Beryl Vertue, Amanda Nevill and Nina Gold were among winners at the annual London event.
Damien Chazelle’s Los Angeles-set musical wins top honours; Barry Jenkins is best director for Moonlight.
Antoinette Boulat and Elsa Pharaon took home the prize, which has been founded to recognise an overlooked film-making sector.
The longlist of entries for consideration in the foreign language Oscar category is a feast of cinema from film-makers around the world, including several established masters, a strong crop of newcomers and one or two surprises.
Inside the European entries to this year’s foreign-language Oscar race.
Inside the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and African entries to this year’s Foreign-Language Oscar race.
Inside the North & South American entries to this year’s Foreign-Language Oscar race.
Screen’s US editor Jeremy Kay analyses this year’s lead and supporting actress contenders. (Comment)
Ahead of this Sunday’s (Dec 4) main event, British Independent Film Award co-directors Amy Gustin and Deena Wallace talk to Ian Sandwell about the importance of establishing BIFA as a year-round champion of emerging talent.
Cohen Media Group talks acquiring European Oscar and César hopefuls and its expansion into exhibition.