Nominations for Debut Screenwriter

A Patch of Fog

A Patch of Fog (2016)

A celebrated novelist and TV personality finds his reputation on the line when he is caught shoplifting by a lonely security guard, intent on becoming his friend for life. Stephen Graham (Pirates of the Caribbean, Boardwalk Empire) stars alongside Conleth Hill (Game of Th... Read more →

The Levelling

The Levelling (2016)

Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (ELLIE KENDRICK) returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died in an apparent suicide. Finding the family home in ruins following recent floods that devastated the Somerset area, Clover is forced... Read more →

Adult Life Skills

Adult Life Skills (2016)

Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living in a shed in her mum's garden and making videos with her thumbs. Her Mum wants her to get on with her life and get a haircut that doesn’t put her gender in question; Anna wants her Mum to BACK THE F-OFF. However, whe... Read more →

The Passing (Yr Ymadawiad)

The Passing (Yr Ymadawiad) (2016)

When two young lovers crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales, they are plunged into a lost world. Dragged from the river by a mysterious figure, they are taken to a ramshackle farm, a place untouched by time. As events unfold we learn the explosive... Read more →


Mindhorn (2016)

A former secret agent with a bionic eye lands a private detective job on the Isle of Man.   BIFA voters say: "Just loved every bloody second. – I laughed out loud over and over." Read more →