Members of the Ukrainian Film Academy have identified nominees for the Fifth National Golden Whirligig Film Award.
According to the website of the Academy, a new stage of voting for the winners of this year's Film Award, who will be named at the award ceremony, begins on April 23.
86 feature and short films were submitted to participate in the film award. The long list includes 81 films of these: 21 feature films, 21 short films, 22 documentaries, 1 full-length animated, 6 short animated and 10 series.
This year, the Golden Whirligig will be awarded 23 nominations. A new one is among them - The best game series.
Leaders in the number of nominations - Bad Roads (15), Atlantis (11), Toloka (Joint work) (9), The Earth Is Blue as an Orange (4) and Cherkasy (4).
The list of nominees for the award "Golden Whirligig-2021" is:
- The Earth Is Blue As An Orange
- Bad roads
BEST DIRECTING WORK (NAMED AFTER ILLIENKO)
- Valentyn Vasyanovych (Atlantis)
- Nataliia Vorozhbyt (Bad Roads)
- Mykhailo Illienko (Toloka)
BEST MALE ROLE
- Yuriy Kulinich (Bad Roads)
- Yevhen Lamah (Cherkasy)
- Andriy Rymaruk (Atlantis)
BEST FEMALE ROLE
- Marina Klimova (Bad Roads)
- Marina Koshkina (The Forgotten)
- Ivanna Sakhno (Peak of Fear)
- Oksana Cherkashina (Bad Roads)
BEST SUPPOTING ACTOR
- Igor Koltovsky (Bad Roads)
- Oleg Primogenov (Toloka)
- Dmytro Sova (Cherkasy)
- Sergiy Solovyov (Bad Roads)
- Dmytro Homjak (Our Cats)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
- Irma Vitovska (The Tale of the Old Miller)
- Oksana Voronina (Bad Roads)
- Julia Matrosova (Bad Roads)
BEST GAME SERIES
- There Will be People
- Absolutely a false story
- The First Swallows. Addicted
- To Catch the Kaidash
You can view the full list here.
Nominees for the Audience Choice Award will be announced at the same time as the start of online voting. The winner of the Opening of the Year award will also be announced later.
As it was reported earlier, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced all the winners of the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards.