BAFTA Picks The Hurt Locker as Best Film

The 63rd British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards held last Sunday, February 21, picked up war drama movie The Hurt Locker as Best Film. The film took six awards, the most at the ceremony.bafta-awards

It is also the first defeat of Jeff Bridges in the Best Actor category. His sweep was marred by Colin Firth for the film A Single Man.

Up, the second film to be nominated for Best Picture in the Academy Awards, won Best Animated Film.

Kristen Stewart of the hit Twilight series won the public-voted Orange Rising Star Award.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Academy Fellowship

  • Vanessa Redgrave

Best Actor

  • Colin Firth – A Single Man

Best Actress

  • Carey Mulligan – An Education as Jenny Miller

Best Animated Film

  • Up Pete Docter

Best Cinematography

  • The Hurt Locker

Best Costume Design

  • The Young Victoria

Best Director

  • Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker

Best Editing

  • The Hurt Locker

Best Film

  • The Hurt Locker

Outstanding British Film

  • Fish Tank

Best Film Not in the English Language

  • A Prophet (Un prophète) • France

Best Makeup and Hair

  • The Young Victoria

Best Music (Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music)

  • Up Michael Giacchino

Best Production Design

  • Avatar

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Up in the Air – Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best Original Screenplay

  • The Hurt Locker Mark Boal

Best Sound

  • The Hurt Locker

Best Supporting Actor

  • Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds as Col. Hans Landa

Best Supporting Actress

  • Mo’Nique – Precious as Mary Lee Jones

Best Special Visual Effects

  • Avatar

Best Short Animation

  • Mother of Many

Best Short Film

  • I Do Air

Outstanding Debut by a British director, writer or producer

  • Duncan Jones (Director) – Moon

The Orange Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

  • Kristen Stewart