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The 13th Annual Moet British Independent Film Awards Announced


12 November 2010

The thirteenth annual Moët British Independent Film Awards will take place on Sunday 5th December at Old Billingsgate, London.  The ceremony will be hosted for the sixth year by James Nesbitt.

Nominees for Best Actor include Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) and Jim Broadbent (Another Year), and nominees for Best Actress includes Carey Mulligan (Never Let Me Go), Andrea Riseborough (Brighton Rock), and Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham). Keira Knightley (Never Let Me Go), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech), Rosamund Pike (Made In Dagenham) and Lesley Manville (Another Year) are all contenders for Best Supporting Actress, while Guy Pearce (The King’s Speech) Bob Hoskins (Made In Dagenham) and Andrew Garfield (Never Let Me Go) are all in the running for Best Supporting Actor.

Attendees will also include the recipients of The Richard Harris Award (for outstanding contribution by an actor to British Film) and The Variety Award, soon to be announced.

Skins actress Manjinder Virk (The Arbor), Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt (In Our Name) and Tom Hughes (Cemetery Junction) are among the nominees for Most Promising Newcomer.

Mike Leigh (Another Year), Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass), and Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go) are all included in the nominations for Best Director, and Chris Morris (Four Lions) and Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass) are nominated for Best Screenplay.

The Jury deciding on the winners will include, actor Matthew Goode (actor - Brideshead Revisited), Gemma Jones (actress - Bridget Jones Diary), David Mackenzie (director – Young Adam), Sean Pertwee (actor – 4,3,2,1) and Jamie Sives (actor - Clash of the Titans).

The films vying for Best British Independent Film are Four Lions, Kick-Ass, The King’s Speech, Monsters and Never Let Me Go.

Winners and nominees at this year’s Moët British Independent Film Awards will be invited to “Toast for a Cause”, a philanthropic effort unveiled by Moët & Chandon at this year’s Golden Globes, which enables stars to raise funds for their favourite charities by toasting with a mini bottle of Moët & Chandon.