On Sunday, the 2015 British Academy Awards (BAFTAS) were presented in London to a room packed with actors and screen practitioners from around the globe.
It was, as usual, a classy night of presentations, with some moments of pure gold (in our opinion – ‘scuse the pun).
Our favourite moments?
and this …
and, yes, this insightful, funny, beautiful and gracious speech from Mike Leigh …
Here is the list of winners in full:
Outstanding British Film – The Theory of Everything
Original Music – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Documentary – Citizen Four
Hair & Makeup – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Production Design – The Grand Budapest Hotel
British Short – Boogaloo and Graham
British Short Animation – The Bigger Picture
Editing – Whiplash
Sound – Whiplash
Animated Film – The Lego Movie
Special Visual Effects – Interstellar
Supporting Actor – JK Simmons, Whiplash
Outstanding British Contribution to Film - BBC Films
Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Cinematography – Birdman
Outstanding debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer – Pride
Original Screenplay – Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Film in a Foreign Language – Ida
Best Adapted Screenplay – The Theory of Everything
Costume – The Grand Budapest Hotel
EE Rising Star Award – Jack O’Connell
Director – Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Lead Actor – Eddie Redmayne
Lead Actress – Julianne Moore
Best Film – Boyhood
The Fellowship BAFTA – Mike Leigh
Congratulations to all those who were nominated, and those who walked away with their very own gold mask.
May the London cinema lights continue to shine bright.