Winners // 21st BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

The Favourite begins its awards season climb with 10 wins.



The 21st British Independent Film Awards set a new record for wins as it awarded The Favourite with 10 prizes, including Best Film. The costume comedy from Yorgos Lanthimos also picked up notable wins for Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and its director.


Going into the night, The Favourite had 13 nominations in its corner.


Other films to earn significant wins include A Prayer Before Dawn, American Animals, and You Were Never Really Here.


Alfonso Cuarón's Roma earned the award for international film.


As for special awards, Judi Dench earned the Richard Harris Outstanding Contribution award while Felicity Jones earned the Variety Award. Horace Ové earned a special jury award for "paving the way for the next generation."


FULL LIST OF WINNERS:


BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM


THE FAVOURITE


BEST DIRECTOR


Yorgos Lanthimos

THE FAVOURITE


BEST SCREENPLAY


Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara

THE FAVOURITE


BEST ACTRESS


Olivia Colman

THE FAVOURITE


BEST ACTOR


Joe Cole

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS


Rachel Weisz

THE FAVOURITE


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR


Alessandro Nivola

DISOBEDIENCE


MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER


Jessie Buckley

BEAST


THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD - BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR


Richard Billingham

RAY & LIZ


DEBUT SCREENWRITER


Bart Layton

AMERICAN ANIMALS


BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCER


Jacqui Davies

RAY & LIZ


THE DISCOVER AWARD


VOYAGEUSE


BEST DOCUMENTARY


EVELYN


BEST BRITISH SHORT FILM


THE BIG DAY


BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM


ROMA


BEST CASTING


Dixie Chassay

THE FAVOURITE


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY


Robbie Ryan

THE FAVOURITE


BEST COSTUME DESIGN


Sandy Powell

THE FAVOURITE


BEST EDITING


Nick Fenton, Julian Hart, Chris Gill

AMERICAN ANIMALS


BEST EFFECTS


Howard Jones

EARLY MAN


BEST MAKE UP & HAIR DESIGN


Nadia Stacey

THE FAVOURITE


BEST MUSIC


Jonny Greenwood

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE


BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN


Fiona Crombie

THE FAVOURITE


BEST SOUND


Paul Davies

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE


THE VARIETY AWARD


Felicity Jones


THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE


Horace Ové


RICHARD HARRIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION


Judi Dench

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