At tonight’s 2020 (EE British Academy Film) BAFTA Awards, 1917 won seven awards including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, with Sam Mendes receiving the BAFTA for Director.
Parasite won two awards: Original Screenplay for Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won and Film Not in the English Language.
For Sama, the epic and intimate journey filmed through five years of uprising in Aleppo, Syria, won Documentary.
Writer/director Mark Jenkin and producers Kate Byers and Linn Waite received the award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Bait.
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl) won the British Short Film award, while the BAFTA for British Short Animation was won by Grandad Was a Romantic.
The Special Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema was presented to Andy Serkis. Through his pioneering work in the evolving art of performance capture he has widened the parameters of what it means to be an actor in the 21st century.
The Fellowship, the highest honor the Academy can bestow, was presented to producer Kathleen Kennedy by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, President of BAFTA, and Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.
2020 EE British Academy Film Awards
Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Sam Mendes, Jayne-Ann Tenggren
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
Mark Jenkin (Writer/Director), Kate Byers, Linn Waite (Producers)
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Bong Joon Ho
Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts
Sergio Pablos, Jinko Gotoh
Han Jin Won, Bong Joon Ho
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
LE MANS ’66
Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker
Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales
MAKE UP & HAIR
Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan
Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
GRANDAD WAS A ROMANTIC
BRITISH SHORT FILM
LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)
Carol Dysinger, Elena Andreicheva
EE RISING STAR AWARD