BAFTA Awards 2014 winners’ list: Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor take top honours!

 Cate Blanchett and Chiwetel Ejiofor - BAFTA Awards 2014

The 2014 British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) Awards were held on February 16, 2014 at the Royal Opera House in London, United Kingdom. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave was adjudged the Best Film, while Sandra Bullock’s Gravity won the Outstanding British Film award and several other honours, including Best Visual Effects and Best Director.

Chiwetel Ejiofor, leading man of 12 Years a Slave received the Best Actor award at the BAFTAs. Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. Jennifer Lawrence was Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle and Barkhad Abdi won the Best Supporting Actor for Captain Phillips.

But the highlight of the evening was actor couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt who appeared in matching tuxedos. See gallery of BAFTA Awards 2014 red carpet pictures if you don’t believe us!

Here’s a list of the major 2014 BAFTA Award winners for films:

Best Film

12 Years a Slave

Outstanding British Film

Gravity

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Kieran Evans – Writer-director – Kelly + Victor

EE Rising Star Award

Will Poulter

Best Music

Gravity

Best Adapted Screenplay

Philomena

Best Original Screenplay

American Hustle

Best Animated Film

Frozen

Best Documentary

The Act of Killing

Best Foreign Film

The Great Beauty

Best Cinematography

Gravity

Best Costume Design

The Great Gatsby

Best Editing

Rush

Best Make-up and Hair

American Hustle

Best Production Design

The Great Gatsby

Best Sound

Gravity

Best Visual Effects

Gravity

Best Short Film

Room 8

Best Short Animation

Sleeping with the Fishes.

Congratulations to all the winners of the BAFTA Awards 2014!

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