2024 Astra Film Awards – Hollywood Creative Alliance Honors J.A. Bayona, Daniel Pemberton, and ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Stunt Team

The Hollywood Creative Alliance is set to honor J.A. Bayona, Daniel Pemberton, and the John Wick: Chapter 4 stunt team at the 2024 Astra Film Awards, highlighting their significant contributions to the film industry.
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The Hollywood Creative Alliance (HCA) is set to honor some of the most influential figures in filmmaking at the 2024 Astra Film Awards. Scheduled for January 6, 2024, at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, the event will recognize the exceptional contributions of J.A. Bayona, Daniel Pemberton, and the stunt team behind John Wick: Chapter 4.

Global Broadcast Partnership with ABS-CBN

In a significant development, ABS-CBN has been announced as the global broadcast partner for the 2024 HCA Astra Film Awards. The ceremony will be aired in 247 countries and territories, alongside live streaming on the official HCA YouTube Channel and This partnership ensures that the awards ceremony reaches a global audience, celebrating cinematic excellence on an international scale.

Celebrating Some Greats

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Acclaimed filmmaker J.A. Bayona, known for his work on Netflix’s Society of the Snow, will receive the HCA Filmmaking Achievement Award. Bayona’s directorial journey, from commercials and music videos to feature films like The Orphanage, The Impossible, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, showcases his diverse and impactful cinematic vision.

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Daniel Pemberton, the Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated composer renowned for his score in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, will be honored with the HCA Artisan Achievement Award. Pemberton’s prolific career spans over three decades, with contributions to television, film, and video games, making him one of the most versatile composers in the industry.

New Stunt Categories and Pet Adoption Event Spotlight on John Wick: Chapter 4 Stunt Team

John Wick: Chapter 4
Keanu Reeves as John Wick in John Wick 4. Photo Credit: Murray Close

The HCA is introducing three new stunt categories to their Creative Arts ceremony: Best Stunt Performer, Best Stunt Coordinator, and Best Second Unit Director. Additionally, in partnership with Petco Love, the HCA will host a pet adoption event during the Astra Film Awards, offering attendees the opportunity to provide a forever home to rescue animals.

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In a move to bring greater recognition to the stunt community, the HCA will honor the stunt team behind John Wick: Chapter 4 with the HCA Spotlight Award. The franchise is celebrated for its extraordinary stunt work, and this award highlights the need for broader acknowledgment of stunt artists in the film industry.

About the Hollywood Creative Alliance and the Astra Film Awards

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The HCA is a 501 c6 membership-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in film and television. It aims to amplify diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and culture in the entertainment industry. The HCA’s diverse membership comprises critics, entertainment journalists, content creators, industry insiders, and creatives.

The 2024 HCA Astra Film Awards is shaping up to be a landmark event, honoring the talents and contributions of individuals who have significantly impacted the film industry. With its global broadcast and a focus on inclusivity and recognition, the ceremony is poised to set new standards in celebrating cinematic achievements.

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How do you think recognizing individuals like J.A. Bayona and Daniel Pemberton, as well as the stunt team behind John Wick: Chapter 4, will influence the film industry? What are your thoughts on the new stunt categories being introduced? Share your thoughts, who you think should win in each category of The Astras, and nerd out with us about movies on our Discord!

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Professional Nerd | Amateur Human | Creative/Content Director The best way to describe Kevin Fenix is the kid you never tell what the buttons do in video games so you have a chance to win. Being 6’ 4” and Asian, he never really fit in, so he got comfortable standing out. Not only is it easy to find him in crowds, he dabbles in the culinary arts, does a little stand up and improv, and can honestly say Spider-Man is the Jesus-like influence of his life. Kevin Fenix loves dogs, movies, television, comics, comedy, and to shoot people… with video.