BIFA reveals longlist for 2019 Discovery award (exclusive)

Screen | 10/22/2019 | Ben Dalton
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Mark Jenkin’s breakout hit Bait and Shelly Love’s pregnancy drama A Bump Along The Way are among the 16 titles longlisted for the Raindance Discovery award at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs).

The 16 films will be whittled down to five nominated titles by BIFA voters and announced next week (Oct 30) alongside the other BIFA nominations.

Films - Posture - Debut - Actor - Dolly

Other longlisted films include Good Posture, the directorial debut of actor Dolly Wells starring Grace Van Patten and Emily Mortimer; Pink Wall, the first feature film from Weekend and Downton Abbey actor Tom Cullen; and Mari, the dance drama from Georgia Parris which came through Film London’s low-budget Microwave scheme.

The longlist includes 11 fiction and 5 non-fiction titles.

Films - Discovery - Award - Budget - £500

Films eligible for the Discovery award must have a maximum budget of £500,000.

As per the BIFA rules, films that are...
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