Raw Footage Podcast Awards 2017 - People

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A list of people recognized in the Best of 2017 Awards on the Raw Footage Podcast

1. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

Winner - Best Actor For: The Disaster Artist

2. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

Winner - Best Actress For: Christine & Professor Marston And The Wonder Women

3. Trevante Rhodes

Actor | Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes was born as Trevante Nemour Rhodes. He is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), The Predator (2018) and Bird Box (2018).

Winner - Best Supporting Actor For: Moonlight

4. Viktoriya Isakova

Actress | Zerkala

Viktoriya Isakova was born on October 12, 1976 in Khasavyurt, Dagestan ASSR, RSFSR, USSR as Viktoriya Evgenevna Isakova. She is an actress, known for Zerkala (2013), Ottepel (2013) and The Spot (2006). She has been married to Yuriy Moroz since 2003. They have one child.

Winner - Best Supporting Actress For: The Student

5. Dafne Keen

Actress | Logan

Dafne Keen Fernández is a British and Spanish actress who played the role of Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver in the television series The Refugees, and the mutant Laura Kinney / X-23 in the 2017 film Logan.

She is the daughter of British actor Will Keen, and Spanish actress, theatre director and writer María ...

Winner - Best Young Performer For: Logan

6. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Dunkirk

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

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Winner - Best Director For: Dunkirk

7. Armando Iannucci

Writer | The Death of Stalin

Armando Iannucci was born on November 28, 1963 in Glasgow, Scotland as Armando Giovanni Iannucci. He is a writer and producer, known for The Death of Stalin (2017), Veep (2012) and In the Loop (2009). He has been married to Rachel since August 25, 1990. They have two children.

Co-Winner - Best Screenplay For: The Death Of Stalin

8. David Schneider

Writer | The Death of Stalin

David Schneider was born on May 22, 1963 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Death of Stalin (2017), 28 Days Later... (2002) and Mission: Impossible (1996).

Co-Winner - Best Screenplay For: The Death Of Stalin

9. Ian Martin

Writer | The Death of Stalin

Ian Martin is a writer and producer, known for The Death of Stalin (2017), Veep (2012) and In the Loop (2009).

Co-Winner - Best Screenplay For: The Death Of Stalin

10. Casey Affleck

Actor | Gone Baby Gone

An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® winner Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple projects.

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and ...

Honourable Mention - Best Actor For: Manchester By The Sea

11. Shahab Hosseini

Actor | Forushande

Shahab Hosseini was born on February 3, 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He grew up in a family of six and was the oldest child. He earned his high school diploma in Biology. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out with the intent of emigrating to Canada. Instead, he ended up as ...

Honourable Mention - Best Actor For: The Salesman

12. Pyotr Skvortsov

Actor | (M)uchenik

Pyotr Skvortsov is an actor, known for The Student (2016), Laskovyy may (2009) and Ikariya.

Honourable Mention - Best Actor For: The Student

13. Suhaee Abro

Actress | My Pure Land

Suhaee Abro is known for her work on My Pure Land (2017), Peacock Palace (2016) and Yakeen Ka Safar (2017).

Honourable Mention - Best Actress For: My Pure Land

14. Annette Bening

Actress | American Beauty

Annette Carol Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She is of German and British Isles ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she ...

Honourable Mention - Best Actress For: Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool & 20th Century Women

15. Isabelle Huppert

Actress | Elle

Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then...

Honourable Mention - Best Actress For: Elle

16. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actor For: The Florida Project

17. Simon Russell Beale

Actor | The Death of Stalin

Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre.

He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actor For: The Death Of Stalin

18. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actor For: Logan

19. Viola Davis

Actress | Fences

Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actress For: Fences

20. Kirsten Dunst

Actress | Spider-Man

Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst, ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actress For: The Beguiled

21. Michelle Williams

Actress | Blue Valentine

A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Ingrid Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian. She was ...

Honourable Mention - Best Supporting Actress For: Manchester By The Sea

22. Garance Marillier

Actress | Grave

Garance Marillier is a French actress, she is best known for her lead role in Raw (2016). Marillier began her acting career in 2011 in the short movie Junior (2011) by Julia Ducournau. She also appeared in the short movie It's Not a Cowboy Movie (2012). She was a musician before turning to acting, ...

Honourable Mention - Best Young Performer For: Raw

23. Brooklynn Prince

Actress | The Florida Project

Brooklynn Prince is an actress and director, known for The Florida Project (2017), Home Before Dark and The Turning (2020).

Honourable Mention - Best Young Performer For: The Florida Project

24. Sareum Srey Moch

Actress | First They Killed My Father

Sareum Srey Moch is an actress, known for First They Killed My Father (2017).

Honourable Mention - Best Young Performer For: First They Killed My Father

25. Damien Chazelle

Writer | La La Land

Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Celia Sayre (Martin) Chazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. His father, Bernard Chazelle, is a French-American Eugene Higgins...

Honourable Mention - Best Director For: La La Land

26. Barry Jenkins

Director | If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins was born on November 19, 1979 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a director and writer, known for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Moonlight (2016) and Medicine for Melancholy (2008).

Honourable Mention - Best Director For: Moonlight

27. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003).

Honourable Mention - Best Director For: The Handmaiden

28. Mike Mills

Director | Beginners

Mike Mills was born in 1966, Berkeley, California. He graduated from Cooper Union, 1989.

He works as a filmmaker, graphic designer and artist. As a filmmaker, Mike has completed a number of music videos, commercials, short films, documentaries, and the feature film Thumbsucker (2005). Architecture ...

Honourable Mention - Best Screenplay For: 20th Century Women

29. Mohamed Diab

Writer | Eshtebak

Mohamed Diab is an award-winning writer and director, who's work is often centered on pressing issues concerning Egyptian society.

He's known for his directorial debut film Cairo 678 (Les Femmes du bus 678), which was released a month before the Egyptian revolution and was deemed by the New York ...

Co-Honourable Mention - Best Screenplay For: Clash

Co-Honourable Mention - Best Screenplay For: Clash

31. Jordan Peele

Writer | Get Out

Jordan Haworth Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College as a member of the class of 2001. His mother is white and his father is black. Jordan is married to comedian Chelsea Peretti, with whom he has a son.

He is known for co-writing and starring in the comedy Keanu (2016), opposite his close friend ...

Honourable Mention - Best Screenplay For: Get Out



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