61st British Academy Film Awards


61st British Academy Film Awards

61st BAFTA Film Awards


February 10, 2008
----Best Film:
Atonement ----Best British Film:
This is England

The 61st British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts took place on 10 February, 2008, and honoured the best films of 2007.

Joe Wright's "Atonement" won the award for Best Film. Ethan and Joel Coen won the award of Best Director for their work in "No Country For Old Men", the film that also won the Best Cinematography prize and Best Supporting Actor for Javier Bardem. Daniel Day-Lewis won the award for Best Actor for his role in "There Will Be Blood".

Winners and nominees

Best Film

"' "Atonement"
*"American Gangster"
*"The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)"
*"No Country For Old Men"
*"There Will Be Blood"

Best British Film

"' "This is England"
*"Atonement"
*"The Bourne Ultimatum"
*"Control"
*"Eastern Promises"

Best Foreign Language Film

"' "The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)", Germany
*"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon)", France/USA
*"The Kite Runner", USA
*"La Vie en Rose (La môme)", France
*"Lust, Caution (Se, jie)", Hong Kong/Taiwan

Best Director

"' Ethan Coen and Joel Coen - "No Country For Old Men"
*Joe Wright - "Atonement"
*Paul Greengrass - "The Bourne Ultimatum"
*Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck - "The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)"
*Paul Thomas Anderson - "There Will Be Blood"

Best Leading Actor

"' Daniel Day-Lewis - "There Will Be Blood"
*George Clooney - "Michael Clayton"
*James McAvoy - "Atonement"
*Viggo Mortensen - "Eastern Promises"
*Ulrich Mühe - "The Lives of Others"

Best Leading Actress

"' Marion Cotillard - "La Vie en Rose (La môme)"
*Cate Blanchett - ""
*Julie Christie - "Away From Her"
*Keira Knightley - "Atonement"
*Ellen Page - "Juno"

Best Supporting Actor

"' Javier Bardem - "No Country for Old Men"
*Paul Dano - "There Will Be Blood"
*Tommy Lee Jones - "No Country for Old Men"
*Philip Seymour Hoffman - "Charlie Wilson's War"
*Tom Wilkinson - "Michael Clayton"

Best Supporting Actress

"' Tilda Swinton - "Michael Clayton"
*Cate Blanchett - "I'm Not There"
*Kelly Macdonald - "No Country for Old Men"
*Samantha Morton - "Control"
*Saoirse Ronan - "Atonement"

Best Animated Feature

"' "Surf's Up"
*"Shrek the Third"
*"Ratatouille"

Best Screenplay - Adapted

"' "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon)" - Ronald Harwood
*"Atonement" - Christopher Hampton
*"The Kite Runner" - David Benioff
*"No Country for Old Men" - Ethan and Joel Coen
*"There Will Be Blood" - Paul Thomas Anderson

Best Screenplay - Original

"' "Juno" - Diablo Cody
*"American Gangster" - Steven Zaillian
*"The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)" - Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
*"Michael Clayton" - Tony Gilroy
*"This Is England" - Shane Meadows

Best Music

"' "La Vie en Rose (La môme)" - Christopher Gunning
*"American Gangster" - Marc Streitenfeld
*"Atonement" - Dario Marianelli
*"The Kite Runner" - Alberto Iglesias
*"There Will Be Blood" - Jonny Greenwood

Best Cinematography

"' "No Country for Old Men" - Roger Deakins
*"American Gangster" - Harris Savides
*"Atonement" - Seamus McGarvey
*"The Bourne Ultimatum" - Oliver Wood
*"There Will Be Blood" - Robert Elswit

Best Editing

"' "The Bourne Ultimatum" - Christopher Rouse
*"American Gangster" - Pietro Scalia
*"Atonement" - Paul Tothill
*"Michael Clayton" - John Gilroy
*"No Country for Old Men" - Roderick Jaynes

Best Production Design

"' "Atonement" - Sarah Greenwood/Katie Spencer
*"" - Guy Hendrix Dyas/Richard Roberts
*"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" - Stuart Craig/Stephenie McMillan
*"There Will Be Blood" - Jack Fisk/Jim Erickson
*"La Vie en Rose (La môme)" - Olivier Raoux/Stanislas Reydellet

