‘Frozen II’, ‘ Avengers: Endgame’ Lead Lumiere Award Winners

The 11th annual Lumiere Awards took place Jan. 22, celebrating outstanding achievements in immersive audiovisual storytelling at the Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. studio lot. The awards are presented by the Advanced Imaging Society each year (theadvancedimagingsociety.com).

Disney’s Frozen II received three Lumiere Awards, for Immersive Animated Feature Film, Original Song and use of HDR — director Jennifer Lee accepted the honors on stage.

A total of 23 awards were handed out, including a live-action feature prize, which went to Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame.

2020 Lumiere Award winners:

Best Immersive Feature Film – Animated: Frozen II (Disney)

Best Immersive Feature Film – Live Action: Avengers: Endgame (Disney)

Best Scene or Sequence in a Feature Film: Aladdin,” “Friend Like Me” (Disney)

Best Original Song: Frozen II, “Into The Unknown” (Disney)

Best HDR – Animated: Frozen II (Disney)

Best HDR – Live Action: Alita: Battle Angel (Fox)

Best HDR – Episodic: Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best HDR – Legacy: The Wizard of Oz (Warner Bros.)

Best VR Musical Experience: Surviving Said the Prophet

Best VR Education/Museum Experience: Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb (CityLights)

Best VR Entertainment Experience: How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks)

Best Location-Based Entertainment: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (Walt Disney Imagineering)

Best 2D to 3D Conversion: StereoD, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Sir Charles Wheatstone Award: Unity Technologies

Harold Lloyd Award: James Mangold (director, Ford v Ferrari)

Best Immersive Audio – Theatrical: Ford v Ferrari (Fox)

Best Immersive Audio – Episodic: Carnival Row (Amazon)

Best 8K Production: The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Shanghai Media)

Best Use of AR in Live Broadcast: Madonna/Maluma on the Billboard Music Awards 2019

Best AR Musical Experience: Grease AR

Best VR for Merchandising/Retail: VR Merchandising

Best Documentary: Save This Rhino (National Geographic)

Best Music Themed Motion Picture: Rocketman (Paramount)

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame