The winners of the 74th edition of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts(BAFTA)’s annual film awards – 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards were announced and presented over 2 ceremonies on 10th and 11th April 2021 over a virtual platform.
The award ceremony was broadcasted by BBC in the United Kingdom and across the globe.
The film “Nomadland” directed by Chloé Zhao won the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards under 4 categories – Best Film, Best Director, Best Leading Actress and Best Cinematography.
Acclaimed filmmaker Ang Lee received a Bafta Fellowship, the organisation’s highest honour.
- The award ceremony was hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary at the Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
- The opening night ceremony was hosted by Clara Amfo.
i.The film “Promising Young Women” won 2 awards under Outstanding British Film, and Original Screenplay categories.
ii.The film “The Father” won 2 awards under Best Leading Actor and Adapted Screenplay.
iii.Bukky Bakray won the EE Rising Star Award which was voted by the public.
iv.Noel Clarke, the British multi-hyphenate behind the Hood franchise and the hit TV series Bulletproof, will receive 2021 Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema honorary award at the BAFTA
Winners of 2021 EE BAFTA Film Awards:
|2||Outstanding British film||Promising Young Woman|
|3||Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer||His House|
|4||Best film not in the English language||Another Round|
|5||Best director||Chloé Zhao for “Nomadland”|
|6||Best leading actor||Anthony Hopkins for “The Father”|
|7||Best leading actress||Frances McDormand for “Nomadland”|
|8||Best supporting actor||Daniel Kaluuya for “Judas and the Black Messiah”|
|9||Best supporting actress||Youn Yuh-jung for “Minari”|
|10||Best original screenplay||Emerald Fennell for “Promising Young Woman”|
|11||Best adapted screenplay||Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller for “The Father”|
|12||Best original score||Soul|
|14||Best editing||Sound of Metal|
|16||Best production design||Mank|
|17||Best costume design||Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom|
|18||Best makeup and hair||Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom|
|19||Best sound||Sound of Metal|
|20||Best special visual effects||Tenet|
|21||Best British short film||The Present|
|22||Best documentary||My Octopus Teacher|
|23||Best animated film||Soul|
|24||Best British short animation||The Owl and the Pussycat|
|25||EE Rising Star award (voted by the public)||Bukky Bakray|
About EE Limited:
i.EE Limited is a British Mobile Network operator and an Internet Service provider.
ii.EE Brought the first 4G network to the UK in 2012 and launched the first 5G network in 2019.
Recent Related News:
i.On 28th October 2020, The Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) announced the winners of the 14th Asian Film Awards (AFA14) held at Busan, South Korea. Karsh Kale and the Salvage Audio Collective won the Best Original Music Award 2020 for the film Gully Boy directed by Zoya Akhtar. Yang Ik-Joon, South Korean Actor and Director presented the Award.
ii.On March 22, 2021, the 67th edition of annual National Film Awards was announced, it bestows honours on films and artists for the year 2019.
The National Film Awards are given out by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation which comes under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
About British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA):
BAFTA is a leading independent art charity.
Formed on 16 April 1947
Headquarters– London, United Kingdom