This year's nominations for the British Independent Film Awards are dominated, paradoxically, by the American majors.
British indie producers say it's too soon to tell if the U.K.'s new film tax credit is delivering the desired benefit to their business -- mainly because of an unexpected delay in its official…
A 61-year-old daughter of a Russian aristocrat might end up gently alerting Britain and the world to a little-recognized phenomenon: Queen Elizabeth II is actually a three-dimensional human…
At her first costume fitting, before she stepped in front of the camera to begin filming "The Queen," Helen Mirren gazed at the tweed skirt, the thick sweaters, the clunky, sensible shoes, and the…
Blighty's state of independence has been redefined. With recent changes to the British Independent Film Awards' (BIFA's) rules, another chapter has been added to the saga surrounding those baffling…
"Not to act is to act." That line from the 1984 picture "Cal" is actually about the way that standing silently is actually a political position, but it could also be a summary of the remarkable…
Best British Independent Film “The Last King of Scotland” “The Queen” “Red Road” “This Is England” “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” Director Michael Caton-Jones, “Shooting Dogs” Stephen Frears, “The…
Fernando Meirelles' "The Constant Gardener" was the big winner at the eighth British Independent Film Awards, handed out Wednesday at the Hammersmith Palais.
ConfettiGenre: Wedding comedyHelmer: Debbie IsittCast: Martin Freeman, Jessica Stevenson, Alison SteadmanBackers: BBC Films, Wasted Talent, Screen West MidlandsThe pitch: Three couples compete to win…
As U.K. chancellor Gordon Brown prepares to unveil new rules for film tax incentives in his prebudget scheme at the beginning of December, British producers are in a somber mood.