Six Company 3 Projects Earn BIFA Nominations

November 3, 2023 Nov. 3, 2023

The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) revealed nominations for their 2023 award show yesterday. The ceremony, set to take place on December 3rd, will honor the best in independent cinema.

Across various categories, Company 3 had the privilege to provide post-production services to six nominated films, including All of Us StrangersFemme, and How to Have Sex, color-graded by Senior Colorist Joseph Bicknellwhich received nominations for Best British Independent Film and Past Lives, color-graded by Senior Colorist Tom Poole, nominated for Best International Independent Film.

Emma D’Arcy, best known for her role as Rhaenyra Targaryen in HBO’s House of the Dragon, has joined forces with director Thomas May Bailey to create a short film called The Talent, color-graded by Bicknell and nominated for Best British Short Film.

Furthermore, Name Me Lawand, color-graded by Senior Colorist Matthieu Toullet, is in the running for the Raindance Maverick Award, which recognizes bold, creative, and risk-taking filmmakers.  

Join us in congratulating all of the nominees and their teams.




All of Us Strangers 

Best British Independent Film
Best Director
Best Cinematography

Best Editing
Best Production Design


  • Color | Joseph Bicknell
  • Finishing Editor | Stuart London, Julien Mathus  
  • Company 3, Producer | Gemma Saunders  
  • Director | Andrew Haigh   
  • DP | Jamie Ramsay   
  • Editor | Jonathan Alberts   
  • Production Design | Sarah Finlay  



Best British Independent Film
Best Director
Best Cinematography
The Douglas Hickox Award


  • Color | Joseph Bicknell  
  • Finishing Edit | Thomas Lambert, Jeremy Crichton   
  • Company 3, Production | Christopher Nundy, Cody Cardarelli 
  • Directors | Sam H. Freeman, Ng Choon Ping  
  • DP | James Rhodes  
  • Editor | Selina Macarthur  
  • Production Design | Christopher Melgram 


How to Have Sex 

Best British Independent Film
Best Director
The Douglas Hickox Award


  • Color | Joseph Bicknell    
  • Finishing Edit | Stuart London  
  • Company 3, Producer | Gemma Saunders   
  • Director | Molly Manning Walker  
  • DP | Nicolas Canniccioni  
  • Editor | Fin Oates 
  • Production Design | Luke Moran Morris 


Name Me Lawand 

The Raindance Maverick Award  


  • Color | Matthieu Toullet 
  • Company 3, Producers | Kerri Aungle, Ellora Soret 
  • Director | Ed Lovelace 
  • DP | Ben Fordesman 
  • Editors | David Charap, Shahnaz Dulaimy, Michael Nollet & David Whitaker 


Past Lives 

Best International Independent Film  


  • Color | Tom Poole 
  • Finishing Edit | Josh Perault 
  • Company 3, Producers | Zac Gobetz, Gregory Caligiuri 
  • Director | Celine Song 
  • DP | Shabier Kirchner 
  • Editor | Keith Fraase 
  • Production Design | Grace Yun


The Talent   

Best British Short Film 



  • Color | Joseph Bicknell    
  • Company 3, Producer | Cassidy Conway  
  • Director | Thomas May Bailey  
  • DP | Anna MacDonald  
  • Editor | Rosie Lakin  
  • Production Design | Frankie Bradshaw 


Click here for more information about this year’s British Independent Film Awards and a full list of nominees.