The first batch of winners have been announced from this year’s British Independent Film Awards, with nine of the craft categories unveiled. Remi Weekes’ His House, which is nominated for 16 BIFAs in total, won two prizes: Best Effects and Best Production Design. Philippa Lowthorpe’s Misbehaviour also took two: Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Lucy Pardee was awarded Best Casting for Rocks. Saint Maud, which leads the overall noms field with 17, won Best Cinematography. The Father took Best Editing. Mogul Mowgli won Best Music. Best Sound went to The Reason I Jump. The full list of BIFA winners will be announced next month on a yet to be confirmed date.
Fremantle Settles Ukrainian ‘Masked Singer’ Dispute
Fremantle has settled a format dispute over the Ukrainian version of The Masked Singer. Fremantle and TV channel Ukraine threatened to sue 1+1 Media, arguing that its show Maskarad — an