British Independent Film Awards BIFA

Celebrating 20 years of the best British Independent Film

Winners

2017
Red Carpet

Best British Independent Film

Best Screenplay

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Best Director

Best British Short

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Best Actor

Jamie Bell Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Best Actress

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Ruth Wilson Dark River

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Julie Walters Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
Patricia Clarkson The Party

Most Promising Newcomer

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The Discovery Award

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The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)

Debut Screenwriter

Best Documentary

Almost Heaven
Uncle Howard

Breakthrough Producer

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Best International Independent Film

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Best Casting

Debbie McWilliams Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Best Cinematography

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Best Costume Design

Sandy Powell How To Talk To Girls at Parties

Best Editing

Best Make-Up & Hair Design

Best Music

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Best Production Design

Eve Stewart Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Best Sound

Best Effects