'Inception,' 'The Social Network,' 'Super 8' Top Golden Trailer Award Nominees

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With the editing of movie trailers quickly becoming an art in its own right, its only fair that the brains behind the stylish ads be rewarded for their efforts.

Enter: The Golden Trailer Awards.

This year marks the 12th round for the awards and, telling from the recently released nominees, should be spotlighting some of our favorite flicks from 2010 and 2011.

Following in the footsteps of past winners like "Sherlock Holmes," "The Dark Knight," "A Serious Man" and "The Wrestler," are 2010 highlights like "Inception," "The King's Speech," "The Social Network," "127 Hours," and "Sucker Punch," while 2011 entires include "Super 8," "Battle: Los Angeles," "Tree of Life," and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon."

Check out the full list of nominees below, which also includes categories for posters and TV spots. The 12th Annual Golden Trailer Award winners will be announced on June 29.

Best Action

Inception “Control”, Warner Bros., BLT:AV

Sucker Punch “Trailer”, Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures, Mojo

The Town “This Side”, Warner Bros., Wild Card

Unstoppable “Domestic Trailer”, 20th Century Fox, Ignition Creative

Best Animation/Family

Cars 2 “Spies Are Us”, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, mOcean

Gnomeo & Juliet, Walt Disney Studios, The Ant Farm

Hop “Battle For Easter”, 20th Century Fox, Cimarron Entertainment

Rango “Teaser”, Paramount Pictures, The Ant Farm

Best Comedy

Bad Teacher “Hot For Teacher”, Columbia, Seismic Productions

The Hangover Part II “Trailer #3”, Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures, BLT:AV

The Other Guys “Return to Glory”, Columbia, Seismic Productions

Paul “Trailer”, Universal/Working Title, Workshop Creative

Best Documentary

Catfish, Universal Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Life in a Day “Best Day Ever Trailer, Scott Free/National Geographic, Empire Design

Running America, Nehst, Mighty Pictures

The Tillman Story “Trailer 1”, The Weinstein Company/ A&E Indie Films, Zealot Productions Inc.

Best Drama

127 Hours, Fox Searchlight/Pathe, Motive

Hereafter “Connection”, Warner Bros., Wild Card

The King's Speech, The Weinstein Company, AV Squad

The Social Network “Domestic Trailer #2”, Sony Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Best Horror

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark “Whisper”, Miramax, Buddha Jones

The Last Exorcism, Lionsgate, Mojo

Let Me In “More”, Overture/Hammer/Relativity Films, Buddha Jones

The Rite “Proof”, New Line Cinema, Aspect Ratio

Best Independent

It's Kind of a Funny Story, Focus Features, Big Science Film, Inc

Martha Marcy May Marlene “Can't Wait”, Fox Searchlight, Acme Trailer Company

Tree of Life, Fox Searchlight, Mark Woollen & Associates

Winter's Bone, Roadside Attractions, AV Squad

Best Music

Battle: Los Angeles “Prepare”, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild Card

Rabbit Hole “Trailer 1A”, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Social Network “Trailer 2”, Sony Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Sucker Punch “Trailer”, Warner Bros., Mojo

Best Romance

Beginners, Focus Features, Mark Woollen & Associates

Blue Valentine “Trailer 1”, The Weinstein Company, Zealot Productions Inc

Love and Other Drugs “Match Trailer”, 20th Century Fox, Empire Design

Something Borrowed “Best Things”, Alcon Entertainment/Warner Bros., Trailer Park

Best Thriller

Black Swan, Fox Searchlight, Mark Woollen & Associates

Buried “Trailer 1A”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Super 8, Paramount Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Unknown “Puzzle”, Warner Bros., AV Squad

Best Video Game Trailer

Crysis 2 “Launch Trailer”, Electronic Arts, Hammer Creative

End of Nations “Backstory Trailer”, The Ant Farm, Trion Worlds

Prototype 2 “Maker”, Radical Entertainment, Buddha Jones

Starcraft II “Prepare”, Blizzard Entertainment, Mojo

The Don LaFontaine Award for Best Voice Over

Biutiful “Intl Trailer”, Focus Features International, Mark Woollen & Associates

Born To Be Wild “Evolution”, Warner Bros. Pictures, Mob Scene Creative + Productions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc Sec “UK Trailer”, Optimum Releasing, The Editpool

