2008 BIFA nominees

11th British Independent Film Awards

BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM

  • “Hunger”

  • “In Bruges”

  • “Man on Wire”

  • “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • “Somers Town”

ACTRESS

  • Vera Farmiga, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

  • Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”

  • Keira Knightley, “The Duchess”

  • Samantha Morton, “The Daisy Chain”

  • Kelly Reilly, “Eden Lake”

ACTOR

  • Riz Ahmed, “Shifty”

  • Colin Farrell, “In Bruges”

  • Michael Fassbender, “Hunger”

  • Brendan Gleeson, “In Bruges”

  • Thomas Turgoose, “Somers Town”

SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Liam Cunningham, “Hunger”

  • Ralph Fiennes, “In Bruges”

  • Ralph Fiennes, “The Duchess”

  • Eddie Marsan, “Happy-Go-Lucky”

  • Daniel Mays, “Shifty”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Hayley Atwell, “The Duchess”

  • Sienna Miller, “The Edge of Love”

  • Kristin Scott Thomas, “Easy Virtue”

  • Emma Thompson, “Brideshead Revisited”

  • Alexis Zegerman, “Happy-Go-Lucky”

DIRECTOR

  • Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • Mark Herman, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

  • Garth Jennings, “Son of Rambow”

  • Steve McQueen, “Hunger”

  • Shane Meadows, “Somers Town”

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD (Debut director)

  • Eran Creevy, “Shifty”

  • Martin McDonagh, “In Bruges”

  • Steve McQueen, “Hunger”

  • James Watkins, “Eden Lake”

  • Rupert Wyatt, “The Escapist”

SCREENPLAY

  • Simon Beaufoy, “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • Paul Fraser, “Somers Town”

  • Garth Jennings, “Son of Rambow”

  • Martin McDonagh, “In Bruges”

  • Enda Walsh/Steve McQueen, “Hunger”

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION

  • “The Daisy Chain”

  • “The Escapist”

  • “Hush”

  • “Shifty”

  • “Telstar”

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER

  • Asa Butterfield, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

  • Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • Bill Milne, “Son of Rambow”

  • Dev Patel, “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • Will Poulter, “Son of Rambow”

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • Sean Bobbitt (cinematography), “Hunger”

  • Harry Escott/Molly Nyman (music), “Shifty”

  • Jon Gregory (editing), “In Bruges”

  • Anthony Dod Mantle (cinematography), “Slumdog Millionaire”

  • Michael O’Connor (wardrobe), “The Duchess”

DOCUMENTARY

  • “A Complete History of My Sexual Failures”

  • “Derek”

  • “Man on Wire”

  • “Of Time and the City”

  • “Three Miles North of Molkom”

BRITISH SHORT

  • “Alex And Her Arse Tuck”

  • “Gone Fishing”

  • “Love Does Grow on Trees”

  • “Red Sands”

  • “Soft”

FOREIGN FILM

  • “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”

  • “Gomorrah”

  • “I’ve Loved You So Long”

  • “Persepolis”

  • “Waltz With Bashir”

RAINDANCE AWARD

  • “Clubbed”

  • “Flick”

  • “One Day Removals”

  • “Zebra Crossings”

RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (Outstanding contribution to British film)

  • David Thewlis

THE VARIETY AWARD

  • Michael Sheen

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