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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2018 New Talent Long Lists Announced

Discover the best new British writers, directors, producers and performers

BIFA Rules & Eligibility

Want to enter a film? Read our rules.

Winners 2017

Discover the winners from last year's ceremony

BIFA Announces New Programme of Unconscious Bias Training for All Voters

BIFA 2017: State of the Nation

Dave Calhoun looks over the year in film.

Gold Rush

Charles Gant celebrates a year of debut filmmaker breakout success at the UK box office

Diary of a BIFA Voter

There are more of us than you think!