Award season is here!
After being delayed for a month, the 2021 IFP Gotham Awards finally revealed its winners. The ceremony is on its 30th year and s organized by the Independent Filmmaker Project.
The event took place in New York City. It was attended by some select individuals while some presenters like Zachary Pinto did their job from home. Meanwhile, others like Padma Lakshmi were at the venue to present the awards.
Meanwhile, there were delays in the release of some of the movies because of the coronavirus pandemic but many were considered to be a part of the show such as Sound of Metal, Nomadland, and First Cow.
Some of the big winners were Viola Davis who was given the Gotham Awards Actress Tribute and Ryan Murphy who was awarded the IFP Gotham Awards Industry Tribute.
Also, Andre Holland asked for a moment of silence in honor of the late Chadwick Boseman. The Black Panther star was posthumously nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of a trumpet player in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, his final role. Meanwhile, he was honored the Gotham Awards Actor Tribute which was accepted by his wife Simone Ledward Boseman on his behalf.
Here’s the complete list of winners and nominees:
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
WINNER: A Thousand Cuts
WINNER: Time76 Days
Our Time Machine
Best International Feature
WINNER: Identifying Features
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
WINNER: Andrew Patterson, Vast of Night
Carlo Mirabella-Davis, Swallow
Rhada Blank, The Forty Year Old Version
Channing Godfrey Peoples, Miss Juneteenth
Alex Thompson, Saint Frances
WINNER: The Forty-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank
WINNER:Fourteen, Dan Sallitt Bad Education, Mike Makowsky
First Cow, Jon Raymond and Kelly Reichardt
The Vast of Night, James Montague and Craig Sanger
WINNER: Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Jude Law, The Nest
John Magaro, First Cow
Jesse Plemons, I’m Thinking of Ending Things
WINNER: Nicole Beharie, Miss Juneteenth
Jessie Buckley, I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari
Carrie Coon, The Nest
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
WINNER: Kingsley Ben-Adir, One Night in MiamiSidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Jasmine Batchelor, The Surrogate
Kelly O’Sullivan, Saint Frances
Orion Lee, First Cow
Breakthrough Series – Long Form
WINNER: WatchmenThe Great
Breakthrough Series – Short Form
WINNER: I May Destroy You
Taste the Nation
Work in Progress