The EE BAFTAs of 2016: The Results

The 69th annual British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry in London on February 14th 2016, saw The Revenant take a host of major awards and ‘Room’ star Brie Larson take the Best Actress award over Cate Blanchett who was nominated for ‘Carol’. With awards season winding down to the month’s final ceremony, The Oscars, the Brits celebrated diversity and openly criticised The Academy as they presented their film awards with the following results:

Best Film – The Revenant

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Outstanding British Film – Brooklyn

Film Not In the English Language – Wild Tales

Best Short Film – Operator

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Best Animation – Inside Out

Best Documentary – Amy

Best Short Animation – Edmund


Best Director – Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant)

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Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)


Supporting Actor – Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)

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Best Actress – Brie Larson (Room)

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Supporting Actress – Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)


EE Rising Star Award – John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)


Original Screenplay – Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer (Spotlight)

Adapted Screenplay – Adam McKay & Charles Randolph (The Big Short)

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director, or Producer – Naji Abu Nowar (Theeb)

Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema – Angels

Costume Design – Jenny Beaven (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Makeup & Hair – Mad Max: Fury Road

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Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant)

Editing – Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Special Visual Effects – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Production Design – Colin Gibson; Lisa Thompson (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Sound – The Revenant

Original Music – Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight)




Fellowship Award – Sir Sydney Poitier

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Award Wins: 

5 – The Revenant
4 – Mad Max: Fury Road
2 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
1 – Amy
1 – The Big Short
1 – Bridge of Spies
1 – Brooklyn
1 – Edmund
1 – The Hateful Eight
1 – Inside Out
1 – Operator
1 – Room
1 – Spotlight
1 – Steve Jobs
1 – Theeb
1 – Wild Tales

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