Paddy Considine’s Tyrannosaur takes top honours at the British Independent Film Awards

Just last week the Gotham Awards and Spirit Awards honoured the best in indepedent cinema from the past twelve months, and last night it was the UK’s turn as the winners of the 14th Moët British Independent Film Awards were announced in London. Taking the ceremony’s top honour – Best British Independent Film – was Paddy Considine’s acclaimed directorial debut Tyrannosaur, which also picked up Best Actress (Olivia Colman) and Best Debut Director (Considine), with its haul of three accolades making it the most celebrated film of the evening.

In the other main categories, Lynne Ramsay was named Best Director for We Need To Talk About Kevin, while Michael Fassbender took home Best Actor for Steve McQueen’s Shame and Vanessa Redgrave (Coriolanus) and Michael Smiley (Kill List) were honoured in the supporting categories. Ralph Fiennes was also presented with the coveted Richard Harris Award for his outstanding contributions to British film and Kenneth Branagh was the recipient of the Variety Award. Take a look at all the winners (in bold) right here…

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
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TYRANNOSAUR
SENNA
SHAME
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

BEST DIRECTOR
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Lynne Ramsay – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN
Ben Wheatley – KILL LIST
Steve McQueen – SHAME
Tomas Alfredson – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Paddy Considine – TYRANNOSAUR

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]
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Paddy Considine – TYRANNOSAUR
Joe Cornish – ATTACK THE BLOCK
Ralph Fiennes – CORIOLANUS
John Michael McDonagh – THE GUARD
Richard Ayoade – SUBMARINE

BEST SCREENPLAY
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Richard Ayoade – SUBMARINE
John Michael McDonagh – THE GUARD
Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump – KILL LIST
Abi Morgan, Steve McQueen – SHAME
Lynne Ramsay, Rory Kinnear – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

BEST ACTRESS
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Olivia Colman – TYRANNOSAUR
Rebecca Hall – THE AWAKENING
Mia Wasikowska – JANE EYRE
MyAnna Buring – KILL LIST
Tilda Swinton – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

BEST ACTOR
Michael Fassbender – SHAME
Brendan Gleeson – THE GUARD
Neil Maskell – KILL LIST
Gary Oldman – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Peter Mullan – TYRANNOSAUR

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Vanessa Redgrave – CORIOLANUS
Felicity Jones – ALBATROSS
Carey Mulligan – SHAME
Sally Hawkins – SUBMARINE
Kathy Burke – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michael Smiley – KILL LIST
Tom Hardy – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Benedict Cumberbatch – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Eddie Marsan – TYRANNOSAUR
Ezra Miller – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
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Tom Cullen – WEEKEND
Jessica Brown Findlay – ALBATROSS
John Boyega – ATTACK THE BLOCK
Craig Roberts – SUBMARINE
Yasmin Paige – SUBMARINE

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
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WEEKEND
KILL LIST
TYRANNOSAUR
WILD BILL
YOU INSTEAD

BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Maria Djurkovic – Production Design – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Chris King, Gregers Sall – Editing – SENNA
Sean Bobbitt – Cinematography – SHAME
Joe Walker – Editing – SHAME
Seamus McGarvey – Cinematography – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

BEST DOCUMENTARY
SENNA
HELL AND BACK AGAIN
LIFE IN A DAY
PROJECT NIM
TT3D: CLOSER TO THE EDGE

BEST BRITISH SHORT
CHALK
0507
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
RITE
ROUGH SKIN

BEST FOREIGN INDEPENDENT FILM
A SEPARATION
ANIMAL KINGDOM
DRIVE
PINA
THE SKIN I LIVE IN

THE RAINDANCE AWARD
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LEAVING BAGHDAD
ACTS OF GODFREY
BLACK POND
HOLLOW
A THOUSAND KISSES DEEP

THE RICHARD HARRIS AWARD (FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION BY AN ACTOR TO BRITISH FILM)
Ralph Fiennes

THE VARIETY AWARD
Kenneth Branagh

THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Graham Easton