The Lego Movie Receives 2015 BAFTA Awards
February 9, 2015

The Lego Movie Receives 2015 BAFTA Awards

For many, the BAFTA Awards are considered the prelude to the Oscars, providing an early look at which films have captured the attention of voters. But, for at least one category, this is not the case.

For the British Academy of Film and Television Award, The Lego Movie – which did not make the list of finalists for Best Animated Feature Film in the Oscar race – not only received a BAFTA nomination, it won the top prize there. Meanwhile, Interstellar won the award for Best Visual Effects.

Other winners include:

Best Film : Boyhood

Leading Actor: Eddie Redmayne , The Theory of Everything

Leading Actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Outstanding British Film: The Theory of Everything

Original Music: The Grand Budapest Hotel

British Short AnimationThe Bigger Picture

British Short Film: Boogaloo And Graham

Documentary: Citizenfour

Editing:   Whiplash

Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Makeup & Hair : The Grand Budapest Hotel

Sound: Whiplash

Animated Film: The Lego Movie

Special Visual Effects: Interstellar

Cinematography: Birdman

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Stephen Beresford and David Livingstone , Pride

Original Screenplay: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Film Not in the English Language: Ida

Adapted Screenplay: The Theory of Everything

Costume Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel

The EE Rising Star Award: Jack O'Connell

Director: Richard Linklater , Boyhood

Original Music: The Grand Budapest Hotel