Ansel Elgort and Natalie Dormer Take Home 2014 New Now Next Awards

Ansel Elgort and Natalie Dormer landed acting prizes at the 2014 New Now Next Awards on Tuesday.

The Fault in Our Stars actor saw off competition from Miles Teller, Dylan O’Brien and Chris Pratt to be named Best New Lead Film Actor at the ceremony, while Game of Thrones actress Dormer won the female prize for her role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I.

The movie Dear White People was named Best Motion Picture By a New Filmmaker while Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn picked up the Best New Screenwriter prize for adapting her novel for the big screen.

Also at the public-voted awards, which celebrate up-and-coming talent, British singer Sam Smith won the Best New Musician (Male) prize while Australian singer/songwriter Betty Who picked up the female counterpart.

Former Glee star Jonathan Groff landed the Best New Television Actor for his role in sitcom Looking, which was also named Best New Television Series. Orange is the New Black‘s Lorraine Toussaint won the TV actress award.

In theater, there were prizes for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and actress Sophie Okonedo, who won a trophy for her role in the play A Raisin in The Sun.

The ceremony, hosted by Glee‘s Darren Criss, will air ion on Sunday Dec. 7 on Logo TV.

You can read the full list of winners below:


Best New Television Series:

Best New Television Actor:
Jonathan Groff, Looking

Best New Television Actress:
Lorraine Toussaint, Orange is the New Black

Best New Television Personality:
Bianca Del Rio, RuPaul’s Drag Race


Best Motion Picture By a New Filmmaker:
Dear White People, Justin Simien

Best New Screenwriter:
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Best New Lead Film Actor
Ansel Elgort, The Fault In Our Stars

Best New Lead Film Actress
Natalie Dormer, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1


Best New Musician (Male)
Sam Smith

Best New Musician (Female)
Betty Who

Best New Music Group
A Great Big World


Best New Fashion Designer
Rachel Mansur & Floriana Gavriel, Mansur Gavriel


Best New Author (Fiction)
Mira Jacob, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing


Best New Art Exhibition
Kara Walker, A Subtlety

Social Influencers:

Best New Social Influencer (Male):
Troye Sivan, YouTube: Troye Sivan

Best New Social Influencer (Female):
Brittany Furlan, Vine: Brittany Furlan

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