British Independent Film Awards BIFA

Celebrating 20 years of the best British Independent Film



The winners will be announced on Sunday 4 December

Best British Independent Film

Best Director

Best Screenplay

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Best Actor

Steve Brandon My Feral Heart

Best Actress

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Best Supporting Actor

Arinzé Kene The Pass

Best Supporting Actress

Shana Swash My Feral Heart
Naomie Harris Our Kind of Traitor

Most Promising Newcomer

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Steve Brandon My Feral Heart

The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)

Outstanding Achievement in Craft

Best Documentary

Best International Independent Film

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Manchester by the Sea
Toni Erdmann

Best British Short


The Discovery Award

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Breakthrough Producer

Debut Screenwriter