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BAFTA 2018

A great night for British film at the BAFTAs

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- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water were the big winners at last night’s BAFTAs ceremony

A great night for British film at the BAFTAs
Some of the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri team after the ceremony: (l-r) Martin McDonagh, Pete Czernin, Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand and Graham Broadbent

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [+see also:
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 was the big winner at the BAFTAs last night, winning five awards, including Best Film and Outstanding British Film, on an absolutely fabulous evening for British talent at the event hosted by Joanna Lumley. Martin McDonagh’s Film4-backed movie also won Best Original Screenplay for McDonagh, Best Leading Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell

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Film4 managed a hat trick of best-film prizes when I Am Not a Witch [+see also:
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, directed by Welsh auteur Rungano Nyoni, won Outstanding Debut. Another popular home winner was Gary Oldman, whose performance in Darkest Hour [+see also:
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 was named the best of the year. Joe Wright’s film also scooped Best Hair and Make-up. The public-voted EE Rising Star Award went to the Oscar-nominated star of Get OutDaniel Kaluuya. Best Supporting Actress went to Allison Janney for her turn in the sports drama I, Tonya.

The other big winner of the night was the Venice Golden Lion winner The Shape of Water, which took home three prizes: Guillermo del Toro won for Best Director, composer Alexandre Desplat collected the Best Original Music Award, his third BAFTA win, and the film also snagged Best Production Design.

Here is the full list of winners:

Best Film
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [+see also:
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– Martin McDonagh (UK/USA)

Outstanding British Film
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Martin McDonagh

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer 
I Am Not a Witch [+see also:
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interview: Rungano Nyoni
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]
 - Rungano Nyoni (writer/director), Emily Morgan (producer) (UK/France/Germany) 

Film Not in the English Language 
The Handmaiden - Park Chan-wook (South Korea)

Documentary
I Am Not Your Negro [+see also:
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 - Raoul Peck (France/USA/Belgium/Switzerland)

Animated Film
Coco - Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina (USA)

Director
Guillermo del Toro - The Shape of Water (USA/Canada)

Original Screenplay 
Martin McDonagh - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Adapted Screenplay 
James Ivory - Call Me by Your Name [+see also:
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Q&A: Luca Guadagnino
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]
(Italy/France/USA/Brazil)

Leading Actress 
Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Leading Actor 
Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour [+see also:
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(UK)

Supporting Actress 
Allison Janney - I, Tonya (USA)

Supporting Actor 
Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Original Music 
Alexandre Desplat – The Shape of Water

Cinematography
Roger Deakins - Blade Runner 2049 [+see also:
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(USA/UK/Hungary/Canada)

Editing
Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss - Baby Driver [+see also:
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 (UK/USA)

Production Design 
Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, Shane Vieau - The Shape of Water

Costume Design 
Mark Bridges – Phantom Thread (USA)

Make-up & Hair
David Malinowski, Ivana Primorac, Lucy Sibbick, Kazuhiro Tsuji – Darkest Hour

Sound
Richard King, Gregg Landaker, Gary A Rizzo, Mark Weingarten – Dunkirk [+see also:
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(UK/Netherlands/France/USA)

Special Visual Effects
Gerd Nefzer, John Nelson - Blade Runner 2049

British Short Animation 
Poles Apart - Paloma Baeza, Ser En Low

British Short Film 
Cowboy Dave - Colin O’Toole, Jonas Mortensen

EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)
Daniel Kaluuya

Fellowship
Sir Ridley Scott

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema 
National Film and Television School (NFTS)

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