BAFTA awards on show

SPECIAL EVENT: BAFTA Film Awards

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?

This …

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and this …

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and, yes, this insightful, funny, beautiful and gracious speech from Mike Leigh …

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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.

Eddie Redmayne with his Best Actor gong. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA
Eddie Redmayne with his Best Actor gong. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

May the London cinema lights continue to shine bright.