Schedule, Lineup For Awards Showcase – Deadline4 min read

After sitting it out final yr, Deadline’s Contenders movie sequence returns to London as we speak with a robust lineup that includes Ridley Scott, Emerald Fennell, Todd Haynes and Michael Mann among the many panelists attending the awards-season occasion.

Contenders London will get underway this morning at London’s Ham Yard Resort and can characteristic panels on 13 of the yr’s buzziest movies from eight studios and streamers. Deadline can have full protection of the occasion all day on the web site and on our social channels, the place you possibly can comply with alongside utilizing the hashtag #DeadlineContenders.

In difficult instances, it’s good to know high quality cinema is rarely too far-off, with movies from among the world’s greatest filmmakers on faucet as we speak. Together with Scott’s Napoleon, Fennell’s Saltburn, Haynes’ Might December and Mann’s Ferrari, J.A. Bayona will current his Society of the Snow, Jeymes Samuel will open The E-book of Clarence, Christos Nikou will polish his Fingernails; and we’ll take a deep dive into Nyad with one half of the directing workforce, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (her directing companion, Jimmy Chin, is on task someplace distant, cooking up one other nice documentary to comply with their hits Meru and Free Solo, so we’ll forgive his absence). Additionally on the panelist roster are the groups behind Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon and David Fincher’s The Killer.

At press time, there are not any actors in as we speak’s lineup, and this yr’s spherical of labor motion has formed the beginning of the awards season inexorably. Nonetheless, as evidenced by the proficient names that may grace our stage, that isn’t to recommend that there aren’t thrilling tales to inform with out them.

To wit, you’ll meet Kazu Hiro, the legendary prosthetics make-up designer chargeable for remodeling Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill a number of years in the past for The Darkest Hour. He’s again at work this yr with Bradley Cooper on Maestro. Ever surprise how Aardman’s animation classics are designed? Look no additional than our panel for Rooster Run: Daybreak of the Nugget, which options manufacturing designer Darren Dubicki. And I can let you know from private expertise that costume designer Janty Yates, a frequent collaborator of Scott’s who labored on his Napoleon, will regale you with gripping tales about her masterful craft.

As for the yr’s greatest movie, Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, manufacturing designer Sarah Greenwood, costume designer Jacqueline Durran, and hair and make-up designer Ivana Primorac — amongst different panelists — will talk about how they introduced Barbie Land to life on the large display. It’s a testomony to their exhausting work that so many people have been capable of do the “Barbenheimer” double invoice earlier this yr with out batting a well-manicured eyelash on the change in tone. Nice cinema is nice cinema, whether or not it’s gritty and historic or pink and fantastical.

Deadline’s Contenders London kicks off with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. native time. See the complete schedule under.

This yr’s occasion sponsor is Eyepetizer.

To register to attend Contenders London, RSVP right here.




Emerald Fennell (Director/Producer)
Kharmel Cochrane (Casting Director)
Suzie Davies (Manufacturing Design)
Victoria Boydell (Editor)
Sophie Canale (Costume Designer)


Killers of the Flower Moon

Ellen Lewis (Casting)
Rene Haynes (Indigenous Casting)
Jacqueline West (Costume Designer)
Julie O’Keefe (Osage Clothes Marketing consultant)


Christos Nikou (Author/Director/Producer)



David Heyman (Producer)
Sarah Greenwood (Manufacturing Designer)
Jacqueline Durran (Costume Designer)
Ivana Primorac (Hair and Make-up Designer)
Glen Pratt (Visible Results Supervisor)
Nina Rice (Manufacturing Sound Mixer)


The E-book of Clarence

Jeymes Samuel, Author/Director/Producer



Ridley Scott (Director/Producer)
Janty Yates (Costume Designer)
Martin Phipps (Composer)
Kate Rhodes James (Casting Director)



Kristie Macosko Krieger (Producer)
Kazu Hiro (Make-up Designer)
Mark Bridges (Costume Designer)
Kevin Thompson (Manufacturing Designer)

Rooster Run: Daybreak of the Nugget

Sam Fell (Director)
Leyla Hobart (Producer)
Darren Dubicki (Manufacturing Designer)

The Killer

Erik Messerschmidt (Cinematographer)
Kirk Baxter (Editor)
Ren Klyce (Sound Designer)

Society of the Snow

J.A. Bayona (Author/Director/Producer)
Sandra Hermida (Producer)
Belén Atienza (Producer)

Might December

Todd Haynes (Director)
Christine Vachon (Producer)
Sophie Mas (Producer)
Samy Burch (Author)


Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Director)
Andrew Lazar (Producer)
Bonnie Stoll (Actual Life Topic)



Michael Mann (Director/Producer)
Maria Djurkovic (Manufacturing Designer)
Erik Messerschmidt (Cinematographer)

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