BIFA Awards tonight

Posted by · 11:15 am · November 30th, 2008

Just a reminder that the British Independent Film Awards take place tonight. A full list of nominations, and discussion thereof, can be found here.

I’ll try and deliver the results as soon as they are available, but for now, I’ve ventured some predictions after the cut.

Best Picture: “Hunger”
Best Director: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Debut Director (Douglas Hickox Award): Steve McQueen, “Hunger”
Best Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, “In Bruges”
Best Actor: Michael Fassbender, “Hunger”
Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”
Best Supporting Actor: Eddie Marsan, “Happy-Go-Lucky”
Best Supporting Actress: Sienna Miller, “The Edge of Love”
Most Promising Newcomer: Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Achievement in Production: “Shifty”
Best Technical Achievement: Sean Bobbitt, “Hunger” (cinematography)
Best Documentary: “Of Time and the City”
Best Foreign Film: “Waltz With Bashir”




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  • 1 11-30-2008 at 1:51 pm

    Silrone said...

    This award has some tradition in acting categories.

  • 2 11-30-2008 at 1:57 pm

    Silrone said...

    The winners:
    BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
    “Slumdog Millionaire”

    BEST DIRECTOR
    Danny Boyle – “Slumdog Millionaire”

    THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]
    Steve McQueen – “Hunger”

    BEST SCREENPLAY
    Martin McDonagh – “In Bruges”

    BEST ACTRESS
    Vera Farmiga – “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas”

    BEST ACTOR
    Michael Fassbender – “Hunger”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    Alexis Zegerman – “Happy-Go-Lucky”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    Eddie Marsan – “Happy-Go-Lucky”

    MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
    Dev Patel – “Slumdog Millionaire”

    BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
    “The Escapist”

    RAINDANCE AWARD
    Zebra Crossings

    BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
    Cinematography – Sean Bobbitt – “Hunger”

    BEST DOCUMENTARY
    “Man on Wire”

    BEST BRITISH SHORT
    “Soft”

    BEST FOREIGN FILM
    “Waltz with Bashir”

    THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (for Outstanding Contribution to British Film)
    David Thewlis

    THE VARIETY AWARD
    Michael Sheen

    THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
    Joe Dunton

    > Variety.