On Day 15 the BFI London Film Festival held its second annual Awards ceremony.
The Best British Newcomer Award, in partnership with Swarovski, was presented by Andy Serkis and went to Clio Barnard, for The Arbor. The Sutherland Award for the most original feature debut was presented by Michael Winterbottom and Olivia Williams and also went to Clio Barnard for the Arbor. The Grierson Award for best documentary was presented by Jon Snow and went to Janus Metz for Armadillo. The Best Film Award, in partnership with American Express, was presented by Patricia Clarkson and went to Alexei Popogrebsky for How I Ended This Summer.
The event also hosted Martin Scorsese, who paid tribute to the BFI National Archive's 75th anniversary, as well as bestowing the BFI's highest honour, the BFI Fellowship, on director Danny Boyle.