Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for a British award.
The nomination is for an award to be given out at the 17th annual Moet British Independent Film Awards.
“Created in 1998 by Raindance founder Elliot Grove, The British Independent Film Awards set out to celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded British filmmaking, to honor new talent, and to promote British filmmaking and British talent to a wider public.”
Cumberbatch is up for an award in the Best Actor category, for his work in The Imitation Game where he plays Alan Turing. Cumberbatch’s competition in the Best Actor category include: Asa Butterfield (X+Y), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Jack O’Connell (’71), and Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner).
The award winners will be announced in a ceremony to be held on December 7.