Bart Layton

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Jessie Buckley with the Most Promising Newcomer award, during the 21st British Independent Film Awards in London. Photograph:  Matt Crossick, PA Wire

In a very successful night for Irish film talent at the British Independent Film Awards, the Element Pictures-produced The Favourite won 10 awards, an(...)

Barry Keoghan and Evan Peters in ‘American Animals’

The British director Bart Layton came to prominence in 2012 with the award-winning documentary The Imposter, an intriguing account of a 1997 case in w(...)

Barry Keoghan. Photograph: Julien Mignot/Contour by Getty Images

Pressures come with being the Next Big Thing. There may be even greater pressures associated with a subsequent move to Established National Treasure. (...)