Call Me By Your Name and Get Out were the big winners at the Independent Filmmaker Project Gotham Film Awards on Monday night (27 Nov).
At the ceremony hosted by John Cameron Mitchell in New York, Luca Guadagnino’s 1980s set romance Call Me By Your Name won the best feature and best breakthrough actor for young star Timothée Chalamet. Last year’s best feature winner, Moonlight, went on to win best picture at the Academy Awards.
Jordan Peele’s horror Get Out won the most awards of the night, taking home best screenplay, breakthrough director and the audience award.
James Franco won best actor for The Disaster Artist, with Saorise Ronan winning best actress for Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird.
The cast of Mudbound, including Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, and Jonathan Banks, won the special jury award for ensemble performance.
The complete list of nominees, with winners in bold, is below.
- Call Me By Your Name
- The Florida Project
- Get Out
- Good Time
- I, Tonya
- Ex Libris – The New York Public Library
- Rat Film
- Strong Island
- Whose Streets?
- The Work
- Get Out
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
- Maggie Betts for Novitiate
- Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird
- Kogonada for Columbus
- Jordan Peele for Get Out
- Joshua Z Weinstein for Menashe
- The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani
- Brad’s Status, Mike White
- Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory
- Columbus, Kogonada
- Get Out, Jordan Peele
- Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
- James Franco, The Disaster Artist
- Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
- Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
- Robert Pattinson, Good Time
- Harry Dean Stanton, Lucky
- Adam Sandler, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
- Haley Lu Richardson, Columbus
- Melanie Lynskey, i don’t feel at home in this world anymore.
- Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
- Saorise Ronan, Lady Bird
- Lois Smith, Marjorie Prime
Special Jury Award For Ensemble Performance
- Mudbound, presented to Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, and Jonathan Banks
- Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
- Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
- Harris Dickinson, Beach Rats
- Kelvin Harrison, Jr., It Comes at Night
- Brooklynn Prince, The Florida Project
Breakthrough Series – Long Form
- Better Things
- Dear White People
- Search Party
Breakthrough Series – Short Form
- Let Me Die a Nun
- The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes
Made in NY Honoree
- Michael K. Williams