The EE British Academy Film Awards (aka. the BAFTAs) were presented in London on Sunday at the Royal Opera House with Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” proving the big winners of the night.
‘Slave’ took home the top award of Best Film and Best Actor, while “Gracity” took Best British Film, Best Director, and four technical awards (cinematography, sound, music, visual effects).
Cate Blanchett scored Best Actress for “Blue Jasmine,” Jennifer Lawrence won Best Supporting Actress for “American Hustle,” and Barkhad Abdi took Best Supporting Actor for “Captain Phillips”.
“American Hustle” also scored best original screenplay and make-up. “The Great Gatsby” took best production design and costume design. “Rush” won best editing, and “Philomena” scored best adapted screenplay.
Best Animated Feature went to “Frozen,” Best Documentary Feature to “The Act of Killing”. The Outstanding British Debut award went to “Kelly and Victor,” while the BAFTA Rising Star award went to Will Poulter.