Here Are The 2022 Nominees of the Black Reel Awards!


Yesterday, the Black Reel Awards announced their nominees for the best of 2022!  

And here they are:

OUTSTANDING FILM
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – Kevin Feige & Nate Moore, producers
DEVOTION – Molly Smith, Rachel Smith, Thad Luckinbill & Trent Luckinbill, producers
NOPE – Jordan Peele & Ian Cooper, producers
TILL – Keith Beauchamp, Barbara Broccoli, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Reilly & Thomas Levine, producers
THE WOMAN KING – Maria Bello, Viola Davis, Cathy Schulman & Julius Tennon, producers

OUTSTANDING ACTOR
JOHN BOYEGA – BREAKING
STERLING K. BROWN – HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL.
DANIEL KALUUYA – NOPE
JONATHAN MAJORS – DEVOTION
JEREMY POPE – THE INSPECTION

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
ANNA DIOP – NANNY
REGINA HALL – HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL.
LETITIA WRIGHT – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR
ELEGANCE BRATTON – THE INSPECTION
GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD – THE WOMAN KING
CHINONYE CHUKWU – TILL
RYAN COOGLER – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
JORDAN PEELE – NOPE

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR
BRIAN TYREE HENRY – CAUSEWAY
MICHEAL WARD – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
MICHAEL K. WILLIAMS – BREAKING
BOKEEM WOODBINE – THE INSPECTION
JEFFREY WRIGHT – THE BATMAN

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS
ANGELA BASSETT – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
THUSO MBEDU – THE WOMAN KING
JANELLE MONAE – GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
KEKE PALMER – NOPE
GABRIELLE UNION – THE INSPECTION

OUTSTANDING SCREENPLAY
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – RYAN COOGLER & JOE ROBERT COLE, WRITERS
THE INSPECTION – ELEGANCE BRATTON, WRITER
NANNY – NIKYATU JUSU, WRITER
NOPE– JORDAN PEELE
TILL – KEITH BEAUCHAMP, MICHAEL REILLY & CHINONYE CHUKWU, WRITERS

OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL FILM
NEPTUNE FROST (RWANDA) – SAUL WILLIAMS & ANISIA UZEYMAN, DIRECTORS
OUR FATHER, THE DEVIL (FRANCE) – ELLIE FOUMBI, DIRECTOR
SAINT OMER (FRANCE) – ALICE DIOP, DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
AFTERSHOCK – PAULA EISLET & TONYA LEWIS LEE, DIRECTORS
DESCENDANT – MARGARET BROWN, DIRECTOR
IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU? – ELVIS MITCHELL, DIRECTOR
LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S BLACK & BLUES – SACHA JENKINS, DIRECTOR
SIDNEY – REGINALD HUDLIN, DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – SARAH FINN, CASTING DIRECTOR
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. – SHANNON REIS, CASTING DIRECTOR
THE INSPECTION – KIM COLEMAN, CASTING DIRECTOR
TILL – KIM COLEMAN, CASTING DIRECTOR
THE WOMAN KING – AISHA COLEY, CASTING DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING VOICE PERFORMANCE
ZAZIE BEETZ – THE BAD GUYS
IDRIS ELBA – SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2
KEKE PALMER – LIGHTYEAR
ZOE SALDANA – AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
GABRIELLE UNION – STRANGE WORLD

OUTSTANDING SCORE
ALICE – COMMON, COMPOSER
END OF THE ROAD – CRAIG DELEON, COMPOSER
NANNY – TANERÉLLE & BARTEK GLINIAK, composers
NOPE – MICHAEL ABELS, COMPOSER
THE WOMAN KING – TERENCE BLANCHARD, COMPOSER

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG
“BORN AGAIN” – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
“KEEP RISING” – THE WOMAN KING
“LIFT ME UP” – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
“PAPER AIRPLANES” – A JAZZMAN’S BLUES
“STAND UP” – TILL

OUTSTANDING SOUNDTRACK
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
A JAZZMAN’S BLUES
REMEMBER ME: THE MAHALIA JACKSON STORY
TILL
THE WOMAN KING

OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT FILM
EMERGENCY – CAREY WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. – ADAMMA EBO, DIRECTOR
THE INSPECTION – ELEGANCE BRATTON, DIRECTOR
MASTER – MARIAMA DIALLO, DIRECTOR
NANNY – NIKYATU JUSU, DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING SHORT FILM
ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US? VOICES FROM A PLANTATION PRISON – CINQUE NORTHERN, DIRECTOR
ELEGY: MY TWO MONTHS IN HARLEM – ANDRE LAMBERTSON, DIRECTOR
FANNIE – CHRISTINE SWANSON, DIRECTOR
NEW MOON – JEREMIE BALAIS, RAUL DOMINGO & JEFFIG LE BARS, DIRECTORS
NORTH STAR – P.J. PALMER, DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING EMERGING DIRECTOR
ELEGANCE BRATTON – THE INSPECTION
ADAMMA EBO – HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL.
NIKYATU JUSU – NANNY
ELVIS MITCHELL – IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU?
CAREY WILLIAMS – EMERGENCY

OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH ACTOR
JALYN HALL – TILL
DARYL MCCORMACK – GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
JEREMY POPE – THE INSPECTION
QUINTESSA SWINDELL – BLACK ADAM
MICHEAL WARD – EMPIRE OF LIGHT

OUTSTANDING BREAKTHROUGH ACTRESS
SHEILA ATIM – THE WOMAN KING
CHARMAINE BINGWA – EMANCIPATION
ANNA DIOP – NANNY
THUSO MBEDU – THE WOMAN KING
DOMINIQUE THORNE – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER

OUTSTANDING FIRST SCREENPLAY
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. – ADAMMA EBO, WRITER
THE INSPECTION – ELEGANCE BRATTON, WRITER
MASTER – MARIAMA DIALLO, WRITER
NANNY – NIKYATU JUSU, WRITER
ON THE COME UP – KAY OYEGUN, WRITER

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – AUTMUN DURALD ARKAPWA, CINEMATOGRAPHER
EMANCIPATION – ROBERT RICHARDSON, CINEMATOGRAPHER
NOPE – HOYTE VAN HOYTEMA, CINEMATOGRAPHER
TILL – BOBBY BUKOWSKI, CINEMATOGRAPHER
THE WOMAN KING – POLLY MORGAN, CINMETOGRAPHER

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – RUTH E. CARTER, COSTUME DESIGNER
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. – LORRAINE COPPIN, COSTUME DESIGNER
NANNY – CHARLESE ANTOINETTE JONES, COSTUME DESIGNER
TILL – MARCI RODGERS, COSTUME DESIGNER
THE WOMAN KING – GERSHA PHILLIPS, COSTUME DESIGNER

OUTSTANDING EDITING
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – MICHAEL P. SHAWVER, KELLEY DIXON & JENNIFER LAME, EDITORS
I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY – DAYSHA BROADWAY, EDITOR
LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S BLACK & BLUES – JASON POLLARD & ALMA HERRERA-PAZMINO, EDITORS
THIRTEEN LIVES – JAMES D. WILCOX, EDITOR
THE WOMAN KING – TERILYN A. SHROPSHIRE, EDITOR

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – HANNAH BEACHLER, PRODUCTION DESIGNER
DEVOTION – WYNN THOMAS, PRODUCTION DESIGNER
NOPE – RUTH DE JONG, PRODUCTION DESIGNER
TILL – CURTIS BEECH, PRODUCTION DESIGNER
THE WOMAN KING – AKIN MCKENZIE, PRODUCTION DESIGNER

The winners will be announced on February 6th, 2023, hopefully via a press release that was written with the caps lock turned off.

One response to “Here Are The 2022 Nominees of the Black Reel Awards!

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