Nominees announced for the 10th Screen Nation Film & TV Awards 2015 #SNA2015 #ScreenNationAwards2015

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The Screen Nation Film & Television Awards acknowledged by the industry as 'the' media event for diverse talent and which has come to be known as the 'black Bafta's', marks 2015 as its 10th anniversary in paying­ homage to the very best culturally diverse talent working in the UK and around the world today. The 10th edition takes place on Sunday 15th February 2015, from 4.00pm to 1.00am,at the Hilton London Metropole hotel, in the heart of central London. Famed BBC London News Arts Correspondent Brenda Emmanus will host the glitzy ceremony celebrating a decade of outstanding achievements on the British screen by many of the nation's best loved film & TV stars. ABN TV (Sky235) will broadcast highlights of the ceremony at 11pm Saturday 28th February 2015.

On Friday 16th Jan, Screen Nation announced the nominees for the key acting and public voting categories across its 3 awards sections of the People's Choice International, Screen Craft Achievement and UK Screen Awards and on Monday 19th Jan the final nominees were released for the remaining categories across international & independent film and emerging talent. For the first time the nominations were announced all at the same time exclusively on Screen Nation's social media platforms with voting taking place exclusively on the Screen Nation website


Rising Talent
Aaron Fontaine - Actor in Hollyoaks
Antonia Thomas - Scrotal Recall
Georgina Bobb - Producer/Entrepreneur
Nosa Igbinedion - Director
Tara Welch - New Reporter in London Tonight
Royce Pierreson - Actor in Murdered by my Boyfriend, Misfits
Ryan Calais Cameron - Actor in various

Young Shooting Star (16-25)
Ade Oyefoso - Youngers, Silk
Georgina Campbell - Murdered by My Boyfriend
Jacob Anderson - Game of Thrones, Mimic
McKell David - Montana
Modupe Adeyeye - Hollyoaks
Rebecca Scroggs - Eastenders

Favourite Female TV Star
Denise Nurse – Escape to the Country
Jamelia - Loose Women
Lorna Laidlaw - Doctors
Rochelle Humes - This Morning, Children in Need, etc
Sandra Martin & Sandy Channer - Gogglebox
Sarah Jane Crawford - X Factor

Favourite Male TV Star
Ade Adepitan - Various
Marvin Humes - The Voice, This Morning
Reggie Yates - Various
Richard Ayoade - Various
Simon Webbe - Strictly Come Dancing

Female Performance in Film
Gugu Mbatha-Raw - Belle
Nadine Marshall – Second Coming
Carmen Ejogo - Selma

Male Performance in Film
Aml Ameen - Maze Runner
Arnold Oceng - The Good Lie
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Half of a Yellow Sun
David Oyelowo - Selma
Harley Sylvester - The Guvnors
Idris Elba - No Good Deeds

John Boyega – Half of a Yellow Sun, The Whale
Nonso Anozie - Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Vas Blackwood - The Guvnors

Female Performance in TV
Laura Rollins - Doctors
Letitia Wright - Glasgow Girls
Lorna Laidlaw - Doctors
Nathalie Emmanuel – Game of Thrones
Petra Letang - Holby
Sara Martins - Death in Paradise

Wunmi Moskau – In the Flesh
Carmen Ejogo – Zero Hour
Angela Griffin - Lewis

Male Performance in TV
David Gyasi - The Whale
Don Gilet - Holby
OT Fagbenle - Looking in the Mirror
Patrick Robinson - Casualty
Samuel Anderson – Dr Who, Trollied
Tobi Bakare – The Smoke, The Tunnel

Arinze Kene – Our Girl, Youngers
David Harewood – A Midsummer Night's Dream

Diversity in Factual Production
Fostering & Me with Lorraine Pascale – BBC2
Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark - BBC4
Storyville: Mandela, The Myth & Me – BBC2
The Secret Life of Your Clothes - BBC2
The World's War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire - BBC2
Welcome to Rio - BBC2

