The 2018 Gotham Awards: See All the Winners Here!

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We’re going to breaking down the winners for the Gotham Awards tonight, the first of several big prizes set to be handed out this week. The 2018 Gotham Awards announced their nominees on October 18, 2018, and it is time to hear our winners. With a strong crop of independent film from around the world, including “The Favourite” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.” With the stage set, let’s look at the nominees and winners of the 2018 Gotham Awards!

*Note- Winners will be in BOLD when they are announced. The 2018 Gotham Awards begin at 8p EST.

Gotham Awards 2018IFP Gotham Awards 2018 Winners and Nominees

Best Feature

“The Favourite”

“First Reformed”

“If Beale Street Could Talk”

“Madeline’s Madeline”

“The Rider”

Best Documentary

“Bisbee ‘17”

“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”

“Minding the Gap”


“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Ari Aster for “Hereditary” (A24)

Bo Burnham for “Eighth Grade” (A24)

Jennifer Fox for “The Tale” (HBO)

Crystal Moselle for “Skate Kitchen” (Magnolia Pictures)

Boots Riley for “Sorry to Bother You” (Annapurna Pictures)

Best Screenplay

“The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

First Reformed” – Paul Schrader (A24)

“Private Life” – Tamara Jenkins (Netflix)

“Support the Girls” – Andrew Bujalski (Magnolia Pictures)

“Thoroughbreds” – Cory Finley (Focus Features)

Best Actor

Adam Driver in “BlacKkKlansman” (Focus Features)

Ben Foster in “Leave No Trace” (Bleecker Street)

Richard E. Grant in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Ethan Hawke in “First Reformed” (A24)

Lakeith Stanfield in “Sorry to Bother You” (Annapurna Pictures)

Best Actress*

Glenn Close in “The Wife” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Toni Collette in “Hereditary” (A24)

Kathryn Hahn in “Private Life” (Netflix)

Regina Hall in “Support the Girls” (Magnolia Pictures)

Michelle Pfeiffer in “Where is Kyra?” (Paladin and Great Point Media)

*The 2018 Best Actress nominating committee also voted to award a special Gotham Jury Award to Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz for their ensemble performance in “The Favourite” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Audience Award

Voted on by IFP members; nominees comprise the 15 films nominated for Best Feature, Best Documentary, and Breakthrough Director.

“Bisbee ’17”

“Eighth Grade”

“The Favourite”

“First Reformed”

“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”


“If Beale Street Could Talk”

“Madeline’s Madeline”

“Minding the Gap”

“The Rider”


“Skate Kitchen”

“Sorry to Bother You”

“The Tale”

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Breakthrough Actor

Yalitza Aparicio in “Roma” (Netflix)

Elsie Fisher in “Eighth Grade” (A24)

Helena Howard in “Madeline’s Madeline” (Oscilloscope Laboratories)

KiKi Layne in “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures)

Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie in “Leave No Trace” (Bleecker Street)

Breakthrough Series – Long Form

“Alias Grace”

“Big Mouth”

“The End of the F***ing World”

“Killing Eve”


“Sharp Objects”

Breakthrough Series – Short Form

“195 Lewis”

“Cleaner Daze”


“The F Word”

“She’s the Ticket”

Made In New York Award

Sandra Lee

What do you think of the IFP Gotham Awards 2018 winners and nominees? Let us hear your thoughts in the comments below!

Be sure to check out the Official Oscar Predictions Page to see where these films and performances rank among the contenders!

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Written by Alan French

Alan French is a movie buff, a TV lover, and a sports fanatic. His favorite TV shows are 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Rick and Morty' and 'Game of Thrones.' He's also a Spielberg fanatic. You can find him on Twitter and Medium @TheAlanFrench.


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