Monday, February 1, 2021

Netflix Winter 2020/2021 For you consideration billboards...

Meryl Streep Prom FYC billboard
Even though awards season has been affected by these unprecedented times we are living through, nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics' Choice Award and Golden Globes are imminent, so today we're shining a spotlight on Netflix's awards consideration campaign for its diverse offering of original shows and movies.

As much as Daily Billboard likes to see key art updated with reviews for awards consideration billboards, there's nothing quite like taking key moments or a freeze-frames from series and films to capture the spirit of the offering.
Nicole Kidman Prom FYC billboard
First up are a duo of FYC billboards for Netflix's adaptation of the Broadway musical The Prom, showcasing Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman (who are no stranger to awards accolades).

Newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman stars as an Indiana teenager banned from taking her girlfriend to her high school prom, whose story captured the attention of some narcissistic down-on-their-luck Broadway stars who need a cause to raise their own profiles.
Sophia Loren Life Ahead consideration billboard
Next in the outdoor spotlight is screen legend Sophia Loren for her role in director Edoardo Ponti's Italian-language film, The Life Ahead.
Life Ahead movie FYC billboard
The actress stars as a Holocaust survivor living in the Italian seaside who runs a daycare business who forges a bond with a 12-year-old immigrant boy from Senegal who recently robbed her.
Vanessa Kirby Pieces of a Woman FYC billboard
Vanessa Kirby scored several accolades for her role as Princess Margaret in Netflix's lavish British Royal Family historical drama, The Crown, and she's hoping to receive similar consideration for her new project in the movie, Pieces of a Woman.
Pieces of a Woman film FYC billboard
The picture directed by Kornel Mundruczo is based on the stage play of the same name by Kata Weber, and sees the actress play a young mother whose home birth ends in tragedy and spends the next year dealing with her loss.
Da 5 Bloods movie FYC billboard
Spike Lee's latest film, Da 5 Bloods, is also hoping for consideration this awards season for its story of four black veterans who return to Vietnam to retrieve the remains of their fallen squad leader and a buried treasure.
Da 5 Bloods film FYC billboard
The war drama has earned rave reviews for Delroy Lindo and is also notable for being the last film released featuring Chadwick Boseman before his tragic death from colon cancer.
Chadwick Boseman Ma Raineys Black Bottom FYC billboard
And speaking of the Black Panther star, Netflix also released his final movie posthumously, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Based on August Wilson's 1982 play, Viola Davis plays the titular legendary Blues singer as she vies for control of her music with her white producers at a recording studio in 1927 Chicago.
Viola Davis Ma Raineys Black Bottom FYC billboard
Chadwick Boseman plays an ambitious and talents trumpet player in her band, trying to stake his own in the music industry. Let's see if either actor will be recognized for their portrayals this awards season.
Trial of Chicago Mesmerizing FYC billboard
Another buzz-worthy Netflix film in the awards spotlight this season is The Trial of the Chicago 7
Trial of Chicago film FYC billboard
You can always tell when a studio or streamer thinks a movie or show has high hopes by the amount of FYC billboards filling the city skyline.
Trial of the Chicago FYC billboard
Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, the historical legal drama chronicles the true events following an uprising of anti-Vietnam War and anti-racism protestors at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Trial of Chicago knockout FYC billboard
Seven defendants - Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen), Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong), David Dellinger (John Carroll Lynch), Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne), Rennie Davis (Alex Sharp), John Friones (Daniel Flaherty), Lee Weiner (Noah Robbins) and an eighth man, 'Bobby Seale' (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), the co-founder of the Black Panther Party, were arrested and charged by the U.S. federal government with conspiracy and crossing state lines with the intention of inciting a riot.
Trial of Chicago Ensemble superb FYC billboard
With recent events this film is more timely than ever, so it'll be interesting to see if entertainment critics and industry voters feel the same way.
Midnight Sky consideration billboard
George Clooney was back at Christmastime with his new movie, that he stars in and directs, The Midnight Sky.
Midnight Sky film FYC billboard
Based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's 2016 book, Good Morning, Midnight, he plays a scientist in the Arctic trying to stop a space mission returning from Jupiter after an apocalyptic event on Earth.
Gary Oldman Mank FYC extension billboard
Another Netflix film hoping to turn heads this awards season is the black and white tale of old Hollywood, Mank.
Mank movie FYC billboard
Gary Oldman stars in David Fincher's movie as the witty, alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz in 1930s L.A.
Mank film FYC billboard
The biopic chronicles the race to complete his script for director Orson Welles first feature, Citizen Kane.
White Tiger movie FYC billboard
Netflix's new release from director Ramin Bahrani, The White Tiger, is also hoping for some consideration this awards season.
White Tiger film FYC billboard
Adarsh Gourav stars an ambitious Indian driver (alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao) who uses his wit and cunning to escape poverty and rise to the top in this adaptation of Aravind Adiga's 2008 novel of the same name.
Over the Moon movie FYC billboard
In the world of animated musicals, Netflix is hoping it has an awards season hit on its hands with Over the Moon, inspired by the Chinese myth about the legendary Moon goddess 'Chang'e' (voiced by Hamilton's Phillipa Soo).
Over the Moon film FYC billboard
Cathy Ang voices the inventive young girl 'Fei Fei' who builds a rocketship to take her on a fantastical journey to the Moon in the picture directed by Glen Keane and John Kahrs.
Crown season 4 consideration billboard
Meanwhile in the world of television, the streaming platform was hoping the fourth season of its hit historical drama following the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown, would turn heads and earn nominations for this season set in time period from 1979 to 1990.
Crown season 4 FYC billboard
New additions to the cast include Emma Corrin as Lady Diana Spencer and Gillian Anderson as Britain's Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, joining Olivia Colman in her last hoorah as the longest-reigning British Monarch.
Ozark season 3 consideration billboard
Speaking of returning series, the streamer's money-laundering drama, Ozark, was hoping for success for its third season.
Ozark season 3 FYC billboard
Let's see if this awards season darling will prove fruitful for its stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Julia Garner.
Emily in Paris season 1 FYC billboard
Netflix's freshman hit comedy-drama, Emily in Paris may not have enjoyed such a warm reception from the French for its depiction of their city and its culture, but will it still be lucky this awards season?
Emily in Paris season 1 FYC billboard
Lily Collins stars as the twenty-something American who moves from Chicago to provide a fresh point of view at a French marketing firm, juggling her career, friendships and love life.
Dead to Me season 2 FYC billboard
The sophomore season of dark comedy Dead to Me was also getting some outdoor FYC support this month.
Dead to Me 2021 FYC billboard
Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate returned for a tale of twisted friendship forged in tragedy, deception and large glasses of wine.

