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Viber Invited Film Fans to Walk the Purple Carpet at the Jameson Empire Awards

30 March 2015

The best films and filmmakers of the past year, as voted for by readers of Empire magazine and film fans around the globe, were honoured last night at the 20th Jameson Empire Awards.

The big winner of the evening, taking the awards for Best Director, sponsored by Air New Zealand, and Best Film, presented by Viber, was Interstellar, whose director Christopher Nolan was also honoured with the prestigious Empire Inspiration award, presented to him by Interstellar actress and two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain.



Viber users were given VIP access to the Jameson Empire awards last night, as breaking news from the ceremony and back stage was revealed in real-time, live on Viber Pubic Chats. Viber’s crew captured photos and video from the red carpet and chatted behind-the-scenes with some of the night’s biggest stars including Jonathan Ross.

There was also live reporting from Empire Magazine in their own Viber Public Chat. The chat features discussions and analysis about the latest in movies from Empire’s editorial team, providing an insider’s view into the world of film.


Our Interviews including the legend that is Andy Serkis are coming soon, so stay tuned to The Fan Carpet.