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.[1][2][3][4] The nominations were announced on 9 January 2013.[5] 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.[2] Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for Lincoln and Emmanuelle Riva won Best Actress for Amour.[2] Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor for Django Unchained and Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress for Les Misérables.[2] Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2012.[2] Sir Alan Parker received the BAFTA Fellowship[6] and Tessa Ross garnered the BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.[7]

66th British Academy Film Awards
Date10 February 2013
SiteRoyal Opera House, London
Hosted byStephen Fry
Best FilmArgo
Best British FilmSkyfall
Best ActorDaniel Day-Lewis
Best ActressEmmanuelle Riva
Most awardsLes Misérables (4)
Most nominationsLincoln (10)

Winners and nomineesEdit

Ben Affleck, Best Director winner
Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Actor winner
Emmanuelle Riva, Best Actress winner
Christoph Waltz, Best Supporting Actor winner
Anne Hathaway, Best Supporting Actress winner
Quentin Tarantino, Best Original Screenplay winner
David O. Russell, Best Adapted Screenplay winner
Juno Temple, EE Rising Star Award winner

BAFTA FellowshipEdit

Outstanding British Contribution to CinemaEdit

Best Film Best Director


Ben AffleckArgo

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

Daniel Day-LewisLincoln as Abraham Lincoln

Emmanuelle RivaAmour as Anne Laurent

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

Christoph WaltzDjango Unchained as Dr. King Schultz

Anne HathawayLes Misérables as Fantine

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

Django UnchainedQuentin Tarantino

Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell

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

Life of Pi

Bart Layton (director) and Dmitri Doganis (producer) – The Imposter

Outstanding British Film Best Documentary


Searching for Sugar Man

Best Original Music Best Sound


Les Misérables

Best Production Design Best Special Visual Effects

Les Misérables

Life of Pi

Best Costume Design Best Makeup and Hair

Anna Karenina

Les Misérables

Best Editing Best Film Not in the English Language



Best Animated Film Best Short Animation


The Making of Longbird

  • Here to Fall
  • I'm Fine, Thanks
Best Short Film EE Rising Star Award


Juno Temple

Awards breakdownEdit

Most wins
Most nominations

In MemoriamEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Date Announced for the 2013 Orange British Academy Film Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 21 February 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bafta Film Awards 2013: The winners". BBC. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  3. ^ Brooks, Xan (11 February 2013). "Baftas 2013 – as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  4. ^ Collin, Robbie (11 February 2013). "Baftas 2013: Argo is a worthy winner". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Baftas 2013: full list of nominations". The Guardian. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Sir Alan Parker to be Honoured With BAFTA Fellowship". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 23 January 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Tessa Ross to Receive BAFTA Award For Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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