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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Numbers Game

Strong British debuts, word-of-mouth hits and a trio of titles hitting home in the North West – Charles Gant reports on the year in British indie film at the UK box office.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Best Makeup and Hair Design: Nadia Stacey

We speak to Nadia Stacey, winner of our Best Make-Up and Hair Design award for The Favourite, about her work!

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A CUT ABOVE THE REST: Editing at the British Independent Film Awards

Editors are often the unheralded, unheard of dream-fixers working in dingy and damp basements. We remember directors but rarely their editors, so it embodies everything that BIFA stands for to champion these unsung heroes with the very first Best Editor Craft Award

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Monday, November 26, 2018

New Must-Sees

With 34 nominations and eight wins between them already, The Favourite, You Were Never Really Here and American Animals have certainly made a splash at the BIFAs this year. But the BIFAs are renowned for their variety, shining a light on lesser-known gems as well as headline names. Ahead of the ceremony on Sunday December 2, here’s … Continued

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Unassailable: Dame Judi Dench

This year, BIFA’s Richard Harris award goes to a candidate who couldn’t be more deserving: Dame Judi Dench. A former BIFA winner, this remarkable Yorkshire-born actress has been working professionally for over six decades on stage and screen, since she left drama college to play Ophelia in a 1957 production of Hamlet at the Old … Continued

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Judi Dench receives 2018 Richard Harris Award

London, Monday 19th November: The British Independent Film Awards is delighted to announce today that Dame Judi Dench will be this year’s recipient of the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film, in recognition of her distinguished career in the UK and advocacy of the British film industry across the … Continued

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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

Actress Felicity Jones will receive this year’s Variety Award at the British Independent Film Awards ceremony on Sunday 2 December.  The award recognises a director, actor, writer or producer who has made a global impact and helps to focus the international spotlight on the UK.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BIFA 2018: DISCOVERIES

The Discovery Award, sponsored by Raindance, embodies the core component of independent film and all that it stands for. We look for films that not only display the technical creativity and flexibility that accompany a 500k budget, but innovation in the blending of forms, cultures and genres. This category stands up for the underdogs, the … Continued

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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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