GOTHAM AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

IFP, Filmmaker‘s parent company, has just announced the nominations for the 2005 Gotham Awards, which will be held this year on November 30. They are:

Best Feature:
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN – Directed by Ang Lee / Written by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana / Produced by Diana Ossana and James Schamus
CAPOTE – Directed by Bennett Miller / Written by Dan Futterman / Produced by Caroline Baron, William Vince and Michael Ohoven
A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE -Directed by David Cronenberg / Written by Josh Olson / Produced by Chris Bender and JC Spink
KEANE – Written and directed by Lodge Kerrigan / Produced by Andrew Fierberg
ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW – Written and directed by Miranda July / Produced by Gina Kwon

Best Documentary
BALLET RUSSES – Directed by Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller / Written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Gary Weimberg and Celeste Schaefer Snyder / Produced by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Robert Hawk and Douglas Blair Turnbaugh
ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM – Written and directed by Alex Gibney / Produced by Alex Gibney, Jason Kliot and Susan Motamed
GRIZZLY MAN – Directed by Werner Herzog / Produced by Erik Nelson
MURDERBALL – Directed by Henry-Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro / Produced by Jeffrey Mandel and Dana Adam Shapiro
WILLIAM EGGLESTON IN THE REAL WORLD – Directed by Michael Almereyda / Produced by Michael Almereyda, Jesse Dylan and Anthony Katagas

Breakthrough Director
Miranda July for ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW
Bennett Miller for CAPOTE
Phil Morrison for JUNEBUG
Andrew Wagner for THE TALENT GIVEN US
Alice Wu for SAVING FACE

Breakthrough Actor
Amy Adams as “Ashley” in JUNEBUG
Camilla Belle as “Rose Slavin” in THE BALLAD OF JACK AND ROSE
Joseph Gordon-Levitt as “Neil” in MYSTERIOUS SKIN
Terrence Howard as “DJay” in HUSTLE & FLOW
Damian Lewis as “William Keane” in KEANE

Best Ensemble Cast
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN – Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Linda Cardellini, Randy Quaid, Anna Faris
CRASH – Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Dashon Howard, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate, Nona Gaye, Michael Pena
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK – David Strathairn, Patricia Clarkson, George Clooney, Jeff Daniels, Robert Downey Jr., Frank Langella
NINE LIVES – Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Elpidia Carrillo, Glenn Close. Stephen Dillane, Dakota Fanning, William Fichtner, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Holly Hunter, Jason Isaacs, Joe Mantegna, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Mary Kay Place, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Aidan Quinn, Miguel Sandoval, Amanda Seyfried, Sissy Spacek, Robin Wright Penn
THE SQUID AND THE WHALE – Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline