Online Voting Is Open for the 2018 Home Media Awards

Consumer voting for the 2018 Home Media Awards Presented by Media Play News has begun.

Through April 6, film and TV fans and home entertainment enthusiasts can visit MediaPlayNews.com/awards/ballot to select their favorite home video titles of 2017, as nominated by studios and distributors.

The results of the consumer vote will be combined with ballots submitted by a panel of expert judges. Winners will be announced April 23. Judges will also select a top Blu-ray, TV show on disc and a best overall title.

2018 ‘Home Media Magazine’ Award Nominees

FILM CATEGORIES

Best Theatrical Disc
Arrival (Paramount)
Beauty and the Beast (2017) (Disney)
Dunkirk (Warner)
The Fate of the Furious (Universal)
Get Out (Universal)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
Hidden Figures (Fox)
It (2017) (Warner)
John Wick Chapter 2 (Lionsgate)
La La Land (Lionsgate)
Moana (Disney)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Disney)
Wonder Woman (Warner)

Best Direct-to-Video/Limited Release
Batman vs. Two-Face (Warner)
Batman and Harley Quinn (Warner)
Pure Country Pure Heart (Warner)
Shattered (Cinedigm)
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (Warner)

Best Catalog Title
Bambi: Signature Collection (Disney)
Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Edition (Lionsgate)
Dreamgirls: Director’s Cut (Paramount)
Flatliners (1990) Steelbook Blu-ray (Mill Creek)
Heat: Definitive Director’s Edition (Fox)
Juice: Special Edition (Paramount)
Pinocchio: Signature Collection (Disney)
Shakes the Clown Blu-ray (Mill Creek)
Streets of Fire: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory)

Best Movie Collection/Boxed Set
DC Universe 10th Anniversary Collection Blu-ray (Warner)
The Godfather: The Omerta Edition (Paramount)
House: Two Stories (MVD/Arrow)
The Pink Panther Film Collection Starring Peter Sellers (Shout! Factory)
Planet of the Apes Trilogy (Fox)
The Three Stooges: Big Box of Nyuks (Mill Creek)

Best Documentary Movie
Born in China (Disney)
I Am Not Your Negro (Magnolia)
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (Paramount)
Mommy Dead and Dearest (HBO)
Zero Days (Magnolia)

Best Indie/Small-Budget Film on Disc
2:22 (Magnolia)
Hickok (Cinedigm)
A Kind of Murder (Magnolia)

Best AV Quality/Blu-ray Movie
Deepwater Horizon (Lionsgate)
Dunkirk (Warner)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Disney)
Power Rangers (Lionsgate)
Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount)
Wonder Woman (Warner)

TV CATEGORIES

Best Current TV Series on Disc
American Gods: Season 1 (Lionsgate)
Chesapeake Shores: Season 1 (Cinedigm)
Daredevil: Season 2 (Disney)
Designated Survivor: Season 1 (Disney)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Jessica Jones: Season 1 (Disney)
Silicon Valley: Season 4 (HBO)
Six: Season 1 (Lionsgate)
Veep: Season 6 (HBO)
Victoria: Season 1 (PBS)
The Walking Dead: Season 7 (Lionsgate)
Westworld: Season 1 (HBO)

Best Vintage TV Show in Disc
Dynasty: The Complete Series (Paramount/CBS)
The Rockford Files: The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
The Simpsons: Season 18 (Fox)

Best Complete TV Series Set
Duck Dynasty (Lionsgate)
Dynasty (Paramount/CBS)
Friday Night Lights (Mill Creek)
Green Acres (Shout! Factory)
The Rockford Files (Mill Creek)

Best TV Movie or Miniseries
Beaches (Lionsgate)
Big Little Lies (HBO)
Descendants 2 (Disney)
Twin Peaks Limited Event Series (Paramount/CBS)

Best TV Documentary
American Guns (Mill Creek)
Planet Earth II (BBC)
The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (PBS)

Best AV Quality/Blu-ray TV
American Gods: Season 1 (Lionsgate)
Big Little Lies (HBO)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Planet Earth II (BBC)
Twin Peaks Limited Event Series (Paramount/CBS)
The Walking Dead: Season 7 (Lionsgate)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Season 1 (Cinedigm)

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc
Alien: Covenant (Fox)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (Warner)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Sony Pictures)
Deepwater Horizon (Lionsgate)
The Fate of the Furious (Universal)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)
Interstellar (Paramount)
John Wick Chapter 2 (Lionsgate)
The Peanuts Holiday Collection (Warner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Disney)
Planet Earth II (BBC)
Westworld: Season 1 (Warner)

Best Extras/Bonus Material
American Gods: Season 1 (Lionsgate)
Baby Driver (Sony Pictures)
Beauty and the Beast (2017) (Disney)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)
Juice: Special Edition (Paramount)
The Lion King: Signature Collection (Disney)
Logan (Fox)
Planet Earth II (BBC)
Power Rangers (Lionsgate)
RWBY Vol. 4 (Cinedigm)
Teen Wolf: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory)
Twin Peaks Limited Event Series (Paramount/CBS)

Best Box Art
View nominees at https://www.mediaplaynews.com/awards/2018-home-media-awards-box-art-and-packaging-nominees/
Bambi: Signature Collection (Disney)
Batman vs. Two-Face (Warner)
The Bird With the Crystal Plumage: Limited Edition (MVD/Arrow)
Doctor Strange (Disney)
Dreamgirls: Director’s Cut (Paramount)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Hickok (Cinedigm)
John Wick Chapter 2 (Lionsgate)
The Lion King: Signature Collection (Disney)
Streets of Fire: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Blu-ray Steelbook (Lionsgate)

Best Packaging
View nominees at https://www.mediaplaynews.com/awards/2018-home-media-awards-box-art-and-packaging-nominees/
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 40th Anniversary (Sony Pictures)
DC Universe 10th Anniversary Collection (Warner)
Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (Lionsgate)
Doctor Strange Cinematic Universe Edition Overlay (Disney)
The Gumby Movie Blu-ray Combo Pack (NCircle)
Re-Animator: Limited Edition (MVD/Arrow)
Twin Peaks Limited Event Series (Paramount/CBS)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Steelbook (Lionsgate)

Best Restoration
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 40th Anniversary Edition (Sony Pictures)
Heat: Definitive Director’s Edition (Fox)
The Sea Wolf (1941) (Warner Archive)
Teen Wolf: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory)

Best Alternate Version
Dreamgirls: Director’s Cut (Paramount)
Heat: Definitive Director’s Edition (Fox)
Logan Noir (Fox)
Saturday Night Fever: 40th Anniversary Director’s Cut (Paramount)

Best Upgrade
The Apartment: Limited Edition (MVD/Arrow)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 40th Anniversary Edition (Sony Pictures)
Dreamgirls: Director’s Cut (Paramount)
Heat: Definitive Director’s Edition (Fox)
The Lion King: Signature Collection (Disney)
Ponyo Blu-ray/DVD (Shout! Factory)
Saturday Night Fever: 40th Anniversary Director’s Cut (Paramount)
Spookley: The Square Pumpkin Blu-ray (Cinedigm)
Teen Wolf: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory)

Best Compilation
Romero: Between Night and Dawn (MVD/Arrow)
Watch Around the Clock: 24 Hours of TV (Mill Creek)
Watch Around the Clock: 24 Hours of TV in Color (Mill Creek)

DIGITAL CATEGORIES

Best Digital Presentation of a Movie
Gangster Land (Cinedigm)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
It (2017) (Warner)
Moana (Disney)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Disney)

Best Digital Presentation of a TV Show
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 9 (HBO)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Westworld: Season 1 (Warner)

GENRE CATEGORIES

Best Animation Disc
Batman vs. Two-Face (Warner)
In This Corner of the World (Shout! Factory)
The Lego Batman Movie (Warner)
Moana (Disney)
RWBY Vol. 4 (Cinedigm)

Best Kidvid Disc
Cars 3 (Disney)
DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games (Warner)
Spookley: The Square Pumpkin (Cinedigm)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady (Paramount)

Best Faith-Based Disc
The Shack (Lionsgate)
Silence (Paramount)

Best Action Disc
Baby Driver (Sony Pictures)
The Fate of the Furious (Universal)
John Wick Chapter 2 (Lionsgate)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Disney)
Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount)
Wonder Woman (Warner)

Best Adventure Disc
Kong: Skull Island (Warner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Disney)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (Sony Pictures)

Best Comedy Disc
Baywatch (Paramount)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
The Pink Panther Film Collection Starring Peter Sellers (Shout! Factory)
Silicon Valley: Season 4 (HBO)
The Three Stooges: Big Box of Nyuks (Mill Creek)
Veep: Season 6 (HBO)

Best Drama Disc
Big Little Lies (HBO)
Dunkirk (Warner)
Fences (Paramount)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)
Queen of Katwe (Disney)

Best Disc of a Title Based on a True Story
Deepwater Horizon (Lionsgate)
Dunkirk (Warner)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)
Hickok (Cinedigm)
Hidden Figures (Fox)
Queen of Katwe (Disney)
Silence (Paramount)
Victoria: Season 1 (PBS)

Best Fantasy Disc
Beauty and the Beast (2017) (Disney)
Descendants 2 (Disney)
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (HBO)

Best Sci-Fi Disc
Alien: Covenant (Fox)
Arrival (Paramount)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Disney)
Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Lionsgate)
War for the Planet of the Apes (Fox)

Best Superhero Disc
Batman vs. Two-Face (Warner)
Batman and Harley Quinn (Warner)
Daredevil: Season 2 (Disney)
Doctor Strange (Disney)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney)
Jessica Jones: Season 1 (Disney)
The Lego Batman Movie (Warner)
Logan (Fox)
Power Rangers (Lionsgate)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (Sony Pictures)
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (Warner)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady (Paramount)
Wonder Woman (Warner)

Best Musical Disc
Beauty and the Beast (2017) (Disney)
Dreamgirls: Director’s Cut (Paramount)
La La Land (Lionsgate)
Pure Country Pure Heart (Warner)

Best Horror Disc
Annabelle: Creation (Warner)
Don’t Torture a Duckling (MVD/Arrow)
Eyes of My Mother (Magnolia)
Get Out (Universal)
It (2017) (Warner)
mother! (Paramount)
Train to Busan (Well Go USA)
XX (Magnolia)

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