British Independent Film Awards BIFA

Celebrating 20 years of the best British Independent Film

James Floyd

BIFA winner, James Floyd, is one of Britain's fast rising actors. Recently selected as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit 2013 and last year a Screen International Star of Tomorrow, he received huge acclaim for his breakout starring role in Sundance & Berlin winner My Brother The Devil, including winning Best Newcomer at last year's British Independent Film Awards. He also received Best Actor at Milan Film Festival and was nominated at 2013 Evening Standard Film Awards. The Daily Telegraph called his performance 'reminiscent of Robert De Niro.'    

Previous films include the lead in Everywhere & Nowhere, The Infidel along side Matt Lucas and Richard Schiff, and Path√©'s comedy Tormented with Tuppence Middleton. On TV he played Freddie Mercury in BAFTA winning The Best Possible Taste for BBC, starred along side Ray Winstone in ITV's Compulsion, and in Falcon for Sky Atlantic with Marton Csokas and Hayley Atwell.  His critically acclaimed roles in theatre include Dov & Ali, Antigone at Hell's Mouth and The Glass Cage directed by Laurie Sansom, for which The Independent named him 'a star in the making'.  

Upcoming films include Rearview along side Antonia Thomas. James is currently attached to star in two independent films, and writing his first screenplay.