16th Feb2014

BAFTA Winners – Film

by timbaros





Steve McQueen’s slavery drama 12 Years a Slave took best film and best actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor at this year’s British Academy Film Awards. With a total of six prizes, Gravity was the night’s most-awarded film, sweeping up four technical categories as well as the gongs for outstanding British film and best director for Alfonso Cuarón.

American Hustle claimed three awards: best original screenplay, best makeup/hair and an award for Jennifer Lawrence as best supporting actress. Cate Blanchett won best actress for the title role in Blue Jasmine, while newcomer Barkhad Adbi was named best supporting actor for his part as a Somali pirate in Captain Phillips.

Gravity’s six awards were rounded out with recognition for best visual effects, best cinematography, best music and best sound. The Great Gatsby was another multiple winner in the technical categories, winning best production design and best costume design.

The awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Stephen Fry at the Royal Opera House.


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