The 67th British Academy Film Awards or popularly known as BAFTAs were held tonight (16th February 2014) at the Royal Opera House in London. The ceremony was broadcasted live on BBC One in the United Kingdom, and the ceremony was hosted by Stephen Fry for the ninth time. Nominees were announced 8 January 2014 by Luke Evans and Helen McCrory. The British-American film “Gravity” received the most nominations with eleven, and its director Alfonso Cuarón received the most nominations with five: Best Film, Best British Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Editing.
The winner of the night were movies “Gravity” and the drama “12 Years a Slave”, two of them scooped the awards. “Gravity” won six awards at Royal Opera House, including best director and best British film, while “12 Years a Slave” won the awards for Best Film and actor Chiwetel Ejiofor named as Best Actor. Director Steve McQueen while accepting the best film award for “12 Years a Slave” stated: “There are 21 million people in slavery now as we sit here. I just hope that 150 years from now our ambivalence will not allow another film-maker to make this film.”
Check out the red carpet gallery below…
Actress Lupita Nyong´o shined in emerald green Christian Dior Haute Couture strapless dress.
Actress Amy Adams looked elegant in black Victoria Beckham dress.
Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stole the media spotlight. She was wearing YSL black suit and accessorized with Tiffany & Co earrings.
American actor Leonardo DiCaprio was wearing Armani black suit.
British icon Helen Mirren looked elegant in skiny gown and accessorized with Azagury jewelry.
French actress Léa Seydoux looked elegant in navy blue Miu Miu dress.
Actress Olga Kurylenko was dressed in Burberry Prorsum dress.
Josephine de la Baume looked elegant in Marios Schwab gown.
Laura Bailey looked elegant in black Chanel gown.
The star of “American Hustle” actor Bradley Cooper.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was wearing Lanvin dress.
British actress Emma Thompson.
Uma Thurman was wearing Atelier Versace dress.
Singer Lily Allen was wearing colorful Vivienne Westwood gown.
The star of “Anna Karenina”, actress Alicia Vikander was wearing Chanel dress.
Actress Naomi Harris shined in fuschia color Gucci dress.
Actress Michelle Rodriguez.
Fearne Cotton walked the red carpet in golden color William Vintage dress.
Actress Gillian Anderson was wearing Balmain Couture dress.
The star of series “Jane Eyre”, Ruth Wilson was wearing metallic Antonio Berardi suit.
Tv-host Oprah Winfrey.
Model David Gandy.
Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and his wife Sari Mercer.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
Producer Rebecca Wang.
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