Viola Davis Adds BAFTA Award to Tony for Fences; La La Land Also Scores Major Wins

Film & TV News   Viola Davis Adds BAFTA Award to Tony for Fences; La La Land Also Scores Major Wins
 
The BAFTA Awards presented February 12 are the U.K. equivalent to the Oscars

This year's BAFTA Awards—the U.K.'s answer to the Oscars—presented February 12 in a ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall saw Viola Davis named Best Supporting Actress (the same category for which she is Oscar nominated) for reprising her Tony winning performance as Rose Maxson in Denzel Washington's new film version of August Wilson's Tony and Pulitzer prize winning play Fences.

Broadway playwright Kenneth Lonergan (This Is Our Youth) won the BAFTA for Original Screeenplay for Manchester by the Sea.

La La Land, which led the list of nominations with 11 nods, was named Best Film, with major wins, too, for Emma Stone (Broadway's Cabaret) as Best Actress, director Damien Chazelle, and composer Justin Hurtwitz, the latter named for Best Original Music, for which the lyrics were provided by the Broadway songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen).

Mel Brooks, whose Broadway musical Young Frankenstein has recently announced that it will open in the West End this year, has won the annual BAFTA Fellowship, to acknowledge his contribution to cinema.

The full list of nominees and winners (marked with an asterisk) for the awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, appears below.

Best Film
* La La Land
Arrival
I, Daniel Blake
Manchester By the Sea
Moonlight

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
Ken Loach, I, Daniel Blake
* Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By The Sea
Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Best Actor
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
* Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Jake Gyllenhaal, Nocturnal Animals
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Best Actress
Amy Adams, Arrival
Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train
* Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Supporting Actor
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals
* Dev Patel, Lion
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress
Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
* Viola Davis, Fences

Outstanding British Film
American Honey
Denial
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
* I, Daniel Blake - Ken Loach, Rebecca O'Brien, Paul Laverty
Notes on Blindness
Under the Shadow

Film Not in the English Language
Dheepan
Julieta
Mustang
* Son of Saul - Laszlo Nemes, Gabor Sipos
Toni Erdmann

Documentary
* 13th - Ava DuVernay
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week—The Touring Years
The Eagle Huntress
Notes on Blindness
Weiner

Animated Film
Finding Dory
* Kubo and the Two Strings - Travis Knight
Moana
Zootopia

Original Screenplay
Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
Paul Laverty, I, Daniel Blake
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
* Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer, Arrival
Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight, Hacksaw Ridge
Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder, Hidden Figures
* Luke Davies, Lion
Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Cinematography
Bradford Young, Arrival
Giles Nuttgens, Hell or High Water
* Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Greig Fraser, Lion
Seamus McGarvey, Nocturnal Animals

Editing
Joe Walker, Arrival
* John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge
Tom Cross, La La Land
Jennifer Lame, Manchester By the Sea
Joan Sobel, Nocturnal Animals

Production Design
John Bush, Charles Wood, Doctor Strange
* Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh, Hail, Caesar!
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, David Wasco, La La Land
Shane Valentino, Meg Everist, Nocturnal Animals

Costume Design
Joanna Johnston, Allied
Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Consolata Boyle, Florence Foster Jenkins
* Madeline Fontaine, Jackie
Mary Zophres, La La Land

Makeup and Hair
Jeremy Woodhead, Doctor Strange
* J. Roy Helland, Daniel Phillips, Florence Foster Jenkins
Shane Thomas, Hacksaw Ridge
Donald Mowat, Yolanda Toussieng, Nocturnal Animals
Nominees TBC, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Sound
* Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariépy Strobl, Sylvain Bellemare, Arrival
Mike Prestwood Smith, Dror Mohar, Wylie Stateman, David Wyman, Deepwater Horizon
Niv Adiri, Glenn Freemantle, Simon Hayes, Andy Nelson, Ian Tapp, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Peter Grace, Robert Mackenzie, Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Hacksaw Ridge
Mildred Iatrou Morgan, Ai-Ling Lee, Steve A. Morrow, Andy Nelson, La La Land

Special Visual Effects
Louis Morin, Arrival
Richard Bluff, Stephane Ceretti, Paul Corbould, Jonathan Fawkner, Doctor Strange
Tim Burke, Pablo Grillo, Christian Manz, David Watkins, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
* Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones, Adam Valdez, The Jungle Book
Neil Corbould, Hal Hickel, Mohen Leo, John Knoll, Nigel Sumner, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Original Music
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Arrival
Mica Levi, Jackie
* Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
Dustin O’halloran, Hauschka, Lion
Abel Korzeniowski, Nocturnal Animals

Outstanding Debut By a British Writer, Director, or Producer in 2017
The Girl With All the Gifts
The Hard Stop
Notes on Blindness
The Pass
* Under the Shadow - Babak Anvari (writer/director), Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh (producers)

British Short Animation
The Alan Dimension
* A Love Story - Khaled Gad, Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara, Elena Ruscombe-King
Tough

British Short Film
Consumed
* Home - Shpat Deda, Afolabi Kuti, Daniel Mulloy, Scott O'Donnell
Mouth of Hell
The Party
Standby

EE Rising Star Award (voted by the public)
Anya Taylor-Joy
Laia Costa
Lucas Hedges
Ruth Negga
* Tom Holland


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