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And It’s a Wrap on BAFTA 2021

Four BAFTAs for Nomadland: Best Film, Director, Leading Actress, Cinematography.

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The 74th British Academy Film and Television Awards was held as a virtual event following the pandemic. The event commenced with a moving tone in regards to HRH Prince Philip’s demise. Prince Philip was the first president of the academy and was honoured with a tribute at the beginning of the ceremony. Keeping in mind its past #BAFTAsSoWhite controversy, the panel has vowed for a more diverse nomination and inclusion of people of colour.

The Top awards of the event were claimed by the movie ‘Nomadland’ with four awards including its talented director, Ms. Chloé Zhao, who is now the first woman of colour to have won this award. India’s Adarsh Gourav lost the Best Actor award to Anthony Hopkins for playing a man grappling with dementia in ‘The Father’, whereas Frances McDormand was awarded as the best actress. The event was not short of glitz and glamour and included presenters like Hugh Grant, Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Here’s the List of BAFTA 2021 Winners:

Best Film: Nomadland

Best Actor: Sir Anthony Hopkins for The Father

Outstanding British Film: Promising Young Woman

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: His House, Remi Weekes (Writer/Director)

Best Film Not In the English Language: Another Round

Best Documentary: My Octopus Teacher

Best Animated Film: Soul

Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father, Christopher Hampton, and Florian Zeller

Best Leading Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Best Leading Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Best Supporting Actress: Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Original Score: Soul, Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, and Atticus Ross

Best Casting: Rocks

Best Cinematography: Nomadland

Bafta Academy Fellowship: Ang Lee

EE Rising Star award: Bukky Bakray

Editing: Sound of Metal, Mikkel E.G. Nielsen

Production Design: Mank, Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale

Costume Design: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Ann Roth

Makeup & Hair: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Matiki Anoff, Larry M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal

Sound: Sound of Metal, Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc

Special Visual Effects: Tenet, Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley

British Short Animation: The Owl and The Pussycat, Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf

British Short Film: The Present, Farah Nabulsi

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Written by Prerna

A purple soul with a love for all things creative especially acting. I believe that current affairs, comedy and drama are interesting. I will forever be an inquisitive person striving for new knowledge. I like to write to express my views because words are powerful.

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