And the final show in the spotlight is the chess prodigy mini-series, The Queen's Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy.
Queens Gambit consideration billboard
The engrossing seven-episode 1950s and 1960s coming-of-age story based on the 1983 Walter Tevis novel of the same name was as addictive as the main character's drink and drugs addiction problems.

All of these 'For your consideration' billboards were captured along the Sunset Strip, Santa Monica Boulevard, Barham Boulevard, Beverly Boulevard, Pico Boulevard, Olympic Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard, La Brea Avenue and Vine Street from January 8 to 24, 2021.

Make sure you compare this year's selection with Netflix's FYC billboards from last winter and stayed tuned in the days to come to see if the streaming giant's campaigning in the streets and skies of Hollywoodland has paid off.

And come back tomorrow to see HBO's latest cohesive For your consideration outdoor ad campaign.
Anya Taylor Joy Queens Gambit FYC billboard
UPDATED: Here's also an awards consideration billboard for Amanda Seyfried in Mank, spotted along L.A.'s 3rd Street on February 6, 2021. Congratulations on her and five other Golden Globe nominations for Mank.
Amanda Seyfried Mank FYC billboard
And speaking of Golden Globe nominees, congratulations to Vanessa Kirby for her role in Pieces of a Woman and this FYC billboard was also spied along 3rd Street the same day.
Vanessa Kirby Pieces of a Woman FYC billboard
Here's also another example of an FYC billboard for The Midnight Sky spotted along 
Fairfax Avenue, and up for a Golden Globe for Best original Score by Alexandre Desplat.
Midnight Sky FYC billboard
Glenn Close and Amy Adams are SAG Award nominated for their roles in the adaptation of J. D. Vance's memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, with the former also nominated for a Golden Globe. This small FYC billboard for the film was spied above Santa Monica Boulevard on February 5, 2021.
Hillbilly Elegy FYC billboard
Writer, director and actor Rahda Blank was also getting some support for her movie about a struggling playwright who turns to the worlds of hip hop and theatre to find her true voice before she hits forty.

This FYC billboard for The 40-Year-Old Version was photographed along La Brea Avenue on February 5, 2021.
40-Year-Old Version FYC billboard
Here's also more FYC billboards shining a spotlight on actor Delroy Lindo and Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods movie.
Delroy Lindo Da 5 Bloods FYC billboard
These billboards were spotted along San Vicente Boulevard and 3rd Street on February 6, 2021. The film has received three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, including for Best Stunt Ensemble, Best Cast and posthumously for Chadwick Boseman.
Da 5 Bloods FYC billboard
And speaking of the late actor, he's also SAG Award and Golden Globe nominated for his role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom alongside Viola Davis.
Chadwick Boseman Ma Raineys Black Bottom FYC billboard
The entire ensemble cast is also nominated for an additional Screen Actors Guild Award, plus eight Critics' Choice Award nominations.
Viola Davis Ma Raineys Black Bottom FYC billboard
This trio of consideration billboards were captured along Cahuenga Boulevard, Melrose Avenue and 3rd Street from February 5 to 6, 2021.
Ma Raineys Black Bottom FYC billboard
Meanwhile in the world of documentaries, Netflix was also supporting its film about a summer camp for disabled teenagers, Crip Camp, directed by James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham.
Crip Camp consideration billboard
This eye-catching FYC billboard for the documentary was spotted along 3rd Street on February 6, 2021.

As you can see the streaming giant really likes to campaign for the shows and movies on its platform, and it seems to pay off with 42 Golden Globe nominations, 17 SAG Awards nods and 12 Critics' Choice Awards nominations overall.
Crip Camp Netflix FYC billboard

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