LONDON – Hollywood turned out in force for this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards, which saw Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave walk away with the night’s top prize for best film.
McQueen said after the film’s win that he was looking forward to the Oscars simply because it was a gathering and celebration of filmmaking “and these awards are the only chance I get to meet with filmmakers.”
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When accepting the night’s top award, McQueen noted that there are “21 million people in slavery now as we sit here. I just hope there will not be another 120 years of ambivalence that allows another filmmaker to make a film like this.”
But McQueen was beaten for the evening’s best director prize by a self-confessed London “local lad,” Alfonso Cuaron, who picked that plaudit up for Gravity.
Cuaron said he is considered a part of the British film industry, despite “his accent.”
The filmmaker, who lives in London, joked that he makes “a good case for curbing immigration”
He thanked Sandra Bullock, who “is gravity.”
“Without her it would have been nonsense,” Cuaron said, also thanking Warner Bros. during his speech.
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Gravity ended up the biggest winner on the night, securing six awards, including outstanding British film, original music, cinematography, sound and special visual effects and Cuaron’s director honor.
American Hustle, with director David O. Russell, castmembers Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale among the attendees, won three BAFTA Awards, including original screenplay for Eric Warren Singer and Russell, make up and hair, and supporting actress for Jennifer Lawrence.
Stanley Tucci was on hand to present the evening’s BAFTA for original screenplay to Eric Warren Singer and Russell.
Tucci said there is nothing quite so terrifying as being faced with a blank page and asked to write something. “Trust me, I know, this took me ages to write,” Tucci said.
Singer said he “was breastfed on British cinema from an early age. So thanks to BAFTA for this award.”
Russell said he writes for his actors and they make him a “better writer.” He sent apologies from Lawrence, who could not be there in person to pick up her best supporting actress because she is shooting.
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Cate Blanchett sidestepped the current maelstrom surrounding filmmaker Woody Allen after picking up the evening’s best actress award for her turn in Blue Jasmine — her third BAFTA win.
Earlier in the evening, Barkhad Abdi won supporting actor for Captain Phillips, his feature film debut.
Chiwetel Ejiofor won the leading actor award with Uma Thurman opening the envelope for him.
Ejiofor hit the stage saying “wow, wow, wow” to huge applause and whistles from the audience, including fellow nominee Tom Hanks. “I want to start with Steve McQueen.” He thanked him for introducing him to the character and making a work of “such value and worth to all of us”.
Said Ejiofor: “This is yours. I know it, you know, but I’m going to keep it. That’s the kind of guy I am.”
He also name-checked a myriad list, including Brad Pittin the audience, and the backers, cast and his family.
Production design and costume design awards were dished out to The Great Gatsby.
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Director and writer Kieran Evans received the award for outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer for his first feature film, Kelly + Victor.
Adapted screenplay went to Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan for Philomena,which Coogan also produced and starred in.
The Great Beauty won the award for a non-English language film and the BAFTA for editing went to Rush.
The Act of Killing received the documentary award whileFrozen took home the prize for Animated Film.
The EE Rising Star Award, voted for by the public, was presented to Will Poulter.
Director Peter Greenaway, whose films include The Draughtsman’s Contract and The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover received the award for outstanding British contribution to cinema.
The U.K.’s glitziest and most prestigious movie awards shindig included a fellowship plaudit, BAFTA’s highest honor, for Helen Mirren.
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Hosted by Stephen Fry for the ninth time, the EE British Academy Film Awards was broadcast exclusively on BBC One in the U.K. and in all major territories around the world from London’s Royal Opera House.
This year’s event also enjoyed a Royal seal of approval with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, who took a break from his duties as a new father to join the celebrations by wearing his crown as BAFTA president.
The future kingwatched the awards ceremony and presentedMirren with her fellowship alongside Jeremy Irons.
Prince William noted Mirren won a BAFTA and Oscar for portraying someone he should probably refer to as “grannie” after her turn as Queen Elizabeth II in Stephen Frears’ The Queen.
Irons described Mirren as “grounded, powerful and a great leader” on the set. “She is one hell of a dame,” Irons said. Mirren blew a kiss to her husband, Taylor Hackford, who couldn’t be there, and went on to thank the Academy and all the filmmakers, teachers and collaborators who made her into the actress she has become.
A complete list of winners can be found on the next page.
*12 YEARS A SLAVE Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen (WINNER)
AMERICAN HUSTLE Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman
PHILOMENA Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
*GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman, Jonás Cuarón (WINNER)
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson
PHILOMENA Stephen Frears, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward, Jeff Pope
RUSH Ron Howard, Andrew Eaton, Peter Morgan
SAVING MR. BANKS John Lee Hancock, Alison Owen, Ian Collie, Philip Steuer, Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith
THE SELFISH GIANT: Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan
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 Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima (WINNER)
THE ACT OF KILLING Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sorensen
BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval
METRO MANILA Sean Ellis, Mathilde Charpentier
WADJDA Haifaa Al-Mansour, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul
*THE ACT OF KILLING Joshua Oppenheimer (WINNER)
THE ARMSTRONG LIE Alex Gibney
BLACKFISH Gabriela Cowperthwaite
TIM’S VERMEER Teller, Penn Jillette, Farley Ziegler
WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS Alex Gibney
*FROZEN Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee (WINNER)
DESPICABLE ME 2 Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Dan Scanlon
*GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón (WINNER)
12 YEARS A SLAVE Steve McQueen
AMERICAN HUSTLE David O. Russell
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Paul Greengrass
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Martin Scorsese
*AMERICAN HUSTLE Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell (WINNER)
BLUE JASMINE Woody Allen
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
NEBRASKA Bob Nelson
*PHILOMENA Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope (WINNER)
12 YEARS A SLAVE John Ridley
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Richard LaGravenese
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Billy Ray
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Terence Winter
*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
*CATE BLANCHETT Blue Jasmine (WINNER)
AMY ADAMS American Hustle
EMMA THOMPSON Saving Mr. Banks
JUDI DENCH Philomena
SANDRA BULLOCK Gravity
*BARKHAD ABDI Captain Phillips (WINNER)
BRADLEY COOPER American Hustle
DANIEL BRUHL Rush
MATT DAMON Behind the Candelabra
MICHAEL FASSBENDER 12 Years a Slave
*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
*GRAVITY Steven Price (WINNER)
12 YEARS A SLAVE Hans Zimmer
THE BOOK THIEF John Williams
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Henry Jackman
SAVING MR. BANKS Thomas Newman
*GRAVITY Emmanuel Lubezki (WINNER)
12 YEARS A SLAVE Sean Bobbitt
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Barry Ackroyd
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Bruno Delbonnel
NEBRASKA Phedon Papamichael
*RUSH Dan Hanley, Mike Hill (WINNER)
12 YEARS A SLAVE Joe Walker
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Christopher Rouse
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Thelma Schoonmaker
*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
*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 GREAT GATSBY Maurizio Silvi, Kerry Warn
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 LOST 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
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 (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 for by the public)
*WILL POULTER (WINNER)
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12 Years a Slave has received numerous awards and nominations. It earned three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress. It won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama. The film also won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, while Ejiofor received the Best Actor award.
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|Actor with most awards||Peter Finch||3|
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|Actor with most nominations||Daniel Day-Lewis Dustin Hoffman||7|
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