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Participant Films win IDA and Film Critics Awards


 

LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2015) – It was a big weekend for Participant Media films, which won 17 awards and picked up three more this morning.

At the International Documentary Association (IDA) awards on Saturday, The Look of Silence won Best Feature; and Best of Enemies won Best Music and the ABC News VideoSource Award (for best use of news footage).

Boston, Los Angeles and New York Film critics announced their award winners on Sunday. Spotlight, The Look of Silence, and Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) took home awards. Earlier today, Washington, D.C. Film Critics named Idris Elba Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Beasts; and awarded Spotlight Best Picture and Best Ensemble.

Also this morning, Beasts of No Nation and 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets were included in the African-American Film Critics Association’s list of of top 10 films of 2015.

Here is the breakdown of Participant recent wins:

IDA Awards
The Look of Silence - Best Feature
Best of Enemies - Best Music
Best of Enemies - ABC News VideoSource Award
For the complete list of IDA winners, click here.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Spotlight - Best Picture
Spotlight - Best Screenplay
For the complete list of LAFCA winners, click here.

Boston Society of Film Critics
Spotlight - Best Picture
Spotlight - Best Ensemble Cast
Spotlight - Best Screenplay
The Look of Silence - Best Foreign-Language Film
Bridge of Spies, Mark Rylance - Best Supporting Acting
For the complete list of BSFC winners, click here.

New York Film Critics Online
Spotlight - Best Picture
Spotlight - Best Director
Spotlight - Best Ensemble
Spotlight - Best Screenplay
Bridge of Spies, Mark Rylance - Best Supporting Actor
For the complete list of winners, click here.
 
Boston Online Film Critics
Spotlight - Best Ensemble
Spotlight - Best Screenplay
The Ten Best Films of the Year:
5. Spotlight
7. Bridge of Spies
For the complete list of BOFC winners, click here.

Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association
Spotlight - Best Film
Spotlight - Best Acting Ensemble
Beasts of No Nation, Idris Elba - Best Supporting Actor
For the complete list of WAFCA winners, click here.

The African-American Film Critics Association
Top 10 Films of 2015
4. Beasts of No Nation
6. 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets (tie with Dope)
For a complete list of AAFCA winners, click here.

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