Tuesday, 1 December 2015


Mere hours away from the true start of awards season, the Gotham jury announced their choices for the finest in film and TV of 2015. Tom McCarthy's journalism drama Spotlight won the top award, Best Feature, also taking Best Screenplay in a potential show of strength that could be emulated as the critics awards roll out through December. Check out the nominees here and the winners below:

Best Feature
Spotlight (Steve Golin, Tom McCarthy, Blye Pagan Faust, Nicole Rocklin and Michael Sugar)

Best Actor
Paul Dano (Love & Mercy)

Best Actress
Bel Powley (The Diary of a Teenage Girl)

Best Screenplay
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer (Spotlight)

Best Documentary
The Look of Silence (Signe Byrge Sorensen and Joshua Oppenheimer)

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
Jonas Carpignano (Mediterranea)

Best Breakthrough Actor
Mya Taylor (Tangerine)

Gotham Jury Award
Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci (Spotlight)

Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Directors 'Live the Dream' Award
Chanelle Aponte Pearson (195 Lewis)

Gotham Independent Film Audience Award

Film Tribute Award
Steve Golin
Todd Haynes
Helen Mirren
Robert Redford