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14 MAY 2016
SPECTRE AT 2016 TAURUS WORLD STUNT AWARDS

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2016-04-04
In the tradition of Hollywood's finest awards presentations, the best stunt people in the entertainment industry will be recognized for their performances in feature films released in 2015 at this year's Taurus World Stunt Awards ceremony. SPECTRE, with Gary Powell as Stunt coordinator, is nominated in three categories.

The four 2016 Taurus World Stunt Awards nominations for SKYFALL:

BEST HIGH WORK – James Bond fights a bad guy in a helicopter. The helicopter flew 45’ above a crowded square and does a variety of acrobatic manoeuvres trying to throw them off. CGI was used to add people to the square and remove safety cables. WINNER: Jupiter Ascending

BEST WORK WITH A VEHICLE – James Bond fights a bad guy in a helicopter. The helicopter flew 45’ above a crowded square and does a variety of acrobatic manoeuvres trying to throw them off. CGI was used to add people to the square and remove safety cables. WINNER: Fast & Furious 7

BEST STUNT COORDINATION AND/OR 2ND UNIT DIRECTION – Gary Powell
WINNER: Guy Norris, Glenn Suter, Keir Beck, Lawrence Woodward, Steve Griffin & Tyrone Stevenson for Mad Max: Fury Road

Other winners:
Hardest Hit: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Speciality Stunt: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Fight: Kingsman
Best Stunt Rigging: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Foreign Film: Medal (Russian film)
Best Stunt by Stuntwoman: Linda Jewell
Lifetime Achievement Award: Andy Armstrong (brother of Vic Armstrong)

Other stunt crew on SPECTRE:
Ami Verge (stunt department coordinator)
Andy Lister (stunt double for Daniel Craig)
Dan Euston (stunt double for Benito Sagredo)
Gemita Samarra (stunt double for Lea Seydoux)
Gordon Alexander (stunt double for Daniel Draig)
Lee Morrison (assistant stunt coordinator)
Marc Mailley (head stunt rigger)
Martin Ivanov (stunt double for Dave Bautista)
Matthew Stirling (stunt double for Dave Bautista)
Olivier Schneider (fight choreographer)
Pete Ford (stunt double for Jesper Christensen)
Richard Carless (marin koordinator)
Yves Girard (fight assistant)

Before the 2016 Taurus World Stunt Awards, SPECTRE has won an Academy Award for Best Original Song (to Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes), a Golden Globe to Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes for Best Original Song, two Empire awards for Best British Film and Best Thriller.

Editor's note:
Gary Powell has already won TWO Taurus World Stunt awards for 'Best Stunt Coordination and/or 2nd Unit Direction' for his work on Casino Royale (2006) and Skyfall (2012) (2012). Vic Armstrong was nominated in the same category at the 2003 awards for his work on Die Another Day (2002).

Read FSWL's SPECTRE review or download it here.

Editor's note:
For more news on SPECTRE featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

Photo above:
The Swedish cinema poster for SPECTRE © 2015 SF Bio. All rights reserved.

Click below for a complete list of the 2016 Taurus World Stunt Awards nominations:

www.taurusworldstuntawards.com/index.php?id=161

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