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Ansel Elgort and Natalie Dormer win at New Now Next Awards

Ansel Elgort and Natalie Dormer landed acting prizes at the 2014 New Now Next Awards on Tuesday (02Dec14).

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 Games 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 theatre, 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 on Sunday (07Dec14).