BAFTA Awards 2021

In a Covid world the Bafta Awards took place on Sunday 11th April with Nomadland being the big winner scooping best film, leading actress and best director.

With cinemas forced to close through the Covid19 pandemic not all nominated films had been released in the UK at the time of the ceremony.

The winners were

Best Film – Nomadland

Outstanding British Film – Promising Young Woman

Director – Nomadland – Chloe Zhao

Leading Actress – Frances McDormand – Nomadland

Leading Actor – Antony Hopkins – The Father

Supporting Actress – Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari

Supporting Actor – Daniel Kaluuya – Judas And The Black Messiah

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

Film Not in the English Language – Another Round

Documentary – My Octopus Teacher

Animated Film – Soul

Original Screenplay – Promising Young Woman – Emerald Fennell

Adapted Screenplay- The Father – Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller

Original Score – Soul – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Cinematography- Nomadland – Joshua James Richards

Editing – Sound Of Metal – Mikkel EG Nielsen

EE Rising Star Award – Bukky Bakray