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BAFTAS 2011: The Complete Winners
It's a good night for The King's Speech

14 February 2011  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

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The King's Speech accounted for seven British Academy Film Awards this evening, taking home both Best Film and Best British Film, as well as Best Actor and both Best Supporting awards. Inception and The Social Network each picked up three, Alice in Wonderland took home two prizes and no one else got more than one.

The King's Speech was the runaway favourite going into the evening, and sure enough the very first award of the night went to Alexandre Desplat for his score on the film. It also picked up Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler and Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress for Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham-Carter respectively. Colin Firth's win for Best Actor, his second consecutive win following his triumph for A Single Man last year, was simultaneously the most obvious and the most popular award of the night. There was some trepidation among the film's cast and crew, it seemed, when they won Best British Film - since BAFTA often splits out Best Film and Best British Film so that a win in the latter category is no guarantee of getting the former - but in time they took the Best Film award to boot, and the set was complete.

That's not to say that it was a clean sweep. Best Director went to David Fincher for The Social Network, which also landed Best Adapted Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin's script and Best Editing, making it the runner-up on points. Inception also takes home three prizes, for Best Sound, Best Production Design and Special Visual Effects.

Natalie Portman, as expected, took Best Actress for Black Swan, while True Grit took home Best Cinematography. The Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer went to Chris Morris for Four Lions, which is excellent news for anyone who likes to shake things up a bit.

Alice In Wonderland took home Hair & Make Up as well as the Costume prize for its two, while Toy Story 3 surprised no-one with a Best Animated Film win and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo romped off with Best Foreign Film. The Short Film winner was Until The River Runs Red, while Short Animation went to The Eagleman Stag.

Overall, the ending very much went with expectations, with no big upsets or scandals - unless you count the autocue failure that almost led Rosamund Pike and Dominic Cooper to announce a Best Original Screenplay winner without running clips (gasp!). Still, a fun time appeared to be had by all, with the Harry Potter series honoured for its contribution to cinema, and Sir Christopher Lee awarded with a BAFTA Fellowship for his extraordinary body of work.

The winners (in red) and nominees:

BEST FILM
BLACK SWAN
INCEPTION
THE KING’S SPEECH
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
TRUE GRIT

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
127 HOURS
ANOTHER YEAR
FOUR LIONS
THE KING’S SPEECH
MADE IN DAGENHAM

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
THE ARBOR Clio Barnard (Director), Tracy O’Riordan (Producer)
EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP Banksy (Director), Jaimie D’Cruz (Producer)
FOUR LIONS Chris Morris (Director/Writer)
MONSTERS Gareth Edwards (Director/Writer)
SKELETONS Nick Whitfield (Director/Writer)

DIRECTOR
127 HOURS Danny Boyle
BLACK SWAN Darren Aronofsky
INCEPTION Christopher Nolan
THE KING’S SPEECH Tom Hooper
THE SOCIAL NETWORK David Fincher

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
BLACK SWAN Mark Heyman, Andrés Heinz, John McLaughlin
THE FIGHTER Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson
INCEPTION Christopher Nolan
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT Lisa Cholodenko, Stuart Blumberg
THE KING’S SPEECH David Seidler

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

127 HOURS Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO Rasmus Heisterberg, Nikolaj Arcel
THE SOCIAL NETWORK Aaron Sorkin
TOY STORY 3 Michael Arndt
TRUE GRIT Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

BIUTIFUL Alejandro González Iñárritu, Jon Kilik, Fernando Bovaira
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO Søren Stærmose, Niels Arden Oplev
I AM LOVE Luca Guadagnino, Francesco Melzi D’Eril, Marco Morabito, Massimiliano Violante
OF GODS AND MEN Xavier Beauvois
THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES Mariela Besuievsky, Juan José Campanella

ANIMATED FILM
DESPICABLE ME Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
TOY STORY 3 Lee Unkrich

LEADING ACTOR
JAVIER BARDEM Biutiful
JEFF BRIDGES True Grit
JESSE EISENBERG The Social Network
COLIN FIRTH The King’s Speech
JAMES FRANCO 127 Hours

LEADING ACTRESS

ANNETTE BENING The Kids Are All Right
JULIANNE MOORE The Kids Are All Right
NATALIE PORTMAN Black Swan
NOOMI RAPACE The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
HAILEE STEINFELD True Grit

SUPPORTING ACTOR

CHRISTIAN BALE The Fighter
ANDREW GARFIELD The Social Network
PETE POSTLETHWAITE The Town
MARK RUFFALO The Kids Are All Right
GEOFFREY RUSH The King’s Speech

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
AMY ADAMS The Fighter
HELENA BONHAM CARTER The King’s Speech
BARBARA HERSHEY Black Swan
LESLEY MANVILLE Another Year
MIRANDA RICHARDSON Made in Dagenham

