Sunday, February 8, 2015
At tonight’s EE British Academy Film Awards Boyhood was named Best Film with Richard Linklater winning Director and Patricia Arquette receiving the award for Supporting Actress. The Awards were hosted for a tenth year by Stephen Fry and held at London’s Royal Opera House.
The Grand Budapest Hotel won five awards: Costume Design, Production Design, Make Up & Hair and Original Music, with Wes Anderson winning his first BAFTA for Original Screenplay.
Leading Actor was presented to Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, which also received the awards for Outstanding British Film and Adapted Screenplay.
Whiplash received three BAFTAs: Supporting Actor for J. K. Simmons, Editing and Sound. Leading Actress was presented to Julianne Moore for her role in Still Alice, meaning all four of this year’s performance awards went to first-time BAFTA winners.
Writer Stephen Beresford and Producer David Livingstone received the award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for their first feature film Pride. Previous Outstanding Debut winner Pawel Pawlikowski picked up the award for Film Not in the English Language for Ida.
Emmanuel Lubezki received the BAFTA for Cinematography for Birdman, having won this category twice previously, most recently in 2014.
The Lego Movie received the BAFTA for Animated Film, and Special Visual Effects was presented to Interstellar. The award for Documentary was won by Citizenfour.
Boogaloo and Graham won the British Short Film award and the British Short Animation award was presented to The Bigger Picture; both shorts are nominated for this year’s international short film and animation categories at the Oscars later this month.
The EE Rising Star Award, voted for by the public, was presented to Jack O’Connell.
The special award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema was presented to BBC Films in their 25th year. Mike Leigh, whose films include Naked, Secrets & Lies, Vera Drake and Mr. Turner, received the Fellowship, the highest honour the Academy can bestow.
Nominations for the 2014 British Academy Film Awards
Complete list of winners 2014 British Academy Film Awards (presented in 2015)
Boyhood - Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
The Theory of Everything - James Marsh, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
Stephen Beresford (Writer), David Livingstone (Producer) Pride
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Ida - Pawel Pawlikowski, Eric Abraham, Piotr Dzieciol, Ewa Puszczynska
Citizenfour - Laura Poitras
The Lego Movie - Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Boyhood - Richard Linklater
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson
The Theory of Everything - Anthony McCarten
Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore for Still Alice
J.K. Simmons for Whiplash
Patricia Arquette for Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Alexandre Desplat
Birdman - Emmanuel Lubezki
Whiplash - Tom Cross
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Milena Canonero
MAKE UP & HAIR
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Frances Hannon
Whiplash - Thomas Curley, Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Interstellar - Paul Franklin, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
The Bigger Picture - Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs, Jennifer Majka
BRITISH SHORT FILM
Boogaloo And Graham - Brian J. Falconer, Michael Lennox, Ronan Blaney
THE EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema