The Big Screen Awards are an annual ceremony recognizing the best in film and television from the past year. The 2022 edition of the awards took place on January 3rd, and saw a number of high-profile winners in various categories.
One of the biggest winners of the night was Disney, which took home three awards. The studio won Best Animated Feature for its film “Soul,” which received widespread acclaim for its beautiful animation and poignant storytelling. Disney also won Best Live-Action Film for “Mulan,” a live-action remake of the classic animated film, and Best TV Series for “The Mandalorian,” a Star Wars-themed series that has become a huge hit on Disney+ since its launch in 2019.
Altitude Film Distribution also had a strong showing at the awards, taking home two prizes. The company won Best British Film for “Calm with Horses,” a crime drama set in rural Ireland, and Best Foreign Film for “Another Round,” a Danish comedy-drama about a group of friends who embark on a drinking experiment.
Mubi, a streaming service specializing in independent and foreign films, won the award for Best Independent Film for “Collective,” a Romanian documentary about the aftermath of a deadly nightclub fire in Bucharest. The film has garnered critical acclaim for its powerful portrayal of the impact of the tragedy on the victims and their families.
Other notable winners at The Big Screen Awards included “Promising Young Woman,” which won Best Original Screenplay, and “The Father,” which took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. “Nomadland,” a drama about a woman who embarks on a journey through the American West after the economic collapse of her town, won Best Cinematography, while “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a historical drama about the trial of seven anti-war activists, won Best Ensemble Cast.
In the television categories, “The Crown” won Best TV Drama, while “Succession” took home the award for Best TV Comedy. “I May Destroy You,” a British series about consent and sexual assault, won Best TV Mini-Series, and “The Great British Bake Off” won Best Reality Show.
The Big Screen Awards are a highly respected industry event, and the winners this year represent some of the best in film and television from the past year. The success of Disney, Altitude Film Distribution, and Mubi at the awards is a testament to their continued excellence in the entertainment industry, and the other winners should be proud of their achievements as well.