Finalists include Clio Barnard, Alison Owen and Susanna White [pictured], Benedict Cumberbatch, Penny Woolcock, and Pippa Harris.

The hClub100, the Hospital Club’s annual search for the most innovative and inspirational people working across the creative industries in the UK, has revealed its finalists including 10 film industry leaders. They were selected from public nominations that were then whittled down by a panel of industry experts.

They are:

  1. Alison Owen, Producer
  2. Ben Wheatley, Director
  3. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Actor
  4. Clio Barnard, Director (a Creative England Trailblazer)
  5. David Heyman, Producer, Heyday Films
  6. Idris Elba, Actor
  7. Jonathan Glazer, Director
  8. Susanna White, Director
  9. Tessa Ross, Chief Executive, National Theatre (outgoing head of Film4)
  10. Benedict Cumberbatch, Actor (people’s choice)

 In the Broadcast category, the finalists are:

  1. Danielle Lux, Managing Director, CPL
  2. Pippa Harris, Producer
  3. Evan Davis, Presenter
  4. Gavin Patterson, CEO, BP
  5. Martin Freeman, Actor
  6. Nicola Shindler, Producer, Red Productions (a Creative England Trailblazer)
  7. Sharon Rooney, Actor
  8. Olly Lambert, Director
  9. Penny Woolcook, Filmmaker, Screenwriter
  10. Gina Lyons, Producer (people’s choice)