Friday, March 12, 2021

ourscreen Virtual Cinema x BIFA

We’ve partnered with the ourscreen Virtual Cinema for a series of special events celebrating some of this year’s incredible BIFA-winning films and BIFA nominated shorts.  Virtual Cinema recreates the social experience of watching a film together, with a live chat option to connect with fellow audience members in real-time. Don’t miss this chance to watch … Continued

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Debut Screenwriter Roundtable with Armando Iannucci

  Acclaimed writer, director and two time BIFA winner, Armando Iannucci sits down with some of the nominees from the Debut Screenwriter category, sponsored by Film4. Armando was joined by Riz Ahmed (Mogul Mowgli), Claire Wilson and Theresa Ikoko (Rocks) and Joe Murtagh (Calm With Horses) discuss their process, writing styles and the inspiration behind … Continued

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

BIFA Springboard: Trailer Talk with Intermission Film

  On Thursday 17 December, Charlotte Dwan, Senior Producer at Intermission Film, hosted an exclusive creative marketing session for BIFA Springboard entitled Trailer Talk! Charlotte unpacked the creative, financial, and practical processes involved in making marketing assets, shining a spotlight on recent BIFA nominees and winners to illustrate her examples.  With a focus on understanding an … Continued

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Monday, December 7, 2020

FILM4 CELEBRATE THE BIFA 2020 Emerging Womxn Filmmakers

  BIFA were excited to welcome the 2020 emerging womxn filmmakers to a very special Zoom event celebrating their achievements. Hosted by journalist Anna Smith, the event invited womxn filmmakers long listed in the Debut Director, Debut Screenwriter and Breakthrough Producer categories to meet one another, hear from a panel of industry experts and discuss … Continued

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Friday, December 4, 2020


BIFA were thrilled to welcome long listed filmmakers for the 2020 Best British Short Film Award to a very special Zoom event. Although we were apart, there was very much a spirit of togetherness, with help from supporters Champagne Taittinger and BFI Network. The filmmakers were joined by a panel of industry experts, who answered … Continued

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Friday 3 July: Beats Live

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning BEATS with Brian Welsh, Lorn Macdonald, Cristian Ortega and Camilla Bray! On Friday 3 July, starting at 7:20pm BST, we’ll watch BEATS together and listen to Brian, Lorn, Cristian and Camilla as they talk about their experience of making the film. After the film is … Continued

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Friday 19 June: Daphne Live

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-nominated DAPHNE with Peter Mackie Burns, Emily Beecham and Nick Emerson! On Friday 19 June, starting at 7:20pm BST, we’ll watch DAPHNE together and listen to Emily, Peter and Nick as they talk about their experience of making the film. After the film is finished, we … Continued

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Wednesday 10 June: Only You Live

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning ONLY YOU with Harry Wootliff, Josh O’Connor, Matthieu de Braconier and Rachel Dargavel!   On Wednesday 10 June, starting at at 7:20pm BST, we will all watch ONLY YOU together and listen to Harry, Josh, Matthieu and Rachel as they talk about their experience of … Continued

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Wednesday 27 May: Bait Live with cast and crew

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning BAIT with director Mark Jenkin, actors Ed Rowe and Mary Woodvine, production and costume designer Mae Voogd, and producers Linn Waite and Kate Byers. . ‘Bait looks set to become one of the defining British films of the year, perhaps the decade.’ Mark Kermode . On … Continued

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Friday 15 May: The Death of Stalin Live in partnership with the British Red Cross

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning THE DEATH OF STALIN with director Armando Iannucci, actor Jason Isaacs, cinematographer Zac Nicholson and other guests!   On Friday 15 May, starting at at 7:20pm BST, we will all watch THE DEATH OF STALIN together and listen to Armando, Jason, Zac and others as … Continued

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Thursday, April 30, 2020


  GROUNDBREAKING TRAINING FOR DECISION-MAKERS IN BRITISH FILM Piloted with BIFA voters in 2018, our Unconscious Bias training programme was designed to help voters recognise and mitigate against potential subliminal biases in their film watching and voting process, such as genre, budget, commerciality, reputation of the gender and race of key creatives or lead actors. … Continued

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Thursday 30 April: Berberian Sound Studio Live with Peter Strickland, Toby Jones, Nic Knowland & Shaheen Baig

Registrations for this event have now closed.   Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO with director Peter Strickland, lead actor Toby Jones, cinematographer Nic Knowland and casting director Shaheen Baig!   On Thursday 30 April, starting at at 7:20pm, we will all watch BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO together on … Continued

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