The Into Film Awards 2017 took place at the ODEON Cinema, Leicester Square, London yesterday and Pinewood sponsored the After Awards Party at Planet Hollywood. The Ones to Watch Award was sponsored by Eon and was presented by Daniel Craig, with winners enjoying a visit to Pinewood Studios as part of the prize.
Pinewood’s Andrew M. Smith, Ann Runeckles and Pete Burgis attended and Pete, who is featured in the photograph with IMDB founder Col Needham, was also on the judging panel for the Best Animation 13+ Award.
Paying tribute to outstanding 5 – 19 year olds from across the UK, the Into Film Awards are designed to recognise, showcase and celebrate young people’s involvement in film and education.
Eddie Redmayne, Daniel Craig, Ruth Wilson, Amma Asante and Charles Dance are just some of the outstanding individuals from the world of film and television who attended and presented awards at the event. The Awards were judged by a panel of industry leaders including: Sara Bennett (Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor, Ex-Machina), Stephen Mangan (actor, Rush), George Amponsah (director, The Hard Stop), Dionne Walker (producer, The Hard Stop), Andrea Gibb (screenwriter, Swallows and Amazons), Ed Skrein (actor, Game of Thrones), Andrew Steggall (director, Departure), Tahra Zafar (Animatronics Designer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jane Gull (director, My Feral Heart), Bola Agbaje (screenwriter, Gone Too Far) and Pete Burgis (Head Foley Artist, Pinewood Studios).