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About BAFTA Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards are annual awards presented.

Orange British Academy Film Awards 2009

Best Film

Outstanding British Film

The Carl Foreman Award

For Special Achievement By A British Director, Writer Or Producer For Their First Feature Film

  • Steve Mcqueen (Director/Writer) - Hunger
  • Simon Chinn (Producer) - Man On Wire
  • Judy Craymer (Producer) - Mamma Mia!
  • Garth Jennings (Writer) - Son Of Rambow
  • Solon Papadopoulos, Roy Boulter (Producers) - Of Time And The City


Original Screenplay

Adapted Screenplay

Film Not In The English Language

  • I've Loved You So Long - Yves Marmion, Philippe Claudel
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex - Bernd Eichinger, Uli Edel
  • Gomorrah - Domenico Procacci, Matteo Garrone
  • Persepolis - Marc-antoine Robert, Xavier Rigault, Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
  • Waltz With Bashir - Serge Lalou, Gerhard Meixner, Yael Nahlieli, Ari Folman

Animated Film

  • Wall-e - Andrew Stanton
  • Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
  • Waltz With Bashir - Ari Folman

Leading Actor

Leading Actress

Supporting Actor

Supporting Actress




As There Was A Tie In This Category There Are Six Nominations

Production Design

Costume Design


  • Slumdog Millionare - Glenn Freemantle, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers, Ian Tapp
  • Changeling - Walt Martin, Alan Robert Murray, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff
  • The Dark Knight - Lora Hirschberg, Richard King, Ed Novick, Gary Rizzo
  • Quantum Of Solace - Jimmy Boyle, Eddy Joseph, Chris Munro, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor
  • Wall-e - Ben Burtt, Tom Myers, Michael Semanick, Matthew Wood

Special Visual Effects

  • The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - Eric Barba, Craig Barron, - Nathan Mcguinness, Edson Williams
  • The Dark Knight - Chris Corbould, Nick Davis, Paul Franklin, Tim Webber
  • Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull - Pablo Helman, Marshall Krasser, Steve Rawlins
  • Iron Man - Hal Hickel, Shane Patrick Mahan, John Nelson, Ben Snow
  • Quantum Of Solace - Chris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug

Make Up & Hair

Short Animation

  • Wallace And Gromit: A Matter Of Loaf And Death - Steve Pegram, Nick Park, Bob Baker
  • Codswallop - Greg Mcleod, Myles Mcleod
  • Varmints - Sue Goffe, Marc Craste

Short Film

  • September - Stewart Le Maréchal, Esther May Campbell
  • Kingsland #1 The Dreamer - Kate Ogborn, Tony Grisoni
  • Love You More - Caroline Harvey, Anthony Minghella, Sam Taylor-wood, Patrick Marber
  • Ralph - Olivier Kaempfer, Alex Winckler
  • Voyage D'affaires (The Business Trip) - Celine Quideau, Sean Ellis

Orange Rising Star Award

Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema

  • Pinewood Studios And Shepperton Studios

Academy Fellowship

  • Terry Gilliam

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Carey Mulligan marries Marcus Mumford in rustic-themed ceremony
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Sigourney Weaver named 'best horror film actress'
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Irina Shayk wows onlookers in cleavage-baring tuxedo at movie premiere
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Una Healy misses band's performance for bringing home newborn
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Wills-Kat's wax sculpture unveiled
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London 2012 Festival Film Programme to Showcase Leading UK Talent and Rising Stars

Wills-Kat to greet Steven Spielberg and cast members of 'War Horse'
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The UK Celebrates London 2012 with a 12-week Nationwide Festival of the World’s Best Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual art, Literature, Film and Fashion
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30m Pounds biopic to reveal 'never before known facts' of Princess Diana
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Battle of Britain's 'book of heroes' sells for œ33600
A book containing signatures of RAF pilots who took part in the Battle of Britain has been sold at an auction for 33,600 pounds.

Daniel Linekar's baby steps to stardom as sex-obsessed man-eater
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Final Potter movie scoops double awards at BAFTA
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 was a double winner at the Bafta children's awards on Sunday night.

Final Harry Potter movie picks top honours at Bafta Children's Awards
The final Harry Potter movie bagged top honours at this year's BAFTA Children's Awards on Sunday night.

Albert Finney signs up for new Bond movie
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Mirren's Oscar win stopped her from envying others'
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J-Lo 'dumped hubby Anthony right before meeting Wills-Kat'
As Jennifer Lopez arrived at last weekend's Bafta gala to meet Prince William and Kate Middleton along with her mother instead of her husband Marc Anthony and also without her wedding ring, she was clearly giving hint about the impending divorce.

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