Sponsors

The Awards 2011

Sponsors

Variety

Variety has been the seminal voice of the entertainment industry for 113 years and counting. Featuring award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights and intelligent analysis of the industry’s most prominent players, Variety is the trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, Variety’s multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print and branded content, events and summits. In 2015  and 2016 Variety’s Actors on Actors on PBS was awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the Television Academy’s 67th and 68th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards. Actors on Actors, an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC. Follow Variety on Facebook facebook.com/variety; Twitter, @variety; Instagram, @Variety The Variety Group – Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, Indiewire, LA 411, NY 411 – is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation. variety.com

St Martins Lane

From its dazzling location at the hub of Covent Garden, West End theatres and Trafalgar Square, St Martins Lane is a dramatic and daring reinvention of the urban resort. Smart, witty and sophisticated, Philippe Starck’s design is a brilliant collision of influences - from the modern to the baroque - that suffuses the hotel with energy, vitality and magic. Entered through improbably tall, luminescent yellow-glass revolving doors—the tallest in London—St Martins Lane’s lobby is a soaring and theatrical space that offers a provocative manipulation of dimension and proportion. Starck presents a visually stunning play on scale, with oversized columns and angled niches painted a deep fluorescent yellow, complemented by Portuguese limestone floors. From its acid-etched, double-height yellow glass facade to its unpredictable plays on vivid colour to the dramatic series of columns that appear as shining towers, St Martins Lane’s lobby is a triumph of colour and light.
Sanderson, in the heart of London’s West End, offers a retreat from the bustle of the city into a world of fantasy and well-being. The landmarked 1950s building has been transformed by Philippe Starck into a surreal Cocteau-like dream world, epitomising a new luxury that is smart, pared-down and tempered with a healthy dose of wit and irony. Just steps from Oxford Street shopping and the Soho district in London, Sanderson is a five star luxury boutique hotel ideally located for weekend breaks or business travel.
www.sandersonlondon.com

Raindance

Raindance is unique. Founded in 1992, it has become Britain's leading independent film organisation, hosting training courses on all aspects of film production, and organising the Raindance Film Festival each October. By combining both training and exhibition directly, Raindance sets out to promote both independent films and filmmaking to a wider public. We are proud to be the founding sponsors of the British Independent Film Awards.

raindance.co.uk

Moët & Chandon

Moët & Chandon is the champagne of success and glamour since 1743. Renowned for its achievements, firsts and legendary pioneering spirit, Moët & Chandon is the Maison that introduced champagne to the world. Synonymous with the most venerable of traditions and the most modern of pleasures, Moët & Chandon has celebrated life’s most triumphant moments with grandeur and generosity for more than 270 years.

The Champagne of Cinema

For nearly a century, Moët & Chandon has celebrated the glamour and the red carpet magic of international cinema. The Maison is a strong and long-time supporter of film awards and ceremonies, such as the Golden Globes, and the International Film Festivals in Venice and San Sebastian to name a few. 2014 will mark the 5th anniversary of Moët & Chandon's involvement in the Moët British Independent Film Awards. Moët & Chandon is delighted to toast the achievements of the British Film Industry and continue to support its most talented members.

moet.com

BBC Films

BBC Films is at the forefront of independent filmmaking in the UK, developing and co-producing around 15 films a year. In 2015 BBC Films was awarded the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. Rose Garnett is the Director of BBC Films.
 
Current BBC Films releases include Judy directed by Rupert Goold and starring Renée Zellweger as the iconic Judy Garland; Blue Story, the debut feature from Andrew ‘Rapman’ Onwubolu and starring newcomers Stephen Odubola and Michael Ward (Top Boy); Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You, written by regular collaborator Paul Laverty; and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, which won the International Grand Jury Prize at Sundance film festival in January.
 
BBC Films titles released earlier in 2019 have included Ralph Fiennes’ The White Crow, which premiered at Telluride; Peter Strickland’s In Fabric starring Marianne Jean-Baptiste; Out of Blue directed by Carol Morley and starring Patricia Clarkson; Mari the debut feature from writer/director Georgia Parris; Yuli, written by Paul Laverty and directed by Iciar Bollain; James Kent’s The Aftermath with Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård; and Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.
 
Upcoming BBC Films titles include Sean Durkin’s highly anticipated The Nest, starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon; Jane Campion’s first feature film for 10 years, The Power of the Dog starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elisabeth Moss; Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always the third film from acclaimed director, Eliza Hittman and produced by PASTEL; Ammonite, written and directed by Francis Lee, starring Saoirse Ronan and Kate Winslet; Mughal Mowgli directed by Bassam Tariq and co-written, produced by and starring Riz Ahmed; The Souvenir: Part II, Joanna Hogg’s sequel to her Sundance award-winner;  Misbehaviour from Philippa Lowthorpe starring Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jessie Buckley; Herself directed by Phyllida Lloyd from a script by Clare Dunne and Malcolm Campbell; His House by first-time UK writer/director, Remi Weekes; Lynn + Lucy, the debut feature from Fyzal Boulifa; Monsoon written and directed by Hong Khaou and starring Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians); Perfect 10, the feature debut from Eva Riley; and Make Up, the debut feature from Claire Oakley starring Molly Windsor.
 
 
Twitter @BBCFilms

Soho House

Soho House was founded in London, in 1995, as a private members’ club for those in film, media and creative industries. We have since expanded to include Houses across Europe and North America, as well as restaurants, cinemas, spas and hotels. The company's public cinemas comprise of the Electric Cinema Portobello, one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas in the UK, and the Electric Cinema Shoreditch.

sohohouse.com

AD Creative

We are a multi-discipline team with big agency backgrounds, global brand experience and a crucial mid-size agency advantage:
We are nimble, flexible and collaborative.
We are inventive.
We offer fresh insight and incredible value.
We are an extension of your team.

Working internationally and in the UK we deliver creative solutions for commercial problems, specialising in brand communications across Design, Branding, Digital Marketing, Social media, Web Development, Video production, Print, TV and Radio.

Our client list includes Coca Cola, Dixons, The Moet British Independent Film Awards, Warner Music, Roxio, Taittinger, Maxxium.

STUDIOCANAL

Established in May 1999, STUDIOCANAL theatrical UK has established a reputation for an innovative approach to distribution. A passion for film and commitment to creativity is central to STUDIOCANAL's activity in the UK market together with the desire to work collaboratively with our filmmakers to achieve the best possible results.
STUDIOCANAL is a subsidiary of the CANAL+ Group. It is one of Europe’s leading companies in the market for co-production, acquisition, distribution and sale of international feature films. STUDIOCANAL is the only studio operating simultaneously in three main territories across Europe: France, the United Kingdom and Germany. The company distributes a total of more than 50 films a year throughout Europe. Additionally, STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important libraries in the world, with more than 5,000 international titles.STUDIOCANAL’s Production ambitions to date have included Rowan Joffe's debut feature BRIGHTON ROCK starring Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough and Helen Mirren; Joe Cornish's critically acclaimed ATTACK THE BLOCK, the first project to emerge from a partnership with Big Talk, Nick Murphy's debut feature THE AWAKENING starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton and the company's highest grossing theatrical release ever - Tomas Alfredson's award winning cold war thriller TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY starring Gary Oldman as George Smiley with Colin Firth, John Hurt, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Graham, Tom Hardy, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Roger Lloyd Pack, Simon McBurney, Christian McKay and Mark Strong rounding out a powerhouse cast. Future projects include Ben Wheatley’s SIGHTSEERS recently selected for Cannes, Jeremy Lovering’s IN FEAR, Michael Winterbottom’s KING OF SOHO, the Coen’s INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Susanne Bier’s SERNEA and Dan Mazer’s hotly anticipated comedy I GIVE IT A YEAR currently shooting at Ealing Studios

Exile Media

M.A.C Cosmetics

M·A·C (Make-up Art Cosmetics), a leading brand of professional cosmetics is part of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Since its creation in Toronto, Canada over 30 years ago, the brand’s popularity has grown through a tradition of word-of-mouth endorsement from makeup artists, models, photographers and journalists around the world. M·A·C is now sold in over 100 countries/territories worldwide. Follow M·A·C on Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest @MACcosmetics, become a M·A·C fan on Facebook (facebook.com/maccosmetics), follow M·A·C on Instagram (instagram.com/maccosmetics), watch M·A·C videos on YouTube (youtube.com/maccosmetics). For a M·A·C location visit maccosmetics.com.

3 Mills Studios

3 Mills Studios is an iconic production destination in the heart of East London and home to the independent filmmaker.

Situated on an attractive island oasis, this versatile and inspiring studio has hosted some of the most successful names in independent cinema including Andrea Arnold, Danny Boyle, Stephen Daldry, Wes Anderson, David Cronenberg, Tim Burton and many more.

It is one of the most accessible Studios in the UK. Located just 30 minutes from Soho and within easy reach of rural locations in the South, it is an ideal base for any production.

With 11 stages (totalling 79,000 sq. ft.), ancillary space and professional services, 3 Mills’ have the facilities to fit the bill and help create outstanding results.

3 Mills Studios – your place to create.

3mills.com

Swarovski

Swarovski collaborated with acclaimed British designers Fredrikson Stallard to create the stunning crystal trophy, which will be presented to award winners in 2019 for the seventh year running. The company’s longstanding partnership with the British Independent Film Awards is part of its mission to support and promote culture and creativity. Swarovski’s heritage on the silver screen goes back more than 85 years to the early days of Hollywood. Its signature sparkle has illuminated the set and costume design of many of cinema’s most memorable moments, including Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus, Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. More recently, Swarovski crystals have brought light, glamour and magic to a host of award-winning films, including Rocketman, The Greatest Showman, Moulin Rouge! and Disney’s adaptations of Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. In addition, Atelier Swarovski brings glamour to red carpet events around the globe, adorning the film industry’s most notable talents with luxurious jewellery and accessories.

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The Creative Partnership

We create movie advertising that gets audiences excited about films. The trick is to convey the excitement of each film in a way that makes people desperate to see it.

Company3

Company3 provides high-end post production services to feature film, commercial, music video and television clients. Our services include all aspect of post including online conform, color correction and VFX compositing. We are home to one of the largest and most talented pools of colorists and visual effects artists in the industry.