There were not many “action films” up for awards at the Hollywood Film Awards 2014 tonight, but we share the winners on Martial Arts Entertainment to show our support for the film industry.
The Hollywood Film Awards® was founded in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu and Janice Pennington and was recently sold to CBS. These awards honor excellence in filmmaking and traditionally signals the Official Launch of the Award Season™.
The first Hollywood Film Awards® gala took place in October 1997 in the historic Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, in Hollywood, California. Kirk Douglas took home the inaugural “Hollywood Lifetime Achievement Award.” The Hollywood Film Awards® 2014 were the first Hollywood Film Awards® to be seen on television.
The Hollywood Film Awards 2014 made it’s television debut live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, November 14, 2014 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The Hollywood Film Awards winners are selected — according to their organizers, by a committee of 12 people whose names are kept private.
Many of these awards are given for movies which have not been seen by the general public yet.
The Hollywood Film Awards launch the awards season. Over the past 17 years, prior honorees have gone on to garner many Oscar nominations and wins.
2014 honorees included some big names in Hollywood such as Keira Knightley, Michael Keaton, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Shailene Woodley, Eddie Redmayne, Jean-Marc Vallée, Julianne Moore, Robert Duvall, Jack O’Connell, Mike Myers, Chris Rock and many more.
According to The Hollywood Reporter the attendees included Unbroken’s Angelina Jolie, The Imitation Game’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, Gone Girl’s Ben Affleck, Still Alice’s Julianne Moore and Kristen Stewart, The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, The Judge’s Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall, The Fault in Our Stars’ Shailene Woodley, Birdman’s Michael Keaton, Wild’s Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, Top Five’s Chris Rock, Foxcatcher’s Steve Carell and Channing Tatum and Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon’s Mike Myers. That list is pretty damn impressive — and doesn’t even include presenters such as Johnny Depp, Jennifer Lopez and Robert Pattinson and studio chieftains like Harvey Weinstein, Nancy Utley, Michael Barker and Tom Bernard.
Below is a list of the winners of The Hollywood Film Awards 2014.
Hollywood Actor Award 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Blockbuster Award 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Documentary Award 2014
Mike Meyers – Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Actress Award 2014
Julianne Moore – Still Alice (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Career Achievement Award 2014
Michael Keaton (On the Red Carpet)
Hollywood Animation Award 2014
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Comedy Film Award 2014
Chris Rock – Top Five (Watch Trailer)
New Hollywood Award 2014
Jack O’Connell – Unbroken (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Ensemble Award 2014
Foxcatcher (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Director Award 2014
Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Song Award 2014
Janelle Monae – “What is Love,” from Rio 2 (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Screenwriter Award 2014
Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award 2014
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award 2014
Jean-Marc Vallee – Wild (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Supporting Actress Award 2014
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award 2014
Shailene Woodley – The Fault in Our Stars (Watch Trailer)
Hollywood Supporting Actor Award 2014
Robert Duvall – The Judge (Watch Trailer)