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Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Theory Of Everything dominate the 2015 BAFTAs
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Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Theory Of Everything dominate the 2015 BAFTAs

Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Theory Of Everything were the big winners at last night's BAFTAs.


Richard Linklater's epic coming of age story walked away with three awards at last night's (February 8th) ceremony in London, including the night's biggest prize of Best Film. It also picked up Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette and Best Director for Linklater. 

Eddie Redmayne took home the award for Best Actor for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything, with the film also picking up the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Julianne Moore won her first honour in the Best Actress category for her role in Still Alice. 

The night's biggest winner was The Grand Budapest Hotel, which picked up awards for Original Music, Make-Up and Hair, Production Design, Original Screenplay and Costume Design. Other winners included J.K. Simmons, who won Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash, a movie which picked up a total of three awards, BiRDMAN, which won for Cinematography, The Lego Movie, which won Best Animated Film, and Interstellar, which won for Visual Effects. 

Unbroken and 71' star Jack O'Connell picked up the BAFTA Rising Star Award. 

The full list of winners at the 2015 BAFTAS were as follows:

Best Film

Boyhood - Winner
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

Outstanding British Film

The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything - Winner
Under the Skin

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Northern Soul (Elaine Constantine)
'71 (Yann Demange, Gregory Burke)
Lilting (Hong Khaou)
Kajaki: The True Story (Paul Katis, Andrew de Lotbiniere)
Pride (Stephen Beresford, David Livingstone) - Winner

Film Not in the English Language

Ida - Winner
The Lunchbox
Two Days, One Night


20 Feet from Stardom
20,000 Days on Earth
CitizenFour - Winner
Finding Vivian Maier

Animated Film

Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
The Lego Movie - Winner


Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)
Richard Linklater (Boyhood) - Winner
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
James Marsh (The Theory of Everything)
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)

Original Screenplay

Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo)
Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson) - Winner
Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)

Adapted Screenplay

American Sniper (Jason Hall)
Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)
The Imitation Game (Graham Moore)
Paddington (Paul King)
The Theory of Everything (Anthony McCarten) - Winner

Leading Actor

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) - Winner

Leading Actress

Amy Adams (Big Eyes)
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice) - Winner
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)

Supporting Actor

Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)
Edward Norton (Birdman)
Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)
JK Simmons (Whiplash) - Winner

Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) - Winner
Keira Knightly (The Imitation Game)
Imelda Staunton (Pride)
Emma Stone (Birdman)
Rene Russo (Nightcrawler)

Original Music

Birdman (Antonio Sanchez)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat) - Winner
Interstellar (Hans Zimmer)
The Theory of Everything (Jóhann Jóhannsson)
Under the Skin (Mica Levi)


Birdman - Winner
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mr Turner


The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash - Winner

Production Design

Big Eyes
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Winner
The Imitation Game
Mr Turner

Costume Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Winner
The Imitation Game
Into the Woods
Mr Turner
The Theory of Everything

Make Up & Hair

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Winner
Guardians of the Galaxy
Into the Woods
Mr Turner
The Theory of Everything


American Sniper
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Whiplash - Winner

Special Visual Effects

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Interstellar - Winner
X-Men: Days of Future Past

British Short Animation

The Bigger Picture - Winner
Monkey Love Experiments
My Dad

British Short Film

Boogaloo and Graham - Winner
Emotional Fusebox
The Kármán Line
Three Brothers

Boyhood Richard Linklater

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