Septimius Awards in Amsterdam has 4 Oscar Winners

HeidiHardikun

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Christopher Hampton at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning a Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptimius Awards

The Netherlands embraces diversity with a new international event. The Septimius Awards is an award ceremony based in Amsterdam. The event was two days, 6& 7 June 2022. On the first day panel discussions were held and on the second day the award ceremony was held in the ITA Theater. Oscar winners Sir Christopher Hampton, Kevin Willmott, Jan Archibald & Nina Hartstone received a lifetime achievement award for their work in the film industry. Sir Christopher James Hampton is a British playwright, screenwriter, translator and film director. He is best known for his play Les Liaisons Dangereuses based on the novel of the same name and the film adaptation. He has twice received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, for Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Father (2020), and was also nominated for Atonement (2007).

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Kevin Willmott at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning a Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptimius Awards

Kevin Willmott is an Academy Award Winning American film director and screenwriter, and professor of film at the University of Kansas. He is known for work focusing on black issues including writing and directing Ninth Street, C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America, and Bunker Hill. His The Only Good Indian (2009) was a feature film about Native American children at an Indian boarding school and the forced assimilation that took place. In Jayhawkers (2014), he followed the life of Wilt Chamberlain, Phog Allen and the 1956 Kansas Jayhawks basketball team. Willmott has collaborated with Spike Lee, with whom he shared an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman. The two again collaborated in writing Da 5 Bloods.

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Jan Archibald at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning a Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptimius Awards

Jan Archibald is a make-up artist. Her work in La Vie en Rose earned her the Academy Award for Best Makeup as well as a BAFTA Award for Best Makeup and Hair. She had previously won the latter award for her work in The Wings of the Dove.

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Nina Hartstone at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning a Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptimius Awards

Nina Hartstone is a British sound editor. She won an Academy Award in the category Best Sound Editing for the film Bohemian Rhapsody.

Other prominent winners include the American Actor Thomas Jane and the American Actress Sarah Steele, the online content creators Steven He, Naomi Jon, SSIN and the singer Calum Scott.

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Thomas Jane at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning Best American ActorSeptimius Awards

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Steven He at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning Best Content CreatorSeptimius Awards

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Where Are You Now - Lost Frequencies ft. Calum Scott at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning Best Music VideoSeptimius Awards

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Naomi Jon at Septimius Awards 2022 in Amsterdam winning Best Makeup & HairstylingSeptimius Awards

A unique category system based on diversity

According to the founder Jan-Willem Breure, the Septimius Awards was created to stimulate diversity and inclusion within the film and television industry. The award ceremony has 30 competition categories ranging from Best European Actress to Best Oceanian Actress. By splitting 3 categories (Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Film) into continents the founder hopes to increase global representation. The Septimius Awards was held on the 6-7th of June 2022. On the 6th of June the Panel Discussions (Monday) and on the 7th of June the Award Ceremony (Tuesday) 2022 Amsterdam The Netherlands. Here is a full overview of the winners (source - https://septimiusawards.com/nominees2022):

Paulina Galazka — Best European Actress

Frank Lammers — Best European Actor

Sarah Steele — Best American Actress

Thomas Jane — Best American Actor

Amal Mohamed — Best Asian Actress

Seo-Bin Baek — Best Asian Actor

Nqobile Khumalo — Best African Actress

Stan Nze — Best African Actor

Cate O’Connor — Best Oceanian Actress

Guy Pigden — Best Oceanian Actor

The East — Best European Film

A Viagem de Pedro — Best American Film

Aik Hai Nigar — Best Asian Film

Kedibone — Best African Film

I Am Woman — Best Oceanian Film

Rigged — Best Short Documentary

Making an Exoneree — Best Feature Documentary

Estilo Americano — Best Short Film

Flack — Best Series

Wolfwalkers — Best Animation

The Journey — Best Experimental Film

Edge of the World — Best Director

The Other Me — Best Producer

Good Morning, Verônica — Best Cinematography

Tuesday 12 — Best Screenplay

The Hunt For Salamander — Best Soundtrack

Where Are You Now — Lost Frequencies ft. Calum Scott — Best Music Video

Steven He — Best Content Creator

Naomi Jon — Best Costume Design

SSIN — Best Makeup & Hairstyling

Lifetime Achievement Award

Christopher Hampton — Lifetime Achievement Award

Kevin Willmott — Lifetime Achievement Award

Jan Archibald- Lifetime Achievement Award

Nina Hartstone- Lifetime Achievement Award

Els Vandevorst- Lifetime Achievement Award

Reguillo Wijngaarde- Lifetime Achievement Award

Raymill Blinker- Lifetime Achievement Award

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