Awards

Naomie Harris awarded OBE

January 2nd, 2017 by

The Miss Moneypenny actress has been recognised for her services to drama in the New Year Honours List. Naomie Harris was one of several actors recognised in the New Year Honours List announced last week. Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and SPECTRE, is to be awarded an OBE for services to drama. Two […]

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Skyfall picks up Grammy Awards for soundtrack and title song

January 27th, 2014 by

Last night saw the Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles, the annual ceremony to recogise outstanding achievement in the music industry. Althout it seems forever since Skyfall was on our screens, the 23rd James Bond film still managed to pick up two more awards for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Thomas Newman) and […]

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Bond Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould to receive OBE

December 31st, 2013 by

Special effects supervisor Chris Courbould, long been part of the Bond family after working along side Derek Meddings in The Spy Who Loved Me, has been recognised for services to film in the New Year Honour’s List and is to be awarded the OBE. Corbould was responsible for the effects on Skyfall, but as well […]

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Skyfall wins South Bank Sky Arts best film award

March 13th, 2013 by

Skyfall won Best Film award at the South Bank Sky Arts awards held in London last night. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli were in attendance to pick up the award at a ceremony hosted by Melvyn Bragg at the Dorchester hotel, which was a favourite of Ian Fleming. Source: Radio Times

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Skyfall picks up Oscars for best original song and sound editing

February 25th, 2013 by

Skyfall had been nominated for the original song (Adele and Paul Epworth), cinematography (Roger Deakins), original score (Thomas Newman), sound editing (Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers), and sound mixing (Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson), but in the end  walked away with just two, and one of those was shared. Adele received […]

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Skyfall wins BAFTA for Outstanding British Film

February 11th, 2013 by

Skyfall picked up the award for Outstanding British Film at the 2013 BAFTA film awards, beating Les Miserables, which bookies were tipping to win the prize.

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Skyfall named best film at London Evening Standard Film Awards

February 5th, 2013 by

Skyfall was named Film of the Year last night at the London Evening Standard Film Awards, which took place at the London Film Museum, as well as picking up the award for best blockbuster. The award was made to producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Brocolli and comes ahead of the BAFTAs next Sunday, and […]

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Dennis Gassner awarded for work on Skyfall by Art Director’s Guild

February 4th, 2013 by

Dennis Gassner was last night awarded the award for contemporary film by the Art Director’s Guild at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Earlier in the evening Gassner was jointly awarded the guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award along with Ken Adam, Peter Lamont and Allan Cameron for their work on the Bond films. Sources: 007.com and Variety

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Thomas Newman deserves an Oscar for Skyfall according to Slate

January 16th, 2013 by

Thomas Newman deserves to win an Oscar for his Skyfall score, according to Slate. I’d argue that David Arnold is the sound of the modern Bond films and Newman was a mistake for Skyfall; just listen to the sweeping theme of Casino Royale, while Arnold’s score for Quantum of Solace is one of the few […]

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Skyfall receives Film of the Year nomination at British Film Awards

January 16th, 2013 by

Skyfall has been nominated Film of the Year in the Evening Standard British Film Awards. The lack of nominations in any major category at the Oscars and other awards has disappointed many commentators, so this may make up for some of that. The latest Bond film  is up against independent films Sightseers and Berberian Sound […]

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