Feb 4 2013, 4:33pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr
Producers, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, picked up the award, which was presented by Hayley Atwell
Sarah Sands, Editor of the Evening Standard said: ''Thanks in part to the extraordinary success of Skyfall - a truly big British movie, delivered with a panache Hollywood could envy - 2012 also highlighted the creativity, vision and talent of a new generation of British film-makers, actors and actresses.''
Andrea Riseborough picked up the Best Actress award for her performance as an IRA bomber in James Marsh's thriller 'Shadow Dancer' while Toby Jones beat off competition from Daniel Day-Lewis and Eddie Redmayne to take the top acting award for his role as a British sound designer in 'Berberian Sound Studio'.
Malcolm Campbell took home the Best Screenplay trophy for 'What Richard Did', which tells the story of Richard, a popular Irish teenager whose life is changed forever after a senseless act of violence.
'Transformers 4' star Jack Reynor, who shot to fame in 'What Richard Did', presented the award.
Sacha Baron Cohen was the recipient of the Editor's Award, for making an event of every one of his films.
London Evening Standard British Film Awards Winners
FILM OF THE YEAR
'Skyfall' (Directed by Sam Mendes)
Toby Jones ('Berberian Sound Studio')
Andrea Riseborough ('Shadow Dancer')
Malcolm Campbell ('What Richard Did')
LONDON FILM MUSEUM AWARD FOR TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Jacqueline Durran (Costume design), Sarah Greenwood (Production design), Seamus McGarvey (Cinematography) jointly for 'Anna Karenina'
PETER SELLERS AWARD FOR COMEDY
'Sightseers' (Director Ben Wheatley)
MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
Sally El Hosaini (Writer/director 'My Brother the Devil')
'The Imposter' (Bart Layton)
Sacha Baron Cohen for making every film an event
Source: Bang Movies
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