Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
First Photos Of Joseph Gordon-Levitt In Oliver Stone's Snowden
From Russia, with love
Drew Goddard Circling The Spider-Man Reboot
He's in discussions for the latest take on the character
Jennifer Lawrence Says It's What I Do
Steven Spielberg attached to direct the war photographer film
Idris Elba Heads To Netflix For Beasts Of No Nation
Cary Fukunaga's warlord drama finds a home
Ethan Hawke Rides In For The Magnificent Seven
Training Day reunion klaxon!
Latest Red Band Trailer For Get Hard
Will Ferrell: thug strife
Iko Uwais Runs To Mile 22
A new action thriller with Ronda Rousey
Jamie Dornan Heads To Anthropoid
He's leading a World War II thriller with Cillian Murphy
Sullivan Stapleton Dives Into The Lake
Luc Besson's new thriller
First Proper Look At Daredevil's Kingpin
Vincent D'Onofrio is ready to cause trouble
Joseph Kosinski Races To Gran Turismo
In talks to adapt the Sony videogame
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
TODAY
Jamie Dornan Heads To Anthropoid
He's leading a World War II thriller with Cillian Murphy
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
In The Heart Of The Sea
08 January 2016
Bill
21 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Selma (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Le Jour Se Lève
Empire Star Rating
Moebius (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Empire Star Rating
Grace Of Monaco (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Nominations For 2012 BIFAs Unveiled
Broken scores nine nominations

05 November 2012  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: BIFA

submit to reddit

BIFA 2012

The 15th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards have revealed their nominations, and Rufus Norris' North London drama, Broken, has emerged as the clear favourite with nine nominations in the bag, including a nod for Tim Roth for his role alongside Cillian Murphy.

In joint second position are Ben Wheatley's Sightseers and Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio, both picking up 7 nominations each, including the all-important Best British Independent Film.

6-time former host James Nesbitt also known as The Hobbit's Bofur will be looking after proceedings (ideally in dwarven get-up), which will kick off at its Old Billingsgate venue in London on Sunday, December 9.

The full list of  nominations is below:

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM

Berberian Sound Studio
Broken
Sightseers
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Imposter


BEST DIRECTOR

Bart Layton – The Imposter
Ben Wheatley – Sightseers
John Madden – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Peter Strickland – Berberian Sound Studio
Rufus Norris – Broken

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]

Bart Layton – The Imposter
Ben Drew – Ill Manors
Rowan Athale – Wasteland
Rufus Norris – Broken
Sally El Hosaini – My Brother The Devil

BEST SCREENPLAY

Abi Morgan – The Iron Lady
Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Amy Jump – Sightseers
Mark O'Rowe – Broken
Paul Andrew Williams – Song For Marion
Peter Strickland – Berberian Sound Studio

BEST ACTRESS

Alice Lowe (Tina) – Sightseers
Andrea Riseborough (Colette McVeigh) – Shadow Dancer
Elle Fanning (Ginger) – Ginger & Rosa
Judi Dench (Evelyn Greenslade) – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Meryl Streep (Margaret Thatcher) – The Iron Lady

BEST ACTOR

Riz Ahmed (Aaron) – Ill Manors
Steve Oram (Chris) – Sightseers
Terence Stamp (Arthur) – Song For Marion
Tim Roth (Archie) – Broken
Toby Jones (Gilderoy) – Berberian Sound Studio

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Alice Englert (Rosa) – Ginger & Rosa
Eileen Davies (Carol) – Sightseers
Maggie Smith (Muriel Donnelly) – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Olivia Colman (Queen Elizabeth) – Hyde Park On Hudson
Vanessa Redgrave (Marion) – Song For Marion

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Billy Connolly (Wilf) – Quartet
Cillian Murphy (Mike Kiernan) – Broken
Domhnall Gleeson (Connor) – Shadow Dancer
Rory Kinnear (Bob Oswald) – Broken
Tom Wilkinson (Graham Dashwood) – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER

Elliott Tittensor (Tits) – Spike Island
Eloise Laurence (Skunk) – Broken
James Floyd (Rashid) – My Brother the Devil
Paul Brannigan (Robbie) – The Angels' Share
Zawe Ashton (Joyce Vincent) – Dreams Of A Life

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION

Berberian Sound Studio
Ill Manors
Sightseers
The Imposter
The Sweeney


BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Nic Knowland Bsc– Cinematography – Berberian Sound Studio
Joakim Sundström, Stevie Haywood AMPS IPS– Sound Design – Berberian Sound Studio
Electric Wave Bureau – Music – Broken
Robbie Ryan – Cinematography – Ginger & Rosa
Andrew Hulme – Editing – The Imposter

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Dreams Of A Life
London: The Modern Babylon
Marley
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir
The Imposter

BEST BRITISH SHORT

Friday
Junk
Skyborn
Swimmer
Volume


BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM

Amour
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Rust & Bone
Searching For Sugar Man
The Hunt


THE RAINDANCE AWARD

Frank
Strings
Love Tomorrow
City Slacker
Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Peter Mullan Sees Sunshine On Leith
Dexter Fletcher's next film
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

Your Comments

RE: i love SHADOW DANCER
gan – The Iron Ladyhoah, that much of a desprerate year when it comes to scripts? More

Posted by Deviation at 23:29 on 05 November 2012 | Report This Post

i love SHADOW DANCER
happy to see Andrea nominated for best actress and proud to see Cillian and Domhnall both up for supporting actor More

Posted by bill the butcher at 17:48 on 05 November 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Showrunner Beau Willimon Reveals 8 House Of Cards Secrets
On Kevin Spacey’s dog-dispatching and more…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

Empire Podcast 150: Margot Robbie
The Focus (and Wolf Of Wall Street) star from the Top Gear track...

Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Writer / Director Dan Gilroy Reveals 8 Nightcrawler Secrets
On Jake Gyllenhaal's hand-slicing mirror smash and more...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)