BAFTA Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

The winners have been announced for the BAFTA Awards 2016 ahead of tonight’s airing on BBC America, so if you’re planning on waiting to see the ceremony, you might want to turn back now. That said, I can’t really say the winners are all that surprising.

The Revenant was the night’s big winner, earning four awards including Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Director for Alejandro G. Inarritu, and Best Film. Fellow Best Picture Oscar contender Mad Max: Fury Road also earned four awards, sweeping the technical categories, save for The Revenant‘s win in Cinematography, and the victory for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the Visual Effects category. In acting categories, the wins for DiCaprio and Room star Brie Larson seems to basically cement them for Oscar gold, at this point, considering how strong they’ve been all season. But the wins for Kate Winslet (in Steve Jobs) and Mark Rylance (in Bridge of Spies) should give a slight boost to their campaigns in categories that are far from locked right now. Granted, you could write it off as a British awards ceremony simply choosing to honor British actors in lieu of an obvious frontrunner, but I’d like to think a little more thought went into it than that.

The BAFTA Awards ceremony airs tonight at 7:30 PM on BBC America, but if you can’t wait, check out the complete winners list below:

BAFTA Awards 2016 Complete Winners List

Credit: BAFTA Twitter (@BAFTA)


Best Film: The Revenant
Best Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu
Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Best Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Best Animated Film: Inside Out
Outstanding British Film: Brooklyn
Outstanding Debut by a British Director, Writer or Producer: Naji Abu Nowar, writer/director of Theeb
Best Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Best Film Not In the English Language: Wild Tales
Best Makeup & Hair: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Costume Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Cinematography: The Revenant
Best Documentary: Amy
Best Music: The Hateful Eight
Best Live-Action Short: Operator
Best Animated Short: Edmond
Best Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Sound: The Revenant
Best Special Visual Effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The EE Rising Star Award: John Boyega

What do you think of the winners for the BAFTA Awards 2016? Sound off in the comments!

And for more awards season news from this weekend, find out which films and TV shows were the big winners at the Writers Guild Awards!

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