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BAFTA 2020 Winners: The Complete List

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) took place in London on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall. 1917 won for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, with Sam Mendes receiving the BAFTA for Director and Roger Deakins taking Cinematography. The Sam Mendes directed film also nabbed awards for Production Design, Sound and Special Visual Effects.

Joker won three awards: Joaquin Phoenix won Leading Actor, Shayna Markowitz won the inaugural Casting award, and Hildur Guðnadóttir won Original Score. Parasite won two awards: Original Screenplay for Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won and Film Not in the English Language. Leading Actress was won by Renée Zellweger for Judy.

The BAFTA stirred controversy earlier this award season for the lack of diversity among the nominees. The BAFTA themselves have acknowledged the issue at hand.

Here’s the full list of BAFTA Awards winners:


Best Film

'1917' - BAFTA

1917 [WINNER]

The Irishman


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood



Leading Actress

Renée Zellweger, 'Judy' - BAFTA
Renée Zellweger, ‘Judy’

Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renée Zellweger, Judy [WINNER]


Leading Actor

'Joker' - BAFTA
Joaquin Phoenix, ‘Joker’

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Taron Egerton, Rocketman

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker [WINNER]

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes


Supporting Actress

Laura Dern, ‘Marriage Story’

Laura Dern, Marriage Story [WINNER]

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Margot Robbie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Supporting Actor 

Brad Pitt, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'- BAFTA
Brad Pitt, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood [WINNER]


Outstanding British Film

1917, Outstanding Brit Film

1917 [WINNER]


For Sama


Sorry We Missed You

The Two Popes


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

'Bait' - BAFTA

Bait, Mark Jenkin (Writer/Director), Kate Byers, Linn Waite (Producers) [WINNER]

For Sama, Waad Al-Kateab (Director/Producer), Edward Watts (Director)

Maiden, Alex Holmes (Director)

Only You, Harry Wootliff (Writer/Director)

Retablo, Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio (Writer/Director)


Film Not in the English Language


The Farewell

For Sama

Pain and Glory

Parasite [WINNER]

Portrait of a Lady on Fire



'For Sama'
‘For Sama’

American Factory

Apollo 11

Diego Maradona

For Sama [WINNER]

The Great Hack


Animated Film


Frozen 2

Klaus [WINNER]

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Toy Story 4



Sam Mendes, '1917' - BAFTA
Sam Mendes, ‘1917’

WINNER: 1917, Sam Mendes

The Irishman, Martin Scorsese

Joker, Todd Phillips

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino

Parasite, Bong Joon-ho


Original Screenplay


Booksmart, Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman

Knives Out, Rian Johnson

Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino

Parasite, Han Jin-won, Bong Joon-ho [WINNER]


Adapted Screenplay

'Jojo Rabbit'
‘Jojo Rabbit’

The Irishman, Steven Zaillian

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi [WINNER]

Joker, Todd Phillips, Scott Silver

Little Women, Greta Gerwig

The Two Popes, Anthony Mccarten


Original Score


1917, Thomas Newman

Jojo Rabbit, Michael Giacchino

Joker, Hildur Gudnadóttir [WINNER]

Little Women, Alexandre Desplat

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, John Williams




Joker, Shayna Markowitz [WINNER]

Marriage Story, Douglas Aibel, Francine Maisler

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Victoria Thomas

The Personal History of David Copperfield, Sarah Crowe

The Two Popes, Nina Gold




WINNER: 1917, Roger Deakins

The Irishman, Rodrigo Prieto

Joker, Lawrence Sher

Le Mans ’66, Phedon Papamichael

The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke



'Le Mans ’66'
‘Le Mans ’66’

The Irishman, Thelma Schoonmaker

Jojo Rabbit, Tom Eagles

Joker, Jeff Groth

Le Mans ’66, Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker [WINNER]

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Fred Raskin


Production Design


WINNER: 1917, Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales [WINNER]

The Irishman, Bob Shaw, Regina Graves

Jojo Rabbit, Ra Vincent, Nora Sopková

Joker, Mark Friedberg, Kris Moran

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh


Costume Design

'Little Woman'
‘Little Women’

The Irishman, Christopher Peterson, Sandy Powell

Jojo Rabbit, Mayes C. Rubeo

Judy, Jany Temime

Little Women, Jacqueline Durran [WINNER]

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Arianne Phillips


Makeup and Hair


1917, Naomi Donne

Bombshell, Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan [WINNER]

Joker, Kay Georgiou, Nicki Ledermann

Judy, Jeremy Woodhead

Rocketman, Lizzie Yianni Georgiou




1917, Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson [WINNER]

Joker, Tod Maitland, Alan Robert Murray, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic

Le Mans ’66, David Giammarco, Paul Massey, Steven A. Morrow, Donald Sylvester

Rocketman, Matthew Collinge, John Hayes, Mike Prestwood Smith, Danny Sheehan

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson, Matthew Wood

Special Visual Effects


1917, Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy [WINNER]

Avengers: Endgame, Dan Deleeuw, Dan Sudick

The Irishman, Leandro Estebecorena, Stephane Grabli, Pablo Helman

The Lion King, Andrew R. Jones, Robert Legato, Elliot Newman, Adam Valdez

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan, Dominic Tuohy


British Short Animation

'Grandad Was a Romantic'
‘Grandad Was a Romantic’

Grandad Was a Romantic, Maryam Mohajer [WINNER]

In Her Boots, Kathrin Steinbacher

The Magic Boat, Naaman Azhari, Lilia Laurel


British Short Film

'Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone'
‘Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone’

Azaar, Myriam Raja, Nathanael Baring

Goldfish, Hector Dockrill, Harri Kamalanathan, Benedict Turnbull, Laura Dockrill

Kamali, Sasha Rainbow, Rosalind Croad

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl), Carol Dysinger, Elena Andreicheva [WINNER]

The Trap, Lena Headey, Anthony Fitzgerald


Rising Star

Michael Ward - BAFTA
Michael Ward


Jack Lowden

Kaitlyn Dever

Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Michael Ward [WINNER]


Read more: SAG Awards 2020 Winners: The Complete List



Alex Low
Alex Low

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Alex is the Editorial Director of The Cultured. An avid consumer of popular culture, he's enthusiastic about black-and-white movies, Star Wars, and Quentin Tarantino films. When not writing, Alex spends his free time playing video games, learning how to cook (it's been quite a journey, or so he says), and lurking on for the best physical media deals.


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