2018 Critics Choice Documentary Awards Nominees Announced – Jennifer Merin reports

2018 Critics Choice Documentary Awards Nominees Announced – Jennifer Merin reports

The official announcement of nonfiction nominees for the Third Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards (CCDA) kicks off this year’s race for nonfic recognition, and what a race it is. Throughout the year, documentary production and distribution have soared, making 2018 the year of trending nonfiction.

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Early Oscars Buzz for LEAVE NO TRACE — Jennifer Merin reports

Early Oscars Buzz for LEAVE NO TRACE — Jennifer Merin reports

Debra Granik is attracting early Oscars buzz for Leave No Trace, her third narrative feature. AWFJ selected Leave No Trace as Movie of the Week for June 29, and an informal poll of AWFJ members shows that the film is placing high on most members’ lists of best 2018 films to date. AWFJ says Leave No Trace has legs that will lead to Oscars, come awards season.

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Kristen Page-Kirby

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: Allison Janney

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Last Man in Aleppo

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Brandy McDonnell

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Laurie Metcalf

Best Actor​: ​Gary Oldman

Best Actress Supporting: ​Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Loren King

Best Picture Get Out

Best Director Guillermo del Toro, Shape of Water

Best Actress Frances McDormand, 3 Billboards

Best Actress Supporting Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting Sam Rocwell, 3 Billboards

Best Documentary Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Thelma Adams

Best Picture: 3 Billboards

​Best Director ​:​Guillermo Del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: ​Allison Janney

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting​: ​Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Lynn Venhaus

Best Picture The Shape of Water

Best Director Guillermo del Toro “The Shape of Water

Best Actress Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actress Supporting Alison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Documentary Last Men in Aleppo

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Leslie Combemale

Best Picture: Get Out

Best Director​:​ Guillermo Del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Allison janney

Best Actor​:​ Gary oldman

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary​:​ Strong island

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Tricia Olszewski

Best Picture: Three Billboards

Best Director​:​ Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Allison Janney

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary​:​ Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Nell Minow

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director​:​ Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Laurie Metcalf

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Willem Dafoe

Best Documentary​:​ Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Betsy Bozdech

Best Picture​:​ Shape of Water

Best Director​:​ Jordan Peele

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Allison Janney

Best Actor​:​ Daniel Kaluuya

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary​:​ Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Janice Page

Best Picture​: Get Out

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress​: Frances McDormand ​

Best Actress Supporting​: ​ Allison Janney

Best Actor​:​​ Daniel Kaluuya ​

Best Act​or Supporting​: ​ Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary​: Strong Island

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan

Best Picture: ​Shape of Water

Best Director​:​ Guillermo del toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances Mc Dormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Alison Janney

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Wilhelm Dafoe

Best Documentary​:​ Abacus

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Linda Cook

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Jordan Peel

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best ActressL Supporting Allison Janney

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: William DaFoe

Best Documentary Cries from Syria

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Cate Marquis

Best Picture:​ The Shape of Water

Best Director​:​ Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Documentary​:​ Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, Steve James, Mark Mitten, Julie Goldman

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Pam Grady

Best Picture​:​ Shape of Water

Best Director​:​ Guillermo Del Toro, Shape of Water

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand, 3 Billboards

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Alllison Janney, I Tonya

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell, 3 Billboards

Best Documentary​:​ Faces, Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Sandie Angulo Chen

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water

Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actress Supporting: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor: Gary Oldman, The Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Sarah Knight Adamson

Best Picture: Shape of Water

Best Director​: Guillermo Del Toro

Best Actress​:​ Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting​:​ Laurie Metcalf

Best Actor​:​ Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting​:​ Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary​:​ Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Elizabeth Whittemore

Best Picture: Call Me by Your Name

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress: Sally Hawkins

Best Actress Supporting: Laurie Metcalf

Best Actor: Timorhee Chalamet

Best Actor Supporting: Richard Jenkins

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — MaryAnn Johanson

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: Allison Janney

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Laura Emerick

Best Picture: 3 Billboards

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: Allison Janney

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Abacus

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Erica Abeel

Best Picture: Dunkirk

Best Director: Christopher Nolan

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: Mary J. Blige

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Abstain

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Susan Wloszczyna

Best Picture: Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress SupportingL Allison Janney

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Jennifer Merin

Best Picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro

Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards

Best Actress Supporting: Allison Janney, I Tonya

Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actor Supporting: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards

Best Documentary: Faces Places

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AWFJ’s 2018 Oscar Predictions — Diana Saenger

Best Picture: Dunkirk

Best Director: Greta Gerwig

Best Actress: Frances McDormand

Best Actress Supporting: Mary J. Blige

Best Actor: Gary Oldman

Best Actor Supporting: Woody Harrelson

Best Documentary: Last Man in Aleppo

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