|23rd Empire Awards|
An Empire award
|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic achievements|
|Last awarded||March 18, 2018|
|Website||2016 Official website|
The Empire Awards is an annual British awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the local and global film industry. Winners are awarded the Empire Award statuette. The awards, first presented in 1996, are presented by the British film magazine Empire with the winners voted by the readers of the magazine.
The 23rd Empire Awards, the most recent ceremony, honoring films in 2017, was held on 18 March 2018 in London, England. The awards are sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey since the 14th Empire Awards and since then are officially called the Jameson Empire Awards. The official sponsor of the Awards changed to Rakuten TV for the 23rd Empire Awards.
As of the 19th Empire Awards these are the three awards which are currently handed out: