Bhubaneswar/London: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image (film, television and games) in the United Kingdom, held its 72nd British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London yesterday.
The Winners are as follows:-
|Best Film||Best Director|
|· Roma – Alfonso Cuarón and Gabriela Rodríguez||· Alfonso Cuarón – Roma|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Best Actress in a Leading Role|
|· Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody as Freddie Mercury||· Olivia Colman – The Favourite as Queen Anne|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|· Mahershala Ali – Green Book as Don Shirley||· Rachel Weisz – The Favourite as Sarah Churchill|
|Best Original Screenplay||Best Adapted Screenplay|
|· Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara – The Favourite||· Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, and Kevin Willmott – BlacKkKlansman|
|Best Cinematography||Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer|
|· Roma – Alfonso Cuarón||· Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer) – Beast
· Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director) – Apostasy
· Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer) – A Cambodian Spring
· Leanne Welham (Writer/Director), Sophie Harman (Producer) – Pili
|Outstanding British Film||Best Documentary|
|· The Favourite – Yorgos Lanthimos, Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Deborah Davis, and Tony McNamara
· Beast – Michael Pearce, Kristian Brodie, Lauren Dark, and Ivana MacKinnon
· McQueen – Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui, Andee Ryder, and Nick Taussig
|· Free Solo – Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin
· McQueen – Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui
· RBG – Julie Cohen and Betsy West
· Three Identical Strangers – Tim Wardle, Grace Hughes-Hallett, and Becky Read
|Best Original Music||Best Sound|
|· A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, and Lukas Nelson||· Bohemian Rhapsody – John Casali, Tim Cavagin, Nina Hartstone, Paul Massey, and John Warhurst|
|Best Production Design||Best Special Visual Effects|
|· The Favourite – Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton||· Black Panther – Geoffrey Baumann, Jesse James Chisholm, Craig Hammack, and Dan Sudick|
|Best Costume Design||Best Makeup and Hair|
|· The Favourite – Sandy Powell
· Bohemian Rhapsody – Julian Day
|· The Favourite – Nadia Stacey|
|Best Editing||Best Film Not in the English Language|
|· Vice – Hank Corwin
· The Favourite – Yorgos Mavropsaridis
|· Roma – Alfonso Cuarón and Gabriela Rodríguez|
|Best Animated Film||Best British Short Animation|
|· Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, and Phil Lord||· Roughhouse – Jonathan Hodgson and Richard Van Den Boom
· I’m OK – Elizabeth Hobbs, Abigail Addison, and Jelena Popović
· Marfa – Greg McLeod and Myles McLeod
|Best Short Film||EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)|
|· 73 Cows – Alex Lockwood
· Bachelor, 38 – Angela Clarke
· The Blue Door – Ben Clark, Megan Pugh, and Paul Taylor
· The Field – Sandhya Suri, Thomas Bidegain, and Balthazar de Ganay
· Wale – Barnaby Blackburn, Sophie Alexander, Catherine Slater, and Edward Speleers
|· Letitia Wright|
In addition to its annual awards ceremonies, BAFTA has an international programme of learning events and initiatives offering access to talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the United Kingdom and the United States.
BAFTA is an independent charity with a mission to “support, develop and promote the art forms of the moving image, by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public”.
It is a membership organisation comprising approximately 7,500 individuals worldwide who are creatives and professionals working in and making a contribution to the film, television and games industries in the UK. In 2005, it placed an overall cap on worldwide voting membership “which now stands at approximately 6,500”.
BAFTA does not receive any funding from the government: it relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work.
BAFTA has offices in Scotland and Wales in the UK, in Los Angeles and New York in the United States and runs events in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Amanda Berry OBE has been chief executive of the organisation since December 2000.