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British Independent Film Nominations Announced: Lady Macbeth Dominates with 15 Noms

by | November 2, 2017 | Comments

The nominees for the 2017 British Independent Film Awards were announced earlier today, and in a remarkable turn of events, the same five films not only the categories for Best Film, Best Screenplay, and Best Director, but also dominate the rest of the awards as well. One of the big surprises was the success of Lady Macbeth, William Oldroyd’s feature directorial debut starring Florence Pugh, which earned a whopping 15 nominations, including Best Director for Oldroyd and Best Actress for relative newcomer Pugh. Other films with impressive showings include The Death of StalinGod’s Own CountryI Am Not a Witch, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The BIFA awards will be handed out on Sunday, December 10.


 

Best British Independent Film


Best Director

Armando Iannucci

The Death of Stalin
96%

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
97%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
97%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
89%

Best Screenplay

Armando Iannucci & David Schneider & Ian Martin

The Death of Stalin
96%

Francis Lee

God's Own Country
97%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
97%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
89%

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
97%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
97%

Thomas Napper

Jawbone
96%

William Oldroyd

Lady Macbeth
89%

Deborah Haywood

Pin Cushion
89%

Breakthrough Producer

Brendan Mullin & Katy Jackson

Bad Day for the Cut
92%

Jack Tarling & Manon Ardisson

God's Own Country
97%

Emily Morgan

I Am Not a Witch
97%

Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly

Lady Macbeth
89%

Gavin Humphries

Pin Cushion
89%

Best Debut Screenwriter

Fancis Lee

God's Own Country
97%

Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not a Witch
97%

Johnny Harris

Jawbone
96%

Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth
89%

Gaby Chiappe

Their Finest
90%

The Discovery Award


Best Documentary


Best International Independent Film


The winners of the British Independent Film Awards 2017 will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Old Billingsgate in London.

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