Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’ Wins 3 British Independent Film Awards

“Lady Macbeth” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” pick up two prizes in early craft categories

The Death of Stalin
Toronto International Film Festival

“The Death of Stalin,” the satirical feature by “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci, picked up three British Independent Film Awards on Thursday.

The film earned prizes for casting, production design and makeup and hair design.

William Oldroyd’s “Lady Macbeth” and Irish director Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” collected two prizes each.

The 20-year-old organization introduced the craft categories just this year and will hold its ceremony for the main categories on December 10.

Vanessa Redgrave will receive this year’s Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Actor to British Film and Gary Oldman will receive the Variety Award.

The complete list of early winners follows.

Best Casting

Sarah Crowe, “The Death of Stalin”

Best Cinematography

Ari Wegner for “Lady Macbeth”

Best Costume Design

Holly Waddington for “Lady Macbeth”

Best Editing

Jon Gregory for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Effects

Nick Allder and Ben White for “The Ritual”

Best Make Up & Hair Design

Nicole Stafford for “The Death of Stalin”

Best Music

Carter Burwell for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Production Design

Cristina Casali for “The Death of Stalin”

Best Sound

Anna Bertmark for “God’s Own Country”