There are no films without producers. They pull all the strings to bring idea to life, the motion picture to audiences. BIFA acknowledges those endless efforts by presenting the Best Achievement in Production Award.
A Field in England
A Field in England is a film by award-winning director of Down Terrace, Kill List and Sightseers – Ben Wheatley. Set in England during the Civil War, it is a story about a small party of deserters caught by two mischievous men while crossing an overgrown field and forced to search it for treasure.
A film about a corrupt policeman in line for promotion who will stop at nothing to get it along with his wife and daughter. However, his web of lies in which he entangled his colleagues as well as his addiction to drugs and alcohol start to take toll on his mental health.
From the Oscar-nominated director Sean Ellis comes a story about a young family that moves from its rural home to the megacity of Manila. Their dreams of finding a brighter future soon get crushed by the cold-hearted manipulations of the locals.
The Selfish Giant
A BAFTA- nominated director Clio Barnard brings us a film about two teenage boys who were excluded from school, but found a new occupation – scrap dealing. Unfortunately, it leads them to some terrible outcomes.
An extremely violent teenage inmate is transferred to an adult prison where he encounters his estranged father. Things begin to change as the young Eric starts attending sessions with a volunteer therapist who helps him discover a new outlook on life.
The Moet British Independent film Award winners will be announced on Sunday December 8th at Old Billingsgate in London in an event hosted by the actor and BIFA patron James Nesbitt. The event will be live cast by Film3Sixty.