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Ahead of the official ceremony hosted by Mark Gatiss, which will take place on Sunday 10th December, marking the 20th anniversary of the awards.

Today, the British Independent Film Awards have announced the first batch of winners in their brand new Craft Awards categories, announced earlier this year to further recognise the wealth of British talent working on independent films.

Among the winners were Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin and William Oldroyd’s Lady Macbeth.

The winners are as follows:

Best Casting
SHAHEEN BAIG (Lady Macbeth)
SHAHEEN BAIG, LAYLA MERRICK-WOLF (God’s Own Country)
SARAH CROWE (The Death of Stalin)*
SARAH HALLEY FINN (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
DEBBIE McWILLIAMS (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool)

Best Cinematography
BEN DAVIS (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
DAVID GALLEGO (I Am Not a Witch)
TAT RADCLIFFE (Jawbone)
THOMAS RIEDELSHEIMER (Leaning Into the Wind)
ARI WEGNER (Lady Macbeth)*

Best Costume Design
DINAH COLLIN (My Cousin Rachel)
SUZIE HARMAN (The Death of Stalin)
SANDY POWELL (How to Talk to Girls at Parties)
HOLLY REBECCA (I Am Not a Witch)
HOLLY WADDINGTON (Lady Macbeth)*

Best Editing
JOHNNY BURKE (Williams)
DAVID CHARAP (Jawbone)
JON GREGORY (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)*
PETER LAMBERT (The Death of Stalin)
JOE MARTIN (Us and Them)

Best Effects
NICK ALLDER, BEN WHITE (The Ritual)*
LUKE DODD (Journeyman)
RONALD GRAUER, BERNARD NEWTON (The Death of Stalin)
DAN MARTIN (Double Date)
CHRIS REYNOLDS (Their Finest)

Best Make Up & Hair Design
JULENE PATON (I Am Not a Witch)
JAN SEWELL, MARK COULIER (Breathe)
NADIA STACEY (Journeyman)
NICOLE STAFFORD (The Death of Stalin)*
SIAN WILSON (Lady Macbeth)

Best Music
CARTER BURWELL (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)*
FRED FRITH (Leaning into the Wind)
MATT KELLY (I Am Not a Witch)
PAUL WELLER (Jawbone)
CHRISTOPHER WILLIS (The Death of Stalin)

Best Production Design
JACQUELINE ABRAHAMS (Lady Macbeth)
CRISTINA CASALI (The Death of Stalin)*
JAMES MERIFIELD Final Portrait
NATHAN PARKER I Am Not a Witch
EVE STEWART Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Best Sound
ANNA BERTMARK (God’s Own Country)*
MAIKEN HANSEN (I Am Not a Witch)
ANDY SHELLEY, STEVE GRIFFITHS (Jawbone)
JOAKIM SUNDSTRÖM (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
IAN WILSON, BECKI PONTING (Breathe)