66th British Academy Film Awards
The 66th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 10 February 2013 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2012. The nominations were announced on 9 January 2013. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades were handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2012. Stephen Fry hosted the ceremony, where Argo won Best Film and Best Director for Ben Affleck. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for Lincoln and Emmanuelle Riva won Best Actress for Amour. Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor for Django Unchained and Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress for Les Misérables. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2012. Sir Alan Parker received the BAFTA Fellowship and Tessa Ross garnered the BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.
|66th British Academy Film Awards|
|Date||10 February 2013|
|Site||Royal Opera House, London|
|Hosted by||Stephen Fry|
|Best British Film||Skyfall|
|Most awards||Les Misérables (4)|
|Most nominations||Lincoln (10)|
Winners and nomineesEdit
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Best Actress in a Leading Role|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Best Original Screenplay||Best Adapted Screenplay|
|Best Cinematography||Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer|
Bart Layton (director) and Dmitri Doganis (producer) – The Imposter
|Outstanding British Film||Best Documentary|
|Best Original Music||Best Sound|
|Best Production Design||Best Special Visual Effects|
|Best Costume Design||Best Makeup and Hair|
|Best Editing||Best Film Not in the English Language|
|Best Animated Film||Best Short Animation|
The Making of Longbird
|Best Short Film||EE Rising Star Award|
- Most wins
- Most nominations
- 10 nominations Lincoln
- 9 nominations Les Misérables and Life of Pi
- 8 nominations Skyfall
- 7 nominations Argo
- 6 nominations Anna Karenina
- 5 nominations Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty
- 4 nominations Amour and The Master
- 3 nominations The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Silver Linings Playbook
- 2 nominations Hitchcock, The Imposter, and Rust and Bone
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