UPDATE with the list of winners: by Netflix The power of the dog was named Best Film on Sunday at the EE British Academy Film Awards. Victory in the BAFTA marquee category, along with a Jane Campion win as Best Director, helped cement the Western as frontrunners in the Oscar race.
The in-person ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall and hosted by Rebel Wilson saw Warner Bros’ Dunes dominated in the craft categories, finishing with five trophies: for production design, special visual effects, cinematography, sound and original music. No other film has had more than two wins.
Dunesthought, lost at Dog in the Best Picture race which also included Focus Features’ Belfastwhich won Best British Film tonight; Licorice Pizza, which won the Original Screenplay Award for Paul Thomas Anderson; and Netflix satire Don’t look up.
“Everyone has the right to be seen, everyone has the right to feel safe, everyone has the right to love,” producer Ian Canning said on stage afterward. The power of the dogs big win, quoting book author Thomas Savage. (Campion, like an unusual number of winners tonight, did not attend the ceremony. She won the DGA award on Saturday and attended the ceremony in Los Angeles.)
Will Smith for King RichardAriana DeBose for West Side Story and Troy Kotsur for CODA has won in major acting and actress categories, following the trend of award seasons so far. The outlier tonight on the acting side was Joanna Scanlan, who won the lead actress award for the British picture After Love.
A year ago, BAFTA and the Academy were neck and neck over the big prizes, corresponding to the best picture (nomadland) as well as major acting categories, directing (Chloe Zhao), animation, international feature and both script races among others.
Overall, Warner Bros. Dunes led all the nominees on the show tonight with 11 names, including eight for The power of the dog and Belfast with six.
As for the other double winners, West Side Story scored tonight for Casting and DeBose, while CODA won for Screenplay Adapted by Kotsur and Siân Heder.
The James Bond Movie No time to die, the subject of the opening number by none other than Dame Shirley Bassey (she sang “Diamonds Are Forever”, won for editing by Tom Cross and Elliot Graham. The film’s Lashana Lynch also won the EE Rising Star Award, a category voted by fans.
Greig Fraser (ASC, ACS), who won for his photography on Dunestested positive for Covid and could not accept in person.
In a statement to Deadline, Frasier said, “I certainly wouldn’t be here without my camera crew, the sound department, the outstanding music composers, the hair and makeup artists, the editors, the costume designers, the art and the production design. departments.
He continued: “I would have no reason to accept this award without thanking my wife Jodie. You have been the greatest support and the reason I am able to navigate my way through this challenging industry.
“And of course Denis Villeneuve. I’m grateful you took me on this journey with you, and I can’t wait to see where it takes us next.
You can relive Game of the Night by game, including a major effort from Wilson as host, via Deadline’s live blog (here).
Here is the full list of winners:
THE POWER OF THE DOG
Jane Campion, Iain Canning, Roger Frappier, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman
THE POWER OF THE DOG
Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino, Clark Spencer
Patrice Vermette, Zsuzsanna Sipos
SUMMER OF SOUL (OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION CAN’T BE TELEVISED)
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent, Joseph Patel
Paul Thomas Anderson
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
Kenneth Branagh, Laura Berwick, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas
FILM NOT IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
DRIVE MY CAR
Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Teruhisa Yamamoto
West Side Story
EE RISING STAR AWARD
EXCEPTIONAL DEBUT OF A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
The more they fall
Jeymes Samuel (Writer/Director) [also written by Boaz Yakin]
WEST SIDE STORY
MAKEUP & HAIR
TAMMY FAYE’S EYES
Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram, Justin Raleigh
ORIGINAL SHEET MUSIC
McRuth, Mark Mangini, Doug Hemphill, Theo Green, Ron Bartlett
NO TIME TO DIE
Tom CrossElliot Graham
BRITISH SHORT FILM
THE BLACK COP
BRITISH ANIMATED SHORT
DO NOT FEED THE PIGEONS
Vladimir Krasilnikov, Jordi Morera, Antonin Niclass
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Brian Connor, Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Gerd Nefzer