Moët British Independent Film Awards 2012

The Moët British Independent Film Awards will take place tomorrow at Old Billingsgate in central London. Now in its 15th year, the Awards were created in 1998 by Raindance and set out to celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded British filmmaking, to honour new talent, and to promote British films and filmmaking to a wider public. Tonight’s star studded awards bash will by actor James Nesbitt, soon to be seen as Bofur the Dwarf in The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey.

Full list of this year’s nominees below:

Best Director

Director - Bart Layton for The Imposter

Director - Ben Wheatley for Sightseers

Director - John Madden for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Director - Peter Strickland for Berberian Sound Studio

Director - Rufus Norris for Broken


The Douglas Hickox Award (Directorial Debut)

Director - Bart Layton for The Imposter

Director - Ben Drew for Ill Manors

Director - Rowan Athale for Wasteland

Director - Rufus Norris for Broken

Director - Sally El Hosaini for My Brother the Devil

Best Screenplay

Screenwriter - Abi Morgan for The Iron Lady

Screenwriter - Alice Lowe / Steve Oram / Amy Jump for Sightseers

Screenwriter - Mark O’Rowe for Broken

Screenwriter - Paul Andrew Williams for Song For Marion

Screenwriter - Peter Strickland for Berberian Sound Studio


Best Actress

Actress - Alice Lowe for Sightseers

Actress - Andrea Riseborough for Shadow Dancer

Actress - Elle Fanning for Ginger and Rosa

Actress - Judi Dench for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Actress - Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady


Best Actor

Actor - Riz Ahmed for Ill Manors

Actor - Steve Oram for Sightseers

Actor - Terence Stamp for Song For Marion

Actor - Tim Roth for Broken

Actor - Toby Jones for Berberian Sound Studio


Best Supporting Actress

Supporting Actress - Alice Englert for Ginger and Rosa

Supporting Actress - Eileen Davies for Sightseers

Supporting Actress - Maggie Smith for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Supporting Actress - Olivia Colman for Hyde Park on Hudson

Supporting Actress - Vanessa Redgrave for Song For Marion


Best Supporting Actor

Actor - Billy Connolly for Quartet

Actor - Cillian Murphy for Broken

Actor - Domhnall Gleeson for Shadow Dancer

Actor - Rory Kinnear for Broken

Actor - Tom Wilkinson for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


Most Promising Newcomer

Actor - Elliott Tittensor for Spike Island

Actress - Eloise Laurence for Broken

Actor - James Floyd for My Brother the Devil

Actor - Paul Brannigan for The Angels’ Share

Actress - Zawe Ashton for Dreams of a Life


Best Technical Achievement

Cinematographer - Nic Knowland Bsc for Berberian Sound Studio

Sound Design - Joakim Sundström / Stevie Haywood AMPS IPS for Berberian Sound Studio

Music - Electric Wave Bureau for Broken

Cinematographer - Robbie Ryan for Ginger and Rosa

Editor - Andrew Hulme for The Imposter


The Richard Harris Award

Michael Gambon


The Variety Award

Jude Law


Best Documentary

Dreams of a Life

London: The Modern Babylon

Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir


The Imposter


Best Achievement In Production

Ill Manors


The Sweeney

Berberian Sound Studio

The Imposter


Best Short







The Raindance Award


Love Tomorrow


Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

City Slacker


Best International Independent Film

The Hunt


Searching for Sugarman

Rust and Bone

Beasts of the Southern Wild


Best British Independent Film

The Imposter


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Berberian Sound Studio



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