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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Craft Winners Announced

FIRST WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS 2018 Five wins for The Favourite Two awards for You Were Never Really Here All other winners to be announced Sunday 2 December London, Thursday 15 November 2018: The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) today announced the first of this year’s award winners. The Favourite took five awards: … Continued

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Felicity Jones to Receive Variety Award 2018

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BIFA 2018: DISCOVERIES

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

2018 Nominations Announced

The Favourite leads with 13 nominations American Animals follows with 11 nominations with Beast and You Were Never Really Here garnering 10 and 8 respectively 37 British feature films nominated Winners will be announced at the 21st British Independent Film Awards 
 ceremony on Sunday 2 December The Favourite leads the list of nominations for … Continued

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Longlist Announced – Best International Independent Film sponsored by Champagne Taittinger

Today the longlist was announced for Best International Independent Film sponsored by Champagne Taittinger.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Shorts Longlist 2018

The longlist was announced today for Best British Short Film supported by BFI NETWORK.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

New Talent Long Lists 2018

Today BIFA announced this year’s long lists in its influential new talent categories for new writers, directors, producers and actors. Discover this year’s batch of extremely talented new British filmmakers and performers below: Most Promising Newcomer Molly Wright – Apostasy Jessie Buckley – Beast Michaela Coel – Been So Long Hammed Animashaun – The Festival … Continued

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Best British Independent Film Panel: I Am Not a Witch

For young Shula, being accused of witchcraft is just the beginning. She is dragged – sometimes literally – into a world of superstition and prejudice, in which her best interests seem to be the last concern. On our #BIFA2017 Best British Independent Film Panel, Variety Chief UK Critic Guy Lodge, director Chanya Button, producer Rienkje Attoh, actress Chloe … Continued

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Best British Independent Film Panel: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

In the shadow of brutal tragedy, Mildred Hayes takes justice into her own hands – and no-one can stop her. Starring BIFA-nominated trio Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri is the latest great film from BIFA-winning writer/director Martin McDonagh. Watch our panel discussion with director Chanya Button, producer Rienkje … Continued

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

BIFA 2017: State of the Nation

Dave Calhoun looks over the year in film.   It’s quite possible you’re in London while reading this, either getting ready for this year’s BIFA ceremony, or in the tube or a cab on the way here. London is where the British film industry is unofficially headquartered. London is still where the majority of those … Continued

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Best British Independent Film Panel: Lady Macbeth

Trapped in a silent house on the Northumberland moors and bullied by boorish men, Katherine Lester is straining at the leash for freedom. Then the leash breaks and everything changes. In our final #BIFA2017 Best British Independent Film discussion, our panel look at William Oldroyd’s 15-time BIFA-nominated revolutionary period drama Lady Macbeth.     Check … Continued

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

BIFA Announces New Programme of Unconscious Bias Training for All Voters

BIFA, in partnership with Creative Skillset, today announce the introduction of a bespoke programme in Training for Unconscious Bias to be initiated in preparation for the 2018 awards.

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