Nominations for Best Supporting Actress

Gemma Arterton for The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

An army base in rural England is both home and prison to a group of unique children – infected with the zombie pathogen that has decimated the world, but still able to think and feel. When the base falls, one of the children (Melanie) escapes along with her teacher,... Read more →

Shana Swash for My Feral Heart

My Feral Heart (2016)

'A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down’s syndrome, into a daunting new environment where he finds unexpected support from his feisty, streetwise carer and a local heir dealing with his own demons. As friendships bloom and long-... Read more →

Naomie Harris for Our Kind of Traitor

Our Kind of Traitor (2016)

While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor) and Gail (Naomie Harris), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia. When Dima ... Read more →

Terry Pheto for A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom (2016)

Seretse Khama, a brilliant young African law student, met Ruth Williams, a young white woman from a modest English working family, at a dance in London in 1947. It was love at first sight. He proposed to her a few weeks later, and she immediately agreed. But Ruth’s ... Read more →

Avin Manshadi for Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow (2016)

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.   BIFA voters say: "I couldn't fault this film: compelling, gripping, genuinely creepy - one of the bes... Read more →