Oppenheimer was the biggest winner at this year’s BAFTAs, winning seven prizes including best film and best director for Christopher Nolan.

The film about the making of the atomic bomb also won leading actor for Cillian Murphy and supporting actor for Robert Downey Jr. It picked up three craft prizes too: cinematography; editing, and original score.

Oppenheimer leads BAFTA winners

BAFTAs winners have been announced

Meanwhile, Yorgos Lanthimos’s Gothic comedy Poor Things won five BAFTAs including leading actress for Emma Stone. It also performed strongly in the craft categories, winning the prizes for costume, make up & hair, production design and special visual effects.

Jonathan Glazer’s Holocaust drama The Zone of Interest won three BAFTAs: outstanding British film, film not in the English language, and sound. The Zone of Interest is the first film to win both the outstanding British Film and film not in the English Language categories.

The Holdovers, a comedy set in a boys’ boarding school, won two categories: supporting actress for Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and casting.

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Courtroom drama Anatomy of a Fall won original screenplay, while comedy drama American Fiction won adapted screenplay.

Best documentary went to 20 Days in Mariupol, journalist Mstyslav Chernov’s account of the siege of the Ukrainian city in 2022. The Boy and the Heron won animated film.

Coming of age story Earth Mama won outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer.

Jellyfish and Lobster won the British short film award, while the BAFTA for British short animation was won by Crab Day.

June Givanni was presented with the outstanding British contribution to cinema award.

The BAFTA Fellowship was presented to actress and director Samantha Morton.

The EE Rising Star Award, the only award voted for by the public, went to How to Have Sex star Mia McKenna-Bruce.

The BAFTAs, hosted by David Tennant, took place at The Royal Festival Hall in London.

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