Overnight, the annual British Academy Film Awards took place, with Nomadland taking Best Film, continuing its sweep of the awards season.

Director Chloé Zhao also made history with her win for Best Director, making her the second Asian director and first woman of colour to win the directing award.

Nomadland took home four awards in the end, and the full list of winners reads as follows…


Best Film



Outstanding British Film

Promising Young Woman


Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer

His House


Film Not In The English Language

Another Round



My Octopus Teacher


Animated Film




Chloé Zhao – Nomadland


Original Screenplay

Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman


Adapted Screenplay

Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton – The Father


Leading Actress

Frances McDormand – Nomadland


Leading Actor

Anthony Hopkins – The Father


Supporting Actress

Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari


Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya – Judas And The Black Messiah


Original Score

Jon Batiste, Trent Rexnor, Atticus Ross – Soul



Lucy Pardee – Rocks



Joshua James Richards – Nomadland



Mikkel E.G. Nielsen – Sound Of Metal


Production Design

Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale – Mank


Costume Design

Ann Roth – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom


Make Up & Hair

Matiki Anoff, Larry M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom



Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc – Sound Of Metal


Special Visual Effects

Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley – Tenet


British Short Animation

The Owl And The Pussycat


British Short Film

The Present


EE Rising Star Award (Voted For By The Public)

Bukky Bakray


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