2013 Bobby James Awards: Frozen leads with 11 nominations!

Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) from Disney's FROZEN - look how happy he is with all the nods!
Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) from Disney’s FROZEN – look how happy he is with all the nods!

Finally!  The moment has arrived – led by Disney’s Frozen (which has a record-breaking 11 nominations), the nominees for “Best of Film 2013” are here.  This year, I’ve added four new categories (voice-over supporting actor, voice-over supporting actress, “Blockbuster” film of the year, “Blockbuster” character of the year).  The nominees are:

Achievement in Cinematography

The Great Gatsby – Simon Duggan

The Broken Circle Breakdown – Ruben Impens

12 Years a Slave – Sean Bobbitt

Her – Hoyte Van Hoytema

Inside Llewyn Davis – Bruno Delbonnel

Achievement in Editing

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – Greg Hayden

Frozen – Jeff Draheim

Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

The Lone Ranger – James Haygood and Craig Wood

Rush – Daniel P. Handley

Achievement in Visual or Special Effects

Gravity – Neil Corbould, Manex Efrem

Man of Steel – Allen Hall

Pacific Rim – Rocco Larizza

Ender’s Game – Yves De Bono

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Steve Cremin, Christian Eubank

Achievement in Art Direction

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – John Collins

Frozen – Michael Giaimo

American Hustle – Jesse Rosenthal

The Great Gatsby – Ian Gracie

Her – Austin Gorg

Achievement in Costume Design

The Great Gatsby – Catherine Martin

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville

American Hustle – Michael Wilkinson

Her – Casey Storm

Gangster Squad – Mary Zophres

Best Original Score

Man of Steel – Hans Zimmer

Rush – Hans Zimmer

Frozen – Christophe Beck

The Great Gatsby – Craig Armstrong

12 Years a Slave – Hans Zimmer

Best Original Song

“Let It Go” – performed by Idina Menzel – Frozen

“Together” – performed by The XX – The Great Gatsby

“In Summer” – performed by Josh Gad – Frozen

“If I Needed You” – performed by Veerle Baetens and Johan Heldenbergh – The Broken Circle Breakdown

“Young and Beautiful” – performed by Lana Del Ray – The Great Gatsby

Best Original Screenplay

Prisoners – Aaron Guzikowski

American Hustle – Eric Singer and David O. Russell

Inside Llewyn Davis – Joel and Ethan Coen

Her – Spike Jonze

Rush – Peter Morgan

Best Adapted Screenplay

Captain Phillips – Billy Ray

12 Years a Slave – John Ridley

The Wolf of Wall Street – Terence Winter

Philomena – Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt

Actor in a Supporting Voice-Over Role

Benedict Cumberbatch – “Smaug” – The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Pierre Coffin – “Kevin the Minion” – Despicable Me 2

Josh Gad – “Olaf” – Frozen

Christoph Waltz – “Mandrake” – Epic

Ryan Reynolds – “Guy” – The Croods

Actress in a Supporting Voice-Over Role

Idina Menzel – “Elsa” – Frozen

Cloris Leachman – “Gran” – The Croods

Helen Mirren – “Dean Hardscrabble” – Monsters University

Elsie Kate Fisher – “Agnes” – Despicable Me 2

Sofia Vergara – “Gabby Babblebrock” – Escape from Planet Earth

Actor in a Leading Voice-Over Role

Jonathan Groff – “Kristoff” – Frozen

Nicholas Cage – “Grug” – The Croods

Brendan Fraser – “Scorch Supernova” – Escape from Planet Earth

John Goodman – “Sullivan” – Monsters University

Rob Cordry – “Gary Supernova” – Escape from Planet Earth

Actress in a Leading Voice-Over Role

Scarlett Johansson – “Samantha” – Her

Kristen Bell – “Anna” – Frozen

Amanda Seyfried – “Mary Katherine” – Epic

Isabelle Spade – “Lucrece” – The Suicide Shop

Amy Poehler – “Jenny” – Free Birds

Actor in a Supporting Role

Jared Leto – “Rayon” – Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew Goode – “Charles Stoker” – Stoker

Bradley Cooper – “Richie DiMaso” – American Hustle

Barkhard Abdi – “Muse” – Captain Phillips

Michael Fassbender – “Edwin Epps” – 12 Years a Slave

Actress in a Supporting Role

Lupita Nyong’o – “Patsey” – 12 Years a Slave

Oprah Winfrey – “Gloria Gaines” – The Butler

Sarah Paulson – “Mistress Epps” – 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts – “Barbara Weston” – August: Osage County

Margot Robbie – “Naomi Lapaglia” – The Wolf of Wall Street

Actor in a Leading Role

Chiwetel Ejiofor – “Solomon Northup” – 12 Years a Slave

Oscar Isaac – “Llewyn Davis” – Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix – “Theodore Twombly” – Her

Leonardo DiCaprio – “Jay Gatsby” – The Great Gatsby

Matthew McConaughey – “Ron Woodruff” – Dallas Buyers Club

Actress in a Leading Role

Sandra Bullock – “Dr. Ryan Stone” – Gravity

Emma Thompson – “P.L. Travers” – Saving Mr. Banks

Judi Dench – “Philomena Lee” – Philomena

Meryl Streep – “Violet Weston” – August: Osage County

Amy Adams – “Sydney Prosser” – American Hustle

The Lumiére Award for Directing

Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave

Joel and Ethan Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis

Spike Jonze – Her

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips

Best Animated Short

Get a Horse! – Lauren MacMullan

Feral – Daniel Sousa

Mr. Hublot – Laurent Witz

Requiem for Romance – Jonathan Ng

Room on the Broom – Max Lang, Jan Lachauer

Best Animated Feature

The Croods

Monsters University


The Suicide Shop

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Best “Blockbuster” Film

(Fan Voted Award)


Best “Blockbuster” Character

(Fan Voted Award)


Best Foreign Feature

Wadja – Haifaa Al-Mansour (Saudi Arabia)

The Broken Circle Breakdown – Felix Van Groeningen (Belgium)

The German Doctor – Lucia Puenzo (Argentina)

The Hunt – Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)

Still Mine – Michael McGowna (Canada)

Best Documentary Feature

Blackfish – Gabriella Cowperthwatie

20 Feet from Stardom – Morgan Neville

The Act of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer

Bridegroom – Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Let the Fire Burn – Jason Osder

Feature Film of the Year

12 Years a Slave

The Great Gatsby

Inside Llewyn Davis



The Broken Circle Breakdown


Winners to be announced next week!