British Independent Film Awards announce winners
The 14th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards were announced last night at a star-studded ceremony at London’s Old Billingsgate.
Tyrannosaur, directed by Paddy Considine walked away with most wins including Best British Independent Film, Best Actress (Olivia Colman) and Best Debut Director.
Other notable wins were Lynne Ramsay, picking up Best Director for We Need to Talk About Kevin and Michael Fassbender, Best Actor for Shame. Vanessa Redgrave won Best Supporting Actress for Coriolanus and Michael Smiley Best Supporting Actor for Kill List.
Weekend won two awards for Best Achievement in Production and Most Promising Newcomer for Tom Cullen.
Ralph Fiennes was awarded the coveted Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film, and Kenneth Branagh the Variety Award. The Special Jury Prize went to Graham Easton.
The full list of winners continues below.
BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM: TYRANNOSAUR
BEST DIRECTOR: Lynne Ramsay – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN
THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]: Paddy Considine – TYRANNOSAUR
BEST SCREENPLAY: Richard Ayoade – SUBMARINE
BEST ACTRESS: Olivia Colman – TYRANNOSAUR
BEST ACTOR: Michael Fassbender – SHAME
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Vanessa Redgrave – CORIOLANUS
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Michael Smiley – KILL LIST
MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER: Tom Cullen – WEEKEND
BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION - WEEKEND
THE RAINDANCE AWARD – LEAVING BAGHDAD
BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT – Maria Djurkovic, Production Design, TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
BEST DOCUMENTARY: SENNA
BEST BRITISH SHORT: CHALK
BEST FOREIGN INDEPENDENT FILM: A SEPARATION
THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (for outstanding contribution by an actor to British Film)
THE VARIETY AWARD
THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE