BAFTA Awards 2019 – “Roma” film won best picture

72nd British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards ceremony, popularly referred to as BAFTA Awards 2018 was held on 10th February 2019 in Royal Albert Hall,London, United Kingdom.

BAFTA Awards 2019Highlights

  • The ceremony was hosted by English actress Joanna Lumley.
  • Netflix drama ‘Roma’ won the best film prize along with director, Alfonso Cuaron and co-stars Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz won in their respective categories.
  • With seven BAFTAs, The Favourite by the director Yorgos Lanthimos emerged as the top winner on the awards night.

BAFTA 2019 Winners list

CategoryWinner
Best FilmRoma
Best DirectorAlfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Best ActressOlivia Colman (The Favourite)
Best ActorRami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Best Supporting ActressRachel Weisz (The Favourite)
Best Supporting ActorMahershala Ali (Green Book)
Outstanding British FilmThe Favourite
Best Animated FilmSpiderman : into the Spider-verse
Best British Short AnimationRoughhouse
Best British Short Film73 Cows
Best DocumentaryFree Solo
Outstanding Debut By a British Writer, Director or ProducerBeast-Michael Pearce (Writer/Director Category),

Lauren Dark (Producer)

Best Film Not in the English LanguageRoma
Best Costume DesignThe Favourite
Best Makeup and HairThe Favourite
Best Production DesignThe Favourite
Best EditingVice
Best CinematographyRoma
Best Special Visual EffectsBlack Panther
Best Original Screen PlayThe Favourite – Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
Best Adapted ScreenplayBlacKkKlansman – Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Dachtel, Kevin Willmott
Best SoundBohemian Rhapsody
Best Original MusicA Star is Born
Outstanding British Contribution to CinemaNumber 9 Films (Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley)
EE Rising Star AwardLetitia Wright
BAFTA FellowshipThelma Schoonmaker