ORIGINAL MUSIC

127 HOURS AR Rahman
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Danny Elfman
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON John Powell
INCEPTION Hans Zimmer
THE KING’S SPEECH Alexandre Desplat

CINEMATOGRAPHY
127 HOURS Anthony Dod Mantle, Enrique Chediak
BLACK SWAN Matthew Libatique
INCEPTION Wally Pfister
THE KING’S SPEECH Danny Cohen
TRUE GRIT Roger Deakins

EDITING
127 HOURS Jon Harris
BLACK SWAN Andrew Weisblum
INCEPTION Lee Smith
THE KING’S SPEECH Tariq Anwar
THE SOCIAL NETWORK Angus Wall, Kirk Baxter

PRODUCTION DESIGN
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Robert Stromberg, Karen O’Hara
BLACK SWAN Thérèse DePrez, Tora Peterson
INCEPTION Guy Hendrix Dyas, Larry Dias, Doug Mowat
THE KING’S SPEECH Eve Stewart, Judy Farr
TRUE GRIT Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh

COSTUME DESIGN
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Colleen Atwood
BLACK SWAN Amy Westcott
THE KING’S SPEECH Jenny Beavan
MADE IN DAGENHAM Louise Stjernsward
TRUE GRIT Mary Zophres

SOUND
127 HOURS Glenn Freemantle, Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke, Steven C Laneri, Douglas Cameron
BLACK SWAN Ken Ishii, Craig Henighan, Dominick Tavella
INCEPTION Richard King, Lora Hirschberg, Gary A Rizzo, Ed Novick
THE KING’S SPEECH John Midgley, Lee Walpole, Paul Hamblin
TRUE GRIT Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, Peter F Kurland, Douglas Axtell

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Sean Phillips, Carey Villegas
BLACK SWAN Dan Schrecker
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 Tim Burke, John Richardson, Nicolas Ait'Hadi, Christian Manz
INCEPTION Chris Corbould, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Peter Bebb
TOY STORY 3 Guido Quaroni, Michael Fong, David Ryu

MAKE UP & HAIR
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Valli O'Reilly, Paul Gooch
BLACK SWAN Judy Chin, Geordie Sheffer
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 Amanda Knight, Lisa Tomblin
THE KING’S SPEECH Frances Hannon
MADE IN DAGENHAM Lizzie Yianni Georgiou

SHORT ANIMATION
THE EAGLEMAN STAG Michael Please
MATTER FISHER David Prosser
THURSDAY Matthias Hoegg

SHORT FILM

CONNECT Samuel Abrahams, Beau Gordon
LIN Piers Thompson, Simon Hessel
RITE Michael Pearce, Ross McKenzie
TURNING Karni Arieli, Saul Freed, Alison Sterling, Kat Armour-Brown
UNTIL THE RIVER RUNS RED Paul Wright, Poss Kondeatis

THE ORANGE WEDNESDAYS RISING STAR AWARD
(voted for by the public)
GEMMA ARTERTON
ANDREW GARFIELD
TOM HARDY
AARON JOHNSON
EMMA STONE
 


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L: Spaldron L: Qwerty Norris L: hglazier rving' fornd is unfair and rubbishboth give great performances, and i was glad to see bafta award the brits. all the films are great, not everyone can win. the oscars always enjoy favoring american films and actors. i dont think david fincher should have got best director. would have rather seen darren arronofsky who is always overlooked. hilst Carter is good in the King's Speech, I felt she was comfortably the weakest of those nomi More

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L: matty_b Rosamund Pike was car crash TV at it's best, Christopher Lee's acceptance was incredibly moving and while Bonham-Carter didn't deserve her award (certainly not over Adams) her speech was funny and lovely. Oh, and hurrah for Chris Morris! ike was unintentionally hilarious and Carter did make up on her lousy win with a nice, honest speech. Chris Morris's speech was the best of the night.... More

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L: dead_cell79 sorry but i cant help but feel this years BAFTA'S winners was a load of shit,,, Inception didnt even get the most original screen play.. WTF s much as I love Inception I couldn't give it an award for dialogue such ase'll be young men together again." More

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L: Qwerty Norris L: hglazier rving' fornd is unfair and rubbishboth give great performances, and i was glad to see bafta award the brits. all the films are great, not everyone can win. the oscars always enjoy favoring american films and actors. i dont think david fincher should have got best director. would have rather seen darren arronofsky who is always overlooked. hilst Carter is good in the King's Speech, I felt she was comfortably the weakest of those nominated and I'm pret More

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L: hglazier rving' fornd is unfair and rubbishboth give great performances, and i was glad to see bafta award the brits. all the films are great, not everyone can win. the oscars always enjoy favoring american films and actors. i dont think david fincher should have got best director. would have rather seen darren arronofsky who is always overlooked. hilst Carter is good in the King's Speech, I felt she was comfortably the weakest of those nominated and I'm pretty disappointed she won More

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