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The IFP/New York announced the nominees for two of its competitive sections of its newly retooled Gotham Awards, to be held December 1 and broadcast live by the IFC. Below are the Breakthrough Actor and Director nominees.

Breakthrough Actor Award Nominees:

Mos Def for The Woodsman (Newmarket Films)

Anthony Mackie for Brother to Brother (Wolfe)

Catalina Sandino Moreno for Maria Full of Grace (HBO Films & Fine Line Features)

Dallas Roberts for A Home At the End of the World (Warner Independent Pictures)

Ensemble cast of Everyday People (HBO)

Breakthrough Director Award Nominees:

Rodney Evans, Writer/Director/Producer for Brother to Brother (Wolfe)

Debra Granik, Writer/Director for Down to the Bone

Nicole Kassell, Writer/Director for The Woodsman (Newmarket Films)

Joshua Marston, Writer/Director for Maria Full of Grace (HBO Films & Fine Line Features)

Lori Silverbush, Writer/Director & Michael Skolnik, Director for On The Outs

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