Black Reel Awards of 2016
The 2016 Black Reel Awards, which annually recognize and celebrate the achievements of black people in feature, independent and television films, were announced on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Creed and Straight Outta Compton led all films with nine nominations apiece.
|16th Black Reel Awards|
|Date||February 18, 2016|
Creed was the big winner of the night winning five awards including Outstanding Picture, Director (Ryan Coogler) and Actor (Michael B. Jordan). Bessie took home three awards followed by American Crime, Beasts of No Nation and Straight Outta Compton with two wins.
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||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|