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British Academy Film Awards 2014: Winners: 12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY

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12 Years a Slave, Gravity, and the other winners for the 2014 British Academy Film Awards have been announced. The 17th annual British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) are “presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts[and are used for] rewarding the best work of any nationality seen on British cinema screens during the preceding year…as well as excellence in…television, television craft, video games and forms of animation.”

The full listing of the 2014 British Academy Film Awards winners:

Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave

Best British Film: Gravity

Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor: Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

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

Best Adapted Screenplay: Philomena, Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope

Best Foreign: The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima

Best Documentary: The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer

Best Animation: Frozen, Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Best Cinematography: Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Editing: Rush, Dan Hanley, Mike Hill

Best Production Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn

Best Costume Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin

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

Best Sound: Gravity, Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro

Best Original Music: Gravity, Steven Price

Best Special Visual Effects: GravityTim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny

Best British Short Animation: Sleeping with the Fishes, James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa

Best British Short Film: Room 8, James W. Griffiths & Sophie Venner

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Keiran Evans (Director/Writer), Kelly + Victor

The EE Rising Star Award (voted for by public): Will Poulter

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Source: Film Award


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