British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA Award):

The British Academy Film Awards, also known as the BAFTA Awards, are an annual award presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. It is the US equivalent of the Oscars. Since 2008 it is held at the Royal Opera House in London. The award is hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), giving the best British and international contribution to film.

Ceremonies were held at the flagship Odeon Cinema in London's Leicester Square in 2008 before being held at the Royal Opera House from 2016 to 2016. Since 2017, the ceremony is held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Here you will read about the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA Awards) held in the years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021. Following is a list of persons who have been honored with British Academy Film Awards in these given years.

Brief description of the British Academy Film Awards:

Category of award Film Industry
Establishment year 29 May 1949
Country Great Britain
Who gives British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Winners of BAFTA Awards 2023:

BAFTA Awards 2023 Winners: The 76th edition of the British Academy Film Awards, also known as the BAFTA Awards, was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, honor the best national and foreign films of 2022. This time the award was hosted by actor Richard E Grant. Irish film 'The Banshees of Inishrein' has won four awards at the award show. Among Indian films, All That Breathes, directed by Shaunak Sen, was nominated in the Best Documentary category.

Sl.No. Category Winner
1 Best Movie All Quiet on the Western Front
2 Best Director Edward Berger
3 Best Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett
4 Best Actor in a Leading Role Austin Butler
5 Best Supporting Actress Kerry Condon
6 Best Supporting Actor Barry Keoghan
7 EE Rising Star Award Lashana Lynch
8 Best British film Belfast
9 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer The Harder They Fall
10 Best Film Not in the English Language Drive My Car
11 Best Documentary Everything Everywhere All at Once
12 Best Animated Film Encanto
13 Best Short Animation Guillermo del Toros's Pinocchio

Winners of BAFTA Awards 2022:

BAFTA Awards 2022 Winners: The 75th edition of the British Academy Film Awards, also known as the BAFTA Awards, was held on March 13, 2022, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, honor the best national and foreign films of 2021. The ceremony was hosted by actress and comedian Rebel Wilson. The most nominated film was Dune with 11 nominations. The film Dune took home five trophies in the most number of awards.

Sl. No. Category Winner
1 Best Movie The Power of the Dog
2 Best Director Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
3 Best Actress in a Leading Role Joanna Scanlan, After Love
4 Best Actor in a Leading Role Will Smith, King Richard
5 Best Supporting Actress Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
6 Best Supporting Actor Troy Kotser, CODA
7 EE Rising Star Award Lashana Lynch
8 Best British film Belfast
9 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer The Harder They Fall
10 Best Film Not in the English Language Drive My Car
11 Best Documentary Summer of Soul (or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
12 Best Animated Film Encanto
13 Best Short Animation Do Not Feed the Pigeon, Vladimir Krasilnikov, Jordi Moreira and Antonin Niklas
14 Best Short Film The Black Cop, Cherish Oleka
15 Original script Licorice Pizza, Paul Thomas Anderson
16 Converted script CODA, Cyan header
17 Original Score Dune, Hans Zimmer
18 Castings West Side Story, Cindy Tolan

Winners of BAFTA Awards 2021:

The 74th edition of the British Academy Film Awards, often shortened to BAFTA or BAFTA, is being held virtually at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The awards, equivalent to the British Oscars, honor the best in national and international cinema. Director Chloe Zhao's film "Nomadland" topped the BAFTA Film Awards 2021 by winning four awards, including Best Picture. The film's lead actor Frances McDormand won Best Actress while Zhao won the Best Director award.

The film was also a winner in the Cinematography category. After these awards for the film in BAFTA, the chances of it being the top contender in the Oscar awards ceremony to be held later this month have increased a lot. Emerald Fenell's "Me Too" drama "Promising Young Woman" was declared the best British film at the ceremony London, Apr 12 (PTI) Director Chloe Zhao's film "Nomadland" topped the BAFTA Film Awards 2021 by winning four awards, including Best Picture.

Sl. No. Category Winner
1 Best Actor Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
2 Best Actress Frances McDormand (Nomadland
3 Outstanding British Film Missing Young Woman
4 Best Director Chloé Zhao (Nomadland)
5 Original Screenplay Promising Young Woman
6 Adapted Screenplay Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller (The Father)
7 Supporting Actress Yuh Jung Yeon (Minari)
8 Supporting Actor Danny Kalyu (Shrujdas and the Black Messiah)
9 British Writer, Director and Producer Outstanding Debut Remy Weeks (His House)
10 Non-English language film Thomas Witterberg, Cisse Grom (Another Round)
11 Best Short Film The Present, Farah Nabulsi
12 Production Design Manck, Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascal
13 British Short Animation The Owl and the Pussy Cat, Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf
14 Sound Sound of Metal, Jami, Nicholas Baker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos, Michelle Couttolenc
15 casting Roux, Lucie Pardy
16 Costume Design Mother Rainey, Ann Roth
17 Makeup and Hair Ma Raine Black Bottom, Matiki Anoff, Lappy M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez, Mia Neal
18 documentary Pippa Ehrlich, James Reid, Craig Foster (My Octopus Teacher)
19 Original Score Jon Battisti, Trent Ranger, Atticus Rose (Sol)
20 Animated movie Pete Doctor, Dana Murray (Soul)
21 Casting Lucy Pardy (Rocks)
22 Cinematography Joshua James Richards (Nomadland)
23 Editing Mikkel EG Nielsen (Sound of Metal)
24 Special Visual Effects Tenet, Scott Fischer, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley
25 EE Rising Star Award bookie backray
26 British Short Animation Mole Hill, Laura Dunn
28 British Short Film Farah Nabulsi(The Present)

Winners of BAFTA Awards 2020:

On 2 February 2020, the 73rd British Academy Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA) were held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. In which the best national and foreign films of the year 2019 were awarded. Sam Mendes' film '1917' got the Best Film Award, the film 1917 won a total of 6 awards. Joaquin Phoenix was awarded the Best Actor Award for his best acting in the film Joker. At the same time, Renee Zellweger won the Best Actress Award for the film Judy.

