All eyes were on two rave of the moment actors to clinch awards in the the 2014 BAFTA Awards. Nigerian-British actor,Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kenyan actress, Lupita Nyong’o. While the former picked the Best Actor award for his role in the classic movie, ’12 years a slave, sadly, Lupita lost the Best Supporting Actress gong to Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle). 12 years a slave also won the Best picture category.


(1) Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)

(2) Best Actress: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)

(3) Best Supporting Actor: Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)

(4) Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)

(5) Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave

(6) Best British Film: Gravity

(7) Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)

(8) Best Original Screenplay: American Hustle (Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell)

(9) Best Adapted Screenplay: Philomena (Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope)

(10) Best Foreign: The Great Beauty Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima

(11) Best Documentary: The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)

(12) Best Animation: Frozen, Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

13) Best Cinematography: Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)

(14) Best Editing: Rush, Dan Hanley, Mike Hill

(15) Best Production Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn
Best Costume Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin

(16) Best Make Up and Hair: American Hustle, Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell

(17) Best Sound: Gravity, Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro

(18) Best Original Music: Gravity, Steven Price

(19) Best Special Visual Effects: Gravity – Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny

(20) Best British Short Animation: Sleeping with the Fishes, James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa

(21) Best British Short Film: Room 8, James W. Griffiths & Sophie Venner

(22) Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Keiran Evans (Director/Writer), Kelly + Victor

(23) The EE Rising Star Award (voted for by public): Will Poulter