Alex Garland’s “Ex Machina” took home four wins at Sunday’s British Independent Film Awards in London. The sci-fier won Best Film, Alex Garland for Director and Screenplay, and Andrew Whitehurst for VFX.
Tom Hardy scored Best Actor as twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray in UK hit “Legend,” and Irish actress Saoirse Ronan won Best Actress for “Brooklyn.” Her co-star Domnhall Gleeson’s father Brendan collected Supporting Actor for another British hit, “Suffragette,” with Olivia Colman taking Supporting Actress for “The Lobster.”
“Steve Jobs” star Kate Winslet took home The Variety Award, a career prize for a talent helping to focus attention on the UK. The international independent film went to “Room.”
British Independent Film winners are listed below:
Paul Katis and Andrew De Lotbiniere, “Kajaki: The True Story”