Check out the full list of the 73rd BAFTA Awards here-

Sl. No. Category Winner
1 Best Film 1917
2 Best Actress Renée Zellweger (Judy)
3 Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
4 Best Supporting Actor Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ...)
5 Best Supporting Actress Laura Dern (Marriage Story)
6 Best Director Sam Mendes (1917)
7 Best Casting Shayna Markowitz (Joker)
8 EE Rising Star Award Michael Ward
9 Best Film, Non English Language Parasite
10 Best Visual Effect Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy (1917)
11 Best Adaptive Screenplay Taka Waititi (Jojo Rabbit)
12 Best Original Screenplay Han Jin Won, Bong Joon-ho (Parasite)
13 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer Mark Jenkin, Kate Byers, Lynn White (bass)
14 Best Original Score Hildur Guandótir (The Joker)
15 Best Cinematography Roger Deakins (1917)
16 Best Documentary Wad al-Kateb, Edward Watts (Sama)
17 Best Animated Film Sergio Pablos, Ginkgo Gotoh (Claus)
18 Best Editing Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker (Le Mans 66)
19 Best Production Design Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandles (1917)
20 Best Costume Design Jacqueline Durran (Little Women)
21 Best makeup and hair Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan (Bombshell)
22 Best Sound Scott Milne, Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson (1917)
23 Best British Short Animation Mariam Mohajer (Granddad Was A Romantic)
24 Best British Short Film Carol Dessinger, Elena Andrecheva (If You Were a Girl)
25 Outstanding British Contribution to Film Andy Serkis
26 BAFTA Fellowship Kathleen Kennedy
Winners of BAFTA Awards 2019:

Netflix's drama 'Roma' won the top prize at the 72nd edition of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Awards. However, with seven BAFTA awards, director Yorgos Lanthimos's The Favorite became the top winner in 2019. Actress Olivia Colman won Best Actress BAFTA for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite. Roma, along with a trophy from director Alfonso Cuarón, won four BAFTA Awards, while Bohemian Rhapsody—a Golden Globes favorite—won only one BAFTA by lead actor Rami Malek.

Check out the full list of the 72nd BAFTA Awards here-
Sl. No. Category Winner
1 Best Director Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
2 Best movie Roma
3 Best Actress Olivia Colman The Favorite
4 Best actor Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody
5 Best Supporting Actress Rachel Weiss - The Favorite
6 Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali - Green Book
7 The quintessential British film The Favorite
8 Best Animated Film Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse
9 Best British Short Animation Roughhouse
10 Best British Short Film 73 coves
11 Best Documentary Free Solo
12 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer Beast - Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer)
13 Best film other than English language Roma
14 best dress design The Favorite
15 Best make up and hair The Favorite
16 Best Production Design The Favorite
17 Best Editing Vice
18 Best Cinematography Roma
19 Best Special Visual Effects Black Panther
20 Best Original Screenplay  The Favorite - Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
21 Best Adapted Screenplay BlacKkKlansman - Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Wilmot
22 Best Sound Bohemian Rhapsody
23 Best Original Score A Star is Born
24 Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Number 9 movies (Elizabeth Carlson and Stephen Woolley)
25 EE Rising Star Award (voted on by the public) Letitia Wright
26 BAFTA Fellowship Thelma Schoonmaker
Winners of BAFTA Awards 2018:

The 71st BAFTA Awards Ceremony was held on 18 February 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The BAFTA Awards are awarded annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality screened in British cinemas. Guillermo del Toro's film 'The Shape of Water' has won three awards at the 71st British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The film was nominated in maximum 12 categories. It is the story of a woman who falls in love with a sea creature. The film has won awards in the fields of production design, music, while del Toro has received the BAFTA Award for Best Director for the film.


Winners of the 71st BAFTA Awards 2018:

Sl. No. Category Winner
1 Best Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
2 The quintessential British film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
3 Director Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
4 Best Actress Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
5 Best Actor Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
6 Best Supporting Actress Allison Janney, I, Tonya
7 Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
8 Best Cinematography Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
9 Original script Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
10 Adapted script James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name
11 British Short Film Cowboy Dave
12 British Short Animation Poles apart
13 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer I Am Not A Witch, Rungano Nooni (Writer/Director), Emily Morgan (Producer)
14 Special Visual Effects Blade Runner 2049
15 Best Animated Film Coco
16 Not the best film in the English language The Handmaiden
17 Best Documentary I'm Your Negro
18 Best Production Design Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, Shane Weu, The Shape of Water 
19 Best Edit Jonathan Amos, Paul Machlis Baby Driver
20 Best Sound Dunkirk
21 Best Original Music The Shape of Water
22 Best Costume Design Phantom thread
23 Best Makeup and Hair Darkest Hour
24 The E Rising Star Awards Daniel Kaluuya

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