UK NEWS: SCREEN NATION FILM & TELEVISION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

The nominations have been announced for Screen Nation Awards 2011.  Presented by ITV News Reader, Charlene White and Waking the Dead actor Wil Johnson, guests were delighted to hear the names of the talented film and television nominees as their names were revealed at an exclusive nominations party, held at Revolution Bar in London.

Twenty-two awards categories were announced which included Male Performance in Film, Favourite TV Star, Diversity in Drama Production, Favourite Urban Movie, Favourite International Film and Favourite Music Video Performance.

Many outstanding television, film and music stars are up for nomination, including Jimmy Akingbola, Arnold Oceng, Noel Clarke, Naomie Harris, Nonso Anozie, Levi Roots, Lorraine Pascal, Angela Griffin and Wretch 32.

This year’s Special Honorary Awards will be awarded to Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, Edric Connor
Inspiration Award
; Clarke Peters, Outstanding Contribution Award; Amanda Foster, Vanguard
in Stunt work
; Burning an Illusion, Classic Movie Award; and The Real McCoy, Classic TV Series Award.

Charles Thompson MBE, CEO of Screen Nation, was also congratulated on his achievement of recently being awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

The nominations party was an excellent platform for the forthcoming Screen Nation Awards Ceremony taking place at the prestigious Indigo2 (October 16th), showcasing that it will be a glamorous, star studded event and set to be the best yet. The ceremony will be hosted by Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood.

Click HERE to view full nominations list and for more information about the event.

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Actor Adam Deacon has been nominated for ‘Best Male Performance in film’ – Interesting…

Actress Angela Griffin has been nominated for ‘Favourite Female TV’ star – Angela Griffin hasn’t been off British television screens since debuting in Coronation Street back in 1993 as an 18-year-old. It’s not so long ago that whenever they needed a black actress to play a role in major dramas, Angela (who I always used to refer to as being “the acceptable face on British TV”) was always drafted in. Casting directors always seemed to refuse to look beyond Angela.  But thankfully that seems to be changing now.

Anyway the best of luck to everyone who has been nominated. Even Noel Clarke.

3 replies »

  1. I WENT TO THIS LAST NIGHT AND I THORUGOUGHLY ENJOYED IT !!!!….. well done!!

    nice one charlene white on the hosting with … err i cant remember his name the actor

  2. Co-Sign with Ty, it was a great night, Charlene was brilliant as always. The venue was very nice also, very well organised!

  3. This looks like it’s going to be a good event I may have to buy a ticket.
    Looking at the nominations list though I can’t help but raise an eyebrow. It looks as if they’ve just nominated any and everyone. However there are some well deserving actors and actresses on the list.

    I don’t really understand why Adam Deacon has been nominated though. The guy is a decent actor but I was under the impression that this award ceremony just honoured entertainers from within the black community. Or am I wrong here??? Somebody please correct me if I am.

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