BAFTA 2020: ‘1917’ wins best film award, See complete list of winners

The British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) is an annual award presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Created On: Feb 4, 2020 15:06 ISTModified On: Feb 4, 2020 15:10 IST
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BAFTA 2020 in News: The British Academy Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA) ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall, London February 03, 2020. This event honored the best national and international films of the year 2019.

The film ‘1917’ directed by British filmmaker Sam Mendes won the Best Film Award in the BAFTA ceremony. Actor Joaquin Phoenix was awarded the Best Actor Award for the film ‘Joker’ while actress Renee Zellweger won the Best Actress Award for the film ‘Judy’.

‘1917’ is a British film, directed, produced and written by Sam Mendes. It is based on the situations of World War-I. Earlier, ‘1917’ won the 77th Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Motion Picture award.

Here is the full list of BAFTA 2020 winners:



Best Film


Best Film (Not in English)


Best Director

Sam Mendes (1917)

Best Leading Actress

Renee Zellweger (Judy)

Best Leading Actor

Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)

Best Supporting Actor

Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)

Best Supporting Actress

Laura Dern (Marriage Story)

Best Editing

Le Mans ’66

Outstanding British Film


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer/Director


Best Original Score


Best Cinematography


Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema

Andy Serkis

Best Costume Design

Jacqueline Durran (Little Woman)

Special Visual Effects


Best Animated Film




The British Academy Film and Television Awards is also known as BAFTA. It is an annual award function organized by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. It is believed that BAFTA awards are equivalent to the US Oscar Awards. It has been held at the Royal Opera House in London since 2008. It was founded by a group of directors Carol Reed, Roger Manvell, David Lean, Michael Powell, Laurence Olivier and other major directors of the British film industry.

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