Nominations Revealed For The 27th Annual Gotham Awards Nominations Revealed For The 27th Annual Gotham Awards
It’s closing time for 2017, and the year’s best in independent film will be looking to compete against Hollywood’s big guns for some of... Nominations Revealed For The 27th Annual Gotham Awards

It’s closing time for 2017, and the year’s best in independent film will be looking to compete against Hollywood’s big guns for some of the coveted prizes during the upcoming awards season. And it begins with the IFP Gotham Awards, taking place this year on November 27th – a ceremony that spotlights on independent and smaller-scale releases.

The nominations have been officially unveiled for 9 categories. For more information, head to the official IFP Gotham Awards site.

Among the notable nominees this year are Jordan Peele’s acclaimed horror, Get Out – scoring a total of four nominations. Also the Best Actor category will be hotly contested – with Willem Dafoe, Adam Sandler and James Franco all acknowledged for their performances in The Florida Project, The Meyeroritz Stories and The Disaster Artist respectively.

N.B. In addition to the nominations, the voting committee for the acting categories have voted to present a Gotham Jury Award to the ensemble cast of Netflix’s Mudbound.

The full list of nominees are as below:-

Source: Collider

Best Feature

Call Me by Your Name – Dir. Luca Guadagnino (Sony Pictures Classics)

The Florida Project – Dir. Sean Baker (A24)

Get Out – Dir. Jordan Peele (Universal Pictures)

Good Time – Dirs. Josh & Benny Safdie (A24)

I, Tonya – Dir. Craig Gillespie (NEON)


Best Documentary

Ex Libris – The New York Public Library – Dir. Frederick Wiseman (Zipporah Films)

Rat Film – Dir. Theo Anthony (MEMORY and Cinema Guild)

Strong Island – Dir. Yance Ford (Netflix)

Whose Streets? – Dirs. Sabaah Folayan & Damon Davis (Magnolia Pictures)

The Work – Dir. Jairus McLeary (The Orchard and First Look Media)

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Maggie Betts – Novitiate (Sony Pictures Classics)

Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird (A24)

Kogonada – Columbus (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Joshua Z Weinstein – Menashe (A24)

Jordan Peele – Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Source: Variety


Best Screenplay

The Big Sick – Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani (Amazon Studios)

Brad’s Status – Mike White (Amazon Studios)

Call Me by Your Name – James Ivory (Sony Pictures Classics)

Columbus – Kogonada (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Get Out – Jordan Peele (Universal Pictures)

Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig (A24)

Best Actor

James Franco – The Disaster Artist (A24)

Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Robert Pattinson – Good Time (A24)

Harry Dean Stanton – Lucky (Magnolia Pictures)

Adam Sandler – The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Netflix)

Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project (A24)



Best Actress

Melanie Lynskey – I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (Netflix)

Margot Robbie – I, Tonya (NEON)

Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird (A24)

Lois Smith – Marjorie Prime (FilmRise)

Haley Lu Richardson – Columbus (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Source: YouTube/Superlative Films


Breakthrough Actor

Mary J. Blige – Mudbound (Netflix)

Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)

Harris Dickinson – Beach Rats (NEON)

Kelvin Harrison Jr –  It Comes at Night (A24)

Brooklynn Prince – The Florida Project (A24)

Breakthrough Series – Longform

Better Things (FX Networks)

Dear White People (Netflix)

Fleabag (Amazon)

Search Party (TBS)

Atlanta (FX Networks)

Breakthrough Series – Shortform

555 (Vimeo)
Inconceivable (YouTube)
Junior (Blackpills and VICE)
Let Me Die a Nun (Vimeo)
The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes (YouTube)

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