Best Costume Design

"' "La Vie en Rose (La môme)" - Marit Allen
*"Atonement" - Jacqueline Durran
*"" - Alexandra Byrne
*"Lust, Caution (Se, jie)" - Pan Lai
*"" - Colleen Atwood

Best Sound

"' "The Bourne Ultimatum" - Kirk Francis/Scott Millan/Dave Parker/Karen Baker Landers/Per Hallberg
*"Atonement" - Danny Hambrook/Paul Hamblin/Catherine Hodgson/Becki Ponting
*"No Country for Old Men" - Peter Kurland/Skip Lievsay/Craig Berkey/Greg Orloff
*"There Will Be Blood" - Christopher Scarabosio/Matthew Wood/John Pritchett/Michael Semanick/Tom Johnson
*"La Vie en Rose (La môme)" - Laurent Zeilig/Pascal Villard/Jean-Paul Hurier/Marc Doisne

Best Special Visual Effects

"' "The Golden Compass" - Michael Fink/Bill Westenhofer/Ben Morris/Trevor Woods
*"The Bourne Ultimatum" - Peter Chiang/Charlie Noble/Mattias Lindahl/Joss Williams
*"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" - Tim Burke/John Richardson/Emma Norton/Chris Shaw
*"" - John Knoll/Charles Gibson/Hal Hickel/John Frazier
*"Spider-Man 3" - Scott Stokdyk/Peter Nofz/Kee-Suk Ken Hahn/John Frazier/Spencer Cook

Best Make-Up & Hair

"' "La Vie en Rose (La môme)" - Jan Archibald/Didier Lavergne
*"Atonement" - Ivana Primorac
*"" - Jenny Shircore
*"Hairspray" - Judi Cooper Sealy/Jordan Samuel
*"" - Ivana Primorac/Peter Owen

Best Short Animation

"' "The Pearce Sisters" – Jo Allen/Luis Cook
*"Head Over Heels" – Osbert Parker/Fiona Pitkin/Ian Gouldstone
*"The Crumblegiant" – Pearse Moore/John McCloskey

Best Short Film

"' "Dog Altogether" – Diarmid Scrimshaw/Paddy Considine
*"Hesitation" – Julien Berlan/Michelle Eastwood/Virginia Gilbert
*"The One and Only Herb McGwyer Plays Wallis Island" – Charlie Henderson/James Griffiths/Tim Key/Tom Basden
*"Soft" – Jane Hooks/Simon Ellis
*"The Stronger" – Dan McCulloch/Lia Williams/Frank McGuinness

Carl Foreman award for special achievement by a British director, writer or producer in their first feature film

"' "Matt Greenhalgh" - "Control" (writer)
*"Chris Atkins - Taking Liberties (director/writer)
*"Mia Bays - (producer)
*"Sarah Gavron - Brick Lane (director)
*"Andrew Piddington - The Killing of John Lennon (director/writer)

The Orange Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

"' "Shia LaBeouf"
*"Sienna Miller"
*"Ellen Page"
*"Sam Riley"
*"Tang Wei"

BAFTA Fellowship

"' "Sir Anthony Hopkins"

Awards breakdown

Most wins:
*4 / 7 "La Vie en Rose (La môme)": Best Actress, Costume Design, Film Music and Makeup & Hair
*3 / 9 "No Country for Old Men": Best Cinematography, Director and Supporting Actor
*2 / 14 "Atonement": Best Film and Production Design
*2 / 6 "The Bourne Ultimatum": Best Editing and Sound
*1 / 9 "There Will Be Blood": Best Actor
*1 / 4 "Michael Clayton": Best Supporting Actress
*1 / 4 "The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)": Best Foreign Language Film
*1 / 3 "Control": Carl Foreman Award
*1 / 2 "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon)": Best Adapted Screenplay
*1 / 2 "Juno": Best Original Screenplay
*1 / 2 "This Is England": Best British Film
*1 / 1 "The Golden Compass": Best Visual Effects
*1 / 1 "Ratatouille": Best Animated Film

Least Wins (minimum two nominations):
*0 / 2 "Eastern Promises"
*0 / 2 "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
*0 / 2 "Lust, Caution (Se, jie)"
*0 / 2 ""
*0 / 3 "The Kite Runner"
*0 / 4 ""
*0 / 5 "American Gangster"


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