Monday, June 21

BIFA – Most Promising Newcomer

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

The Last Tree Samuel Adewunmi

The Last Tree

Samuel Adewunmi

2018 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Beast Jessie Buckley

Beast

Jessie Buckley

2017 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Lady Macbeth Naomi Ackie

Lady Macbeth

Naomi Ackie

2016 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

I, Daniel Blake Hayley Squires

I, Daniel Blake

Hayley Squires

2015 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Nina Forever Abigail Hardingham

Nina Forever

Abigail Hardingham

2014 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Catch Me Daddy Sameena Jabeen Ahmed

Catch Me Daddy

Sameena Jabeen Ahmed

2013 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Shell Chloe Pirrie

Shell

Chloe Pirrie

2012 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

My Brother the Devil James Krishna Floyd

My Brother the Devil

James Krishna Floyd

2011 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Weekend Tom Cullen

Weekend

Tom Cullen

2010 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

In Our Name Joanne Froggatt

In Our Name

Joanne Froggatt

2009 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Fish Tank Katie Jarvis

Fish Tank

Katie Jarvis

2008 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Slumdog Millionaire Dev Patel

Slumdog Millionaire

Dev Patel

2007 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Control Sam Riley

Control

Sam Riley

2006 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

This Is England Thomas Turgoose

This Is England

Thomas Turgoose

2005 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

In My Father's Den Emily Barclay

In My Father’s Den

Emily Barclay

2004 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Bullet Boy Ashley Walters

Bullet Boy

Ashley Walters

2003 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Pure Harry Eden

Pure

Harry Eden

2002 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Sweet Sixteen Martin Compston

Sweet Sixteen

Martin Compston

2001 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

My Brother Tom Ben Whishaw

My Brother Tom

Ben Whishaw

2000 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Billy Elliot Jamie Bell

Billy Elliot

Jamie Bell

1999 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

The War Zone Lara Belmont

The War Zone

Lara Belmont

1998 British Independent Film Awards – Most Promising Newcomer

Nil by Mouth Laila Morse

Nil by Mouth

Laila Morse