'Star Trek' promo wins Golden Trailer
Lionsgate leads with total of nine awardsThe trailer for "Star Trek" was named best in show and also took home the Summer 2009 Blockbuster Award at the 10th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which were held Thursday night at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles.
At the awards ceremony -- hosted by Dean Edwards and founded and co-produced by sisters Evelyn Brady Watters and Monica Brady -- statuettes were handed out in 16 categories as well as best in show.
The best voiceover category was renamed the Don LaFontaine Award for Best Voice Over to honor LaFontaine, who lent his voice to numerous trailers before his death last year. That award went to "Tropic Thunder -- Hollywood Legend," narrated by Corey Burton.
While 16 awards were handed out at the event, winners were named in 61 categories, including foreign films, posters, TV spots and film festival materials. Lionsgate was the company with the most wins this year, taking nine Golden Trailer Awards.
Awards in the best trailer categories went to:
Action: "Fast and Furious," AV Squad; Universal.
Animation/family: "WALL-E," Craig Murray Productions; Disney.
Comedy: "Bruno," The Ant Farm; Universal.
Documentary: "Man on Wire," The Editpool; Icon Film Distribution.
Drama: "Frost/Nixon," Empire Design; Working Title.
Horror: "The Unborn," Buddha Jones; Rogue.
Independent: "The Wrestler," Mark Woollen & Associates; Fox Searchlight.
Music: "Where the Wild Things Are," "The Ant Farm; Warners.
Romance: "(500) Days of Summer," Mark Woollen & Associates; Fox Searchlight.
Thriller: "Angels & Demons," Trailer Park; Sony.
Video Game: "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed," Eyestorm Prods.; Lucasarts.
Don LaFontaine Award for Best Voice Over: "Tropic Thunder-Hollywood Legend," Buddha Jones; DreamWorks.
Golden Fleece: "The Spirit," Seismic Prods.; Lionsgate.
Most Original: "My Winnipeg," Kinetic Trailers; IFC Films.
Summer 2009 Blockbuster: "Star Trek," Aspect Ratio; Paramount.
Trashiest: "One Eyed Monster," The Refinery; Liberation Entertainment.
Best in Show: "Star Trek," Aspect Ratio; Paramount.