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:: Spotlight :: 2009 BAFTA Awards

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) celebrated its 2009 awards show in London.
Here is the list of winners.

Best film - Slumdog Millionaire
Best director - Danny Boyle/Slumdog Millionaire
Leading actor - Mickey Rourke/The Wrestler
Leading actress - Kate Winslet/The Reader
Supporting actor - Heath Ledger/The Dark Knight
Supporting actress - Penélope Cruz/Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Outstanding British film - Man on Wire
Orange rising star award (public vote) - Noel Clarke
Cinematography - Anthony Dod Mantle/Slumdog Millionaire
Short film - Stewart le Maréchal, Esther May Campbell/September
Short animation - Steve Pegram, Nick Park, Bob Baker/Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death
Original screenplay - Martin Mcdonagh/In Bruges
Adapted screenplay - Simon Beaufoy/Slumdog Millionaire
Music - AR Rahman/Slumdog Millionaire
Animated film - Andrew Stanton/Wall-E
Special visual effects - Eric Barba, Craig Barron, Nathan Mcguinness, Edson Williams / The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Production design - Donald Graham Burt, Victor J Zolfo / The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Outstanding British contribution to cinema - Pinewood studios, Shepperton studios
Sound - Glenn Freemantle, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers, Ian Tapp/Slumdog Millionaire
Editing - Chris Dickens/Slumdog Millionaire
Costume design - Michael O'Connor/The Duchess
Carl Foreman special achievement award for first feature film - Steve McQueen/Hunger
Makeup & hair - Jean Black, Colleen Callaghan/The Curious Case of Benjamin Button