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BAFTA Winners Announced in London during ceremony at The Royal Festival Hall in London, 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards, Oppenheimer wins seven BAFTAs.

London – The winners of the 2024 EE BAFTA Awards (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Film Awards) were announced tonight in a ceremony hosted by David Tennant at The Royal Festival Hall in London and broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer. The EE BAFTAs celebrate the very best in film of the past year.

The winners of the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards have been announced and are as follows.

  • Oppenheimer wins seven BAFTAs, including Best Film and Director
  • Poor Things wins five BAFTAs
  • The Zone of Interest wins three BAFTAs
  • Emma Stone wins Leading Actress for Poor Things
  • Cillian Murphy wins Leading Actor for Oppenheimer
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph wins Supporting Actress for The Holdovers
  • Robert Downey Jr. wins Supporting Actor for Oppenheimer
  • Earth Mama wins Outstanding Debut
  • Samantha Morton receives the BAFTA Fellowship
  • June Givanni receives the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award
  • Mia McKenna-Bruce wins the EE Rising Star Award

Oppenheimer won seven BAFTAs: Best Film; Director for Christopher Nolan; Leading Actor for Cillian Murphy; Supporting Actor for Robert Downey Jr.; Cinematography; Editing, and Original Score.

Poor Things won five BAFTAs: Leading Actress for Emma Stone; Costume, Make Up & Hair, Production Design and Special Visual Effects.

The Zone of Interest won three BAFTAs:  Outstanding British Film, Film Not in the English Language, and Sound. 

The Holdovers won two categories: Supporting Actress for Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Casting.

Anatomy of a Fall won Original Screenplay.

American Fiction won Adapted Screenplay.

Earth Mama won Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.

20 Days in Mariupol won Documentary.

he Boy and the Heron won Animated Film.

Jellyfish and Lobster won the British Short Film award; while the BAFTA for British Short Animation was won by Crab Day.

June Givanni was presented with the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award.

The BAFTA Fellowship was presented to actress and director Samantha Morton. The Fellowship is the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA in recognition of an individual’s outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games across their career.

The EE Rising Star Award, the only award voted for by the public, went to Mia McKenna-Bruce.

This marks a first BAFTA Director win for Christopher Nolan, and first time Film Awards nomination and win for Cillian Murphy and Da’Vine Joy Randolph. 

The Zone of Interest is the first film to win both the Outstanding British Film and Film Not in the English Language categories.

All winners were in attendance and accepted their awards on stage, with the exception of Animated Film.

The ceremony included a performance by Sophie Ellis-Bextor of Murder on the Dancefloor. Hannah Waddingham performed a solo rendition of Time After Time as part of the In Memorium, honouring those in the film industry who have sadly passed away in the last 12 months.

BAFTA – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts – is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For more, visit www.bafta.org. BAFTA is a registered charity (no. 216726).

Nominees and special guests unveiled ahead of this Sunday’s 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards.

  • Hannah Waddingham to deliver an exclusive live music performance, in addition to Sophie Ellis-Bextor who will perform her iconic hit ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’
  • Attendees and presenters announced today for the first time
  • Samantha Morton to receive BAFTA Fellowship
  • June Givanni to receive Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award
  • Ceremony to broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer from 19:00-21:00 (GMT) and globally in star-studded show hosted by David Tennant

LONDON – Tuesday 13 February: Today, BAFTA unveils the attending nominees and guest presenters for the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards this Sunday 18 February, for Britain’s biggest night of film. The EE BAFTAs will be hosted by David Tennant for the first time and will be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer from 19:00-21:00 (GMT) and globally.

Emma Baehr, Executive Director of Awards & Content said: “It is a privilege to welcome so many nominees to the EE BAFTA Film Awards this Sunday, representing some of the best on-screen and behind-the-screen creative talent working in film today who have provided audiences worldwide with an incredible year of film. It is a joy to bring these 38 remarkable films and the teams that made them to public attention. With host David Tennant bringing his charm and charisma to the ceremony, and performances from Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Hannah Waddingham, it promises to be an entertaining show for all our nominees and guests at the Royal Festival Hall and the millions of people watching at home around the world.”