Dispatches: Police's Dirty Secrets - C4
Notting Hill Carnival – BBC
Perspectives: Bruce Forsythe on Sammy Davis Jnr. - ITV
Rio in Rio – BBC2
The Culture Show: Savion Glover - Happy Feet – BBC2

Diversity in Drama Production
Death in Paradise - BBC2
Doctors – BBC2
Game of Thrones - HBO
Holby – BBC2
Murdered by My Boyfriend – BBC3

Independent Spirit Film Production
Beauty Is
Hard Time Bus
1 Way Up
Through the Lens of Hip-Hop: UK Women

Achievement in Film Production
Half of a Yellow Sun
The Anomaly
The Double

Second Coming

Favourite International Movie (made by or featuring British talent)
Maze Runner (Aml Ameen)
No Good Deed (Idris Elba)
Selma (David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo)
The Good Lie (Arnold Oceng)
The Whale (Alrick Riley, John Boyega)

Favourite African UK Movie (made by or featuring significantly British based talent)
Afua's Diary – Bibi Owusu-Shadbolt
Double Cross – Ama K. Abebrese
Gone Too Far – Destiny Ekaragha
Invasion 1897- Lancelot Odesuwa Imasuen & J2 Konsult
Love or Something Like That – Shirley Frimpong Manso
Mum Dad Meet Sam – Segilola Ogidan & Edith Nwekenta
The Devil in Freetown – Archie Collins Pearce
Urban Rythmn – Michael Ibiayo & Yinka Kuponiyi

Favourite Black TV Show (Magazine/Chat show led by a woman)
Culture Vultures (Rosemary Laryea) - OH TV
Family Time (Nana Akosua Boateng) - ABN TV
Ladies Talk (Angie le Mar) - Vox Africa
Pauline Long Show - BEN TV
Real Talk (Trish Adudu) - OH TV
The Nana Churcher Show - Vox Africa
The Sporah Show (Sporah Njau) - Vox Africa

Global Sports Report (Samantha Johnson) - Arise TV
THIS DAY Live - Arise TV

Favourite UK Afrobeats Music Promo
Fuse ODG ft. Sean Paul – Dangerous Love
Kwamz & Flava – Wo Onane No
May7ven - Werk
Mista Silva ft Syron – Green Light
Moelogo ft Giggs – Baddest
Zafi B ft Atumpan - Superhero

Favourite Film
No Good Deed
Ride Along
The Equalizer
Think Like A Man Too

Favourite Female Screen Personality
Ava Duvernay
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Shonda Rhimes
Viola Davis

Jada Pinkett-Smith
Rosario Dawson

Favourite Male Screen Personality
Anthony Mackie
Denzel Washington
Forest Whittaker
Kevin Hart
Tyler Perry
Honorary Awards are to be bestowed upon;
Outstanding Contribution Award
Harry Belafonte theAfrican-American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist.
Edric Connor Trailblazer Award
Anton Phillips the iconic British actor, producer and director, who has an acting career in Britain that broke many racial barriers.
Legacy Award
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee (posthumously) Hollywood's hugely respected and much loved 'black power' couple and civil rights activists.
Classic TV Award
Fresh Prince of Bel-air the iconic comedy series that launched Will Smith's acting career is acknowledged as it reaches its 25th anniversary.
The Awards are sponsored and partnered by BBC, ITV, ABN TV, Tama Ra Event Designers, New African Woman Magazine, Scene TV, AfricaX5, DJA Media, Hilton, Suba App, GUBA, Kato Enterprises, Ultimalt, Star Lager, Guinness FE and Talking Drum Entertainment 

To cast your vote, please go to: Voting opens 2pm Fri 16th January and closes on Thursday 12th February at midnight.

The full list of winners for all competitive categories will be announced at the ceremony on Sun 15 Feb 2015
Limited tickets to the ceremony are on sale here:
Tickets include entry to the Champagne Reception, 3 Course Caribbean fusion Banquet including complimentary drinks, Awards Ceremony and the official After Party with music from Capital XTRA's DJ Abrantee with DJ Abass.