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Baftas 2017: Full list of winners

La La Land wins top prize at the ceremony.

La La Land was the big winner at the 2017 Baftas, winning five prizes, including best film, best director (Damien Chazelle) and best actress (Emma Stone).

Casey Affleck won leading actor for Manchester by the Sea, with Dev Patel (Lion) and Viola Davis (Fences) winning supporting actor and actress.

I, Daniel Blake won outstanding British film.

The 2017 Baftas took place on Feb 12 at the Royal Albert Hall and were once again hosted once again by Stephen Fry.

Read: Eight talking points ahead of the BaftasThe full list of winners

Winners in bold.

Best Filmarrival Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron RyderI, Daniel Blake Rebecca O’BrienLA La Land Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc PlattMANCHESTER By The Sea Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. WalshMOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele RomanskiLEADING Actressamy Adams ArrivalEMILY Blunt The Girl on the TrainEMMA Stone La La LandMERYL Streep
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Baftas 2017: Full list of winners - as they happen

La La Land, Arrival, Nocturnal Animals and I, Daniel Blake among films competing for Bafta glory.

The 2017 Baftas take place on Feb 12 at the Royal Albert Hall and are hosted once again by Stephen Fry.

The show is broadcast on BBC One on a time delay, but Screen will be following the action as it happens from around 6:45Gmt and updating the winners as they are announced, below.

Read: Eight talking points ahead of the BaftasThe nominations

Winners in bold.

Leading Actorandrew Garfield Hacksaw RidgeCASEY Affleck Manchester by the SeaJAKE Gyllenhaal Nocturnal AnimalsRYAN Gosling La La LandVIGGO Mortensen Captain FantasticCINEMATOGRAPHYARRIVAL Bradford YoungHELL Or High Water Giles NuttgensLA La Land Linus SandgrenLION Greig FraserNOCTURNAL Animals Seamus McGarveyORIGINAL Screenplayhell Or High Water Taylor SheridanI, Daniel Blake Paul LavertyLA La Land Damien ChazelleMANCHESTER By The Sea Kenneth LonerganMOONLIGHT Barry JenkinsOutstanding British contribution to cinemaCURZON Cinemassupporting Actoraaron Taylor-johnson Nocturnal AnimalsDEV Patel LionHUGH Grant Florence Foster JenkinsJEFF Bridges Hell or High
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Baftas 2017: full list of nominations

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Bafta chair Jane Lush was joined by Sophie Turner and Dominic Cooper to announce the nominations for the Ee British Academy Film Awards in London on January 10 2017.

The awards will take place on Feb 12 at the Royal Albert Hall and will be hosted once again by Stephen Fry. The show will be broadcast on BBC One.

2017 nominationsBEST Filmarrival Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron RyderI, Daniel Blake Rebecca O’BrienLA La Land Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc PlattMANCHESTER By The Sea Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. WalshMOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele RomanskiOUTSTANDING British Filmamerican Honey Andrea Arnold, Lars Knudsen, Pouya Shahbazian, Jay Van HoyDENIAL Mick Jackson, Gary Foster, [link
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‘Brooklyn’ Director John Crowley Praises Key Collaborations

‘Brooklyn’ Director John Crowley Praises Key Collaborations
Fox Searchlight’s “Brooklyn” was filmed on a tight budget, mostly in Montreal, a challenge for artisans to re-create 1950s New York and Ireland. Director John Crowley spoke with Variety about his key collaborators.

Cinematography, Yves Belanger

I saw “Dallas Buyers Club” and he seemed to have an intuitive feel for actors’ faces. That’s what we really needed in this film. Photographing a small town in Ireland is tricky; it can easily turn into picture-postcard pretty. I wanted to create an emotional connection between Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) and the audience. The look is the Dardenne brothers meet John Ford, if that’s not too glib. It’s the contained-focus naturalism that’s European and contemporary, with something classical and American.

Editor, Jake Roberts

The editing is very linear, in the best sense of the word. With Saoirse’s performance, it wasn’t about “discovering” the film through editing. It
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Venice Opener ‘Everest’ Soars Below the Line

Venice Opener ‘Everest’ Soars Below the Line
After kicking off with such awards season heavies as “Black Swan,” “Gravity” and “Birdman” in recent years, the Venice Film Festival opted for Baltasar Kormákur’s “Everest” to open the 72nd annual festivities this time around.

