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65th British Academy Film Awards

65th British Academy Film Awards
Date 12 February 2012
Site Royal Opera House, London
Host Stephen Fry
Best Film The Artist
Best British Film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best Actor Jean Dujardin
The Artist
Best Actress Meryl Streep
The Iron Lady
Most awards The Artist (7)
Most nominations The Artist (12)
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The 65th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2012 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2011. The nominees were announced on 17 January 2012 by Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger.[1] Stephen Fry, who hosted from 2001 to 2006, returned to host the awards ceremony.[2] The Artist won seven awards, out of its twelve nominations, including Best Director and Best Film. Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep received awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively, while Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer won the Best Supporting awards. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was named Best British Film.[3] Director Martin Scorsese was given the Academy Fellowship and John Hurt garnered the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award.[4]

Winners and nominees

File:Octavia Spencer.jpg
Octavia Spencer, Best Supporting Actress winner

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Academy Fellowship

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema

Best Film Best Director

The Artist

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist

Best Actor in a Leading Role Best Actress in a Leading Role

Jean DujardinThe Artist

Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady

Best Actor in a Supporting Role Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Christopher PlummerBeginners

Octavia SpencerThe Help

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist

Bridget O'Connor, Peter StraughanTinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Best Cinematography Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Guillaume SchiffmanThe Artist

TyrannosaurPaddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

Outstanding British Film Best Documentary

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

SennaAsif Kapadia

Best Original Music Best Sound

Ludovic Bource  – The Artist

Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley  – Hugo

Best Production Design Best Special Visual Effects

Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo SchiavoHugo

Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery  – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Best Costume Design Best Makeup and Hair

Mark BridgesThe Artist

Marese Langan  – The Iron Lady

Best Editing Best Film Not in the English Language

Gregers Sall, Chris King  – Senna

The Skin I Live In (La piel que habito)

Best Animated Film Best Short Animation


A Morning Stroll – Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe

  • Abuelas – Afarin Eghbal, Kasia Malipan, Francesca Gardiner
  • Bobby Yeah – Robert Morgan
Best Short Film Orange Rising Star Award

Pitch Black Heist – John Maclean, Gerardine O'Flynn

  • Chalk – Martina Amati, Gavin Emerson, James Bolton, Ilaria Bernardini
  • Only Sound Remains – Arash Ashtiani, Anshu Poddar
  • Mwansa the Great – Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
  • Two and Two – Babak Anvari, Kit Fraser, Gavin Cullen

Adam Deacon

Multiple nominations and wins



See also


  1. ^ BAFTA Film Awards Nominations in 2012,, 17 January 2012.
  2. ^ Stephen Fry Returns to British Academy Film Awards,
  3. ^ Reynolds, Simon (12 February 2012). "Orange BAFTA Film Awards 2012 winners list – in full". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Pond, Steve (12 February 2012). "'The Artist' Dominates at BAFTA Awards". Reuters. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 

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