Created in 1999 to celebrate the art, craft and fun of movie promotion, The Golden Trailer Awards have established themselves as the top prize in the field, coveted by trailer producers, and watched carefully by studio heads and marketing decision-makers in the industry. The following 16 categories were presented with Golden Trailer Awards™ during the live event at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Sinbad. The full list of 53 category winners are available online at www.goldentrailer.com.
For the first time ever, the winner for the 54th category, TRAILER OF THE YEAR, will be selected by the public from among the categories below on USA TODAY online at goldentrailers.usatoday.com. Viewing and voting will take place May 9-14th, 2008.
“The Dark Knight,” Warner Bros., Intralink Film
“Enchanted,” Walt Disney Pictures, Craig Murray Productions
“Tropic Thunder,” DreamWorks, Buddha Jones
“Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?,” Weinstein Co., Buddha Jones
“No Country for Old Men,” Miramax Films, Giaronomo Productions
“I am Legend,” Warner Bros., Skip Film
Best Independent Trailer
“Day Night Day Night,” IFC First Take, Kinetic Trailers
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” Miramax Films, Mark Woollen & Assoc.
“Atonement,” Focus Features, Intralink Film
“Vantage Point,” Columbia Pictures, AV Squad
Best Video Game Trailer
The Simpson’s Game: Medal of Homer, Electronic Arts, Hammer Creative
Best Voice Over
“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” Warner Bros., Mark Woollen & Assoc.
“Awake,” Weinstein Co., Seismic Productions
“In Bruges,” Focus Features, Focus Features (in house)
Summer 2008 Blockbuster
“Iron Man,” Paramount Pictures, The Ant Farm
“Drive Thru,” Lionsgate