At first blush, it seemed like a curious choice to me. It’s a great international staging ground for the film, so it made some sense. But even though Venice is certainly not as concerned with being a part of the awards season discussion as other fests, it felt like that spot was recently being groomed for certain kinds of splashes.

That’s just getting lost in the frivolous “meaning” of these things, though. Because at the end of the day, with a stacked cast and plenty of cinematic spectacle to go around, this harrowing account of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster is a perfectly fine way to get things going on the Lido. Not only that,
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Glasgow announces further guests

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Glasgow announces further guests
Gemma Jones, Daniel Wolfe and Peter Mullan among guests to attend upcoming 11th Glasgow Film Festival.

Glasgow Film Festival (Gff) has announced the next wave of guests set to attend its upcoming 11th edition, taking place Feb 18-March 1.

Veteran actors Gemma Jones and Richard Johnson will attend in support of Tom Browne’s debut Radiator which is nominated for the inaugural Audience Award, while Catch Me Daddy director Daniel Wolfe and the film’s stars Conor McCarron and Gary Lewis will also be in Glasgow.

Peter Mullan and Morvern Christie are both set to take part in masterclasses on editing and casting as part of the Behind the Scenes programme strand at this year’s festival.

The festival’s FrightFest guests include director April Mullen and writer Tom Doiron for 88, director Hans Herbot for The Treatment, director Russell Gomm for The Woods Movie and director Matt Winn for The Hoarder.

Other guests
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Baumbach's While We're Young to open Glasgow

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Baumbach's While We're Young to open Glasgow
11th edition of festival to close with UK premiere of Force Majeure, and will feature 33 UK premieres and a record 11 world premieres.

While We’re Young is to receive its European premiere as the opening film of the 11th Glasgow Film Festival (Gff) (Feb 18-Mar 1).

Noah Baumbach’s comedy stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a settled married couple who are offered a second chance at youth when hipsters Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried) come into their lives. The film premiered at Toronto International Film Festival last year.

This year’s festival will close with the UK premiere of Cannes Jury Prize-winner Force Majeure, written and directed by Ruben Östlund. The film explores the flaws and cracks in a marriage after an avalanche hits in the French Alps where the couple are on a skiing holiday with their children.

Supported by Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, EventScotland, Creative Scotland and BFI, this year’s
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees

Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees
American Sniper,” “Big Hero 6,” “Birdman,” “The Lego Movie” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” have been nominated by the Motion Picture Sound Editors for the 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, to be held Feb. 15 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.

The Mpse announced nominees in 20 categories Wednesday.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

Darren Aronofsky will receive the filmmaker award, and Skip Lievsay will receive the career achievement award.

The entire nominations list:

Feature Animation

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Animation Studios
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‘Birdman,’ ‘Apes’ Top 2015 Golden Reel Nominations

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‘Birdman,’ ‘Apes’ Top 2015 Golden Reel Nominations
Hollywood’s sound pros nominated Birdman and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes for three awards apiece as the Motion Picture Sound Editors unveiled nods for its 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, honoring the best feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment work of the year.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

This year’s Golden Reels will additionally honor Noah director Darren Aronofsky with the Mpse’s annual Filmmaker Award. Oscar winner Skip Lievsay, known for his work
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‘Gravity’ Continues to Score at HPA Awards

‘Gravity’ Continues to Score at HPA Awards
Attendees at the 9th Annual HPA Awards on Nov. 6 found themselves in a bit of a time warp as films like “Gravity” (pictured) and “Captain Phillips” continued to gather honors long after last year’s awards season.

That’s because HPA’s eligibility period ends in late summer and does not coincide with the time spans recognized by the Oscars, the Golden Globes and various guild awards.

Gravity” scored a win for outstanding color grading – feature film and outstanding sound – feature film, and “Captain Phillips” won the honor for outstanding editing – feature film.