Tangled “Flynn's Story”, Walt Disney Studios, mOcean

Golden Fleece

Burlesque “Make A Star”, Screen Gems, Seismic Productions

Faster “Int'l Trailer B”, Sony Pictures Releasing, Tao Creative

Stone “Trailer”, Overture Films, In Sync Advertising

The Tourist “Domestic Trailer”, Columbia, Create Advertising Group

Most Original Trailer

Battle: Los Angeles “Prepare”, Columbia/Fox Searchlight, Wild Card

Buried “Trailer 1A”, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Social Network “Domestic Trailer #2”, Sony Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Tree of Life, Fox Searchlight, Mark Woollen & Associates

Summer 2011 Blockbuster Trailer

Cowboys & Aliens “Domestic Trailer”, Universal Pictures/Paramount Pictures, Ignition Creative

Pirates of the Caribbean 4 “Jack”, Walt Disney Pictures, Create Advertising Group

Super 8, Paramount Pictures, Mark Woollen & Associates

Transformers: Dark of the Moon “Alien Secret”, Paramount Pictures, Wild Card

Trashiest Trailer

F “UK Trailer”, Optimum Releasing, The Editpool

Hobo With A Shotgun “Red Band”, Magnet, AV Squad

Machete “Machete Int'l Trailer B”, Sony Pictures Releasing Int'l, Tao Creative

Piranha 3D “Waiting”, Dimension Films, Buddha Jones

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Technical Categories

Best Motion/Title Graphics

Anonymous “Teaser”, Columbia Pictures, Vibe Creative,Inc.

I Love You Phillip Morris “Guess Who's Coming – Green Band”, Roadside Attractions, Trailer Park

Saw 3D “Witness”, Lionsgate, Buddha Jones

The Wrecking Crew “Official Trailer”, Lunch Box Entertainment, Evolver Creative Inc.

Best Sound Editing

Battle: Los Angeles “Domestic Trailer: Secret”, Columbia Pictures, Ignition Creative

I Saw the Devil “Red Band”, Magnet, AV Squad

The Mechanic “Clear Message”, CBS Films, Trailer Park

Transformers: Dark of the Moon “Alien Secret”, Paramount Pictures, Wild Card

Best Trailer – Non Movie

Jersey Boys “4 Friends Trailer”, Create Advertising Group

The Oregon Trail, Half Day Today!

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Foreign Trailer Categories

Best Foreign Action Trailer

22 Bullets “German Trailer”, Europa Corp/Central Film/Wild Bunch, Trailerhaus

Carlos “German Trailer”, Warner Bros. Pictures, Trailerhaus

Centurion, Magnolia Pictures, Kinetic Trailers

Valhalla Rising “Theatrical Trailer”, IFC Films, Kinetic Trailers

Best Foreign Comedy Trailer

Potiche “Trailer 1”, Music Box Films, Zealot Productions Inc

Soul Kitchen “Soul Kitchen”, IFC Films, Big Science Film, Inc

Submarine “Trailer 1”, The Weinstein Company, Zealot Productions Inc

Wild Target, Vue Entertainment/Free Style Releasing, Create Advertising Group

Best Foreign Drama Trailer

Empire of Silver, Neo Classics Films, Big Science Film, Inc.

The King's Speech “Trailer 1”, Momentum Pictures, Zealot Productions Inc

Life, Above All “Theatrical Trailer”, Sony Pictures Classics, Kinetic Trailers

Oranges and Sunshine “Trailer 1”, Icon Films, Zealot Productions Inc

Best Foreign Horror/Thriller Trailer

F “UK Trailer”, Optimum Releasing, The Editpool

I Saw the Devil “Red Band”, Magnet, AV Squad

REC2 “Red Band”, Magnet, AV Squad

Silent House “Theatrical Trailer”, IFC Films, Kinetic Trailers

Best Foreign Romance Trailer

Empire of Silver, NeoClassics Films, Big Science Film, Inc

Goethe! “Main Trailer”, Warner Bros. Germany, Fleischmann Trailer

Rosebud “Cinema Trailer”, Monolith Films, Trailer and More

Tequila, Quality Films, Fix Comunicacion

Most Original Foreign Trailer

Drei “Main Trailer”, X Verleih, Fleischmann Trailer

REC2 “Red Band”, Magnet, AV Squad

Rubber “Greenband Trailer 1”, Magnolia Pictures, Zealot Productions Inc

Wasted on the Young “Teaser”, Paramount, The Solid State

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TV Spots

Best Action TV Spot

Fast Five “Fast Women”, Universal Pictures, AV Squad

I Am Number Four “Not Alone-Male”, DreamWorks/Disney,Trailer Park

Sucker Punch “Punch It”, Warner Bros., mOcean

The Town “Alarm Review”, Warner Bros., Motive

Best Animation/Family TV Spot

HOP “Carrot Quiz”, Nickelodeon, Mojo

Megamind “Vote for Mega”, DreamWorks, Buddha Jones

Rango “Behind the Scenes” Paramount Pictures, The Ant Farm

Toy Story 3 “Biggest Ever/Clothes”, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, mOcean

Best Comedy TV Spot

Bridesmaids “Celebrate :60”, Universal Pictures, Workshop Creative

The Green Hornet “Paradise”, Columbia Pictures, Vibe Creative, Inc.

