Nominations for Most Promising Newcomer
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Sennia Nanua for The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

An army base in rural England is both home and prison to a group of unique children – infected with the zombie pathogen that has decimated the world, but still able to think and feel. When the base falls, one of the children (Melanie) escapes along with her teacher,... Read more →

Steve Brandon for My Feral Heart

My Feral Heart (2016)

'A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down’s syndrome, into a daunting new environment where he finds unexpected support from his feisty, streetwise carer and a local heir dealing with his own demons. As friendships bloom and long-... Read more →

Letitia Wright for Urban Hymn

Urban Hymn (2016)

Set against the backdrop of the 2011 British summer riots, Michael Caton–Jones’ Urban Hymn is a redemptive coming-of-age story set in South-West London and follows wayward teen, Jamie (Letitia Wright). Encouraged by inspiring and unconventional care worker Kat... Read more →

Hayley Squires for I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Daniel Blake, 59, has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, following an illness, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to es... Read more →

Dave Johns for I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Daniel Blake, 59, has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, following an illness, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to es... Read more →