Special Jury Prize AMANDA NEVILL. Renée Zellweger, Judy - WINNER, Sam Adewunmi, The Last Tree JACK ARNOLD Wild Rose, Best Production Design sponsored by Studio Juice RUTHXJIAH BELLENEA The Last Tree, Best Supporting Actor Honor Swinton Byrne, “The Souvenir”, Best Documentary BENJAMIN KRACUN Beats, Best Costume Design The Street, Shaheen Baig, In Fabric Josh O’Connor won Best Actor for the relationship drama “Only You.” The British actor now seen in Netflix’s “The Crown” broke out with 2017’s gay romance “God’s Own Country,” which also won him a BIFA, and with a role in February’s “Emma” adaptation as Mr. Elton, we are about to see a lot more of this emerging star. 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Will Becher, Richard Phelan, “A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon” Grace Snell, “The Souvenir” Kris Hitchen, “Sorry We Missed You” DAVID BOWTLE-McMILLAN, JOAKIM SUNDSTRÖM, ROBERT FARR Beats, Best British Short Film supported by BFI NETWORK Harry Wootliff, “Only You”, Most Promising Newcomer Zac Nicholson, “The Personal History of David Copperfield” The film by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts — a scarring portrait of a young mother’s experience during the ongoing Middle East conflict — earned best British independent film, director and documentary honors at the ceremony. Julie Walters, Wild Rose, Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind Terms of Use | FOR SAMA Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts, Best Director sponsored by Broadsword Event House Armando Iannucci and Simon Blackwell, “The Personal History of David Copperfield Suzie Harman, Robert Worley, “The Personal History of David Copperfield” Syrian civil war documentary For Sama received an awards season boost on Sunday night as it picked up a number of top honors at the British Independent Film Awards. Ash Is Purest White Marriage Story Monos Portrait of a Lady on Fire. Kate Byers, Linn Waite, “Bait” Dev Patel, “The Personal History Of David Copperfield”, Best Screenplay Grace Snell, The Souvenir Sign up for our Email Newsletters here. Nomadland 19/5 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom 5/1 One Night in Miami 5/1 Best Original Screenplay. “Parasite” This Article is related to: Awards and tagged British Independent Film Awards, For Sama, Parasite, Renée Zellweger. Jack Sidey, Moffie [Also Produced By Eric Abraham], A Bump Along The Way  Jack Arnold, “Wild Rose” David Bowtle-Mcmillan, Joakim Sundström, Robert Farr, “Beats” Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox. Nicole Taylor, “Wild Rose”, Best Supporting Actress Mark Jenkin, Bait Zac Nicholson, The Personal History Of David Copperfield Jd Twitch, Penelope Trappes, Stephen Hindman, “Beats”, Best Production Design Helle Le Fevre, “The Souvenir”, Best Effects Roxanne Scrimshaw, Lynn + Lucy Sarah Crowe, The Personal History Of David Copperfield - WINNER, Ole Bratt Birkeland, Judy Roxanne Scrimshaw, “Lynn + Lucy” Elsewhere, Ruthxjiah Bellenea took Best Supporting Actress for “The Last Tree,” which premiered at Sundance 2019 but has yet to be seen in U.S. theaters. 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Benjamin Kracun, Beats - WINNER Chris King, “Diego Maradona” “The Personal History of David Copperfield” Starring Dev Patel and featuring Iannucci’s trademark feisty banter, the comedy will be released by Fox Searchlight in May 2020 — a long way from its Toronto bow back in September. JEREMY WOODHEAD Judy, Best Music sponsored by Universal Music Publishing Group Privacy | EMMA JANE UNSWORTH Animals, Breakthrough Producer Interviews with leading film and TV creators about their process and craft. Paul Mann, In Fabric Shaheen Baig, Aisha Bywaters, The Last Tree Honor Swinton Byrne, The Souvenir, Will Becher, Richard Phelan, A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon