  • Golden Fleece

    Captive State, "Run," Focus Features, Big Picture
    Kin, "Brothers," Lionsgate, AV Squad
    Serenity, "Trailer 2," Aviron Pictures, InSync PLUS
    The Possession of Hannah Grace, "WTF," Screen Gems, The Refinery
    Welcome To Marwen, "Miracle," Universal Pictures, Empire Design

  • Best Summer 2019 Blockbuster Trailer

    Dark Phoenix, "Special," 20th Century Fox, Wild Card
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters, "Over the Rainbow," Warner Bros., Statement Advertising
    Hobbs & Shaw, "Friends," Universal, Buddha Jones
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, "Conversation," Lionsgate, AV Squad
    Men in Black: International, "Universe," Sony, Rogue Planet

  • Best Fantasy Adventure

    Avengers: Endgame, "Reflections," Marvel Studios, MOCEAN
    Bumblebee, "Epic," Paramount Pictures, Create Advertising Group
    Captain Marvel, "Unstoppable," Marvel Studios, MOCEAN
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, "Rare" ComicCon, Warner Bros., JAX
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters, "Life," Warner Bros. Pictures, Trailer Park, Inc.

  • Most Original Trailer

    Piercing, "Pop," Red Band Trailer, UNIVERSAL, Heart Sleeve Creative
    Roma, "Unforgettable," Netflix, GrandSon
    Searching, "Go Dark," SCREEN GEMS, Heart Sleeve Creative
    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, "Differences," Netflix, AV Squad
    Us, "Enemy," Universal Pictures, Inside Job

  • Best Teaser

    Anna, "Elite," Lionsgate, AV Squad
    Joker, "Maybe Tomorrow," Warner Bros., JAX
    Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, "Names," Sony Pictures, Buddha Jones
    Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Teaser, The Walt Disney Studios, The Hive
    The Girl In The Spider's Web, "Blackmail," Sony, Wild Card