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London Critics’ Circle Film Awards Moves to January, Aims to Stand Out from The Crowd

London Critics' Circle Film Awards Moves to January, Aims to Stand Out from The Crowd

The London Critics’ Circle Film Awards have moved their ceremony up a month to January 19, 2012. Held at BFI Southbank, the awards will be hosted by Critics’ Circle chairman Jason Solomons. Of the date change, Solomons says: “[It] will further underline the distinctive choices of winners and nominees that make The London Critics’ Circle Film Awards stand out from the crowd, highlighting certain films, performances and achievements that may be overlooked by other awards events.”

The Awards will benefit BFI National Archive and their restoration of Alfred Hitchcock’s nine silent feature films, part of their ‘Rescue the Hitchcock 9’ campaign.

Last year’s winners include The Social Network, The Fighter, The King’s Speech, Another Year and Neds. Awards will be given in the following categories:

The Critics’ Circle Film Section will be voting the following categories:
Film of the Year
The Attenborough Award: British Film of the Year
Foreign Language Film of the Year
Documentary of the Year
Director of the Year
The Virgin Atlantic Award for Breakthrough British Film-Maker
The Sky 3D Award for Technical Achievement
Actor of the Year
Actress of the Year
British Actor of the Year
The Moët Award for British Actress of the Year
Supporting Actor of the Year
Supporting Actress of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Young British Performer of the Year
Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film

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