Nominations // 21st BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

Yorgos Lanthimos' The Favourite leads with 13 nominations.



Actors Ellie Bamber and Arinze Kene announced the nominees for the 21st British Independent Film Awards, showing a strong front for films The Favurte and American Animals, as well as female filmmakers. The former, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, received the most nominations with 13, including Best British Independent Film, Director, Screenplay, Actress, and Supporting Actress.


American Animals followed with 11 nominations.


A record number of female nominees were announced. 40% of all nominations were for female filmmakers, writers, and performers.


The 21st British Independent Film Awards take place December 2, 2018, in London.


FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:


BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM


AMERICAN ANIMALS


BEAST


DISOBEDIENCE


THE FAVOURITE


YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE


BEST DIRECTOR


Andrew Haigh

LEAN ON PETE


Yorgos Lanthimos

THE FAVOURITE


Bart Layton

AMERICAN ANIMALS


Michael Pearce

BEAST


Lynne Ramsay

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE


BEST SCREENPLAY


AMERICAN ANIMALS

Bart Layton


BEAST

Michael Pearce


DISOBEDIENCE

Sebastian Lelio, Rebecca Lenkiewicz


THE FAVOURITE

Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara


YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

Lynne Ramsay


BEST ACTRESS


Gemma Arterton

THE ESCAPE


Jessie Buckley

BEAST


Olivia Colman

THE FAVOURITE


Maxine Peake

FUNNY COW


Rachel Weisz

DISOBEDIENCE


BEST ACTOR


Joe Cole

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN


Steve Coogan

STAN & OLLIE


Rupert Everett

THE HAPPY PRINCE


Joaquin Phoenix

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE


Charlie Plummer

LEAN ON PETE


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS


Nina Arianda

STAN & OLLIE


Rachel McAdams

DISOBEDIENCE


Emma Stone

THE FAVOURITE


Rachel Weisz

THE FAVOURITE


Molly Wright

APOSTASY


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR


Steve Buscemi

LEAN ON PETE


Barry Keoghan

AMERICAN ANIMALS


Alessandro Nivola

DISOBEDIENCE


Evan Peters

AMERICAN ANIMALS


Dominic West

COLETTE


MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER


Jessie Buckley

BEAST


Michaela Coel

BEEN SO LONG


Liv Hill

JELLYFISH


Marcus Rutherford

OBEY


Molly Wright

APOSTASY


THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD (BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR)


Richard Billingham

RAY & LIZ


Daniel Kokotajlo

APOSTASY


Matt Palmer

CALIBRE


Michael Pearce

BEAST


Leanne Welham

PILI


DEBUT SCREENWRITER


Karen Gillan

THE PARTY'S JUST BEGINNING


Daniel Kokotajlo

APOSTASY


Bart Layton

AMERICAN ANIMALS


Matt Palmer

CALIBRE


Michael Pearce

BEAST


BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCER


Kristian Brodie

BEAST


Jacqui Davies

RAY & LIZ


Anna Griffin

CALIBRE


Marcie MacLellan

APOSTASY


Faye Ward

STAN & OLLIE


THE DISCOVERY AWARD


THE DIG

Andy Tohill, Ryan Tohill, Stuart Drennan, Brian J. Falconer


IRENE'S GHOST

Iain Cunningham, Rebecca Mark_Lawson, David Arthur, Ellie LAnd


A MOMENT IN THE REEDS

Mikko Makela, James Watson


SUPER NOVEMBER

Douglas King, Josie Long


VOYAGEUSE

May Miles Thomas


BEST DOCUMENTARY


BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY

Steve Sullivan


EVELYN

Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara


ISLAND

Steven Eastwood, Elhum Shakerifar


NAE PASARAN

Felipe Bustos Sierra


UNDER THE WIRE

Christopher Martin, Tom Brisley


BEST BRITISH SHORT FILM


THE BIG DAY

Dawn Shadforth, Kellie Smith, Michelle Stein


BITTER SEA

Fateme Ahmadi, Emma Parsons


THE FIELD

Sandhya Suri, Balthazar de Ganay, Thomas Bidegain


POMMEL

Paris Zarcilla, Sebastian Brown, Ivan Kelava


TO KNOW HIM

Ted Evans, Kellie Smith, Jennifer Monks, Michelle Stein


BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM


CAPERNAUM

Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwani, Khaled Mouzanar, Michel Merkt


COLD WAR

Pawel Pawlikowski, Janusz Glowacki, Ewa Puszczynska, Tanya Seghatchian


THE RIDER

Chloe Zhao, Mollye Asher, Sacha Ben Harroche, Bert Hamelinck


ROMA

Alfonso Cuarón, Nicolás Celis, Gabriela Rodriguez


SHOPLIFTERS

Hirokazu Koreeda

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