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’71 tops BIFA nominations

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- Pride, Catch me Daddy, Frank and Mr Turner also in the running

’71 tops BIFA nominations
’71 by Yann Demange

The highest number of nominations this year at the 17th annual British Independent Film Awards goes to ‘71 [+see also:
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with nine nominations including Best British Independent Film; Best Director and Debut Director for Yann Demange; Best Screenplay for Gregory Burke; Best Actor for Jack O’Connell and Best Supporting Actor for Sean Harris. Pride [+see also:
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 scored seven nominations and Catch Me Daddy [+see also:
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Frank [+see also:
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 and Mr Turner [+see also:
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 picked up five nominations each.

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The Awards’ Joint Directors Johanna von Fischer & Tessa Collinson said, “This has been a record year for MBIFA with over 250 films submitted giving our dedicated members their toughest challenge to date.  Hugely impressed by the quality of films and performances across all categories the shortlist demonstrates how the standard of creativity in British independent filmmaking continues to flourish year on year.”

The awards ceremony will take place on December 7 in London.

The nominees are:

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
'71
Calvary [+see also:
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Mr Turner
Pride
The Imitation Game [+see also:
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BEST DIRECTOR
John Michael McDonaghCalvary
Lenny AbrahamsonFrank
Matthew WarchusPride
Mike LeighMr Turner
Yann Demange'71 

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]
Daniel Wolfe, Matthew WolfeCatch Me Daddy
Hong KhaouLilting [+see also:
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Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard20,000 Days on Earth [+see also:
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Morgan MatthewsX+Y [+see also:
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Yann Demange –  '71 

BEST SCREENPLAY
Graham MooreThe Imitation Game
Gregory Burke'71 
John Michael McDonaghCalvary
Jon Ronson, Peter StraughanFrank
Stephen BeresfordPride 

BEST ACTRESS
Alicia VikanderTestament of Youth [+see also:
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Cheng Pei Pei – Lilting
Gugu Mbatha-RawBelle [+see also:
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Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Sameena Jabeen Ahmed – Catch Me Daddy

BEST ACTOR
Asa ButterfieldX+Y
Benedict CumberbatchThe Imitation Game
Brendan GleesonCalvary
Jack O'Connell'71
Timothy SpallMr Turner 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Dorothy AtkinsonMr Turner
Imelda StauntonPride
Maggie GyllenhaalFrank
Sally HawkinsX+Y
Sienna GuilloryThe Goob [+see also:
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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Andrew ScottPride
Ben SchnetzerPride
Michael FassbenderFrank
Rafe SpallX+Y
Sean Harris‘71 

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
Ben SchnetzerPride
Cara DelevingneThe Face of An Angel [+see also:
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Gugu Mbatha-RawBelle
Liam WalpoleThe Goob
Sameena Jabeen AhmedCatch Me Daddy 

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
'71
20,000 Days on Earth
Catch Me Daddy
Lilting
The Goob

BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Chris Wyatt - Editing - '71
Dick Pope - Cinematography - Mr Turner
Robbie Ryan - Cinematography - Catch Me Daddy
Stephen Rennicks - Music - Frank
Tat Radcliffe - Cinematography - '71 

BEST DOCUMENTARY
20,000 Days on Earth
Next Goal Wins
Night Will Fall
The Possibilities Are Endless [+see also:
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interview: Edward Lovelace and James H…
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]

Virunga [+see also:
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BEST BRITISH SHORT
Crocodile
Emotional Fusebox
Keeping Up With The Joneses
Slap
The Kármán Line 

BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM
Blue Ruin
Boyhood
Fruitvale Station
Ida [+see also:
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interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
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]

The Babadook
 

THE RAINDANCE AWARD
Flim: The Movie...
Gregor
Luna
Keeping Rosy
The Beat Beneath My Feet

CASI HECHO Home
 

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