BIFA 2012 Awards Roundup

The 15th Moët BIFA’s (British Independent Film Awards) 2012 took place last night. The winners on the night were announced at the official BIFA ceremony at Old Billingsgate, hosted by The Hobbit actor James Nesbitt and attended by some of the biggest names in the business. Check below for the winners, and a round up video of the night.

Best Director: Director – Peter Strickland for Berberian Sound Studio

The Douglas Hickox Award (Directorial Debut): Director – Bart Layton for The Imposter

Best Screenplay: Screenwriter – Alice Lowe / Steve Oram / Amy Jump for Sightseers

Best Actress: Actress – Andrea Riseborough for Shadow Dancer

Best Actor: Actor – Toby Jones for Berberian Sound Studio

Best Supporting Actress: Supporting Actress – Olivia Colman for Hyde Park on Hudson

Best Supporting Actor: Actor – Rory Kinnear for Broken

Most Promising Newcomer: Actor – James Floyd for My Brother the Devil

Best Technical Achievement: Sound Design – Joakim Sundström / Stevie Haywood AMPS IPS for Berberian Sound Studio

The Richard Harris Award: Michael Gambon

The Variety Award: Jude Law

The Special Jury Prize: Sandra Hebron

Best Documentary: The Imposter

Best Achievement In Production: Berberian Sound Studio

Best Short: Volume

The Raindance Award: Strings

Best International Independent Film: The Hunt

Best British Independent Film: Broken

Keep checking back to Front Row Reviews for our reviews of the winners on the night.

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Ollie has written for Front Row Reviews pretty much since its inception about seven years ago whilst still studying Film & Television. Since then, he was trust into the world of independent film distribution and has recently started working with Picturehouse Entertainment in their Marketing Department. Having written and produced two radio series, he is moving hoping to (one day) write a web series/short film/feature (delete as appropriate ;)). His favourite director is David Lynch (which makes him make a lot of sense!) and his favourite films are The Hours, Mulholland Drive, Volver, Blade Runner and Bridget Jones Diary.

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