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Gravity dominates BAFTAs with six wins but 12 Years a Slave takes best film


- The Great Beauty wins the award for Film Not in the English Language

Gravity dominates BAFTAs with six wins but 12 Years a Slave takes best film
12 Years a Slave's director Steve McQueen accepting the BAFTA for best fim

Gravity [+see also:
making of
film profile
was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning six - Outstanding British Film, Original Music, Cinematography, Sound and Special Visual Effects, with Alfonso Cuarón winning for Director. 12 Years a Slave [+see also:
making of
interview: Michael Fassbender
film profile
 by Steve McQueen was named Best Film with Chiwetel Ejiofor winning Leading Actor.

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Leading Actress was presented to Cate Blanchett for playing the title role in Blue Jasmine – her third BAFTA win – and in his feature film debut Barkhad Abdi won Supporting Actor for Captain Phillips. American Hustle won three BAFTAs - Original Screenplay for Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, Make Up & Hair, and Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence. The Great Beauty [+see also:
film review
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
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won the award for Film Not in the English Language.


12 Years A Slave

Outstanding British Film

Alfonso Cuarón - Gravity

Leading Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave

Leading Actress
Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips

Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle

Original Screenplay
American Hustle - Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell

Adapted Screenplay
Philomena [+see also:
film review
interview: Stephen Frears
film profile
- Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope

Film Not in the English Language
The Great Beauty - Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima

The Act of Killing [+see also:
film profile
– Joshua Oppenheimer

Frozen - Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Gravity - Emmanuel Lubezki

Rush [+see also:
making of
film profile
- Dan Hanley, Mike Hill

Production Design
The Great Gatsby - Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn

Costume Design
The Great Gatsby - Catherine Martin

Make Up and Hair
American Hustle - Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell

Gravity - Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro

Original Film Music
Gravity - Steven Price

Special Visual Effects
Gravity – Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny

British Short Animation
Sleeping with the Fishes - James Walker, Sarah Woolner,Yousif Al-KhalifaBritish Short Film: Room 8, James W. Griffiths & Sophie Venner

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Keiran Evans, Writer & Director - Kelly + Victor

Rising Star Award
Will Poulter

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