On November 12, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced the nominees for the 30th annual IFP Gotham Awards. Congratulations to this year’s nominees!
Forty-one films and series received nominations this year. Nominees are selected by committees of film critics, journalists, festival programmers, and film curators. Separate juries of writers, directors, actors, producers, editors and others directly involved in making films will determine the final IFP Gotham Award recipients.
FIRST COW (A24)
Best Feature (Kelly Reichardt, director; Neil Kopp, Vincent Savino, Anish Savjani, producers (A24))
Best Screenplay (Jon Raymond, Kelly Reichardt)
Best Actor (John Magaro)
Breakthrough Actor (Orion Lee)
NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS (FOCUS FEATURES)
Best Feature (Eliza Hittman, director; Adele Romanski,
Sara Murphy, producers)
Breakthrough Actor (Sidney Flanigan)
NOMADLAND (SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES)
Best Feature (Chloé Zhao, director; Frances McDormand,
Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Chloé Zhao, producers)
Best Actress (Frances McDormand)
SOUND OF METAL (AMAZON STUDIOS)
Best Actor (Riz Ahmed)
I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS (NETFLIX)
Best Actor (Jesse Plemons)
Best Actress (Jessie Buckley)
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI (AMAZON STUDIOS)
Breakthrough Actor (Kingsley Ben-Adir)
BAD EDUCATION (HBO)
Best Screenplay (Mike Makowsky)
SWALLOW (IFC FILMS)
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award (Carlo Mirabella-Davis)
WORK IN PROGRESS (SHOWTIME)
Breakthrough Series – Short Format (under 40 minutes)
(Abby McEnany, Tim Mason, creators, Abby McEnany, Tim Mason, Lilly Wachowski, Lawrence Mattis, Josh Adler, Ashley Berns, Julia Sweeney, Tony Hernandez, executive producers)
The IFP Gotham Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, January 11th. The awards show will be presented live from Cipriani Wall Street New York in a hybrid format featuring virtual interactive tables in order to follow health and safety protocols brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
To learn more about the 30th IFP Gotham Awards, visit ifp.org.