11 November 2013

BIFA Nominations Announced

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Starred Up leads BIFA nominations

11 November 2013 By Andreas Wiseman

Starred Up leads British Independent Film Awards noms, followed by The Selfish Giant. Scarlett Johansson and Judi Dench among Best Actress nominees.

David Mackenzie’s Starred Up leads the Moet British Independent Film Awards nominations with eight nods, including Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor for Jack O’Connell, and two Best Supporting Actor nominations.

The Selfish Giant picked up seven nominations while Filth, Metro Manila and Le Week-end picked up five nominations each.

Best Film nominations comprise Metro Manila, Philomena, The Selfish Giant, Starred Up and Le Week-end.

Nominations for Best Actress are Judi Dench for Philomena, Lindsay Duncan for Le Week-end, Scarlett Johansson for Under The Skin, Felicity Jones for The Invisible Woman and Saoirse Ronan for How I Live Now

Along with O’Connell for Starred Up, Best Actor award nominees include Jim Broadbent for Le Week-end, Steve Coogan forPhilomena, Tom Hardy for Locke and James McAvoy for Filth.

Actor Ewan McGregor announced the nominations at a ceremony in London today (Nov 11).

The BIFA jury includes Penny Woolcock (chair), alongside Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Art Malik, Ate de Jong, Bart Layton, James Floyd, Jill McCullough, Julien Temple, Liza Marshall, MyAnna Buring, Natascha McElhone, Pippa Harris, Roland Gift, Sally El Hosaini, Sandy Powell, Steve Hamilton Shaw.

The 16th BIFA awards ceremony will be hosted by actor James Nesbitt on Dec 8 at the Old Billingsgate in London.

Last yearBerberian Sound Studio won four awards, while Rufus Norris’ Broken scooped Best Film.

NOMINATIONS IN FULL

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM

  • Metro Manila
  • Philomena
  • The Selfish Giant
  • Starred Up
  • Le Week-end

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Jon S Baird – Filth
  • Clio Barnard – The Selfish Giant
  • Sean Ellis – Metro Manila
  • Jonathan Glazer – Under the Skin
  • David Mackenzie – Starred Up

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]

  • Charlie Cattrall – Titus
  • Tina Gharavi – I Am Nasrine
  • Jeremy Lovering – In Fear
  • Omid Nooshin – Last Passenger
  • Paul Wright – For Those in Peril

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Jonathan Asser – Starred Up
  • Clio Barnard – The Selfish Giant
  • Steven Knight – Locke
  • Hanif Kureishi – Le Week-end
  • Jeff Pope, Steve Coogan – Philomena

BEST ACTRESS

  • Judi Dench – Philomena
  • Lindsay Duncan – Le Week-end
  • Scarlett Johansson – Under the Skin
  • Felicity Jones – The Invisible Woman
  • Saoirse Ronan – How I Live Now

BEST ACTOR

  • Jim Broadbent – Le Week-end
  • Steve Coogan – Philomena
  • Tom Hardy – Locke
  • Jack O’Connell – Starred Up
  • James McAvoy – Filth

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Siobhan Finneran – The Selfish Giant
  • Shirley Henderson – Filth
  • Imogen Poots – The Look Of Love
  • Kristin Scott Thomas – The Invisible Woman
  • Mia Wasikowska – The Double

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • John Arcilla – Metro Manila
  • Rupert Friend – Starred Up
  • Jeff Goldblum – Le Week-end
  • Eddie Marsan – Filth
  • Ben Mendelsohn – Starred Up

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER

  • Harley Bird – How I Live Now
  • Conner Chapman / Shaun Thomas – The Selfish Giant
  • Caity Lotz – The Machine
  • Jake Macapagal – Metro Manila
  • Chloe Pirrie – Shell

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION

  • A Field in England
  • Filth
  • Metro Manila
  • The Selfish Giant
  • Starred Up

BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • Shaheen Baig – Casting – Starred Up
  • Johnnie Burn – Sound Design – Under the Skin
  • Amy Hubbard – Casting – The Selfish Giant
  • Mica Levi – Music – Under the Skin
  • Justine Wright – Editing – Locke

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer
  • The Great Hip Hop Hoax
  • The Moo Man
  • The Spirit of ‘45
  • The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

BEST BRITISH SHORT

  • L’Assenza
  • Dr Easy
  • Dylan’s Room
  • Jonah
  • Z1

BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM

  • Blue is the Warmest Colour
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Frances Ha
  • The Great Beauty
  • Wadjda

THE RAINDANCE AWARD

  • Everyone’s Going to Die
  • The Machine
  • The Patrol
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Titus

THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (for outstanding contribution by an actor to British Film)

To Be Announced

THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

To Be Announced

THE VARIETY AWARD

To Be Announced

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/news/starred-up-leads-bifa-nominations/5063528.article?blocktitle=LATEST-FILM-NEWS&contentID=40562


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