Awards News: BAFTAs, Annies, VES

“Atonement” took the best film award at the Orange British Academy Film Awards, though Edith Piaf biopic “La Vie en Rose” stole the night with four awards, including one for best actress Marion Cotillard. Daniel Day-Lewis (“There Will Be Blood”), Tilda Swinton (“Michael Clayton), the Coen Brothers & Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men”) took home acting and directing honors as well. “This Is England” scored Best British film, “The Lives of Others” best non-English feature, and “Juno” best screenplay…” (full details)

“”Ratatouille” scored nine awards, easily dominating the 35th annual Annie Awards rewarding the best in animation. Sony penguin comedy “Surf’s Up” came in second with two nods, whilst large awards went to “Futurama: Bender’s Big Score,” “Creature Comforts America,” “Robot Chicken” and Nickelodeon’s “El Tigre”…” (full details)

“”Transformers” on Sunday won four Visual Effects Society Awards, including the top prize for outstanding visual effects in a visual effects-driven film, “Ratatouille” scored three VES wins, “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” collected two trophies… (full details)