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British Independent Film Winners Announced: God's Own Country Wins Best Film

Get Out is named Best International Independent Film.

by | December 10, 2017 | Comments

The winners for the 2017 British Independent Film Awards were announced earlier today in a ceremony held at Old Billingsgate in London. God’s Own Country was named Best British Independent Film of the year, while Get Out took home the award for Best International Film. Lady Macbeth, Death of Stalin, and I Am Not a Witch also won big, and took home multiple awards. Read through for the full lit of winners.


 

Best British Independent Film


Best International Independent Film


Best Director

Armando Iannucci

The Death of Stalin
96%

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
98%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
96%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
88%

Best Screenplay

Armando Iannucci & David Schneider & Ian Martin

The Death of Stalin
96%

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
98%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
96%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
88%

Best Actor


Jamie Bell

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool


Josh O'Connor

God’s Own Country


Alec Secareanu

God’s Own Country


Best Actress


Ruth Wilson

Dark River


Maggie Mulubwa

I Am Not A Witch


Florence Pugh

Lady Macbeth


Frances McDormand

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


Best Supporting Actor


Steve Buscemi

The Death of Stalin


Simon Russell Beale

The Death of Stalin


Ian Hart

God’s Own Countr


Woody Harrelson

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


Sam Rockwell

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


Best Supporting Actress


Andrea Riseborough

The Death of Stalin


Julie Walters

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool


Kelly Macdonald

Goodbye Christopher Robin


Naomi Ackie

Lady Macbeth


Most Promising Newcomer


Harry Michell

Chubby Fun


Harry Gilby

Just Charlie


Cosmo Jarvis

Lady Macbeth


Naomi Ackie

Lady Macbeth


Lily Newmark

Pin Cushion


The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
98%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
96%

Thomas Napper

Jawbone
96%

William Oldroyd

Lady Macbeth
88%

Deborah Haywood

Pin Cushion
90%

Breakthrough Producer

Brendan Mullin & Katy Jackson

Bad Day for the Cut
92%

Jack Tarling & Manon Ardisson

God's Own Country
98%

Emily Morgan

I Am Not a Witch
96%

Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly

Lady Macbeth
88%

Gavin Humphries

Pin Cushion
90%

Best Debut Screenwriter

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
98%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
96%

Johnny Harris

Jawbone
96%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
88%

Gaby Chiappe

Their Finest
90%

The Discovery Award


Best Documentary


Best Casting


Best Cinematography


Best Costume Design


Best Editing


Best Make-Up & Hair Design


Best Music


Best Production Design


Best Sound


Best Effects

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