Bob Hoskins, Mike Leigh, Matthew Vaughn, Shane Meadows,Christian Slater and Naomie Harris are among the guests confirmed to attend theBritish Independent Film Awards on Nov 30.

Held at the Hammersmith Palais and hosted by RichardJobson, BIFA sponsors this year include Bloomberg, Nokia, Chiltern, and LauraMercier.

Expected nominees and guests on Tuesday also include:Gillian Anderson, Billy Zane, Kelly Brook, Simon Pegg, Amanda Holden, EvaBirthistle, Natascha McElhone, James Nesbitt, Emily Blunt, Phil Davis, ImeldaStaunton, Meera Syal, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, James Purefoy, Ian Hart,Stephen Frears, Toby Kebbell, Atta Yaqub, Eddie Marsan, Roger Michell, NataliePress, Anne Reid, John Simm, Gary Stretch, Lee Ryan, Skin, Peter Webber, EdgarWright, Ashley Walters, Colin Salmon, Mark Strong, Martin Freeman, AdrianLester and Sam Taylor-Wood.