Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther trailer titled “Crown” won the marquee Best In Show category at the 19th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which were handed out tonight at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
The blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe title starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler won a leading four awards on the night, adding honors for Best Action trailer for “Crown,” which was made by Create. The movie also won for Best Action TV Spot and Best Music TV Spot. Netflix, 20th Century Fox (with Fox Searchlight and FX) and Warner Bros (with HBO and New Line) tied for the most wins overall among studios with 13 each.
On the TV side, Netflix’s Stranger Things: Season 2 and HBO’s Westworld Season 2tied for top honors with three wins apiece. Call of Duty: WWII topped the video game categories with three wins. Among trailer vendors, Trailer Park led with nine trophies.
This year’s Golden Fleece award, given to the best trailer for a film where the marketing was considered better than the movie, went to Warner Bros’ shark movie The Meg. It hits theaters August 10.
Oscar Best Picture winner The Shape of Water from Fox Searchlight and Lionsgate’s Hitman’s Bodyguard had the most individual nominations (eight) coming in. Black Panther had seven.