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Monday, February 9, 2009

BAFTA ORANGE AWARDS 2009

By D.E.Levine

This BAFTA Awards were held in London on February 8, 2009. Some awards went to favorites while others were a surprise.

BEST FILM - 'Slumdog Millionaire' - Christian Colson
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM - 'Man On A Wire' - Simon Chinn, James Marsh
THE CARL FORMAN AWARD
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT BY A BRITISH DIRECTOR, WRITER OR PRODUCER FOR THEIR FIRST FEATURE FILM - Steve McQueen (Director/Writer) for 'Hunger'
DIRECTOR - Danny Boyle for 'Slumdog Millionaire'
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY - 'In Brugges' by Martin McDonagh
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY - 'Slumdog Millionaire' by Simon Beaufoy
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE - 'I've Loved You So Long' - Yves Marmion, Philippe Claudel
ANIMATED FILM - 'Wall-E' - Andrew Stanton
LEADING ACTOR - Mickey Rourke in 'The Wrestler'
LEADING ACTRESS - Kate Winslet in 'The Reader'
SUPPORTING ACTOR - Heath Ledger in 'The Dark Knight'
SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Penelope Cruz in 'Vicky Christina Barcelona'
MUSIC - 'Slumdog Millionaire' - A.R.Rahman
CINEMATOGRAPHY - 'Slumdog Millionaire' - Anthony Dod Mantle