Netflix Films The Lost Daughter and Passing Top Gotham Award Nominations … As Show Set To Recognize Actors’ Gender-Neutral Performances For The First Time
- C’Mon C’Mon, Red Rocket, Shiva Baby, The Card Counter, The Green Knight and Zola each received two nominations in the film category
- Reservation Dogs, Squid Game and The White Lotus each received two nominations in the TV category
- Other notable names that will be honored include the cast of The Harder They Fall, actress Kristen Stewart, director Eamonn Bowles and filmmaker Jane Campion.
The 2021 Gotham Awards nominees were announced Thursday, with Netflix films The Lost Daughter and Passing among the nominees receiving the most nods with five each.
CODA and Test Pattern films each won three nominations, while C’Mon C’Mon, Red Rocket, Shiva Baby, The Card Counter, The Green Knight and Zola were among the films to earn two nominations.
Among the TV shows nominated for top honors were Reservation Dogs, Squid Game, and The White Lotus, each earning two nominations.
The latest: The 2021 Gotham Awards nominees were announced Thursday, with Netflix films The Lost Daughter and Passing among the nominees receiving the most nods
This year’s Gotham Awards will be the first to recognize gender-neutral performances, as Jeffrey Sharp, executive director of the Gotham Film and Media Institute, said the group “will perform the [its] mission to champion inclusiveness and celebrate the world’s most daring storytellers, ”according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Green Knight, The Lost Daughter, Pig, Passing and Test Pattern are all among the nominees for Best Feature.
In the categories honoring performances in films, the prizes will recognize outstanding leading and supporting performances.
Additionally, there are two new TV categories including Outstanding Non-Sexist Performance and Best Non-Fiction Series.
Passing is among the nominees for Best Picture at the Gotham Awards
The Lost Daughter’s Olivia Colman is one of the nominees for Best Principal Performance
Nominees in the Best Principal Performance category include Tessa Thompson, Joaquin Phoenix, Olivia Colman, Frankie Faison, Michael Greyeyes, Brittany S. Hall, Oscar Isaac, Taylour Paige, Simon Rex and Lili Taylor.
Other notable names that will be honored include the cast of The Harder They Fall, actress Kristen Stewart, director Eamonn Bowles and filmmaker Jane Campion.
Nominations for the Gotham Awards are chosen by groups of critics, journalists and film festival organizers. The awards are presented by distinct groups of performers, filmmakers, producers and others in the entertainment industry.
They’re typically focused on independent films with budgets of $ 35 million or less.
The awards are expected to begin on Monday, November 29 at New York’s Cipriani Wall Street, marking the return of the event to in-person proceedings after last year was made remotely due to the pandemic.