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2016 British Academy Film Awards: The winners

2016 British Academy Film Awards: The winners

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, John Boyega

Editor: Faizal Dahlawia


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Britain's biggest film awards night welcomed the best in cinematic performance and celebrated their outstanding achievements. And the winners are...

The 2016 British Academy Film Awards was held last night at London's Royal Opera House. Continuing on from the recent Golden Globes, familiar names and films were put under the spotlight. The Revenant, along with its director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio, were once again big winners, taking home the Best Film, Best Director and Best Lead Actor awards, respectively.

Brie Larson and Kate Winslet continued their run of award wins with the night's Leading Actress and Supporting Actress awards. While Winslet was in attendance to accept her award, Larson is currently in Australia, where she's filming Kong: Skull Island.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega also joined the winners list after winning the Rising Star award. Mad Max: Fury Road also won a whole host of production awards including Best Costume Design and Best Make-up and Hair.

Best leading actor Leonardo DiCaprio

Best director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Best supporting actress Kate Winslet

Rising star winner John Boyega

Here's the full list of winners from the British Academy Film Awards:

Best film: The Revenant

Outsanding British film: Brooklyn

Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Best leading actor: Leonardo DiCaprio

Best leading actress: Brie Larson

Best supporting actor: Mark Rylance

Best supporting actress: Kate Winslet

Best original screenplay: Spotlight

Best adapted screenplay: The Big Short

Best documentary: Amy

Best animated film: Inside Out

Best film not in the English language: Wild Tales

Best original music: The Hateful Eight

Best cinematography: The Revenant

Best editing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best production design: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best costume design: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best make-up and hair: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best sound: The Revenant

Best special visual effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best British short film: Operator

EE Rising Star Award: John Boyega

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer: Theeb

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