Andrea Riseborough - Andrea Riseborough And Toby Jones Win At British Independent Film Awards

Andrea Riseborough and Toby Jones were among the big winners at the British Independent Film Awards in London on Sunday night (09Dec12).

Riseborough took the Best Actress prize for her role in Shadow Dancer and Jones won the male counterpart for his turn in Berberian Sound Studio at the ceremony, which honours the best in U.K. independent film.

The top award of the night went to Broken, which was was hailed the Best British Independent Film, while one of its stars Rory Kinnear was named Best Supporting Actor and Olivia Colman (Hyde Park on Hudson) was the Best Supporting Actress.

Berberian Sound Studio's Peter Strickland was voted Best Director, Sir Michael Gambon picked up the prestigious Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film, and Jude Law won the Variety Award, which honours stars who help to focus the international spotlight on the U.K.

Bifa founder Elliot Grove says, "This year's Bifa nominations demonstrate that British filmmakers are now an international force to be reckoned with."


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