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BAFTA Winners! February 8, 2009

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The winners of the last major film award ceremony before the Academy Awards, the BAFTA Awards (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), have just been announced!

I must say there weren’t many surprises, if any.  The big winner was of course Slumdog Millionaire, which came away with 7 awards (including Best Film) out of 11 nominations.  Danny Boyle, Kate Winslet and Heath Ledger also continued their strong runs to now look like certainties at the Oscars next month.

Full list of winners below.

Best Film: Slumdog Millionare

Best Actor: Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)

Best Actress: Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)

Best Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best British Film: Man on Wire

Best Original Screenplay: Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Editing: Chris Dickens (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Production Design: Donald Grahan Burt, Victor J Zolfo (The Curious Case of Bejamin Button)

Best Costume Design: Michael O’Connor (The Duchess)

Best Make Up/Hair: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Film Music: AR Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Sound: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Non-English Film: Il y a longtemps que je t’aime

Best Animated Feature Film: Wall-E

Orange Rising Star Award: Noel Clarke

Most Promising Newcomer: Steven McQueen (Hunger)

Best Short Animation: Wallace and Gromit in ‘A Matter of Loaf and Death

Best Short Film: September

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