12 Years a Slave, with Chiwetel Ejiofor (our own movie star) clinching best actor prize, and its director, Steve McQueen picking the best film, led the winners’ list at the 2014 BAFTAS.
But Gravity was the biggest winner with six awards. The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, the United Kingdom, hosted the glamorous event on Sunday, February 16, 2014, and was anchored by Stephen Fry.
Main BAFTAS winners in full:
Best Film: 12 Years A Slave
Leading Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Leading Actress: Cate Blanchett
Director: Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity
Supporting Actor: Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips
Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle
Fellowship: Dame Helen Mirren
Outstanding Contribution: Peter Greenaway
Outstanding British Film: Gravity
Adapted Screenplay: Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan for Philomena
Original Screenplay: Eric Warren Singer and David O.Russell for American Hustle
Original Music: Gravity