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National Film Awards – Nominations

20 March 2017

The nominations for this year’s National Film Awards are now out and we are proud to announce the following client nominations:




Best Actress

JODIE WHITTAKER, (Adult Life Skills)

GEMMA ARTERTON, (The Girl with All the Gifts)

Best Breakthrough Performance in a Film

JODIE WHITTAKER, (Adult Life Skills)

Best Supporting Actress

GEMMA ARTERTON, (The Girl with All the Gifts)

Best Supporting Actor 

JIM BROADBENT, (Bridget’s Jones’s Baby)

Best Action Film

Eddie the Eagle – Directed by DEXTER FLETCHER,Starring JO HARTLEY, Director of Photography GEORGE RICHMOND, Editor MARTIN WALSH, 1st AD JACK RAVENSCROFT, Sound JOHN HAYES

Best Comedy

Dad’s Army – Directed by OLIVER PARKER 

Grimsby –  Co Written by PETER BAYNHAM*

Breaking the Bank – Starring SONYA CASSIDY

Adult Life Skills, Starring JODIE WHITTAKER

Best Independent Feature 

Chicken – Directed by JOE STEPHENSON, Starring MORGAN WATKINS

Under the Shadow – Written and Directed by BABAK ANVARI, Director of Photography KIT FRASER

Amstardam – Starring DANNIELLE BRENT 

Best British Film 

Grimsby – Co Written by PETER BAYNHAM*

A United Kingdom – Written by GUY HIBBERT, Co-Editor JON GREGORY

Chicken – Directed by JOE STEPHENSON, Starring MORGAN WATKINS

Adult Life Skills – Starring JODIE WHITTAKER

Best Director

DEXTER FLETCHER for (Eddie the Eagle)

BABAK ANVARI for (Under the Shadow)

Best Screenplay

BABAK ANVARI for (Under the Shadow)

GUY HIBBERT for (A United Kingdom)


Global Contribution to Motion Picture 


* Denotes joint nomination