65th British Academy Film Awards
|65th British Academy Film Awards|
|Date||12 February 2012|
|Site||Royal Opera House, London|
|Best Film||The Artist|
|Best British Film||Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy|
|Best Actor||Jean Dujardin
|Best Actress||Meryl Streep
The Iron Lady
|Most awards||The Artist (7)|
|Most nominations||The Artist (12)|
The 65th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2012 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2011. Stephen Fry, who hosted from 2001 to 2006, returned to host the awards ceremony. The Artist won seven awards, out of its twelve nominations, including Best Director and Best Film. Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep received awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively, while Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer won the Best Supporting awards. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was named Best British Film. Director Martin Scorsese was given the Academy Fellowship and John Hurt garnered the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award. The nominees were announced on 17 January 2012 by Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger.
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.
Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Best Actress in a Leading Role|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Best Original Screenplay||Best Adapted Screenplay|
|Best Cinematography||Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer|
|Outstanding British Film||Best Documentary|
|Best Original Music||Best Sound|
Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley – Hugo
|Best Production Design||Best Special Visual Effects|
|Best Costume Design||Best Makeup and Hair|
Marese Langan – The Iron Lady
|Best Editing||Best Film Not in the English Language|
Gregers Sall, Chris King – Senna
|Best Animated Film||Best Short Animation|
A Morning Stroll – Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe
|Best Short Film||Orange Rising Star Award|
Pitch Black Heist – John Maclean, Gerardine O'Flynn
- 1st AACTA International Awards
- 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards
- 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards
- 66th Tony Awards
- 69th Golden Globe Awards
- 84th Academy Awards
- Stephen Fry Returns to British Academy Film Awards, bafta.org.
- Reynolds, Simon (12 February 2012). "Orange BAFTA Film Awards 2012 winners list – in full". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
- Pond, Steve (12 February 2012). "'The Artist' Dominates at BAFTA Awards". Reuters. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
- BAFTA Film Awards Nominations in 2012, bafta.org, 17 January 2012.
- BAFTA Film Awards Winners and Nominations in 2012
- 65th British Academy Film Awards Coverage and Analysis at the Guardian
- 65th British Academy Film Awards at IMDb