Black Reel Awards of 2014
The 2014 Black Reel Awards, which annually recognize and celebrate the achievements of black people in feature, independent and television films, were announced on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Fruitvale Station, The Butler and 12 Years a Slave lead the film nominees with 9 nominations apiece. Pastor Brown, The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Being Mary Jane lead the television nominees with 6 nominations. This year saw the Breakthrough Performance category split between genders bringing this years total categories to 26.
|14th Black Reel Awards|
|Date||February 13, 2014|
12 Years a Slave made Black Reel Awards history by winning 8 awards including Outstanding Motion Picture. Multiple winning films included: Captain Phillips and 20 Feet From Stardom. On the television side, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth and Being Mary Jane tied for the most wins with two.
Winners and nomineesEdit
Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
|Best Breakthrough Performance, Male||Best Breakthrough Performance, Female|
|Best Ensemble (Awarded to Casting Directors)||Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original|
|Best Feature Documentary||Best Voice Performance|
|Best Independent Feature||Best Independent Documentary|
|Best Independent Short||Best Foreign Film|
|Best Original or Adapted Song||Outstanding Original Score|
|Best Television Miniseries or Movie||Outstanding Director in a Television Miniseries or Movie|
|Best Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series||Best Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series|
|Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series||Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series|
|Outstanding Screenplay in a TV Movie or Limited Series||Best Television Documentary or Special|