It’s still two weeks to the Oscars but the BAFTA awards ceremony is being held today in London.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image -- film, television and video games -- by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.
And the winners are:
Film: “12 Years a Slave,” Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen. (Pitt and Angelina Jolie photo by Joel Ryan)
Leading actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave.” (Above in photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Leading actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine.”
Supporting actor: Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips.”
Supporting actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle.”
Adapted screenplay: “Philomena” by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope.
Original screenplay: “American Hustle,” Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell.
Animated film: “Frozen.”
Cinematography: “Gravity,” Emmanuel Lubezki.
Costume design: “The Great Gatsby,” Catherine Martin.
Director: Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity.”
Documentary: “The Act of Killing,” Joshua Oppenheimer.
EE Rising Star: Will Poulter.
Editing: “Rush,” Dan Hanley, Mike Hill.
Fellowship: Dame Helen Mirren.
Film not in the English language: “The Great Beauty.”
Makeup and hair: “American Hustle.”
Original film music: “Gravity,” Steven Price.
Outstanding British contribution to cinema: Peter Greenaway.
Outstanding British film: “Gravity,” Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman, Jonas Cuaron.
Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer: Kieran Evans, “Kelly + Victor.”
Production design: “The Great Gatsby.”
Special visual effects: “Gravity.”
British short animation: “Sleeping With the Fishes.”
British short film: “Room 8.”
Photo at top: Britain’s Duke of Cambridge, accompanied by Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive of BAFTA (left), arrives for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014, at the Royal Opera House, in London today, Feb. 16. (AP Photo / Yui Mok)
Cate Blanchett, before her victory as best actress. Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o, stunning in green gown, poses for photographers on the red carpet.
Barkhad Abdi and Emma Thompson in the winners room.
(Photos by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)