Nominees For Evening Standard British Film Awards Revealed Nominees For Evening Standard British Film Awards Revealed
The very best of British will be celebrated at the Evening Standard British Film Awards next month. Here's the full list of nominees! Nominees For Evening Standard British Film Awards Revealed

The annual Evening Standard British Film Awards are nearly upon us, and today the newspaper has unveiled its long form list of this year’s nominees.

In contention for the top prize of Best Film include animation Ethel & Ernest, Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake, and box-office smash Bridget Jones’s Baby. Independent offering such as Lady Macbeth and The Girl with All the Gifts are also in the running for a number of awards on the night.

The shortlist will be announced in the paper next Thursday. The three final contenders for the Everyman Award for Best Film will be screened to the public in Everyman cinemas in the last two weeks before all winners are revealed at the ceremony at Claridge’s on December 8.

Held in partnership with Claridge’s, here is the full list of nominees:

Everyman Award for Best Film

  • American Honey 
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • Ethel & Ernest
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Lady Macbeth
  • The Girl with All the Gifts

Best Actor

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange 
  • Ralph Fiennes, A Bigger Splash
  • Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins 
  • Dave Johns, I, Daniel Blake
  • David Oyelowo, Queen of Katwe & A United Kingdom
  • Dev Patel, Lion 
  • Mark Rylance, The BFG
  • Russell Tovey, The Pass

New West End Company Award for Best Actress

  • Gemma Arterton, Their Finest
  • Kate Beckinsale, Love & Friendship 
  • Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train
  • Alexa Davies, Spaceship 
  • Alice Lowe, Prevenge
  • Helen Mirren, Eye in the Sky
  • Rosamund Pike, A United Kingdom
  • Tilda Swinton, A Bigger Splash

Best Supporting Actor

  • Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Doctor Strange
  • Brendan Gleeson, Trespass Against Us 
  • Arinzé Kene, The Pass 
  • George MacKay, Captain Fantastic

Best Supporting Actress

  • Naomi Ackie, Lady Macbeth
  • Lyndsey Marshal, Trespass Against Us
  • Sarah Solemani, Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake 
  • Rachel Weisz, The Light Between Oceans

Best Documentary

  • Bobby Sands: 66 Days
  • Before the Flood 
  • My Scientology Movie 
  • Notes on Blindness
  • Oasis: Supersonic
  • The Hard Stop

Amanda Eliasch Best Screenplay Award

  • Mike Carey, The Girl with All the Gifts
  • Terence Davies, A Quiet Passion
  • Jane Goldman, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Guy Hibbert, Eye in the Sky
  • Paul Laverty, I, Daniel Blake 
  • David Farr, The Ones Below

Peter Sellers Award for Comedy

  • Julian Barrat, Mindhorn 
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • Bill Nighy, Their Finest
  • David Brent: Life on the Road

Malone Souliers Award for Breakthrough of the Year

  • Babak Anvari, Under the Shadow 
  • Lewis MacDougall, A Monster Calls
  • William Oldroyd, Lady Macbeth
  • Colm McCarthy, The Girl with All the Gifts 
  • Sennia Nanua, The Girl with All the Gifts 
  • Florence Pugh, Lady Macbeth 

Technical Achievement

  • Consolata Boyle, Florence Foster Jenkins (costume design)
  • Guy Farley and Robin Foste, Anthropoid (music)
  • Max Richter, Arrival (contribution to the music)
  • Laurie Rose, Free Fire (cinematography)
  • Robbie Ryan, American Honey (cinematography)

The Evening Standard British Film Awards are held in partnership with Claridge’s and will be staged in London on 8th December, 2016.


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