Satellite Auteur Award
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Satellite Auteur Award

The Auteur Award is an honorary Satellite Award bestowed by the International Press Academy to recognize the "individual voices of filmmakers and their personal impact on the industry."[1] It was first presented on December 17, 2005 at the 10th Annual Satellite Awards ceremony to George Clooney. American actor and director Edward Norton is the latest recipient.

The trophy awarded to the honorees resembles the normal Satellite Award but is designated for Special Achievement, with the recipient's name and year engraved on the base. It was designed by Dalmatian sculptor Ante Marinovi?.[2]


Auteur Award

Year Recipient Reason
2005 George Clooney For his work on the film Good Night, and Good Luck and his "promising filmmaking future"[1]
2006 Robert Altman For his visionary work as a filmmaker[1]
2007 Julian Schnabel For his work on the film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon)[1]
2008 Baz Luhrmann For his signature scope and style of filmmaking[1]
2009 Roger Corman For his trademark style of imaginative special effects and plots[1]
2010 Alex Gibney For his work as a documentary film director and producer[1]
2011 Peter Bogdanovich For his body of film work, as well as his books on the inner workings of filmmaking and filmmakers[3]
2012 Paul Williams For having a singular vision and unique artistic control over the elements of production[4]
2013 Guillermo del Toro For pushing the boundaries of horror, the paranormal and fantasy.[1]
2014 Martyn Burke For "moving effortlessly between the worlds of novels, documentaries and motion pictures"[5]
2015 Robert M. Young For his "specific passion for filmmaking"[1]
2016 Tom Ford For being "an edgy, trend-setting modernist"[6]
2017 Greta Gerwig For being "a multi-talented writer/actor/director"[7]
2019 Edward Norton For his work on the film Motherless Brooklyn[1]

Special Achievement Award

Until 2005 the IPA honored outstanding entertainment industry professionals with the Special Achievement Award. The last Special Achievement Award donated to George Clooney "as an Auteur" founded the abovementioned Auteur Award.

Year Recipient Reason
1999 Dale Olson The first publicist to receive an honorary Satellite Award.[8]
2001 Meir Fenigstein For outstanding devotion & commitment in promoting the best of Israeli films through Israel Film Festival in the United States.[9]
2003 Peter Dinklage For outstanding talent.[10]
2005 George Clooney For an "Auteur"[11]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Auteur Award". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "International Press Academy Awards". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "Peter Bogdanovich is the IPA's 2011 Auteur Award Winner". International Press Academy. November 29, 2011. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ Johnson, Quendrith (November 13, 2012). "Terence Stamp, Paul Williams, Walter Murch, X-Men's Bruce Davison Shine Among 17th Satellite Award Honorees". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "The International Press Academy presents Prestigious Auteur Award to Martyn Burke". International Press Academy. February 3, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "IPA honors Tom Ford with the prestigious Auteur Award". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "IPA Reveals Noms for 22nd Satellite(TM) Awards, Plus Robert Legato for Tesla Award & Greta Gerwig as Auteur Recipient". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "IPA Honoree Dale Olson's Legacy Continues". International Press Academy. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "Satellite Awards for 2002"., Inc. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ "Satellite Awards for 2004"., Inc. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "Satellite Awards for 2005"., Inc. Retrieved 2015.

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