The Other Guys “Work Together”, Columbia Pictures, Seismic Productions

Paul “Dessert”, Universal Pictures, The Ant Farm

Best Drama TV Spot

Black Swan “Masterpiece”, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Create Advertising Group

The Fighter “Train”, Paramount Pictures, AV Squad

The Lincoln Lawyer “Personal”, Lionsgate, Mojo

The Town “The Crew Review”, Warner Bros., Motive

Best Foreign TV Spot

The Disappearance of Alice Creed “15 Sec”, Icon, The Solid State

Gainsbourg “Journey 30”, Optimum Releasing,The Editpool

The King's Speech “Few Words”, Momentum Pictures, Create Advertising Group

Never Let Me Go “Everlasting”, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Create Advertising Group

Best Graphics in a TV Spot

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 “Everything Review”, Warner Bros., Mojo

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole “Awesome Review”, Warner Bros.,Mojo

Salt “Big Event Review”, Columbia Pictures, Vibe Creative,Inc

Sucker Punch “Explosive Review”, Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures, Trailer Park

Best Horror TV Spot

The Last Exorcism “Trailer Cutdown”, Lionsgate, Mojo

Priest “Reach Out”, Screen Gems, Vibe Creative, Inc.

The Rite “Believe”, New Line Cinema, AV Squad

The Rite “Images”, New Line Cinema, Buddha Jones

Best Independent TV Spot

Blue Valentine “Mesmerizing”, The Weinstein Company, Zealot Productions Inc

Buried “Help (DVD)" 30, Lionsgate, The Editpool

Jane Eyre “TV Spot – Escape”, Focus Features, Kinetic Trailers

The Kids Are All Right “We're All The Same”, Focus Features, Seismic Productions

Best Music TV Spot

Blue Valentine “Honeycomb 20 (DVD [FREE Stock Trend Analysis])”, The Weinstein Company, The Editpool

The Expendables “Attitude”, Lionsgate, Fishbowl

For Colored Girls “I Know Who I Am”, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Green Hornet “Paradise”, Columbia Pictures, Vibe Creative, Inc.

Best Romance TV Spot

Blue Valentine “Mesmerizing”, The Weinstein Company, Zealot Productions Inc

Killers “Love-G”, Lionsgate, Mojo

Life As We Know It “The Love”, Warner Bros.,Trailer Park

Something Borrowed “Best Things”, Warner Bros./Alcon Entertainment, Trailer Park

Best Summer Blockbuster 2011 TV Spot

Fast Five “Superbowl”, Universal Pictures, AV Squad

Pirates of the Caribbean 4 “Superbowl Captain”, Walt Disney Pictures, Create Advertising Group

Thor “Myth”, Paramount Pictures, AV Squad

Transformers: Dark of the Moon “Dark”, Paramount Pictures, Ignition Creative

Best Thriller TV Spot

Black Swan “Pressure”, Fox Searchlight, Mark Woollen & Associates

Hanna “Unknown”, Focus Features, AV Squad

Limitless “Movie in a Minute”, Relativity, Motive

The Next Three Days “Getting Out”, Lionsgate, Mojo

Best Video Game TV Spot

Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep “Beginning”, Square Enix, mOcean

Mortal Kombat (Mortal Kombat 30” TV Post 9), Warner Bros. Interactive, The Creative Partnership

Shift 2 Unleashed “Trailer”, Electronic Arts

Starcraft II “Glory Revised”, Blizzard Entertainment, Mojo

Best Voice Over TV Spot

Cyrus “Shower”, Fox Searchlight, Motive

The Expendables “Testosterone Review”, Lionsgate, Fishbowl

The Last Exorcism “Devil 10”, Optimum Releasing, The Editpool

Madea's Big Happy Family “Prescripture”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Most Original TV Spot

