The nominees for the Cameo awards have been announced and Ethel and Ernest is in the Book to Film category.

The nominees in the Book to Film category are:

  • Ethel & Ernest – Book original by Raymond Briggs (Jonathan Cape). Adapted by Lupus Films
  • Lion – Book original by Saroo Brierley (As A Long Way Home, Penguin Books). Adapted by See-Saw Films.
  • Sense of an Ending – Book original by Julian Barnes (Vintage). Adapted by Origin Pictures.

Cameo Shortlist Social 2018 (3)

This is the second annual Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards (CAMEOs). Celebrating books at the heart of the creative industries, the awards recognise the best adaptations across TV, Film, Stage and Game, including the new category for Book to Audio.

The awards ceremony will take place in the Electric Cinema, Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London on Monday 9 April.

Front page of Ethel and Ernest script with signatures.jpg

The front page of the script signed by Raymond Briggs and the lead players Brenda Blethyn, Jim Broadbent , and Luke Treadaway.