ES British Film Awards for 2012, Long list

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Film of the year
  • The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach)
  • Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland)
  • The Dictator (Larry Charles)
  • Everyday (Michael Winterbottom)
  • Ginger and Rosa (Sally Potter)
  • Great Expectations (Mike Newell)
  • Les Misérables (Tom Hooper)
  • Shadow Dancer (James Marsh)
  • Sightseers (Ben Wheatley)
  • Skyfall (Sam Mendes)
  • What Richard Did (Lenny Abrahamson)

Best actor

  • Riz Ahmed (Trishna, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Ill Manors)
  • Charlie Creed-Miles (Wild Bill)
  • Daniel Craig (Skyfall)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
  • Colin Farrell (Seven Psychopaths)
  • Domhnall Gleeson (Shadow Dancer)
  • Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises)
  • Toby Jones (Berberian Sound Studio)
  • Steve Oram (Sightseers)
  • Clive Owen (Shadow Dancer)
  • Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables)
  • Ben Whishaw (Skyfall)

Best actress

  • Emily Blunt (The Five Year Engagement)
  • Olivia Colman (Hyde Park on Hudson)
  • Judi Dench (Skyfall)
  • Keira Knightley (Anna Karenina)
  • Alice Lowe (Sightseers)
  • Charlotte Rampling (I, Anna)
  • Andrea Riseborough (Shadow Dancer)
  • Kristin Scott Thomas (In the House)
  • Juno Temple (Killer Joe)

London Film Festival Award for Technical Achievement

  • Anthony Dod Mantle (Cinematography, Dredd 3D)
  • Jointly: Jacqueline Durran (Costume design, Anna Karenina), Sarah Greenwood (Production design, Anna Karenina) & Seamus McGarvey (Cinematography, Anna Karenina)
  • Jonny Greenwood (Soundtrack composer, The Master)
  • David Raedeker (Cinematography, My Brother the Devil)
  • Robbie Ryan (Cinematography, Ginger and Rosa)
  • Eve Stewart (Production design, Les Misérables)
  • Ben Richardson (Cinematography, Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best screenplay

  • Tom Bradby (Shadow Dancer)
  • Malcolm Campbell (What Richard Did)
  • Sally El Hosaini (My Brother the Devil)
  • Paul Laverty (The Angels’ Share)
  • Martin McDonagh (Seven Psychopaths)
  • Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Amy Jump (Sightseers)
  • Sally Potter (Ginger and Rosa)
  • Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio)

Peter Sellers Award for Comedy

  • The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach)
  • Chris O’Dowd (The Sapphires)
  • Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh)
  • Sightseers (Ben Wheatley)
  • Harriet Walter (The Wedding Video)

Most promising newcomer

  • Ben Drew (Writer/director, Ill Manors)
  • Samantha Barks for her performance in Les Misérables
  • Paul Brannigan for his performance in The Angels’ Share
  • Sally El Hosaini (Writer/director, My Brother the Devil)
  • James Floyd for his performance in My Brother the Devil
  • Toby Irvine for his performance in Great Expectations
  • Jack Reynor for his performance in What Richard Did

Best documentary

  • Crossfire Hurricane (Brett Morgen)
  • The Imposter (Bart Layton)
  • London: The Modern Babylon (Julien Temple)
  • Marley (Kevin Macdonald)
  • Personal Best (Sam Blair)
  • Two Years at Sea (Ben Rivers)

Looking forward to the shortlist being announced in January and finding out who wins on 4th February 2013. Personally, I find some of these a bit questionable but I’m backing Everyday, Berberian Sound Studio and Sightseers nominations for the shortlist.

Via Evening Standard


Author: littlemissmandu

Polymath. Writer. Eurasian Daisy Steiner. Best Cheerleader '93.

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