The Hpa Awards recognize individuals and companies for their contributions in creating features, television programs and commercials. The 2014 winners:

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film

Gravity

Steven J. Scott, Technicolor

Outstanding Color Grading – Television

Reign – Pilot”

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Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Doosan “Heavy Industries”

Siggy Ferstl // Company 3

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film

Captain Phillips

Christopher Rouse,
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‘Gravity’ Continues to Score at Hpa Awards

‘Gravity’ Continues to Score at Hpa Awards
Attendees at the 9th Annual Hpa Awards on Nov. 6 found themselves in a bit of a time warp as films like “Gravity” (pictured) and “Captain Phillips” continued to gather honors long after last year’s awards season.

That’s because Hpa’s eligibility period ends in late summer and does not coincide with the time spans recognized by the Oscars, the Golden Globes and various guild awards.

Gravity” scored a win for outstanding color grading – feature film and outstanding sound – feature film, and “Captain Phillips” won the honor for outstanding editing – feature film.

The Hpa Awards recognize individuals and companies for their contributions in creating features, television programs and commercials. The 2014 winners:

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film

Gravity

Steven J. Scott, Technicolor

Outstanding Color Grading – Television

Reign – Pilot”

David Cole // Modern VideoFilm

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Doosan “Heavy Industries”

Siggy Ferstl // Company 3

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film

Captain Phillips

Christopher Rouse,
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The Academy Invites 271 New Members for 2014

The Academy has announced the new class of invited members for 2014 and, as is typical, many of which are among last year's nominees, which includes Barkhad Abdi, Michael Fassbender, Sally Hawkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Lupita Nyong'o and June Squibb in the Actors branch not to mention curious additions such as Josh Hutcherson, Rob Riggle and Jason Statham, but, okay. The Directors branch adds Jay and Mark Duplass along with Jean-Marc Vallee, Denis Villeneuve and Thomas Vinterberg. I didn't do an immediate tally of male to female additions or other demographics, but at first glance it seems to be a wide spread batch of new additions on all fronts. The Academy is also clearly attempting to aggressively bump up the demographics as this is the second year in a row where they have added a large number of new members, well over the average of 133 new members from 2004 to 2012. As far as
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271 Invited To Join The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2014.

“This year’s class of invitees represents some of the most talented, creative and passionate filmmakers working in our industry today,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “Their contributions to film have entertained audiences around the world, and we are proud to welcome them to the Academy.”

The 2014 invitees are:

Actors

Barkhad Abdi – “Captain Phillips

Clancy Brown – “The Hurricane,” “The Shawshank Redeption”

Paul Dano – “12 Years a Slave,” “Prisoners

Michael Fassbender – “12 Years a Slave,” “Shame

Ben Foster – “Lone Survivor,” “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”

Beth Grant – “The Artist,” “No Country for Old Men

Clark Gregg – “Much Ado about Nothing,” “Marvel’s The Avengers

Sally Hawkins – “Blue Jasmine,
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Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o among 271 Academy invitees

Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o among 271 Academy invitees
Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o of 12 Years a Slave were two of the 271 artists and industry leaders invited to become members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which determines nominations and winners at the annual Oscars. The entire list of Academy membership—which numbers about 6,000—isn’t public information so the annual invitation list is often the best indication of the artists involved in the prestigious awards process. It’s worth noting that invitations need to be accepted in order for artists to become members; some artists, like two-time Best Actor winner Sean Penn, have declined membership over the years.
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Josh Hutcherson, Lupita Nyong'o, Pharrell and 268 others invited to join the Academy

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Josh Hutcherson, Lupita Nyong'o, Pharrell and 268 others invited to join the Academy
Pop quiz: What do Chris Rock, Claire Denis, Eddie Vedder and Josh Hutcherson all have in common? Answer: They could all be Oscar voters very soon. The annual Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences invitation list always makes for interesting reading, shedding light on just how large and far-reaching the group's membership is -- or could be, depending on who accepts their invitations. This year, 271 individuals have been asked to join AMPAS, meaning every one of them could contribute to next year's Academy Awards balloting -- and it's as diverse a list as they've ever assembled. Think the Academy consists entirely of fusty retired white dudes? Not if recent Best Original Song nominee Pharrell Williams takes them up on their offer. Think it's all just a Hollywood insiders' game? Not if French arthouse titans Chantal Akerman and Olivier Assayas join the party. It's a list that subverts expectation at every turn.
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Academy Invites 271 New Members

Academy Invites 271 New Members
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org’s determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.

Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar nominees. That’s true this year as well, with letters going out Wednesday to a cross-section of people including 2013 contenders Barkhad Abdi, Lupita Nyong’o, Hayao Miyazaki, Pharrell Williams, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, plus such creatives as Megan Ellison, Chris Rock, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Steve Coogan, Jason Statham, William Chang Suk Ping, Joan Sobel, Tracey Seaward, Mads Mikkelsen and Chantal Akerman.

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs told Variety Thursday, “This is a continuation of an initiative to bring in new voices. Filmmaking has gotten more diverse, and audiences have been responding. There are terrific filmmakers around the world at the top of their game and we want to recognize them and bring them into the Academy.
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Film Review: ‘Last Passenger’

Film Review: ‘Last Passenger’
Six travelers go in search of a platform in “Last Passenger,” a sturdy runaway-train thriller that flaunts its influences but chugs up a decent amount of suspense before pulling into its final destination. Released in Blighty last fall and already out on DVD in certain territories, this low-profile release from Cohen Media Group won’t approach even the middling domestic cume of “Unstoppable,” but word of mouth could make it a popular cable outing — the coach equivalent of the Tony Scott picture.

An alternate title might have been “The Driver Vanishes.” The film begins with an ordinary nighttime commuter rail trip from London: Doctor Lewis Shaler (Dougray Scott, showing a rugged leading-man quality that isn’t often exploited), a single father, is taking home child Max (newcomer Joshua Kaynama) before heading to the hospital. In a bit of on-the-nose irony, a traffic accident requires his urgent attention.

Lewis strikes up
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'Jimi: All Is By My Side': John Ridley Talks About His Hendrix Biopic

'Jimi: All Is By My Side': John Ridley Talks About His Hendrix Biopic
Eight years ago, writer-director-graphic novelist John Ridley was surfing the Web when he stumbled across a Jimi Hendrix song entitled "Sending My Love to Linda." A single question — "Who is Linda?" — set Ridley loose on a project that had vexed numerous screenwriters and filmmakers before him: crafting a biopic on the legendary guitarist. The result, Jimi: All Is By My Side, covers a brief period in Hendrix's life — 1966-1967, right before he plays the Monterey Pop Festival — and stars OutKast's André 3000 as the late musician.

Reality Bites: The
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86th Academy Award Winners and Nominees; Nyong'o and Leto Chat

Oscar 2014 winners and nominees (photo: Oscar winners Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto chat at the 2014 Oscar ceremony) Best Picture: American Hustle, Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon; Captain Phillips, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca; Dallas Buyers Club, Robbie Brenner, Rachel Winter; Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman; Her, Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay; Nebraska, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa; Philomena, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward; 12 Years a Slave, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Anthony Katagas; The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Best Foreign Language Film: The Broken Circle Breakdown, Belgium; The Great Beauty, Italy; The Hunt, Denmark; The Missing Picture, Cambodia; Omar, Palestine. Best Actress: Amy Adams, American Hustle; Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine; Sandra Bullock, Gravity; Judi Dench, Philomena; Meryl Streep, August: Osage County. Best Actor: Christian Bale, American Hustle; Bruce Dern, Nebraska; Leonardo DiCaprio,
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Tech Support: 'Gravity,' 'Gatsby,' 'Dallas' and 'Frozen' ruled Oscar's craft categories

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Tech Support: 'Gravity,' 'Gatsby,' 'Dallas' and 'Frozen' ruled Oscar's craft categories
The morning after the Oscars is always a strange feeling. We've been covering this process in earnest for months, and now it's over. And for the first time ever, I'm pleased to say that I scored a perfect 10 in predicting the winners in the crafts categories! (I went 21/24 overall, missing Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short and…Best Picture.) To be fair, however, I'm hardly the only person to have gone 10/10 in this respect. In that sense, we had a night without surprises, which is not to say we didn't have stories. The big story in the crafts categories is, of course, "Gravity's" dominance, as it won six of the 10 below-the-line fields, with the obvious (and highly deserved) win in Best Visual Effects being a foreshadowing of things to come in Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score. Visual effects supervisor Tim Webber,
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