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“12 Years a Slave“ is the winner of the this year BAFTAs Awards

On February 16, 2014, at London’s Royal Opera House, the great ceremony of the BAFTAs has announced the winner movie for this year, the very powerful drama by Steve Mc Queen – “12 Years a Slave“with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt playing the main roles. Chiwetel Ejiofor went home with the awards for Best Film and Leading Actor.


Other winners are  “Gravity”, a 3D space drama with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, and “American Hustle”, starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.


Some of the nominated movies and actors are nominated for awards at the 2014 Oscars, on March 2.

Check out some of the winners.

Best Film: “12 Years a Slave” 

Outstanding British Film: “Gravity”

Outstanding Debut by a British Director and Writer: Kieran Evans for “Kelly plus Victor”

Film in Non – English Language: “The Great Beauty”

Documentary: “The Act of Killing”

Animated Film: “Frozen”

Director: Alfonso Cuaron for “Gravity”

Original Screenplay: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell for “American Hustle” 

Adapted Screenplay: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope for “Philomena”

Leading Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor for “12 Years a Slave”

Leading Actress: Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine”

Supporting Actor: Barkhad Abdi for “Captain Phillips”

Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence in “American Hustle” 

Original Music: Steven Price for  “Gravity”

Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki  for “Gravity”

Editing: Dan Hanley, Mike Hill for “Rush”

Production Design: Beverley Dunn, Catherine Martin for “The Great Gatsby”

Costume Design: Catherine Martin for “The Great Gatsby”

Make Up & Hair: Lori McCoy-Bell, Evelyne Noraz for “American Hustle”

Special Visual Effects: “Gravity” – Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Neil Corbould, David Shirk, Nikki Penny

Sound: “Gravity” – Glenn Freemantle, Christopher Benstead, Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro

British Short Film: “Sea View” and “Room 8”

Rising Star Award: Will Poulter