BAFTA Winners 2018: Shape of Water wins big


BAFTAs 2018 bannerThe glitz and glamour of the 2018 EE BAFTAs came to London’s Royal Albert Hall last night (February 19th) and with that was the whole host of celebrities that you would expect from the biggest night in British film.

Films like The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri were nominated in many categories and Gary Oldman was hoping to take away his first best actor trophy for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Hosted by Joanna Lumley for the first time, taking over duties from Stephen Fry, the BAFTAs 2018 also saw solidarity for the Time’s Up movement, with many stars opting to wear black. Read on for all the nominees and winners.

Leading Actor

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour – WINNER
Daniel Day Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Jamie Bell, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Timothee Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Leading Actress

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER
Annette Bening, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

BAFTAs 2018 banner

Supporting Actor

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Hugh Grant, Paddington 2
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Supporting Actress

Alison Janney, I, Tonya – WINNER
Kristin Scott Thomas, Darkest Hour
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro on the set of Shape of Water

© 20th Century Fox

Director

Guillermo Del, The Shape of Water – WINNER
Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049
Luca Guadagnino, Call Me By Your Name
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

British Film

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER
Darkest Hour
The Death of Stalin
God’s Own Country
Lady Macbeth
Paddington 2

Best Film

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER
Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
The Shape of Water
Dunkirk

Ridley Scott on the set of Alien: Covenant

BAFTA Fellowship

Ridley Scott

Rising Star

Daniel Kaluuya – WINNER
Florence Pugh
Josh O’Connor
Tessa Thompson
Timothée Chamalet

Adapted Screenplay

James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name – WINNER
Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin and David Schneider, The Death Of Stalin
Matt Greenhalgh, Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool
Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game
Simon Farnaby and Paul King, Paddington 2

Original Screenplay

Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER
Jordan Peele, Get Out
Steven Rogers, I, Tonya
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape Of Water

Outstanding Debut

I Am Not A Witch – WINNER
The Ghoul
Jawbone
Kingdom Of Us
Lady Macbeth

Film Not In The English Language

The Handmaiden – WINNER
Elle
First They Killed My Father
Loveless
The Salesman

Documentary

I Am Not Your Negro – WINNER
City Of Ghosts
Icarus
An Inconvenient Sequel
Jane

Miguel and Coco in Coco

© Disney Pixar

Animated Film

Coco – WINNER
Loving Vincent
My Life As A Courgette

Original Music

Jonny Greenwood, The Shape Of Water – WINNER
Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer, Blade Runner 2049
Dario Marianelli, Darkest Hour
Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk
Alexandre Desplat, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Cinematography

Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049 – WINNER
Bruno Delbonnel, Darkest Hour
Hoyte van Hoytema, Dunkirk
Dan Laustsen, The Shape Of Water
Ben Davis, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Editing

Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss, Baby Driver – WINNER
Joe Walker, Blade Runner 2049
Lee Smith, Dunkirk
Sidney Wolinsky, The Shape Of Water
Jon Gregory, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Production Design

The Shape Of Water – WINNER
Beauty And The Beast
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk

Costume Design

Phantom Thread – WINNER
Beauty And The Beast
Darkest Hour
I, Tonya
The Shape Of Water

Makeup & Hair

Darkest Hour – WINNER
Blade Runner 2049
I, Tonya
Victoria & Abdul
Wonder

Sound

Dunkirk – WINNER
The Shape Of Water
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049

© Sony Pictures.

Special Visual Effects

Blade Runner 2049 – WINNER
Dunkirk
The Shape Of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War For The Planet Of The Apes

British Short Animation

Poles Apart – WINNER
Have Heart
Mamoon

British Short Film

Cowboy Dave – WINNER
Aamir
A Drowning Man
Work
Wren Boys

What do you make of this year’s winners? And don’t forget to vote in the Movie Metropolis Alternative Oscars! It takes less than five minutes.

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