During the 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards, on November 4, 2018, Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther will recieved the “Hollywood Film Award,” while Pixar Animation Studios’ Incredibles 2 received the “Hollywood Animation Award.”
Both films gained wide critical acclaim and broke box office records this year, with Black Panther becoming a cultural phenomenon and earning the highest grossing non-sequel opening weekend of all time. This film has broken boundaries and created a movement, showcasing the effect diversity and representation in front of and behind the camera can have with box office success.
Incredibles 2 marked the biggest opening weekend in history for an animated film, grossing more than $1.2 billion globally to date and garnering widespread critical acclaim. Two-time Oscar winner writer/director Brad Bird’s follow up to 2004’s Oscar-winning The Incredibles expands upon the original’s daring concept of a family of supers. Elastigirl takes center stage as the family’s secret weapon, while Mr. Incredible is tasked with caring for the children at home.
The Hollywood Film Awards, honoring the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year, also acknowledges artists in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Such honorees include:
Hollywood Cinematography Award: Matthew Libatique for A Star Is Born
Hollywood Film Composer Award: Justin Hurwitz for First Man
Hollywood Editor Award: Tom Cross for First Man
Hollywood Visual Effects Award: Dan Deleeuw, Kelly Port, Russel Earl, and Dan Sudick for Avengers: Infinity War
Hollywood Costume Design Award: Sandy Powell for The Favourite
Hollywood Make-Up & Hair Styling Award: Jenny Schircore, Sarah Kelly, and Hannah Edwards for Mary Queen of Scots
Hollywood Production Design Award: Hannah Beachler for Black Panther
Hollywood Sound Award: Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn and Brandon Proctor for A Quiet Place
In its 22-year history, more than 320 of the world’s biggest stars and filmmakers have been highlighted at the Hollywood Film Awards and more than 130 of the honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.