Full result of 67th BAFTA Film Awards 2014.

The awards ceremony of the much anticipated 67th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) took place yesterday on 16th February 2014 at Royal Opera House, London. Stephen Fry was the host of the ceremony. The awards, honouring the best of local and foreign films of 2013 is always regarded as a precursor to the upcoming much prestigious Academy Awards or famously known as Oscars. Hereby (below) is the full list of the result:


Best Film
“12 Years a Slave” – WINNER
“American Hustle”
“Captain Phillips”

Comment: Very much predicted. Out of the five, I have watched ‘Captain Phillips’ and ‘Gravity’ fully, and ’12 Years A Slave’ partially. ’12 Years A Slave’ will win best picture with not much competition in Oscars too.

Outstanding British Film
“Gravity” – WINNER
“Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom”
“Saving Mr. Banks”
“The Selfish Giant”

Comment: Expected. This brilliant and innovative science-fiction thriller has to be honoured.

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Kieran Evans (Director/Writer) – “Kelly + Victor” – WINNER
Colin Carberry (Writer), Glenn Patterson (Writer) – “Good Vibrations”
Kelly Marcel (Writer) – “Saving Mr. Banks”
Paul Wright (Director/Writer), Polly Stokes (Producer) – “For Those in Peril”
Scott Graham (Director/Writer) – “Shell”

Film Not in the English Language
“The Great Beauty” – WINNER
“The Act of Killing”
“Blue Is The Warmest Colour”
“Metro Manila”

“The Act of Killing” – WINNER
“The Armstrong Lie”
“Tim’s Vermeer”
“We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks”

Animated Film
“Frozen” – WINNER
“Despicable Me 2”
“Monsters University”

Comment: Yup. Out of these three, ‘Frozen’ easily stood out. The other two nominees are just average.

Alfonso Cuaron – “Gravity” – WINNER
Steve McQueen – “12 Years a Slave”
David O. Russell – “American Hustle”
Paul Greengrass – “Captain Phillips”
Martin Scorsese – “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Comment: Brilliant directing work by Alfonso in ‘Gravity’. Very deserving to win.

Original Screenplay
Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell – “American Hustle” – WINNER
Woody Allen – “Blue Jasmine”
Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron – “Gravity”
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen – “Inside Llewyn Davis”
Bob Nelson – “Nebraska”

Adapted Screenplay
Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope – “Philomena” – WINNER
John Ridley – “12 Years a Slave”
Richard LaGravenese – “Behind The Candelabra”
Billy Ray – “Captain Phillips”
Terence Winter – “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Leading Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor – “12 Years a Slave” – WINNER
Bruce Dern – “Nebraska”
Christian Bale – “American Hustle”
Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips”

Comment: I actually preferred Leonardo diCaprio. In upcoming Oscars, it will be intense battle between Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) and Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club). I think the latter’s film couldn’t be nominated this year as it is not released in Britain yet. But it seems like the latter is the current Oscars’ favourite.

Leading Actress
Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine” – WINNER
Amy Adams – “American Hustle”
Emma Thompson – “Saving Mr. Banks”
Judi Dench – “Philomena”
Sandra Bullock – “Gravity”

Comment: Another predicted outcome. She will face no or very little competition in Oscars this year too. All the nominees here had won Oscars before, so everything is fair.

Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi – “Captain Phillips” – WINNER
Bradley Cooper – “American Hustle”
Daniel Bruhl – “Rush”
Matt Damon – “Behind The Candelabra”
Michael Fassbender – “12 Years a Slave”

Comment: Quite a surprising win. But I do feel glad too for Barkhad Abdi. First cinematic debut and he won best supporting actor. Wonderful! He is the captain now!

Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence – “American Hustle” – WINNER
Julia Roberts – “August: Osage County”
Lupita Nyong’o – “12 Years a Slave”
Oprah Winfrey – “The Butler”
Sally Hawkins – “Blue Jasmine”

Comment: Another expected result. Predicted to win in Oscars too. 

Original Music
“Gravity” – Steven Price – WINNER
“12 Years a Slave” – Hans Zimmer
“The Book Thief” – John Williams
“Captain Phillips” – Henry Jackman
“Saving Mr. Banks” – Thomas Newman

Comment: Happy for ‘Gravity’ to win. The music in this movie gave me goosebumps and successfully brought up the excitement and intensity of the film. 

“Gravity” – Emmanuel Lubezki – WINNER
“12 Years a Slave” – Sean Bobbitt
“Captain Phillips” – Barry Ackroyd
“Inside Llewyn Davis” – Bruno Delbonnel
“Nebraska” – Phedon Papamichael

Comment: Expected also. Great cinematography in ‘Gravity’. Effort paid off.

“Rush” – Dan Hanley, Mike Hill – WINNER
“12 Years a Slave” – Joe Walker
“Captain Phillips” – Christopher Rouse
“Gravity” – Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Sanger
“The Wolf of Wall Street” – Thelma Schoonmaker

Production Design
“The Great Gatsby” – Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn – WINNER
“12 years a Slave” – Adam Stockhausen, Alice Baker
“American Hustle” – Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler
“Behind The Candelabra” – Howard Cummings
“Gravity” – Andy Nicholson, Rosie Goodwin, Joanne Woodlard

Costume Design
“The Great Gatsby” – Catherine Martin – WINNER
“American Hustle” – Michael Wilkinson
“Behind The Candelabra” – Ellen Mirojnick
“The Invisible Woman” – Michael O’Connor
“Saving Mr. Banks” – Daniel Orlandi

Make Up & Hair
“American Hustle” – Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell – WINNER
“Behind The Candelabra” – Kate Biscoe, Marie Larkin
“The Butler” – Debra Denson, Beverly Jo Pryor, Candace Neal
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” – Peter Swords King, Richard Taylor, Rick Findlater

“Gravity” – Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro – WINNER
“All Is Lot” – Richard Hymns, Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor, Micah Bloomberg, Gillian Arthur
“Captain Phillips” – Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, Chris Munro, Oliver Tarney
“Inside Llewyn Davis” – Peter F. Kurland, Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff
“Rush” – Danny Hambrook, Martin Steyer, Stefan Korte, Markus Stemler, Frank Kruse

Comment: Expected result too. ‘Gravity’ will win many technical awards too since it succeeds beyond anything that words can explain. 

Special Visual Effects
“Gravity” – Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny – WINNER
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” – Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, Eric Reynolds
“Iron Man 3” – Bryan Grill, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick
“Pacific Rim” – Hal Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy De Quattro, Nigel Sumner
“Star Trek Into Darkness” – Ben Grossmann, Burt Dalton, Patrick Tubach, Roger Guyett

British Short Animation
“Sleeping With The Fishes” – James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa – WINNER
“Everything I Can See From Here” – Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Friederike Nicolaus, Sam Taylor
“I Am Tom Moody” – Ainslie Henderson

British Short Film
“Room 8” – James W. Griffiths, Sophie Venner “Sea View” — Anna Duffield, Jane Linfoot – WINNER
“Island Queen” – Ben Mallaby, Nat Luurtsema
“Keeping Up With The Joneses” – Megan Rubens, Michael Pearce, Selina Lim
“Orbit Ever After” – Chee-Lan Chan, Jamie Stone, Len Rowles
“Sea View” – Anna Duffield, Jane Linfoot

The EE Rising Star Award (voted by the public)
Will Poulter – WINNER
Dane Dehaan
George Mackay
Lupita Nyong’o
Lea Seydoux

Oustanding British Contribution To Cinema 2014
Peter Greenaway

Fellowship Award 2014
Dame Helen Mirren

Comment: I do like Helen Mirren. She is a great actress. It’s good to know that she is honoured with this award (popularly known as Lifetime Achievement Award) that recognizes her outstanding contribution to British cinema. 


‘Gravity’ won 6 awards, becoming the biggest winner of the night, while ’12 Years A Slave’ is crowned Best Picture overall.  Congratulations to all the winners! What do you think of the result of this year’s BAFTA Film Awards? For me, it’s great and not much surprising. Most outcomes are predicted. The deserving wins. Now, let’s wait for the 86th Academy Awards (Oscars) which will take place on 2nd March 2014.

(Images in this post are from various sources throughout the world wide web)


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