Ava (2017)
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)
Happy End (2017)
Jupiter's Moon (2017)
The Square (2017)
Redoubtable (2017)
A Ciambra (2017)
previous
next
Choose your language en | es | fr | it

BAFTA 2016

email print share on facebook share on twitter share on google+

The Revenant scoops five BAFTAs, Brooklyn wins Outstanding British Film

by 

- Carol and Ex Machina depart with no wins

The Revenant scoops five BAFTAs, Brooklyn wins Outstanding British Film
The cast and crew of Brooklyn at the BAFTAs (© PA Wire)

The Revenant was the big winner at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) awards, taking home Best Film, Best Director for Alejandro G Iñárritu, Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki and Best Sound, making a grand total of five accolades. Todd HaynesCarol [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, which had scored nine nominations, won none. Another fancied British contender, Ex Machina [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
, also won nothing. Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, also with nine nominations, won only Best Supporting Actor for British thespian Mark Rylance. The American adulation of British Academy voters was the theme of the night, with Brie Larson winning Best Actress for Room [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
, Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer winning Best Original Screenplay for Spotlight, and Adam McKay and Charles Randolph Best Adapted Screenplay for The Big Short

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

Ireland/UK/Canada co-production Brooklyn [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
took home the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film, while British actress Kate Winslet won Best Supporting Actress for Steve Jobs [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
. George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road won four BAFTAs in the technical categories. Damián Szifrón’s Wild Tales [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Argentina/Spain) won in the foreign-language category. Veteran Italian composer Ennio Morricone won the music BAFTA for The Hateful Eight

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Film
The Revenant – Alejandro G Inarritu

Outstanding British Film
Brooklyn [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– John Crowley 

Best Direction
The Revenant – Alejandro G Inarritu

Best Original Screenplay
Spotlight – Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short – Adam McKay, Charles Randolph

Best Leading Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant

Best Leading Actress
Brie Larson – Room [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]

Best Supporting Actor
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies

Best Supporting Actress
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]

Best Original Music
The Hateful Eight – Ennio Morricone

Best Cinematography
The Revenant – Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel

Best Production Design
Mad Max: Fury Road – Colin Gibson, Lisa Thompson

Best Costume Design
Mad Max: Fury Road – Jenny Beavan

Best Makeup & Hair
Mad Max: Fury Road – Lesley Vanderwalt, Damian Martin

Best Sound
The Revenant – Lon Bender, Chris Duesterdiek, Martin Hernandez, Frank A Montano, Jon Taylor, Randy Thom

Best Special Visual Effects
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan

Best Film Not in the English Language
Wild Tales [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Damián Szifrón

Best Documentary
Amy [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
– Asif Kapadia 

Best Animated Film
Inside Out – Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen 

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Naji Abu Nowar (writer/director), Rupert Lloyd (producer) – Theeb [+see also:
trailer
interview: Naji Abu Nowar
film profile
]

Best British Short Animation
Edmond – Nina Gantz, Emilie Jouffroy

Best British Short Film
Operator – Caroline Bartleet, Rebecca Morgan 

The Rising Star Award
John Boyega

Cannes NEXT
 

latest news

 

more news

Newsletter

Follow us on

facebook twitter rss

Swiss Films Cannes