It’s hard to believe, but there are movie-type shenanigans happening outside D+C, you know. Indeed, just last month stars and leading figures of the British film industry turned out to celebrate the British Independent Film Awards at Hammersmith Palais, London.
In its ninth year, the BIFAs have established themselves as one of the most important awards ceremonies in the British film industry and are regarded by loadsa right-thinking people as the kick-off to the awards season.
But who were the winners? Here are the winners:
BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
This is England
Kevin Macdonald – The Last King of Scotland
Tony Curran – Red Road
Kate Dickie – Red Road
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR / ACTRESS
Leslie Phillips (ding dong!) – Venus
MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER (ON SCREEN)
Thomas Turgoose – This is England
Peter Morgan – The Queen
BEST FOREIGN INDEPENDENT FILM
THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD – (BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR)
Menhaj Huda – Kidulthood
BEST BRITISH DOCUMENTARY
The Road to Guantanamo
BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Anthony Dod Mantle – Cinematography – The Last King of Scotland
BEST BRITISH SHORT
THE RAINDANCE AWARD
The Ballad of AJ Weberman
BEST 15 SECOND SHORT
What’s the Point?
VARIETY UK FILM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION BY AN ACTOR)
THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
So, like, now you know, yeah?
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