BAFTA film awards 2021 – full winners list

Hi Film Folk!

The BAFTA film awards are finally back after a slight delay courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic still gripping the world. 

Nomadland, Minari, Promising Young Woman, Rocks and Mank all enjoyed prizes at the 74th BAFTA Film awards and the complete list of BAFTA 2021 winners is as follows:


Best Production Design

The Dig – Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana Macdonald

The Father – Peter Francis, Cathy Featherstone

Mank – Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale – WINNER!

News of the World – David Crank, Elizabeth Keenan

Rebecca – Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer


Best Costume Design

Ammonite – Michael O’Connor

The Dig – Alice Babidge

Emma – Alexandra Byrne

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ann Roth – WINNER!

Mank – Trish Summerville


Best Cinematography

Judas and the Black Messiah – Sean Bobbit

Mank – Erik Messerschmidt

The Mauritanian – Alwin H Küchler

News of the World – Dariusz Wolski

Nomadland – Joshua James Richards – WINNER!


Best Casting

Calm With Horses – Shaheen Baig

Judas and the Black Messiah – Alexa L. Fogel

Minari – Julia Kim

Promising Young Woman – Lindsay Graham Ahahnonu, Mary Vernieu

Rocks – Lucy Pardee – WINNER!


Best Original Score

Mank – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Minari – Emile Mosseri

News of the World – James Newton Howard

Promising Young Woman – Anthony Willis

Soul – Jon Batiste



Best Animated Film


Soul – WINNER!



Best Documentary


David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet 

The Dissident 

My Octopus Teacher – WINNER!

The Social Dilemma 


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

His House – WINNER!




Saint Maud 


Best Film  

The Father

The Mauritanian 

Nomadland – WINNER!

Promising Young Woman 

The Trial of the Chicago 7


Best British Film

Calm With Horses

The Father 

The Mauritanian 

Promising Young Woman – WINNER!


Saint Maud 


Best Actor

Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal 

Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Adarsh Gourav – The White Tiger 

Anthony Hopkins – The Father – WINNER!

Mads Mikkelsen– Another Round 

Tahar Rahim – The Mauritanian 



Best Actress

Bukky Bakray – Rocks 

Radha Blank – The Forty-Year-Old Version 

Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman 

Frances McDormand – Nomadland – WINNER!

Wunmi Mosaku – His House 

Alfre Woodard – Clemency 


Best Director

Thomas Vinterberg – Another Round 

Shannon Murphy – Babyteeth 

Lee Isaac Chung – Minari 

Chloe Zhao – Nomadland – WINNER!

Jasmila Žbanić – Quo Vadis, Aida? 

Sarah Gavron – Rocks 


Best Original Screenplay

Another Round – Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm

Mank – Jack Fincher

Promising Young Woman – Emeral Fennell – WINNER!

Rocks – Theresa Ikoko, Claire Wilson

The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Aaron Sorkin


Best Adapted Screenplay

The Dig – Moira Buffini

The Mauritanian – Sohrab Noshirvani, Rory Haines, Michael Bronner

Nomadland – Chloe Zhao

The Father – Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton –WINNER!

The White Tiger – Rahmin Bahrani



Supporting Actor

Barry Keoghan – Calm With Horses 

Alan Kim – Minari 

Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah – WINNER!

Leslie Odom Jr. – One Night In Miami 

Clarke-Peters – Da 5 Bloods 

Paul Raci – Sound of Metal 


Supporting Actress

Niamh Algar – Calm With Horses 

Kosar Ali – Rocks 

Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm 

Dominique Fishback – Judas and the Black Messiah 

Ashley Madekwe – County Lines 

Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari – WINNER!


Best Film Not in the English Language

Another Round  – WINNER!

Dear Comrades!

Les Misérables 


Quo Vadis, Aida? 


Best Editing

The Father – Yorgos Lamprinos

Nomadland – Chloe Zhao

Promising Young Woman – Frédéric Thoraval

Sound of Metal – Mikkel E.G. Nielsen – WINNER!

The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Alan Baumgarten


Best Make Up & Hair

The Dig – Jenny Shircore

Hillbilly Elegy – Patricia Dehaney, Eryn Krueger Mekash, Matthew Mungle

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Matiki Anoff, Larry M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal – WINNER!

Pinocchio – Mark Coulier

Mank – Kimberley Spiteri, Gigi Williams


Best Sound

Greyhound – TBC

News of the World – Michael Fentum, William Miller, Mike Prestwood Smith, John Pritchett, Oliver Tarney

Nomadland – Sergio Diaz, Zach SEivers, M. Wolf Snyder

Soul – Coya Elliott, Ren Klyce, David Parker

Sound of Metal – Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc – WINNER!


Best Special Visual Effects

Greyhound – Pete Bebb, Nathan McGuinness, Sebastian von Overheidt

The Midnight Sky – Matt Kasmir, Chris Lawrence, David Watkins

Mulan – Sean Faden, Steve Ingram, Anders Landlands, Seth Maury

The One and Only Ivan – Santiago Colomo Martinez, Nick Davis, Greg Fisher

Tenet – Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley – WINNER!


Best British Short Animation

The Fire Next Time 

The Owl and the Pussycat – WINNER!

The Song of a Lost Boy 


Best British Short Film



Lucky Break 

Miss Curvy 

The Present – WINNER!



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