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I, Daniel Blake tops the list as BBC FILMS Receives 10 Nominations For The Evening Standard British Film Awards 2016


24 November 2016

BBC Films has received 10 nominations for the Evening Standard British Film Awards.

Ken Loach’s I, DANIEL BLAKE tops the list with 3 nominations, FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS and LADY MACBETH, receive two nominations each and there was a further nomination each for THEIR FINEST, THE ONES BELOW and DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD.

Joe Oppenheimer, Acting Head of BBC Films said “We’re immensely proud of all six films recognised in today’s shortlist and the nominations are a wonderful accolade for the work of these super-talented film-makers and performers.”

I, DANIEL BLAKE, received a nomination for the Everyman Award for Best Film. DAVE JOHNS is included for Best Actor whilst HAYLEY SQUIRES is included for Best Supporting Actress.

HUGH GRANT is included in the shortlist for Best Actor for his performance in FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS and CONSOLATA BOYLE for Technical Achievement for her costume design on the title.

LADY MACBETH receives two nominations for the Malone Souliers Award for Breakthrough of the Year, with both WILLIAM OLDROYD and FLORENCE PUGH included in the shortlist.

BBC Films receives two nominations for the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy; DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD and BILL NIGHY for his performance in THEIR FINEST.

DAVID FARR received a nomination for the Amanda Eliasch Best Screenplay Award for THE ONES BELOW.

The London Evening Standard Awards will be held on Thursday 8th December at Claridge’s, London.

BBC Films
Recent releases include Ken Loach’s winner of the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival Palme d’Or I, Daniel Blake, Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie, Ricky Gervais’ David Brent: Life on the Road, Phillipa Lowthorpe’s Swallows and Amazons and Mandy Fletcher’s Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.

Upcoming releases include Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom (released 25th November), Mick Jackson’s Denial, Ritesh Batra’s The Sense of an Ending, Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House, Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest, James Marsh’s The Mercy, Steve Cantor’s Dancer, and Pete Travis’ City of Tiny Lights.

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