Gravity, the hit 3D space movie, won six awards at the BAFTAs in London yesterday. The film won awards for outstanding British film, original music, cinematography, sound and special visual effects, with Alfonso Cuarón winning for director.
The award for best film went to 12 Years a Slave, with Chiwetel Ejiofor lauded in the leading actor category.
The awards were hosted by Stephen Fry and held at London’s Royal Opera House.
American Hustle won three awards: Original screenplay, makeup and hair, and supporting actress for Jennifer Lawrence.
Production design and costume design were awarded to The Great Gatsby. Leading actress was presented to Cate Blanchett for playing the title role in Blue Jasmine – her third BAFTA win – and in his feature film debut Barkhad Abdi won supporting actor for Captain Phillips.
Adapted screenplay was awarded to Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan for Philomena, Steve Coogan also produced and starred in the film.