UPDATE: Nomadland walked off with the lion’s portion of prizes at tonight’s EE British Academy Film Awards, taking Ideal Film, Director, Actress and Cinematography. The Chloé Zhao-helmed Searchlight describe thus adds to its awards season momentum, and makes Zhao totally the 2nd lady ever to have interaction BAFTA’s directing prize, a day after she completed the the same feat at the DGAs.
On accepting Ideal Director, Zhao commented the honor would “invent my trainer at Brighton Faculty very proud.” When she won Ideal Film, she dedicated the award to “the nomadic neighborhood who so generously welcomed us into their lives. They shared with us their needs their struggles and their deep sense of dignity. Thanks for exhibiting us that aging is a extra special segment of life, a lope that we can must smooth all love and celebrate. How we address our elders says loads about who we’re as a society and now we must fabricate greater.”
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Main Actress winner Frances McDormand was once no longer in digital attendance, nonetheless despatched a message, transmitted by presenter Richard E Grant: “Thanks pricey British other folks. I humbly settle for this prize on behalf of the Nomadland tribe. I salute you. Long may per chance well we roll.”
The snort total was once a mix of in-particular person presenters from London and LA, and with all winners appearing almost.
Additional highlights incorporated Thomas Vinterberg’s One other Spherical a hit the prize for Film No longer In The English Language. Carrying a tux and surrounded by colleagues and family in Copenhagen, Vinterberg piped in, “I did have a minute suspicion you Brits may per chance well love a movie about ingesting.” He additionally thanked his daughter Ida, a passionate supporter of the mission who tragically handed away early in the movie’s shoot, and worthy, “The respect branded by you BAFTA voters blueprint extra to us than you are going to be in a space to ever consider.”
In a ramification of highlights, the contemporary passing of BAFTA’s first president, the Duke of Edinburgh, was once worthy a preference of times, including at the outset of the snort and by by Minari Ideal Supporting Actress winner Yuh-jung Youn whose acceptance speech gentle-heartedly poked fun at Brits for being “identified as snobbish.”
Ang Lee was once additionally accessible to settle for the BAFTA Fellowship, the org’s best honor, and worthy from afar that he particularly preferred the love from the neighborhood since Britain “was once the totally market where The Ice Storm made any cash.” Britain had additionally provided a “2nd movie college” for the Sense And Sensibility director in consequence of at the time he “may per chance well totally focus on in very short sentences; the comments I gave the actors had been very concise, say and honest. The forged was once competing to ogle who would come by the most coarse observation from me. However my British colleagues had been dapper affected person and variety to me. I owe so worthy to them in consequence of after Sense And Sensibility I dared to venture into many differing forms of films. They gave me courage to amplify my horizons, to launch my heart. To me that is what filmmaking is ready: The courage to launch ourselves to truth by blueprint of story by blueprint of phrase and sound mirrored on that silver show. That’s how I linked with the sphere, that’s what I love doing. Receiving this award feels love recognition by other folks that connect in the the same formulation.”
Appreciate below the present post for the plump checklist of tonight’s BAFTA Awards winners.
PREVIOUS: The 2nd segment of the EE British Academy Film Awards is taking spot from London’s Royal Albert Hall this evening, with all nominees appearing almost. This follows Saturday’s BAFTA ceremony which delivered prizes in eight craft courses. Tonight’s snort will unveil winners in 17 a ramification of fields whereas Ang Lee will settle for the BAFTA Fellowship, the org’s best honor. We’ll be updating the checklist below as winners are introduced.
Hosts Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary are emceeing the snort from the Royal Albert Hall and are being joined by a minute neighborhood of presenters in particular person including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cynthia Erivo, Hugh Grant, Richard E Grant, Tom Hiddleston, Felicity Jones, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, James McAvoy, David Oyelowo, Pedro Pascal and Jonathan Pryce. Others are appearing from Los Angeles including Rose Byrne, Andra Day, Anna Kendrick and Renée Zellweger.
Coming into the weekend, Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland and Sarah Gavron’s Rocks led the nominations at seven each (Rocks on Saturday picked up the Casting Award). Nomadland tonight is up for Ideal Film, alongside The Father, The Mauritanian, Promising Younger Lady and The Trial Of The Chicago 7. Of these, The Father and Promising Younger Lady have six nominations each. Mank (a winner for Production Plan closing night) and Minari additionally scored six apiece. The Dig and The Mauritanian garnered mentions in five fields.
A critical takeaway this year has been the diversity of nominations. In a first for BAFTA, four females landed in the director category, and in the end-white appearing nominees closing year, 16 of the 24 actors featured are from below-represented teams. There are additionally a preference of beginners in the bunch.
Prince William, who’s president of BAFTA, was once in consequence of look almost this evening to reveal a speech celebrating the resilience of the movie industry across the closing year. On the other hand he has since been compelled to cancel following the death on Friday of his grandfather, Prince Philip.
Test help for the checklist of winners as they are updated below:
Nomadland; Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Chloé Zhao
Frances McDormand; Nomadland
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Chloé Zhao; Nomadland
EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
Promising Younger Lady; Emerald Fennell, Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Josey McNamara
Soul; Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
My Octopus Teacher; Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed, Craig Foster
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
His Dwelling; Remi Weekes (Author/Director)
Daniel Kaluuya; Judas And The Murky Messiah
Promising Younger Lady; Emerald Fennell
Yuh-Jung Youn; Minari
Nomadland; Joshua James Richards
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
One other Spherical; Thomas Vinterberg, Sisse Graum Jørgensen
Sound Of Metal; Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
The Father; Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
Soul; Pete Docter, Dana Murray