Awards 2012

The Moët British Independent Film Awards took place on Sunday 9th December 2012 at Old Billingsgate in central London. Now in its 15th year, the Awards were created in 1998 by Raindance and set out to celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded British filmmaking, to honour new talent, and to promote British films and filmmaking to a wider public.

Our official photographer on the night was Idil Sukan, who also took a special 15th Anniversary  photograph (above) of past BIFA winners, nominees, jurors and patrons.

The Awards were hosted by actor James Nesbitt, and the evening's entertainment included a variety of eclectic music. 

The Incredibly Strange Film Band are known for their funky stew of film soundtracks and return for their ninth year. On the night, they will provide live music intros for each award winner, no small feat given that they do not know who's won until the envelope's been opened and a name's called out.


Andrea Gorgerino & Alexandra Rossi return to MBIFA to ensure our 15th Anniversary is a party to remember. Gorgerino - a talented DJ, producer and musician - has previously remixed tracks for Kylie Minogue, S-Express and Ladyhawke, and is signed to fashionable record label Kitsune. Meanwhile, Rossi juggles DJing with her love of film, working as an independent producer and  director of Breakfast Club Films.

Rob da Bank is back for his sixth year spinning the decks, with a mix of old soul and hip hop. A regular Radio 1 DJ, he is also the founder of Bestival, and record label Sunday Best, which has previously released one of David Lynch's albums. He is a self-professed cinephile and is excited that film has started to become part of his professional world, including music supervision on a British film and producing soundtracks.

Download the 2012 Programme

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