Winners // 22nd BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

The Personal History of David Copperfield walks away with five wins.



The 22nd British Independent Film Awards were kind to the documentary, For Sama, awarding it four wins, including the prize for Best British Independent Film.


The big winner was The Personal History of David Copperfield, though. The drama starring Dev Patel earned five wins, including a supporting actor win for Hugh Laurie.


Special awards were given to Amanda Nevill, outgoing CEO of the British Film Institute, and Kristin Scott Thomas, who was honored with the Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Actor to British Film.


FULL LIST OF WINNERS:


Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Actor to British Film


Kristin Scott Thomas


Special Jury Prize


Amanda Nevill


Best British Independent Film


FOR SAMA


Best Director


Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts

FOR SAMA


Best Screenplay


Armando Ianucci, Simon Blackwell

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD


Best Documentary


FOR SAMA


Best Actress


Renee Zellweger

JUDY


Best Actor


Josh O'Connor

ONLY YOU


Best Supporting Actress


Ruthxija Bellena

THE LAST TREE


Best Supporting Actor


Hugh Laurie

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD


Most Promising Newcomer


Sam Adewunmi

THE LAST TREE


The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)


Harry Wootliff

ONLY YOU


Debut Screenwriter


Emma Jane Unsworth

ANIMALS


Breakthrough Producer


Kate Byers, Linn Waite

BAIT


The Raindance Discovery Award


CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND


Best Casting


Sarah Crowe

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD


Best Cinematography


Benjamin Kracun

BEATS


Best Costume Design


Suzie Harman, Robert Worley

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD


Best Editing


Chloe Lambourne, Simon McMahon

FOR SAMA


Best Effects


Howard Jones

A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON


Best Make-Up & Hair Design


Jeremy Woodhead

JUDY


Best Music


Jack Arnold

WILD ROSE


Best Production Design


Cristina Casali

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD


Best Sound


David Bowte-McMillan, Joakim Sundstrom, Robert Farr

BEATS


Best British Short Film


ANNA


Best International Independent Film


PARASITE

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