Yorgos Lanthimos’ newest film The Favourite has come out on top at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) during the ceremony that took place on Sunday swiping 10 categories.
The Greek director won a record-breaking 10 gong set out of the 13 awards for which his black comedy was nominated.
The Favourite won Best British Independent Film and Best Director including Best Screenplay for writers Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara.
Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz also picked up the Best Actress and Supporting Actress prizes but the award-winning avalanche didn’t stop there.
Lanthimos’ masterpiece also smashed its way through technical categories, garnering Best Make-up and Hair Design, Casting, Costume Design, Cinematography and Production Design awards.
See the full list of awards below:
Best British independent film The Favourite
Best director Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Best screenplay The Favourite
Best actress Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Best actor Joe Cole, A Prayer Before Dawn
Best supporting actress Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Best supporting actor Alessandro Nivola, Disobedience
Best casting The Favourite
Best costume design The Favourite
Best cinematography The Favourite
Best editing American Animals
Best effects Early Man
Best make up & hair design The Favourite
Best music You Were Never Really Here
Best production design The Favourite
Best sound You Were Never Really Here
Best documentary Evelyn
Best British short film The Big Day
Most promising newcomer Jessie Buckley, Beast
The Douglas Hickox award for best debut director Richard Billingham, Ray & Liz
Debut screenwriter Bart Layton, American Animals
Breakthrough producer Jacqui Davies, Ray & Liz
Discovery award Voyageuse
Best international independent film Roma