Monday, November 28, 2022

The 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The nominations for the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) have been announced with Armando Iannucci’s “The Personal History Of David Copperfield” leading the nominations. The awards will be handed out to the winners on December 1st 2019.

Click below to see the nominees.

​BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
BAIT
FOR SAMA
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
THE SOUVENIR
WILD ROSE

BEST DIRECTOR
WAAD AL-KATEAB, EDWARD WATTS – FOR SAMA
OLIVER HERMANUS – MOFFIE
JOANNA HOGG – THE SOUVENIR
MARK JENKIN – BAIT
ASIF KAPADIA – DIEGO MARADONA

BEST SCREENPLAY
JOANNA HOGG – THE SOUVENIR
ARMANDO IANNUCCI, SIMON BLACKWELL – THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
PAUL LAVERTY -SORRY WE MISSED YOU
PETER STRICKLAND – IN FABRIC
NICOLE TAYLOR – WILD ROSE

BEST ACTRESS
JESSIE BUCKLEY – WILD ROSE
HOLLIDAY GRAINGER – ANIMALS
SALLY HAWKINS – ETERNAL BEAUTY
VICKY KNIGHT – DIRTY GOD
RENEE ZELLWEGER – JUDY

BEST ACTOR
SAM ADEWUMNI – THE LAST TREE
TOM BURKE – THE SOUVENIR
KRIS HITCHEN – SORRY WE MISSED YOU
JOSH O’CONNOR – ONLY YOU
DEV PATEL – THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
JESSICA BARDEN – SCARBOROUGH
RUTHXJIAH BELLENEA – THE LAST TREE
ELIZABETH DEBICKI – VITA & VIRGINIA
TILDA SWINTON – THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
JULIE WALTERS – WILD ROSE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
CHIWETEL EJIOFOR – THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
HUGH LAURIE – THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
EDLISON MANUEL OLBERA NÚÑEZ – YULI – THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY
PETER MULLAN – THE VANISHING
BLUEY ROBINSON – DIRTY GOD

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD (DEBUT DIRECTOR)
WILL BECHER, RICHARD PHELAN – A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON
FYZAL BOULIFA – LYNN + LUCY
NINIAN DOFF – BOYZ IN THE WOOD
CHIWETEL EJIOFOR – THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
HARRY WOOTLIFF – ONLY YOU

BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCER
FINN BRUCE – TUCKED
KATE BYERS, LINN WAITE – BAIT
JOY GHARORO-AKPOJOTOR – BLUE STORY
BECKY READ – THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
JACK SIDEY – MOFFIE

DEBUT SCREENWRITER
KIERAN HURLEY – BEATS
LISA OWENS – DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER
NICOLE TAYLOR – WILD ROSE
EMMA JANE UNSWORTH – ANIMALS
HARRY WOOTLIFF – ONLY YOU

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
SAM ADEWUMNI – THE LAST TREE
VICKY KNIGHT – DIRTY GOD
LORN MACDONALD – BEATS
ROXANNE SCRIMSHAW – LYNN + LUCY
HONOR SWINTON BYRNE – THE SOUVENIR

BEST DOCUMENTARY
COUP 53
DIEGO MARADONA
FOR SAMA
SEAHORSE
TELL ME WHO I AM

THE RAINDANCE DISCOVERY AWARD
A BUMP ALONG THE WAY
CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND
HERE FOR LIFE
MUSCLE 
THE STREET

BEST BRITISH SHORT FILM
ANNA
BOILING POINT
THE DEVIL’S HARMONY
GOLDFISH
SERIOUS TINGZ

BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM
ASH IS PUREST WHITE
MARRIAGE STORY
MONOS
PARASITE
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

BEST CASTING
IN FABRIC
THE LAST TREE
ONLY YOU
WILD ROSE
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
JUDY
BEATS
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
MOFFIE
IN FABRIC

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
WILD ROSE
THE SOUVENIR
JUDY
IN FABRIC

BEST EDITING
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
BAIT
DIEGO MARADONA
FOR SAMA
THE SOUVENIR

BEST EFFECTS
A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON
IN FABRIC
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND

BEST MAKE UP & HAIR DESIGN
DIRTY GOD
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
IN FABRIC
WILD ROSE
JUDY

BEST MUSIC
WILD ROSE
IN FABRIC
FOR SAMA
DIEGO MARADONA
BEATS

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
THE SOUVENIR
JUDY
THE WHITE CROW
IN FABRIC

BEST SOUND
GWEN
BEATS
DIEGO MARADONA
WILD ROSE
IN FABRIC

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Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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