2010 British Independent Film Awards

Best British Independent Film
WINNER – The King’s Speech
Four Lions
Never Let Me Go

Best Director
WINNER – Gareth Edwards – Monsters
Mike Leigh – Another Year
Matthew Vaughn – Kick-Ass
Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech
Mark Romanek – Never Let Me Go

The Douglas Hickox Award
Given to a British director on their debut feature
WINNER – Clio Barnard – The Arbor
Deborah Gardner-Paterson – Africa United
Rowan Joffé – Brighton Rock
Chris Morris – Four Lions
Gareth Edwards – Monsters

Best Actor
WINNER – Colin Firth – The King’s Speech
Jim Broadbent – Another Year
Riz Ahmed – Four Lions
Scoot McNairy – Monsters
Aidan Gillen – Treacle Junior

Best Actress
WINNER – Carey Mulligan – Never Let Me Go
Manjinder Virk – The Arbor
Ruth Sheen – Another Year
Andrea Riseborough – Brighton Rock
Sally Hawkins – Made in Dagenham

Best Supporting Actor
WINNER – Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech
Kayvan Novak – Four Lions
Guy Pearce – The King’s Speech
Bob Hoskins – Made in Dagenham
Andrew Garfield – Never Let Me Go

Best Supporting Actress
WINNER – Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech
Lesley Manville – Another Year
Rosamund Pike – Made in Dagenham
Keira Knightley – Never Let Me Go
Tamsin Greig – Tamara Drewe

Best Screenplay
WINNER – The King’s Speech – David Seidler
Four Lions – Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Simon Blackwell, Chris Morris
Kick-Ass – Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn
Made in Dagenham – William Ivory
Never Let Me Go – Alex Garland

Most Promising Newcomer
WINNER – Joanne Froggatt – In Our Name
Manjinder Virk – The Arbor
Andrea Riseborough – Brighton Rock
Tom Hughes – Cemetery Junction
Conor McCarron – Neds

Best Achievement In Production
WINNER – Monsters
The Arbor
In Our Name
StreetDance 3D

Best Technical Achievement
WINNER – Monsters – Visual Effects – Gareth Edwards
The Arbor – Sound – Tim Barker
Brighton Rock – Cinematography – John Mathieson
The Illusionist – Animation – Sylvain Chomet
The King’s Speech – Production Design – Eve Stewart

Best British Documentary
WINNER – Enemies of the People
The Arbor
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Fire in Babylon
Waste Land

Best British Short
Photograph Of Jesus
Sign Language
The Road Home

Best Foreign Film
WINNER – A Prophet (Un prophète)
Dogtooth (Kynodontas)
I Am Love (Io sono l’amore)
The Secret in Their Eyes (El secreto de sus ojos)
Winter’s Bone

The Raindance Award
WINNER – Son Of Babylon
Brilliant Love
Jackboots On Whitehall
Treacle Junior

The Richard Harris Award
Helena Bonham Carter

The Variety Award
Liam Neeson

The Special Jury Prize
Jenne Casarotto

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