The Guardian’s film critic, Peter Bradshaw has once again presented his shortlist of the year’s movies, directors, actors, writers and screenplays he considers most awards-worthy and we are proud to announce that a fabulous 14 NFTS alumni are credited. Additionally, Destination Unknown directed by NFTS Directing Documentary tutor, Claire Fergusson is included in Peter’s ‘Best Documentary’ list.

Credits include:

Film of the Year:

The Death of Stalin: Editor, Peter Lambert; Graphic Designer, Louise Begbie

Blade Runner 2049: DoP, Roger Deakins

I Am Not a Witch: Producer, Emily Morgan; Associate Producer/Location Manager, Gabriel Gauchet; Composer, Matthew James Kelly; Supervising Sound Editor, Maiken Hansen; Sound Effects Editor, Ania Przygoda; Dialogue Editors, Raoul Brand and Jens Rosenlund Petersen

Best Documentary:

Whitney: Can I Be Me: Writer/Producer/Co-Director, Nick Broomfield; Cinematographer, Sam Mitchell

Best Cinematography:

Roger Deakins for Blade Runner 2049

Urszula Pontikos for Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool