BAFTA Awards 2024 Winners List: Key Facts For Exams

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Explore the BAFTA Awards 2024 Winners List with Key Facts For upcoming competitive exams.

Introduction

  • The British Academy Film Awards, known as the BAFTA Awards, is an annual event by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
  • It honors outstanding contributions to film, both British and international.
  • Initially held at the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square, London, it later moved to the Royal Opera House (2007-2016), Royal Albert Hall (2017-2022), and Royal Festival Hall (2023 onwards).
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  • The iconic award statue features a theatrical mask.
  • The first BAFTA Awards took place in 1949, with the ceremony first televised in 1956, hosted by Vivien Leigh.
  • Originally held in April or May, the ceremony has been held in February since 2001.

BAFTA Awards 2024: Important list of winners

AwardWinner
Best FilmOppenheimer
Best Leading ActressEmma Stone (Poor Things)
Best Leading ActorCillian Murphy (Oppenheimer)
Best DirectorChristopher Nolan (Oppenheimer)
Best Supporting ActressDa’vine Joy Randolph (The Holdovers)
Best Supporting ActorRobert Downey Jr. (Oppenheimer)
Special Visual EffectsPoor Things
EE Rising StarMia McKenna (Bruce)
Outstanding British FilmJonathan Glazer and James Wilson (The Zone of Interest)
Original ScoreLudwig Goransson (Oppenheimer)
Best DocumentaryMstyslav Chernov, Raney Aronson Rath, and Michelle Mizner (20 Days in Mariupol)
Best Film Not In The English LanguageJonathan Glazer and James Wilson (The Zone of Interest)
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or ProducerSavanah Leaf, Shirley O’Connor and Medb Riordan (Earth Mama)
Animated FilmHayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki (The Boy and the Heron)
Original ScreenplayJustine Triet and Arthur Harari (Anatomy of a Fall)
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Key Facts About BAFTA Award 2024

  • The 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards were hosted by David Tennant at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
  • “Oppenheimer” led with the most nominations (13) and won seven categories, including Best Film.
  • Other notable nominees included “Poor Things” with 11 nominations and five wins.
  • The awards show is considered the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars and was aired in the U.S. on BritBox International.
  • The ceremony featured various categories, including Outstanding British Film, Documentary, Animated Film, and Director.
  • Cillian Murphy won the Leading Actor category for “Oppenheimer,” while Emma Stone won Leading Actress for “Poor Things.”
  • The film “The Zone of Interest” won in multiple categories, including Outstanding Debut and Film Not in the English Language.
  • The ceremony included awards for categories like Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, and Editing.
  • Other winners include Mia McKenna-Bruce for the EE Rising Star Award and “Poor Things” for Makeup & Hair and Special Visual Effects.
  • The British Short Film category saw “Jellyfish and Lobster” as the winner.
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