#FilmNominations2014 : Best First Feature


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In the category destined to reward fresh directorial talent and their debuts, four of the six works shortlisted are multiple nominees and have already been introduced elsewhere: Dan Gilroy’s creepy look at media’s appetite for sensationalism in ‘Nightcrawler’; Benedikt Erlingsson’s awe inspiring Icelandic drama “Of Horses and Men”; Jennifer Kent’s acclaimed Aussie horror ‘The Babadook’ and Diego Quemada-Díez’s moving social realism in ‘The Golden Dream’.

The remaining two come from Singapore, Anthony Chen’s tender look at the special bond between a solitary child and his house’s domestic helper in ‘Ilo Ilo’ and from the UK, a look back at the Ulster conflict in Yann Demange’s thrilling ‘‘71’.

Check the trailers for all nominees below and vote for your favourites here


71 (Yann Demange)



ILO ILO (Anthony Chen)



NIGHTCRAWLER (Dan Gilroy)



OF HORSES AND MEN (Benedikt Erlingsson)



THE BABADOOK (Jennifer Kent)



THE GOLDEN DREAM (Diego Quemada-Díez)


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