2022 Gold Derby Film Awards nominations: Dune, West Side Story…


“Dune” is the most nominated film at our 20th annual Gold Derby Film Awards, recognizing the best directors of 2021. The adaptation of Frank HerbertThe sci-fi novel has 11 bids, including Best Picture and Best Director (Denis Villeneuve). Watch the announcement video above. Scroll down for our full list of nominations in all 22 categories and vote for the winners now in our prediction center. You can create a free account here if you are not already a Gold Derby member. You have until Sunday February 27to get your votes.

Nearly 2,600 of our registered users voted for the nominations using ranked ballots, meaning passionate support was key to success. The sci-fi epic ‘Dune’ received bids for cinematography, director and adapted screenplay, but the lion’s share of its recognition came in craft categories that recognize the film’s many technical achievements. Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Production Design, Best Score, Best Sound, and Best Visual Effects.

But it’s not the only double-digit film. ‘The Power of the Dog’ and ‘West Side Story’ follow close behind with 10 nominations each, including Best Picture bids for both. They are also represented in the Best Breakthrough Performer race, where the “Power” actor Kodi Smit McPhee and the stars of “West Side Story” Ariana DeBose and Rachel Zegler are also named. These offers are not about a specific film, but rather about the actors’ overall breakthroughs in the industry. Still, “Power” and “West Side” are undoubtedly the main reasons for their recognition.

The other seven Best Picture nominees include expected Oscar contenders like “Belfast,” “CODA,” “Don’t Look Up,” “Licorice Pizza” and “tick, tick…Boom!” as well as some critically acclaimed foreign films, “Drive My Car” from Japan and “Titane” from France. Both of these films are also up for Best International Feature, with ‘Drive My Car’ winning an additional bid for its adapted screenplay while ‘Titane’ is up for Julia Ducournaudirection.

Check out the rest of our nominations below. Unlike the nomination round, the selection of the winners is done by a simple plurality vote. In almost all categories, you will choose only one candidate as your favorite, and the candidate with the most votes will win. For the best picture, you can rank your top three. But you can change your votes as often as you like before the February 27 deadline. No vote is final until the polls are officially closed. So do not hesitate to get started now to make your choice.

If you want to look back over the past two decades, all of the nominees and winners from the past 20 years are featured on each film’s and performer’s IMDb pages.

“Belfast” – Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas, producers

“CODA” — Fabrice Gianfermi, Philippe Rousselet, Jérôme Seydoux, Patrick Wachsberger, Producers

“Don’t Look Up” – Adam McKay, Kevin Messick, producers

“Drive My Car” – Tsuyoshi Goro, Misaki Kawamura, Osamu Kubota, Sachio Matsushita, Yoshito Nakabe, Keiji Okumura, Jin Suzuki, Teruhisa Yamamoto, Producers

“Dune” – Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve, Cale Boyter, Joe Caracciolo Jr., Producers

“Licorice Pizza” – Sara Murphy, Paul Thomas Anderson, Adam Somner, producers

“The Power of the Dog” – Jane Campion, Roger Frappier, Emile Sherman, Tanya Seghatchian, producers

“Tick, tick… Boom!” —Julie Oh, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Producers

“Titanium” — Amaury Ovise, Jean-Christophe Reymond, Producers

“West Side Story” – Steve Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Kevin McCollum, producers

Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast”
Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog”
Julia Ducournau, “Titanium”
Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story”
Denis Villeneuve, “Dune”

Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
Olivia Colman, “The Lost Girl”
Lady Gaga, “House of Gucci”
Alana Haim, “Licorice Pizza”
Kristen Stewart, “Spencer”

Nicolas Cage, “Pig”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog”
Andrew Garfield, “tick, tick… Boom!
Simon Rex, “Red Rockets”
Will Smith, “King Richard”

Caitriona Balfe, “Belfast”
Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story”
Ann Dowd, “Mass”
Kirsten Dunst, “The Power of the Dog”
Ruth Negga, “Passing by”

Mike Faist, “West Side History”
Ciaran Hinds, “Belfast”
Jason Isaacs, “Mass”
Troy Kotsur, “CODA”
Kodi Smit-McPhee, “The Power of the Dog”

“CODA” – Sian Heder
“Drive My Car” – Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takammasa Oe
“Dune” – Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth
“The Lost Girl” – Maggie Gyllenhaal
“The Power of the Dog” – Jane Campion

“Belfast” – Kenneth Branagh
“Come on, come on” – Mike Mills
“Don’t Look Up” – Adam McKay
“Licorice Pizza” – Paul Thomas Anderson
“Mass” – Fran Kranz

“CODA” – Eugenio Derbez, Daniel Durant, Emilia Jones, Troy Kotsur, Marlee Matlin, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo

“Don’t Look Up” – Cate Blanchett, Timothee Chalamet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ariana Grande, Jonah Hill, Jennifer Lawrence, Melanie Lynskey, Kid Cudi, Rob Morgan, Himesh Patel, Ron Perlman, Tyler Perry, Mark Rylance, Meryl Streep

“Mass” – Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Breeda Wool, Michelle N. Carter, Campbell Spoor, Kagen Albright, Michael White

“The Power of the Dog” – Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Sean Keenan, George Mason, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee

“West Side Story” – Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Brian d’Arcy James, Corey Stoll, Josh Andrés Rivera, Rita Moreno, Rachel Zegler

Ariana DeBose
Alana Haim
Emily Jones
Kodi Smit McPhee
Rachel Zegler

“Dune” – Greig Fraser
“The Power of the Dog” – Ari Wegner
“Spencer” – Claire Mathon
“The Tragedy of Macbeth” – Bruno Delbonnel
“History of the West Side” – Janusz Kaminski

“Belfast” – Una Ni Dhonghaile
“Dune” – Joe Walker
“The Power of the Dog” – Peter Sciberras
“Tick, tick… Boom!” —Myron Kerstein, Andrew Weisblum
“West Side Story” – Sarah Broshar, Michael Kahn

“Cruel” – Jenny Beavan
“Dune” – Jacqueline West, Robert Morgan
“House of Gucci” – Janty Yates
“Spencer” – Jacqueline Durran
“West Side Story” – Paul Tazewell

“Cruella” – Nadia Stacey, Naomi Donne, Julia Vernon
“Dune” – Donald Mowat, Love Larson, Eva von Bahr
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye” – Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram, Justin Raleigh
“House of Gucci” – Goran Lundstrom, Anna Carin Lock, Frederic Aspiras
“Spencer” – Wakana Yoshihara, Sian Wilson, Stacey Panepinto, Nicola Isles

“Don’t Look Up” – Nicholas Britell
“Dune” – Hans Zimmer
“Encanto” – Germaine Franco
“The Power of the Dog” – Jonny Greenwood
“Spencer” – Jonny Greenwood

“Be Alive” from “King Richard” – Beyoncé, Dixson
“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto” – Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Just Look Up” from “Don’t Look Up” – Nicholas Briteell, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Taura Stinson
“No Time To Die” from “No Time To Die” – Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell
“So Can We Begin” from “Annette” – Sparks and Leos Carax

“Dune” – Patrice Vermette, Zsuzsanna Sipos
“The French Dispatch” – Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo
“Nightmare Alley” – Tamara Deverell, Shane Vieau
“The Tragedy of Macbeth” – Stefan Dechant, Nancy Haigh
“West Side Story” – Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo

“Dune” – Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill, Ron Bartlett
“No Time to Die” – Simon Hayes, Oliver Tarney, Paul Massey, Mark Taylor
“A Quiet Place, Part II” – Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn
“Tick, tick… Boom!” —Todd A. Maitland
“West Side Story” – Gary Rydstrom, Brian Chumney, Andy Nelson, Tod A. Maitland, Shawn Murphy

“Dune” – Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor, Gerd Nefzer
“Eternals” – Stephane Ceretti, Matt Aitken, Daniele Bigi, Neil Corbould
“The Green Knight” – Eric Saindon, Michael Cozens
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” – Christopher Townsend, Joe Farrell, Sean Walker, Dan Oliver
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” – Kelly Port, Chris Waegner, Scott Edelstein, Daniel Sudick

“Encanto” – Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino, Clark Spencer
“Flee” – Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Charlotte de La Gournerie
“Luca” – Enrico Casarosa, Andrea Warren
“The Mitchells vs. the Machines” – Michael Rianda, Phil Lord, Kurt Albrecht, Christopher Miller
“Raya and the Last Dragon” – Don Hall, Carlos Lopez Estrada, Osnat Shurer

“Billie Eilish: The World’s a Bit Blurry” — RJ Cutler, Michelle An, Chelsea Dodson, Anthony Seyler, Trevor Smith

“Flee” – Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Charlotte de La Gournerie

“The Rescue” – Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, John Battsek, PJ van Sandwijk

“Summer of Soul” – Questlove, David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent, Joseph Patel

“The Velvet Underground” – Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn, David Blackman

“Drive My Car” – Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Tsuyoshi Goro, Misaki Kawamura, Osamu Kubota, Sachio Matsushita, Yoshito Nakabe, Keiji Okumura, Jin Suzuki, Teruhisa Yamamoto (Japan)

“Fleeing” — Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Charlotte de La Gournerie (Denmark)

“Parallel Mothers” – Pedro Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García (Spain)

“Titanium” — Julia Ducournau, Amaury Ovise, Jean-Christophe Reymond (France)

“The worst person in the world” – Joachim Trier, Thomas Robsahm, Andrea Berentsen Ottmar, Dyveke Bjørkly Graver (Norway)


11 applications

10 applications
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”

6 applications

5 applications
“Don’t look up”

4 nominations
“Tick, tick… Boom!” »

3 applications
“Driving My Car”
“To run away”
“Gucci House”
“Licorice Pizza”

2 nominations
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
“King Richard”
“The Lost Girl”
“No Time to Die”
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”

1 application
“Billie Eilish: The world is a little fuzzy”
“Come on”
“The French Dispatch”
“The Green Knight”
“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”
“Alley of Nightmares”
“Parallel Mothers”
“Who passed”
“A Quiet Place, Part II”
“Raya and the Last Dragon”
“Red Rocket”
“The rescue”
“Shang-Chi and the Paws of the Ten Rings”
“Spider-Man: No Coming Home”
“Summer of the Soul”
“The Velvet Underground”
“The worst person in the world”


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