Monday, November 1, 2010

Nominees announced for 2010 Moët British Independent Film Awards


The nominees and jury members for the 2010 Moët British Independent Film Awards were announced earlier today at St Martins Lane, London by Jared Harris (of TV's Mad Men and son of the late Richard Harris). The King’s Speech led the pack with a total of eight nominations for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, two Best Supporting Actor nominations, Best Supporting Actress and Best Technical Achievement (Production Design).

Not far behind, there was a three-way tie with six nominations for Monsters, Never Let Me Go and The Arbor. The comedy Four Lions received  five nominations, while another three films tied with four: Another Year, Made in Dagenham and Brighton Rock. Impressively, filmmaker Gareth Edwards personally received four nominations for his directorial debut Monsters.

The Jury for 2010 includes:  Mags Arnold (Editor), Finola Dwyer (Producer), Matthew Goode (Actor), Matt Greenhalgh (Writer), Andy Harries (Producer), Gemma Jones (Actress), David Mackenzie (Director), James Marsh (Director), Hannah McGill (Writer, Critic & Festival Programmer), Sean Pertwee (Actor), Jamie Sives (Actor), Jason Solomons (Film Critic), Gary Williamson (Production Designer).

Created in 1998, The British Independent Film Awards were created to "celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded British filmmaking, to honour new talent, and to promote British films and filmmaking to a wider public." The host for the event for his sixth year will be actor James Nesbitt (Bloody Sunday). The BIFA 2010 ceremony will take place on Sunday December 5th at Old Billingsgate in London.

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complete list of nominees for the 13th Moët British Independent Film Awards:

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM

Four Lions
Kick-Ass
The King’s Speech
Monsters
Never Let Me Go

BEST DIRECTOR
Mike Leigh – Another Year
Matthew Vaughn – Kick-Ass
Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech
Gareth Edwards – Monsters
Mark Romanek – Never Let Me Go

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]
Debs Gardner Paterson – Africa United
Clio Barnard – The Arbor
Rowan Joffe – Brighton Rock
Chris Morris – Four Lions
Gareth Edwards – Monsters

BEST SCREENPLAY
Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Simon Blackwell, Christopher Morris – Four Lions
Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn – Kick-Ass
David Seidler – The King’s Speech
William Ivory – Made In Dagenham
Alex Garland – Never Let Me Go

BEST ACTRESS

Manjinder Virk – The Arbor
Ruth Sheen – Another Year
Andrea Riseborough – Brighton Rock
Sally Hawkins – Made In Dagenham
Carey Mulligan – Never Let Me Go

BEST ACTOR

Jim Broadbent – Another Year
Riz Ahmed – Four Lions
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech
Scoot McNairy – Monsters
Aidan Gillen – Treacle Junior

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Lesley Manville – Another Year
Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech
Rosamund Pike – Made In Dagenham
Keira Knightley – Never Let Me Go
Tamsin Greig – Tamara Drewe

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Kayvan Novak – Four Lions
Guy Pearce – The King’s Speech
Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech
Bob Hoskins – Made In Dagenham
Andrew Garfield – Never Let Me Go

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
Manjinder Virk – The Arbor
Andrea Riseborough – Brighton Rock
Tom Hughes – Cemetery Junction
Joanne Froggatt – In Our Name
Conor McCarron – Neds

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
The Arbor
In Our Name

Monsters
Skeletons
Streetdance 3D


RAINDANCE AWARD

Brilliant Love
Jackboots On Whitehall

Legacy
Son Of Babylon
Treacle Junior


BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
The Arbor – Sound – Tim Barker
Brighton Rock – Cinematography – John Mathieson
The Illusionist – Animation – Sylvain Chomet
The King’s Speech – Production Design – Eve Stewart
Monsters
– Visual Effects – Gareth Edwards

BEST DOCUMENTARY

The Arbor
Enemies of the People
Exit Through the Gift Shop

Fire In Babylon
Waste Land


BEST BRITISH SHORT

Baby
Photograph Of Jesus
Sign Language
Sis
The Road Home

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Dogtooth
I Am Love
A Prophet

The Secret In Their Eyes
Winter’s Bone


THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD
(for outstanding contribution by an actor to British Film)
To Be Announced

THE VARIETY AWARD
To Be Announced

THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Announced at the British Independent Film Awards on Sunday 5 December

1 comment:

  1. Love Colin Firth and look forward to "The King's Speech".

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