Attendees:

Nominees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order)

Alex Fry, Alexander Payne, Alexandra Derbyshire, Amy Pascal, Andrew Haigh, Andrew Lowe, Annetta Marion, Arthur Harari, Ayo Edebiri, Barry Keoghan, Belén Atienza, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Celine Song, Charles Roven, Charlotte Regan, Chris Smith, Christina Steinberg, Christine Vachon, Christopher Miller, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Sharp, Cillian Murphy, Claire Foy, Colman Domingo, Cord Jefferson, Damian Jones, Dan Friedkin, Daniel Lupi, David Hemingson, David Heyman, David Hinojosa, David Scarpa, David Thion, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Davis Guggenheim, Denise Ream, Dominic Sessa, Ed Guiney, Ella Glendining, Emerald Fennell, Emily Blunt, Emily Leo, Emma Stone, Emma Thomas, Fantasia Barrino, Graham Broadbent, Greta Gerwig, Ivana MacKinnon, J.A. Bayona, James Wilson, Jana Edelbaum, Joaquim Dos Santos, Joedan Okun, John Battsek, Jonathan Glazer, Jonathan King, Josey McNamara, Josh Singer, Justin K. Thompson, Justine Triet, Kemp Powers, Ken Loach, Kevin J. Walsh, Konstantinos Kontovrakis, Lauren Domino, Lisa Selby, Madeleine Gavin, Margot Robbie, Marie-Ange Luciani, Mark Huffam, Mark Johnson, Matthew Heineman, Medb Riordan, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Michelle Mizner, Molly Manning Walker, Mstyslav Chernov, Nathan Bryon, Noah Baumbach, Pamela Koffler, Paul Giamatti, Paul King, Paul Laverty, Paul Mescal, Pete Czernin, Peter Sohn, Phil Lord, Phoebe Dynevor, Rachel Cohen, Raney Aronson-Rath, Rebecca Lloyd-Evans, Rebecca O’Brien, Robert Downey Jr., Rosamund Pike, Ryan Gosling, Sam Fell, Sandra Hermida, Sandra Hüller, Sarah Harvey, Savanah Leaf, Shirley O’Connor, Simon Farnaby, Simon Halfon, Sophie Wilde, Steve Pegram, Sue Mi Terry, Teo Yoo, Theo Barrowclough, Tom Melia, Vivian Oparah, Yorgos Lanthimos, Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo.

Presenters confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order)

Adjoa Andoh, Andrew Scott, Bryce Dallas Howard, Callum Turner, Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daisy Edgar Jones, Daryl McCormack, David Beckham, Deepika Padukone, Dua Lipa, Emma Corrin, Gillian Anderson, Himesh Patel, Hugh Grant, Idris Elba, Indira Varma, James Martin, Jack O’Connell, Keegan-Michael Key, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lily Collins, Marisa Abela, Rebecca Ferguson, Sheila Atim, Taylor Russell.

Special Award Recipients:

This year’s BAFTA Fellowship will be presented to award-winning British actor, writer and director Samantha Morton. It is the arts charity’s highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, games or television. As previously announced here.

BAFTA’s Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema will be presented to June Givanni, the pioneering film curator, writer and programmer of African and African diaspora cinema, and founder of The June Givanni PanAfrican Archive. 

Performers & Hosts

Also announced today, British actress and television star Hannah Waddingham will deliver an exclusive music performance. Sophie Ellis-Bextor will also perform her iconic hit, Murder on the Dancefloor as featured in nominated film Saltburn.

The 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards ceremony will be hosted by David Tennant at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, offering audiences at home an unmissable night of entertainment.  

The legendary red carpet will be hosted by Clara Amfo and Alex Zane, LIVE on BAFTA’s social channels YouTubeX and Facebook, and Zainab Jiwa will be live from the red carpet exclusively on BAFTA’s TikTok channel from 15.00-16:00 GMT, giving audiences exclusive access to all the arrivals #EEBAFTAs.