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The 58th British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, took place on 12 February 2005 and honoured the best films of 2004.

58th British Academy Film Awards
Date12 February 2005
SiteOdeon Leicester Square, London
Hosted byStephen Fry
Best FilmThe Aviator
Best British FilmMy Summer of Love
Best ActorJamie Foxx
Best ActressImelda Staunton
Vera Drake
Most awardsThe Aviator (4)
Most nominationsThe Aviator (14)

The Aviator won Best Film, Best Supporting Actress for Cate Blanchett, Best Production Design, and Best Makeup and Hair. Jamie Foxx and Imelda Staunton won Best Actor and Best Actress for Ray and Vera Drake, respectively. Vera Drake also won Best Director for Mike Leigh and Best Costume Design. My Summer of Love, directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2004.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Mike Leigh, Best Director winner
Jamie Foxx, Best Actor winner
Imelda Staunton, Best Actress winner
Clive Owen, Best Supporting Actor winner
Cate Blanchett, Best Supporting Actress winner
Charlie Kaufman, Best Original Screenplay winner
Alexander Payne, Best Adapted Screenplay co-winner
Best Film Best Director

The Aviator

Mike LeighVera Drake

Best Actor in a Leading Role Best Actress in a Leading Role

Jamie FoxxRay

Imelda StauntonVera Drake

Best Actor in a Supporting Role Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Clive OwenCloser

Cate BlanchettThe Aviator

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindCharlie Kaufman

SidewaysAlexander Payne and Jim Taylor

Best Cinematography Outstanding British Film

CollateralDion Beebe and Paul Cameron

My Summer of Love

Best Original Music Best Sound

The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta)Gustavo Santaolalla


Best Production Design Best Special Visual Effects

The Aviator

The Day After Tomorrow

Best Costume Design Best Makeup and Hair

Vera Drake

The Aviator

Best Editing Best Film Not in the English Language

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindValdís Óskarsdóttir

The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta)

Best Short Animation Best Short Film

Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Films that received multiple awards
Wins Film
4 The Aviator
3 Vera Drake
2 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Motorcycle Diaries