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65th British Academy Film Awards
65th British Academy Film Awards
Date12 February 2012
SiteRoyal Opera House, London
Hosted byStephen Fry
Highlights
Best FilmThe Artist
Best British FilmTinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best ActorJean Dujardin
The Artist
Best ActressMeryl Streep
The Iron Lady
Most awardsThe Artist (7)
Most nominationsThe Artist (12)

The 65th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2012 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2011. The nominations were announced on 17 January 2012 by actor Daniel Radcliffe and actress Holliday Grainger.[1] Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades are handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2011. Stephen Fry, who hosted from 2001 to 2006, returned to host the ceremony.[2]The Artist won seven awards out of its twelve nominations, including Best Film, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Meryl Streep won Best Actress for The Iron Lady. Christopher Plummer won Best Supporting Actor for Beginners and Octavia Spencer won Best Supporting Actress for The Help. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2011.[3] Director Martin Scorsese was given the BAFTA Fellowship and Sir John Hurt garnered the BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.[4]

Winners and nominees

Michel Hazanavicius, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay winner
Jean Dujardin, Best Actor winner
Meryl Streep, Best Actress winner
Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Actor winner
Octavia Spencer, Best Supporting Actress winner
Adam Deacon, Orange Rising Star Award winner

BAFTA Fellowship

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema

The Artist - Thomas Langmann

Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist

Jean Dujardin - The Artist as George Valentin

Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady as Margaret Thatcher

Christopher Plummer - Beginners as Hal Fields

Octavia Spencer - The Help as Minerva Jackson

The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan

The Artist - Guillaume Schiffman

The Artist - Mark Bridges

Senna - Gregers Sall and Chris King

The Iron Lady - Mark Coulier, J. Roy Helland and Marese Langan

The Artist - Ludovic Bource

Hugo - Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo

Hugo - Tom Fleischman, Eugene Gearty, John Midgley and Philip Stockton

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - Tim Burke, Greg Butler, John Richardson and David Vickery

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Tomas Alfredson, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Bridget O'Connor, Robyn Slovo and Peter Straughan

Tyrannosaur - Paddy Considine (Director) and Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

A Morning Stroll - Sue Goffe and Grant Orchard

Pitch Black Heist - John Maclean and Geradine O'Flynn

Rango - Gore Verbinski

Senna - Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, James Gay-Rees, Asif Kapadia and Manish Pandey

The Skin I Live In - Agustín Almodóvar and Pedro Almodóvar

Adam Deacon

Statistics

Films that received multiple awards
Awards Film
7 The Artist
2 Hugo
The Iron Lady
Senna
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

In Memoriam

See also

References

  1. ^ BAFTA Film Awards Nominations in 2012, bafta.org, 17 January 2012.
  2. ^ Stephen Fry Returns to British Academy Film Awards, bafta.org.
  3. ^ Reynolds, Simon (12 February 2012). "Orange BAFTA Film Awards 2012 winners list - in full". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ Pond, Steve (12 February 2012). "'The Artist' Dominates at BAFTA Awards". Reuters. Retrieved 2012.

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