Lumiere Awards

The Lumiere™ Award

The Lumiere™ Awards recognize outstanding international achievement in the creation of immersive storytelling using advanced visual technologies like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, High Dynamic Range, Stereo 3D, 360 Video, High Frame Rate, Artificial Intelligence, Real-Time Rendering and more.

The Society honors content and experiences produced for film, television, advertising, gaming, mobile, online and much more. Past Lumiere winners include some of Hollywood’s biggest creative leaders, such as Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Victoria Alonso, Jon Favreau, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Christopher McQuarrie.

Award winners will be recognized at the 13th Annual Lumiere Awards celebration on February 10th, 2023 at 12pm at the Crystal Ballroom of The Beverly Hills Hotel.

The complete list of 2023 honorees:

Best Feature Film – Live Action:

Avatar: The Way of Water (20th Century Studios)
Best Feature Film – Animated:Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Netflix)
Best Documentary:Good Night Oppy (Amazon)
Best Motion Picture – Musical:Elvis (Warner Bros)
Best Audio – Theatrical:The Batman (Warner Bros.)
Best Audio – Episodic:Stranger Things: Season Four (Netflix)
Best Use of VR:Gorilla Trek (Immotion)
Best Original Song: Top Gun “Hold My Hand” (Paramount)
Best Use of High Dynamic Range – Feature Film: Lightyear (Pixar)
Best Use of High Dynamic Range – Episodic:I Am Groot (Marvel)
Best 2D to 3D Conversion: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Marvel Studios/ Disney)
Best Musical Scene or Sequence:Elvis (Warner Bros)
Best Scene or Sequence in a Feature Film:Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount)
Best Episodic – Animated: Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi (Lucasfilm/Disney)
Best Episodic – Live Action:Andor (Lucasfilm/Disney)
Best Achievement in 8K Production:Kansai TV’s “moments”
Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for Creative Excellence in Visual Effects:Wētā FX
Innovation in Technology Award:Microsoft
Century Award: Adobe
Distinguished Achievement in Education: HBO Camera Assessment Series (HBO)
Voices For The Earth Award:James Cameron and Jon Landau, Avatar: The Way of Water
Gene Kelly Visionary Award:Damien Chazelle, Babylon
Harold Lloyd Award:Baz Luhrmann, Elvis

About the AIS Lumiere Award Statuette

Lumiere Award StatuetteMade for the Society by the R.S. Owens Company of Chicago, (who also manufacture the Oscar for the Academy Awards), The Lumiere Statuette depicts the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, lifting her head to greet the morning light. She is made of bronze and covered with gold and is seen in the company of Oscars, Emmys, Golden Lions and BAFTA Awards in display cabinets around the world. These statuettes are presented as the pinnacle of entertainment arts and technologies by our chapters in China, Japan, and Europe.