This year’s award season is slowly nearing its final stage, and the BAFTAs is the latest ceremony to announce its winners. The Power of the Dog walked away with the trophy for best film, while Dune topped the awards tally with a total of five awards in craft categories.
Jane Campion’s western drama managed to beat Belfast, Dune, Don’t Look Up, and Licorice Pizza to win the award for the best movie. Campion also won the award for the best director but lost the screenwriting award to CODA’s Sian Heder.
It was also a big night for Dune, which topped the list of nominees with a total of 11 nods, and managed to walk away with five awards. Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic collected trophies for best cinematography, production design, special visual effects, sound, and original score.
When it comes to the acting categories, front-runner Will Smith collected another award for King Richard, while dark horse Joanna Scanlan was named best actress for After Love. Troy Kotsur (CODA) and Ariana DeBose (West Side Story) came out victorious in the supporting categories. Lashana Lynch picked up EE Rising Star Award, the only award voted by the public.
The 75th British Academy Film Awards took place on March 13th, with Rebel Wilson hosting the festivities.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS AT 2022 BAFTA AWARDS:
THE POWER OF THE DOG
Jane Campion, Iain Canning, Roger Frappier, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman
THE POWER OF THE DOG
Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino, Clark Spencer
Patrice Vermette, Zsuzsanna Sipos
SUMMER OF SOUL (OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent, Joseph Patel
Paul Thomas Anderson
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
Kenneth Branagh, Laura Berwick, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
DRIVE MY CAR
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Teruhisa Yamamoto
West Side Story
EE RISING STAR AWARD
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
THE HARDER THEY FALL
Jeymes Samuel (Writer/Director) [also written by Boaz Yakin]
WEST SIDE STORY
MAKE UP & HAIR
THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE
Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram, Justin Raleigh
Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Doug Hemphill, Theo Green, Ron Bartlett
NO TIME TO DIE
Tom Cross, Elliot Graham
BRITISH SHORT FILM
THE BLACK COP
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
DO NOT FEED THE PIGEONS
Vladimir Krasilnikov, Jordi Morera, Antonin Niclass
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Brian Connor, Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Gerd Nefzer