The 68th British Academy Films Awards (BAFTA) was announced on 8 February 2015. The BAFTA Awards were handed out at the Royal Opera House in London.
The awards were announced to honour the best British and international contributions to film in 2014. The nominees for the award were announced on 9 January 2015 by Stephen Fry and actor Sam Claflin.
The American film Boyhood won the Best Film Award. The Theory of Everything was named the Best British Film while The Lego Movie won the Best Animated Film and Citizenfour won the award in Best Documentary category.
List of Winners
• Best Film: Boyhood
• Leading Actress: Julianne Moore for her role in Still Alice
• Leading Actor: Eddie Redmayne for his role in The Theory of Everything
• Best Director: Richard Linklater for Boyhood
• Costume Design: Milena Canonero for The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Adapted Screenplay: Anthony McCarten for Theory of Everything
• Film Not in English Language: Ida
• Original Screenplay: Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Outstanding debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Stephen Beresford (Writer) and David Livingstone (Producer) for Pride
• Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman
• Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette for Boyhood
• Supporting Actor: JK Simmons for Whiplash
• Best Animated Film: The Lego Movie
• Best Editing: Tom Cross for Whiplash
• British Short Animation Film: The Bigger Picture
• British Short Film: Boogaloo and Graham
• Best Documentary: Citizenfour directed by Laura Poitras
• Original Music: Alexandre Desplat for The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Outstanding British Film: The Theory of Everything
When: 8 February 2015