60th British Academy Film Awards

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60th British Academy Film Awards
Date 11 February 2007
Host Jonathan Ross
Highlights
Best Film The Queen
Best British Film The Last King of Scotland
Best Actor Forest Whitaker
The Last King of Scotland
Best Actress Dame Helen Mirren
The Queen
Most awards The Last King of Scotland &
Pan's Labyrinth (3)
Most nominations Casino Royale (9)
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The 60th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts took place on 11 February 2007, and honoured the best films of 2006.

Stephen Frears' The Queen won the award for Best Film and Best Actress (Helen Mirren). Paul Greengrass won the award of Best Director for his work in United 93, the film that also won the Best Editing prize. Forest Whitaker won the award for Best Actor for his role in The Last King of Scotland. The Last King of Scotland also won the awards for Best British Film and Adapted Screenplay. It also featured the inaugural BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film which was awarded to Happy Feet.

Winners[edit]

Best Film The Queen Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward
Best British Film The Last King of Scotland Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel, Kevin Macdonald, Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock
Best Actor The Last King of Scotland Forest Whitaker
Best Actress The Queen Dame Helen Mirren
Best Supporting Actor Little Miss Sunshine Alan Arkin
Best Supporting Actress Dreamgirls Jennifer Hudson
Best Original Screenplay Little Miss Sunshine Michael Arndt
Best Adapted Screenplay The Last King of Scotland Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock
David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction United 93 Paul Greengrass
Best Animated Feature Film Happy Feet George Miller
Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in their First Feature Film Red Road Andrea Arnold (director)
Best Film Not in the English Language Pan's Labyrinth Alfonso Cuaron, Alvaro Augustin, Guillermo del Toro
Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music Babel Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Cinematography Children of Men Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Editing United 93 Clare Douglas, Christopher Rouse, Richard Pearson
Best Production Design Children of Men Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland, Jennifer Williams
Best Costume Design Pan's Labyrinth Lala Huete
Best Sound Casino Royale Chris Munro, Eddy Joseph, Mike Prestwood Smith, Martin Cantwell, Mark Taylor
Achievement in Special Visual Effects Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson, Allen Hall
Best Make Up and Hair Pan's Labyrinth José Quetglas, Blanca Sànchez
Best Short Animation Film Guy 101 Ian Gouldstone View Here
Best Short Film Do Not Erase Asitha Ameresekere
The Orange Rising Star Award Eva Green

Nominations[edit]

Nominations were announced on 12 January 2007. The award ceremony was hosted by Jonathan Ross. The winners were announced on 11 February 2007 and are highlighted in bold.

Film

The Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year

The Carol Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film

The David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction

Original Screenplay

Adapted Screenplay

Film Not in the English Language

Animated Feature Film

Actor in a Leading Role

Actress in a Leading Role

Actor in a Supporting Role

Actress in a Supporting Role

The Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music

Cinematography

Editing

Production Design

Costume Design

Sound

Achievement in Special Visual Effects

Makeup and Hair

Short Animated Film

Short Film

The Orange Rising Star Award

Awards Breakdown[edit]

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