British Independent Film Awards BIFA

Celebrating 20 years of the best British Independent Film

Welcome To BIFA

The British Independent Film Awards highlight and reward the best, most innovative and creative independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK. We identify and encourage emerging talent, support and celebrate the independent film community and promote British film and talent to the public.

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First Winners Announced for BIFA 2017

Mark Gatiss

Award-winning writer and producer to host BIFA 2017

Nominations 2017

Announced 1 November

Gary Oldman to receive 2017 BIFA Variety Award


Discover the winners of BIFA 2016!

Sarah Gavron, Charles McDonald, Daniel Robey & Suzanne Ballantyne Join BIFA Board

Read the article in Screen International here

And the winner is...

Discover how the BIFA voting process works