Vote in the 5th Annual Talk Film Society Awards
For five years now, we've polled our followers on Twitter, and now the readers of our site, on what they consider to be the best of the best in film in the Talk Film Society Awards (#TFSAwards, for short). The first ceremony back in 2013 awarded Her as the Best Film of the Year; it's hard to believe this'll be the fifth time holding the awards, and it's going to be interesting to see what you, the voters select for each award.
First-round voting is open in 20 categories and goes from today, January 1st, through January 19th, 2018. The nominees are announced the week of the 22nd, with final-round voting beginning right afterwards. Here are the categories this year:
Best Film of the Year
Best Independent Film
Best Animated Film
Best Foreign Film
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Original Screenplay
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Debut Film
Best Visual Effects
Best Production Design
Best Acting Ensemble
Best TV Series (a new award!)
At the bottom of the page you'll find an embed to the ballot. If that doesn't work for you, here's a direct link.
We appreciate each and every vote! Thanks!
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