Sunday, July 14, 2024

The 2023 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) Winners

The winners for the 2023 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) have been announced representing the best in British independent film for 2023. Here are this year’s winners…

Best British Independent Film
All Of Us Strangers – Andrew Haigh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Sarah Harvey
Femme – Sam H Freeman, Ng Choon Ping, Myles Payne, Sam Ritzenberg
How To Have Sex – Molly Manning Walker, Ivana MacKinnon, Emily Leo, Konstantinos Kontovrakis
Rye Lane – Raine Allen-Miller, Nathan Bryon, Tom Melia, Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo, Damian Jones
Scrapper – Charlotte Regan, Theo Barrowclough

Best International Independent Film
Anatomy Of A Fall – Justine Triet, Arthur Harari, Marie-Ange Luciani, David Thion
Fallen Leaves – Aki Kauriskmäki
Fremont – Babak Jalali, Carolina Cavalli, Marjaneh Moghimi, Sudnya Shroff, Rachael Fung
Monster – Hirokazu Kore-eda, Yuji Sakamoto, Genki Kawamura, Kenji Yamada
Past Lives – Celine Song, David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler

Best Director
Raine Allen-Miller – Rye Lane
Sam H Freeman, Ng Choon Ping – Femme
Andrew Haigh – All Of Us Strangers
Molly Manning Walker – How To Have Sex
Charlotte Regan – Scrapper

Best Screenplay
Nathan Bryon, Tom Melia – Rye Lane
Sam H Freeman, Ng Choon Ping – Femme
Andrew Haigh – All Of Us Strangers
Molly Manning Walker – How To Have Sex
Charlotte Regan – Scrapper

Best Lead Performance
Jodie Comer – The End We Start From
Mia McKenna-Bruce – How To Have Sex
Tia Nomore – Earth Mama
Nabhaan Rizwan – In Camera
Andrew Scott – All Of Us Strangers
Tilda Swinton – The Eternal Daughter

Best Supporting Performance
Ritu Aryu – Polite Society
Jamie Bell – All Of Us Strangers
Samuel Bottomley – How To Have Sex
Alexandra Burke – Pretty Red Dress
Amir El-Masry – In Camera
Claire Foy – All Of Us Strangers
Paul Mescal – All Of Us Strangers (TIE)
Alia Shawkat – Drift
Shaun Thomas – How To Have Sex (TIE)
Katherine Waterson – The End We Start From

Best Joint Lead Performance
Lola Campbell, Harris Dickinson – Scrapper
David Jonsson, Vivian Oparah – Rye Lane
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, George MacKay – Femme

The Douglas Hickox Award (Best Debut Director)
Raine Allen-Miller – Rye Lane
Sam H Freeman, Ng Choon Ping – Femme
Savanah Leaf – Earth Mama
Molly Manning Walker – How To Have Sex
Charlotte Regan – Scrapper

Breakthrough Producer
Theo Barrowclough – Scrapper
Georgia Goggin – Pretty Red Dress
Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo – Rye Lane [Also Produced By Damian Jones]
Gannesh Rajah – If The Streets Were On Fire
Chi Thai – Raging Grace

Breakthrough Performance
Le’Shantey Bonsu – Girl
Lola Campbell – Scrapper
Priya Kansara – Polite Society
Mia McKenna-Bruce – How To Have Sex
Vivian Oparah – Rye Lane

Best Debut Screenwriter
Nathan Bryon, Tom Melia – Rye Lane
Sam H Freeman, Ng Choon Ping – Femme
Molly Manning Walker – How To Have Sex
Nida Manzoor – Polite Society
Charlotte Regan – Scrapper

Best Debut Director – Feature Documentary
Chloe Abrahams – The Taste Of Mango
Sophie Compton, Reuben Hamlyn – Another Body
Ella Glendining – Is There Anybody Out There?
Alice Russell – If The Streets Were On Fire
Christopher Sharp – Bobi Wine: The People’s President [Also Directed By Moses Bwayo]

The Raindance Maverick Award
If The Streets Were On Fire – Alice Russell, Gannesh Rajah
Is There Anybody Out There? – Ella Glendining, Janine Marmot
Name Me Lawand – Edward Lovelace
Raging Grace – Paris Zarcilla, Chi Thai
Red Herring – Kit Vincent, Ed Owles

Best Feature Documentary
Another Body – Sophie Compton, Reuben Hamlyn, Isabel Freeman, Elizabeth Woodward
Bobi Wine: The People’s President – Moses Bwayo, Christopher Sharp, John Battsek
If The Streets Were On Fire – Alice Russell, Gannesh Rajah
Lyra – Alison Millar, Jackie Doyle
Occupied City – Steve Mcqueen, Bianca Stitger, Floor Onrust, Anna Smith-Tenser

Best British Short Film
Christopher At Sea – Tom C J Brown, Laure Desmazières, Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Pierre Baussaron, Amanda Miller, Hannah Stolarski, Nick Read, Emily-Jane Brown
Festival Of Slaps – Abdou Cissé, Cheri Darbon, George Telfer
Lions – Beru Tessema, Ama Ampadu
Muna – Warda Mohamed, Angela Moneke, Simon Hatton
The Talent – Thomas May Bailey, Emma D’arcy, Ellen Spence

Best Casting
Shaheen Baig – Scrapper
Kharmel Cochrane – Rye Lane
Kahleen Crawford – All Of Us Strangers
Isabella Odoffin – How To Have Sex
Salome Oggenfuss, Geraldine Barón, Abby Harri – Earth Mama

Best Cinematography
Olan Collardy – Rye Lane
Suzie Lavelle – The End We Start From
Molly Manning Walker – Scrapper
Jamie D. Ramsay – All Of Us Strangers
James Rhodes – Femme

Best Costume Design
George Buxton – How To Have Sex
Oliver Cronk – Scrapper
Buki Ebiesuwa – Femme
Cynthia Lawrence-John – Rye Lane
PC Williams – The End We Start From

Best Editing
Jonathan Alberts – All Of Us Strangers

Victoria Boydell – Rye Lane
Paul Carlin – Bobi Wine: The People’s President
Avdhesh Mohla – High & Low: John Galliano
Arttu Salmi – The End We Start From

Best Effects
Paddy Eason – Polite Society
Theodor Flo-Groeneboom – The End We Start From
Jonathan Gales, Richard Baker – The Kitchen

Best Music Supervision
Ciara Elwis – Femme
Connie Farr – All Of Us Strangers
David Fish – Rye Lane

Best Make-Up & Hair Design
Zoe Clare Brown – All Of Us Strangers
Claire Carter – Polite Society
Marie Deehan – Femme
Natasha Lawes – How To Have Sex
Bianca Simone Scott – Rye Lane

Best Original Music
Adam Janota Bzowski – Femme
Patrick Jonsson – Scrapper
Kwes – Rye Lane
Anna Meredith – The End We Start From
Ré Olunuga – Girl

Best Production Design
Laura Ellis Cricks – The End We Start From
Sarah Finlay – All Of Us Strangers
Elena Muntoni – Scrapper
Nathan Parker – The Kitchen
Anna Rhodes – Rye Lane

Best Sound
Ben Baird, Jack Wensley, Adam Fletcher, Alexej Mungersdorff – Scrapper
Steve Fanagan – How To Have Sex
Stevie Haywood, Joakim Sundström, Per Bostrom – All Of Us Strangers
Mark Jenkin – Enys Men
Jens Rosenlund-Petersen, Amy Felton, Joe Jackson, Tim Cavagin, Lori Dovi – The End We Start From

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Matt Neglia
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