65th British Academy Film Awards

The 65th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2012 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2011. The nominations were announced on 17 January 2012 by actor Daniel Radcliffe and actress Holliday Grainger.[1] 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 2011. Stephen Fry, who hosted from 2001 to 2006, returned to host the ceremony.[2] The Artist won seven awards out of its twelve nominations, including Best Film, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Meryl Streep won Best Actress for The Iron Lady. Christopher Plummer won Best Supporting Actor for Beginners and Octavia Spencer won Best Supporting Actress for The Help. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2011.[3] Director Martin Scorsese was given the BAFTA Fellowship and Sir John Hurt garnered the BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.[4]

65th British Academy Film Awards
Date12 February 2012
SiteRoyal Opera House, London
Hosted byStephen Fry
Highlights
Best FilmThe Artist
Best British FilmTinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best ActorJean Dujardin
The Artist
Best ActressMeryl Streep
The Iron Lady
Most awardsThe Artist (7)
Most nominationsThe Artist (12)

Winners and nomineesEdit

 
Michel Hazanavicius, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay winner
 
Jean Dujardin, Best Actor winner
 
Meryl Streep, Best Actress winner
 
Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Actor winner
 
Octavia Spencer, Best Supporting Actress winner
 
Adam Deacon, Orange Rising Star Award winner

BAFTA FellowshipEdit

Outstanding British Contribution to CinemaEdit

The ArtistThomas Langmann

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist

Jean DujardinThe Artist as George Valentin

Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady as Margaret Thatcher

Christopher PlummerBeginners as Hal Fields

Octavia SpencerThe Help as Minerva Jackson

The ArtistMichel Hazanavicius

Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyBridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan

The ArtistGuillaume Schiffman

The ArtistMark Bridges

Senna – Gregers Sall and Chris King

The Iron LadyMark Coulier, J. Roy Helland and Marese Langan

The ArtistLudovic Bource

HugoDante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo

HugoTom Fleischman, Eugene Gearty, John Midgley and Philip Stockton

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2Tim Burke, Greg Butler, John Richardson and David Vickery

Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTomas Alfredson, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Bridget O'Connor, Robyn Slovo and Peter Straughan

TyrannosaurPaddy Considine (Director) and Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

A Morning StrollSue Goffe and Grant Orchard

Pitch Black HeistJohn Maclean and Geradine O'Flynn

RangoGore Verbinski

SennaTim Bevan, Eric Fellner, James Gay-Rees, Asif Kapadia and Manish Pandey

The Skin I Live InAgustín Almodóvar and Pedro Almodóvar

Adam Deacon

StatisticsEdit

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
12 The Artist
11 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
9 Hugo
6 My Week with Marilyn
5 The Help
War Horse
4 Drive
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
The Iron Lady
3 The Descendants
Moneyball
Senna
We Need to Talk About Kevin
2 The Adventures of Tintin
Bridesmaids
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Ides of March
Shame
Films that received multiple awards
Awards Film
7 The Artist
2 Hugo
The Iron Lady
Senna
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

In MemoriamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BAFTA Film Awards Nominations in 2012, bafta.org, 17 January 2012.
  2. ^ Stephen Fry Returns to British Academy Film Awards, bafta.org.
  3. ^ Reynolds, Simon (12 February 2012). "Orange BAFTA Film Awards 2012 winners list – in full". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  4. ^ Pond, Steve (12 February 2012). "'The Artist' Dominates at BAFTA Awards". Reuters. Retrieved 12 February 2012.

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