66th British Academy Film Awards

66th British Academy Film Awards
Date 10 February 2013
Site Royal Opera House, London
Hosted by Stephen Fry
Best Film Argo
Best British Film Skyfall
Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Actress Emmanuelle Riva
Most awards Les Misérables (4)
Most nominations Lincoln (10)

The 66th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were announced on 10 February 2013 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2012.[1] The nominees were announced on 9 January 2013.[2][3] Stephen Fry hosted the ceremony, where Argo was named Best Film.[4] Daniel Day-Lewis and Emmanuelle Riva received the awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively, while Anne Hathaway and Christoph Waltz won the Best Supporting awards.[4] Ben Affleck received the Best Director accolade. Skyfall was named Best British Film.[4] Sir Alan Parker received the Academy Fellowship and Tessa Ross gathered the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.[5][6][7][8][9]

Winners and nominees

Ben Affleck, Best Director winner
Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Actor winner
Emmanuelle Riva, Best Actress winner
Christoph Waltz, Best Supporting Actor winner
Anne Hathaway, Best Supporting Actress winner

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Academy Fellowship

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema

Best Film Best Director


Ben AffleckArgo

Best Actor in a Leading Role Best Actress in a Leading Role

Daniel Day-LewisLincoln

Emmanuelle RivaAmour

Best Actor in a Supporting Role Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Christoph WaltzDjango Unchained

Anne HathawayLes Misérables

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

Django UnchainedQuentin Tarantino

Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell

Best Cinematography Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Life of Pi

Bart Layton (director) and Dmitri Doganis (producer) – The Imposter

Outstanding British Film Best Documentary


Searching for Sugar Man

Best Original Music Best Sound


Les Misérables

Best Production Design Best Special Visual Effects

Les Misérables

Life of Pi

Best Costume Design Best Makeup and Hair

Anna Karenina

Les Misérables

Best Editing Best Film Not in the English Language



Best Animated Film Best Short Animation


The Making of Longbird

  • Here to Fall
  • I'm Fine Thanks
Best Short Film EE Rising Star Award


  • The Curse
  • Good Night
  • Tumult
  • The Voorman Problem

Juno Temple

Multiple nominations and wins



See also


  1. BAFTA: Date Announced for the 2013 Orange British Academy Film Awards Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. "Bafta awards 2013: Full list of nominees". BBC News. Retrieved 2013-01-08.
  3. "BAFTA Film Awards 2013 - The nominations list in full". Digital Spy. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  4. 1 2 3 Brooks, Xan (10 February 2013). "Baftas 2013: live!". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  5. "Bafta: Director Sir Alan Parker on fellowship award". BBC News. BBC. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  6. "Tessa Ross wins Bafta for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema". itv.com. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  7. "Baftas 2013: Argo is a worthy winner". Daily Telegraph. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  8. "Baftas 2013: live!". Guardian UK. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  9. "Big Ben rules London! Affleck leads BAFTA winners with double Argo triumph as emotional Anne Hathaway steals the show (again!)". Daily Mail. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2013.

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