The shortlists and juries for the 55th BFI London Film Festival Awards have been announced. Congratulations to TILDA SWINTON, JOHN C. REILLY, CHRIS NEW and TOM HIDDLESTON, whose films and/or performances have been nominated.
The awards ceremony will take place at LSO St Luke’s on 26 October 2011.
We Need To Talk About Kevin (directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring TILDA SWINTON and JOHN C. REILLY) and The Deep Blue Sea (directed by Terence Davies and starring TOM HIDDLESTON) have both been shortlisted for this year’s Best Film Award. The shortlist will be judged by directors John Madden and Asif Kapadia, actress Gillian Anderson, producer Tracey Seaward, writer Andrew O’Hagan and filmmaker and artist Sam Taylor Wood.
CHRIS NEW has been shortlisted for Best British Newcomer for his performance in Andrew Haigh’s film Weekend. This year’s jury comprises actress Anne-Marie Duff, actor Tom Hollander, producer and director of the National Film and Television School Nik Powell, producer Andy Harries, broadcaster Edith Bowman and producer Stephen Woolley.
You can see a full list of award categories and nominees on the BFI website. And to see a list of all the films starring HH clients which are also showing at this year’s festival, see our previous blog: London Film Festival 2011