After claiming the prize for Best Actor in the theatre awards, RADA alumnus Ralph Fiennes is now featured on the film awards longlist for Best Actor for his role in A Bigger Splash. He is joined by Mark Rylance who is nominated in the same category for his performance in the title role of Steven Spielberg's The BFG.
In the Best Actress category, Gemma Arterton is longlisted for her lead role in Their Finest, a wartime comedy drama that was screened at the London Film Festival last month.The Evening Standard British Film Awards were established in 1973 and celebrate British and Irish film talent. The shortlist will be announced on 24 November, with the winners announced in a ceremony on 8 December. For more information about the awards and the full longlists, click here.