NEW TALENT LONG LISTS 2020

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Today BIFA announced this year’s long lists in its influential new talent categories for new writers, directors and producers. Discover this year’s cohort of highly talented and exciting new British filmmakers.

 

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD (DEBUT DIRECTOR), SPONSORED BY KODAK & PINEWOOD

  • Romola Garai – Amulet
  • Fred Scott – Being A Human Person
  • Nick Rowland – Calm With Horses
  • Henry Blake – County Lines
  • Remi Weekes – His House
  • Rene van Pannevis – Looted
  • Claire Oakley – Make Up
  • Catherine Linstrum – Nuclear
  • Eva Riley – Perfect 10
  • Billie Piper – Rare Beasts
  • Aki Omoshaybi – REAL
  • Jennifer Sheridan – Rose: A Love Story
  • Rose Glass – Saint Maud
  • Aneil Karia – Surge
  • Rubika Shah – White Riot

DEBUT SCREENWRITER

  • Lucy Brydon – Body of Water
  • Joseph Murtagh – Calm With Horses
  • Henry Blake – County Lines
  • Remi Weekes – His House
  • Jed Shepherd, Gemma Hurley – Host
  • Caitlin Moran – How To Build A Girl
  • Rene van Pannevis, Kefi Chadwick – Looted
  • Claire Oakley – Make Up
  • Riz Ahmed – Mogul Mowgli
  • Eva Riley – Perfect 10
  • Billie Piper – Rare Beasts
  • Aki Omoshaybi – REAL
  • Theresa Ikoko, Claire Wilson – Rocks
  • Matt Stokoe – Rose: A Love Story
  • Rose Glass – Saint Maud

BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCER

  • Philip Herd, Theo James – Archive
  • Daniel Emmerson – Calm With Horses
  • Victoria Bavister, David Broder – County Lines
  • Edward King, Martin Gentles – His House
  • Douglas Cox – Host
  • Irune Gurtubai – Limbo
  • Jennifer Eriksson, Jessie Mangum – Looted
  • Rajita Shah – Love Sarah
  • Will Thorne – One Man and His Shoes
  • Jacob Thomas – Perfect 10
  • Ciara Barry, Rosie Crerar – Run
  • Oliver Kassman – Saint Maud
  • Helen Simmons – Say Your Prayers
  • Sophie Vickers – Surge
  • Sophie Venner – Undergods
  • Ed Gibbs – White Riot

The nominations will be be announced on Wednesday 9 December. The BIFA ceremony and winner announcements will take place in early February 2021.

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