British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 Winners Announced

Sunday |

The Grammys is not the only event taking place tonight. It is also the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 announcement of winners. The result is here and most people are in awe.

It is the night for the cast and crew of the movie entitled "The Artist." There is no unbelievable visual effects that can be seen in this movie. The usual modern effects in movies today are interestingly not a highlight in the movie "The Artist." So, why does the movie emerge as the winner?

The movie won seven awards tonight at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012. Probably, you should watch The Artist to know why they deserve these awards. The question now, will The Artist sweep the award in the upcoming Oscars 2012?

Below are the complete list of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 winners:

Best Film
The Artist - Thomas Langmann

Leading Actor
Jean Dujardin - The Artist

Leading Actress
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady

Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer - Beginners

Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer - The Help

Outstanding British Film
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Tomas Alfredson, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo, Bridget O'connor, Peter Straughan

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer
Tyrannosaur - Paddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

Best Film Not In The English Language
The Skin I Live In - Pedro Almodóvar, Agustin Almodóvar

Best Documentary
Senna - Asif Kapadia

Best Animated Film
Rango - Gore Verbinski

Best Director
The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius

Best Original Screenplay
The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius

Best Adapted Screenplay
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Bridget O'connor, Peter Straughan

Best Original Music
The Artist - Ludovic Bource

Best Cinematography
The Artist - Guillaume Schiffman

Best Editing
Senna - Gregers Sall, Chris King

Best Production Design
Hugo - Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo

Best Costume Design
The Artist - Mark Bridges

Best Make Up & Hair
The Iron Lady - Marese Langan

Best Sound
Hugo - Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley

Best Special Visual Effects
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery

Best Short Animation
A Morning Stroll - Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe

Best Short Film
Pitch Black Heist - John Maclean, Gerardine O'flynn

The Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award (Voted For By The Public)
Adam Deacon

Congratulations to all winners!