The winners of this year’s National Film Awards have been announced. The annual event, now in its second year, took place in London last night, and saw Kingsman: The Secret Service crowned Best International Film. The Simon Pegg and Lake Bell comedy Man-Up won Best Comedy, while Never Let Go, directed by Howard J. Ford, took Best Independent Feature.
Best British Film went to Rise Of The Footsoldier II, while Tom Hiddleston took Best Actor for High-Rise, and Natalie Emmanuel was named Best Actress for Fast and Furious 7. London Road bagged Best Screenplay, while the superb Son Of Saul won Best Foreign Language Film. Samuel L. Jackson was awarded the Global Contribution to Motion Picture honour.
The National Film Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of established and independent film makers , actors , actresses, casting directors , production companies and crew who make up the motion picture industry. The National Film Awards holds 4 events annually in the United Kingdom, USA, South America, Africa and Australia. All nominations and voting for the NFA are submitted and voted for by movie fans.
The prizes were dished out at Porchester Hall in London. Here are the winners in full. For more information on the awards, check out their official website.
Best International Film
Kingsman- The Secret Service
Chasing Robert Barker
Best Drama sponsored by Gold Collagen
A Reason to Leave
Best Independent Feature
Never Let Go
Best British Film sponsored by Metcalfe’s Skinny
Rise of the Footsoldier II
Best Actor sponsored by Angel Tears Vodka
Tom Hiddleston (High-Rise)
Best Actress sponsored by Gold Collagen
Natalie Emmanuel (Fast and Furious 7)
Stephen Fingleton (The Survivalist)
Best Breakthrough Performance in a Film
John Boyega (Star Wars – The Fore Awakens)
Best Newcomer sponsored by Mokingo
Taron Egerton (Kingsman- The Secret Service)
Best Foreign Language Film sponsored by InvestNation
Son of Saul (Hungary)
Best Supporting actress sponsored by IUTTA
Alexandra Evans (Redistributors)
Best Supporting actor
Samuel L Jackson (Kingsman- The Secret Service)
Best Short Film
Global Contribution to Motion Picture
Samuel L Jackson