The 67th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 16 February 2014 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2013. The nominations were announced on 8 January 2014 by actor Luke Evans and actress Helen McCrory. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades were handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2013.
Gravity won six of its eleven nominations, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón, Outstanding British Film, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music, Best Sound, and Best Special Visual Effects. 12 Years a Slave won Best Film and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Chiwetel Ejiofor. Cate Blanchett won Best Actress in a Leading Role for Blue Jasmine, Barkhad Abdi won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Captain Phillips, and Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for American Hustle.
The ceremony was broadcast on BBC One and BBC Three. It was hosted by Stephen Fry, the ninth time he's hosted the ceremony. The ceremony opened with a duet call "Heroes" from Tinie Tempah and singer Laura Mvula. Viewing figures were the lowest since 2010, with 4.73 million watching the ceremony.
|67th British Academy Film Awards|
|Date||16 February 2014|
|Site||Royal Opera House, London|
|Hosted by||Stephen Fry|
|Best Film||12 Years a Slave|
|Best British Film||Gravity|
|Best Actor||Chiwetel Ejiofor|
12 Years a Slave
|Best Actress||Cate Blanchett|
|Most awards||Gravity (6)|
|Most nominations||Gravity (11)|
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Best Actress in a Leading Role|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Best Original Screenplay||Best Adapted Screenplay|
|Best Cinematography||Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer|
|Outstanding British Film||Best Documentary|
|Best Original Music||Best Sound|
|Best Production Design||Best Special Visual Effects|
|Best Costume Design||Best Makeup and Hair|
American Hustle – Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell, Kathrine Gordon
|Best Editing||Best Film Not in the English Language|
|Best Animated Film||Best Short Animation|
Sleeping with the Fishes
|Best Short Film||EE Rising Star Award|
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