The Disappearance of Alice Creed “15 sec”, Icon, The Solid State

Limitless “Movie in a Minute”, Relativity, Motive

Madea's Big Happy Family “Prescripture”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Megamind “Mega Rap”, DreamWorks, Buddha Jones

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Poster Categories

Best Action Poster

Cowboys & Aliens “Teaser One Sheet”, Universal, Ignition

The Mechanic “One Sheet”, CBS Films, Ignition

The Next Three Days “McQueen” Poster, Lionsgate, Ignition

Sucker Punch “One-sheet Retro Babydoll”, Warner Bros., Ignition

Best Animation/Family Poster

Alpha and Omega “Log Ride Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Legend of the Guardians “One Sheet”, Warner Bros., Mojo

Madea's Big Happy Family “Brady Bunch Poster”, Lionsgate, Kustom Creative

Rio “Teaser 2Sheet Finish V4”, 20th Century Fox International, The Refinery

Best Comedy Poster

Madea's Big Happy Family “Black Swan Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Madea's Big Happy Family “God Mother Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Super “One Sheet”, IFC Films, Mojo

Your Highness “Your Highness”, Universal Pictures, Cold Open

Best Documentary Poster

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer, Magnolia Pictures, Cold Open

Freakonomics “Final Art 1sheet”, Magnolia Pictures, The Refinery

Making the Boys, First Run Features, Greenlight Creative

The Tall Man “Poster”, Blackfella Films,The Solid State

Best Drama Poster

127 Hours “One Sheet”, Fox Searchlight, Ignition

For Colored Girls “Tears Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Inception “Bus Shelter (Paris)”, Warner Bros., Ignition

Rabbit Hole “Tire Swing Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Best Horror Poster

The Last Exorcism “Back Bend Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Last Exorcism “Wall Demon Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Let Me In “One Sheet”, Overture Films, Ignition

My Soul to Take, Universal Pictures, Cold Open

Best Independent Poster

127 Hours “One Sheet”, Fox Searchlight, Ignition

Buried “Coffin Poster” Lionsgate, Ignition

Madea's Big Happy Family “Godmother Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Rabbit Hole “Tire Swing Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Best Foreign/International Poster

I Am Love, Metrodome Distribution, allcity media

Red Riding Hood (One Sheet), Warner Bros., Ignition

The Tourist (One Sheet), Studio Canal, Ignition

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (One-Sheet), Sony Pictures Classics, Ignition

Best Romance Poster

Ceremony (One Sheet), Magnolia Pictures, Ignition

I Love You Phillip Morris (One Sheet), Roadside Attractions, Ignition

One Day (One Sheet), Focus Features, Mojo

Rabbit Hole (Panels Poster), Lionsgate, Ignition

Best Summer 2011 Blockbuster Poster

Captain America: The First Avenger “Domestic Teaser”, Paramount Pictures, BLT & Associates, Inc

Cowboys & Aliens “Teaser One-sheet”, Universal Pictures, Ignition

Fast Five “Fast Five”, Universal Pictures, Cold Open

Super 8 “Final One Sheet”, Paramount Pictures, BLT & Associates,Inc.

Best Teaser Poster

Buried “Coffin Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Catfish “Catfish”, Universal Pictures,Cold Open

Madea's Big Happy Family “One Sheet”, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Mechanic “One Sheet”, CBS Films, Ignition

Best Thriller Poster

Buried “Vertigo Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Inception “Bus Shelter “Folding City”, Warner Bros., Ignition

The Next Three Days “Map Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Source Code “One Sheet”, Summit Entertainment, Ignition

Best Video Game Poster

Def Jam Rap Star “Rapstar One Sheet”, 4mm Games, The Refinery

Fight Night Champion “One-sheet”, EA Sports, Ignition

Best Wildposts

Priest “Priest 004”, Screen Gems, The Refinery

The Roommate “Wild Posting”, Sony Screen Gems, Ignition

Sucker Punch “Character Banners”, Warner Bros., Mojo

Super “Wild Postings”, IFC Films, Mojo

Most Original Poster

Buried “Coffin” Poster, Lionsgate, Ignition

The Expendables “International Poster”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Inception “Mosaic Character” Posters, Warner Bros., Ignition

The Mechanic “One Sheet”, CBS Films, Ignition

Trashiest Poster

Kaboom, IFC, Mojo

Orgasm Inc., First Run Features, Greenlight Creative

Best Standee for Feature Film

The Expendables “Standee”, Lionsgate, Ignition

Hanna “Standee”, Focus Features, Ignition

Inception “In Theater Totems”, Warner Bros., Ignition

Sucker Punch “Standee”, Warner Bros., Ignition