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Just in Case you Missed it: the 68th BAFTA Award Winners

Hey, I don’t know you buddy. I may think that you would have been waiting on tenterhooks by your TV for the BAFTA’s to air sot hat you could watch your favourite actors and directors of the year to be awarded for working on some of the best films of the year. But maybe you didn’t watch it. maybe you were busy that night, out on a hot date telling the person opposite you how cool and liberating it is to finally have your pilots license so if they want to take a weekend trip to the Isle of man you could totally…OK I may have gone too far with this. Look, you probably know, but maybe you don’t. So without further ado (could we have waited longer? seriously) here are the winners and runners up for the 68th BAFTA awards:

Best Film:
Birdman
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

Outstanding British Film:
’71
The Imitation Game
Paddington
Pride
The Theory of Everything
Under the Skin

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer:
Writer/Director Elaine Constantine – Northern Soul
Writer Gregory Burke, Director Yann Demange – ’71
Writer/Director Hong Khaou – Lilting
Director/Producer Paul Katis, Producer Andrew de Lotbiniere – Kajaki: The True Story
Writer Stephen Beresford, Producer David Livingstone – Pride

Director:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Birdman
Richard Linklater – Boyhood
Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
James Marsh – The Theory Of Everything
Damien Chazelle – Whiplash

Leading Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything
Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler
Michael Keaton – Birdman
Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Leading Actress
Amy Adams – Big Eyes
Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore – Still Alice
Reese Witherspoon – Wild
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl

Supporting Actor:
Edward Norton – Birdman
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
Steve Carell – Foxcatcher

Supporting Actress:
Emma Stone – Birdman
Imelda Staunton – Pride
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
Rene Russo – Nightcrawler

Original Screenplay:
Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo – Birdman
Richard Linklater – Boyhood
Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Dan Gilroy – Nightcrawler
Damien Chazelle – Whiplash

Adapted Screenplay:
Jason Hall – American Sniper
Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl
Graham Moore – The Imitation Game
Paul King – Paddington
Anthony McCarten – The Theory of Everything

Animated Film:
Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
The LEGO Movie

Documentary:
20 Feet From Stardom
20,000 Days on Earth
Citizenfour
Finding Vivian Maier
Virunga

Film Not in the English Language:
Ida
Leviathan
The Lunchbox
Trash
Two Days, One Night

Original Music:
Antonio Sanchez – Birdman,
Alexandre Desplat – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Hans Zimmer – Interstellar
Johann Johannsson – The Theory of Everything
Mica Levi – Under the Skin

Cinematography:
Emmanuel Lubezki – Birdman
Robert Yeoman – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Lukasz Zal, Ryzsard Lenczewski – Ida
Hoyte van Hoytema – Interstellar
Dick Pope – Mr. Turner

Editing:
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Nightcrawler
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Production Design:
Big Eyes
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Mr. Turner

Costume Design:
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner
The Theory of Everything

Sound:
American Sniper
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Whiplash

Special Visual Effects:
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Interstellar
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Make-Up and Hair:
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner
The Theory of Everything

Short Animation:
The Bigger Picture
Monkey Love Experiments
My Dad

British Short Film:
Boogaloo and Graham
Emotional Fusebox
The Kármán Line
Slap
Three Brothers

EE Rising Star Award:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Jack O’Connell
Margot Robbie
Miles Teller
Shailene Woodley

Well what a is it is. Boyhood still took home a few bits of jewellery but it was nice to see the field open up a bit in preparation for the Oscars. My win of the night? Why J.K. Simmons of course, for his uncompromising performance alongside Miles Teller in Whiplash. Did the image for this article not give it away?

It’s coming to the end of awards season now, with one final big fish to fry. So while it’s been a little tiresome seeing the same movie titles come up over and over again, enjoy them now. You never know what we’ll be chirping about this time next year.