64th British Academy Film Awards

The 64th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 13 February 2011 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2010. The nominations were announced on 18 January 2011.[1][2] Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades are handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2010. The King's Speech earned the most nominations with fourteen and won seven, including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Supporting Actor for Geoffrey Rush, Best Supporting Actress for Helena Bonham Carter, and Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler.[3][4][5][6] Natalie Portman won Best Actress for Black Swan and David Fincher won Best Director for The Social Network.[3]

64th British Academy Film Awards
Date13 February 2011
SiteRoyal Opera House, London
Hosted byJonathan Ross
Best FilmThe King's Speech
Best British FilmThe King's Speech
Best ActorColin Firth
The King's Speech
Best ActressNatalie Portman
Black Swan
Most awardsThe King's Speech (7)
Most nominationsThe King's Speech (14)

Winners and nomineesEdit

David Fincher, Best Director winner
Colin Firth, Best Actor winner
Natalie Portman, Best Actress winner
Geoffrey Rush, Best Supporting Actor winner
Helena Bonham Carter, Best Supporting Actress winner
Aaron Sorkin, Best Adapted Screenplay winner
Tom Hardy, Orange Rising Star Award winner

BAFTA FellowshipEdit

Outstanding British Contribution to CinemaEdit

Best Film Best Director

The King's Speech

David FincherThe Social Network

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

Colin FirthThe King's Speech

Natalie PortmanBlack Swan

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

Geoffrey RushThe King's Speech

Helena Bonham CarterThe King's Speech

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

David SeidlerThe King's Speech

Aaron SorkinThe Social Network

Best Cinematography Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Roger DeakinsTrue Grit

Chris Morris (Director/Writer) – Four Lions

Outstanding British Film Best Original Music

The King's Speech

Alexandre DesplatThe King's Speech

Best Sound Best Production Design

Guy Hendrix Dyas, Larry Dias, and Doug MowatInception

Best Special Visual Effects Best Costume Design

Chris Corbould, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, and Peter BebbInception

Colleen AtwoodAlice in Wonderland

Best Makeup and Hair Best Editing

Valli O'Reilly and Paul Gooch – Alice in Wonderland

Angus Wall and Kirk BaxterThe Social Network

Best Film Not in the English Language[8] Best Animated Film

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor)

Toy Story 3

Best Short Animation Best Short Film

Michael PleaseThe Eagleman Stag

  • David Prosser – Matter Fisher
  • Matthias Hoegg – Thursday

Paul Wright and Poss Kondeatis – Until The River Runs Red

  • Samuel Abrahams and Beau Gordon – Connect
  • Piers Thompson and Simon Hessel – Lin
  • Michael Pearce and Ross McKenzie – Rite
  • Karni Arieli, Saul Freed, Alison Sterling, and Kat Armour-Brown – Turning
Orange Rising Star Award[9]

Tom Hardy

Awards breakdownEdit

Most wins
Most nominations

See alsoEdit

In MemoriamEdit


  1. ^ "Film Awards Timetable". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  2. ^ "The King's Speech leads Bafta field". BBC News. 18 January 2011. Archived from the original on 19 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  3. ^ a b Reynolds, Simon (13 February 2011). "Live: BAFTA Film Awards 2011 Winners". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
  4. ^ "King's Speech sweeps up at Baftas". BBC News. BBC. 13 February 2011. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Baftas 2011: full list of winners". The Telegraph. 2011-02-14. Archived from the original on 10 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  6. ^ "Baftas 2011: The King's Speech sweeps the board". Guardian. 2011-02-14. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  7. ^ BAFTA Harry Potter
  8. ^ "Nominees Announced For Film Not in the English Language". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 6 January 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-01-10. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  9. ^ "Nominees Are Announced Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 6 January 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-01-10. Retrieved 12 January 2011.

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