2020 BAFTA Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented the 2020 BAFTA Film Awards on February 2.

Thanks to Joker’s three wins, genre held its head up on an evening otherwise dominated by the film 1917, which won seven awards.

Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor. Joker won for Best Score. And this year BAFTA made its first award for casting, which went to the casting directors of Joker.

Also of interest, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship and actor, director and motion capture pioneer Andy Serkis received the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.

The full list of winners follows the jump.

Best Film

  • 1917 

Leading Actress

  • Renée Zellweger, Judy

Leading Actor

  • Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Supporting Actress

  • Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Supporting Actor

  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Outstanding British Film

  • 1917

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer

  • Bait, Mark Jenkin (Writer/Director), Kate Byers, Linn Waite (Producers)

Film Not In The English Language

  • Parasite


  • For Sama

Animated Film

  • Klaus


  • 1917, Sam Mendes

Original Screenplay

  • Parasite, Han Jin Won, Bong Joon-Ho

Adapted Screenplay

  • Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi

Original Score

  • Joker, Hildur Gudnadóttir


  • Joker, Shayna Markowitz


  • 1917, Roger Deakins


  • Ford v Ferrari, Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker

Production Design

  • 1917, Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales

Costume Design

  • Little Women, Jacqueline Durran

Make Up & Hair

  • Bombshell, Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan


  • 1917, Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson

Special Visual Effects

  • 1917, Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy

British Short Animation

  • Grandad Was A Romantic, Maryam Mohajer

British Short Film

  • Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl), Carol Dysinger, Elena Andreicheva

Rising Star Award

  • Micheal Ward

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