The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) has announced the first of this year’s award winners, for its nine film craft categories.
Mogul Mowgli, the high energy screenwriting debut from Riz Ahmed, won Best Music for composer Paul Corley.
Remi Weekes’ shocking debut His House, which received 16 BIFA nominations in total, won two awards: Best Effects (for Pedro Sabrosa and Stefano Pepin) and Best Production Design for Jacqueline Abrahams, who was previously nominated for the award in 2017 for Lady Macbeth.
Philippa Lowthorpe’s Misbehaviour, a portrait of the Woman’s Liberation Movement, won awards for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair, for Charlotte Walter and Jill Sweeney respectively.
Philippa Lowthorpe’s Misbehaviour, a portrait of the Woman’s Liberation Movement, won awards for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair…
Lucy Pardee was awarded Best Casting for Rocks, which was cast through a collaborative process that involved workshopping with young untrained actors to explore their characters.
Saint Maud, which topped the BIFA nominations with 17, won Best Cinematography for DP Ben Fordesman.
Yorgos Lamprinos was awarded Best Editing for his work on The Father, a devastating portrayal of dementia, led by Sir Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman.
Best Sound went to Nick Ryan, Ben Baird, Sara De OIiveira Lima for their work on The Reason I Jump, an immersive exploration of nonspeaking autism.
Details of the winner announcement in early February will be revealed next week.