UK film and television winners as awards season culminates in the BAFTAs and Academy Awards 2020

Our filmmakers, actors and other creative people in the film industry are being rewarded with award nominations and wins as the 2020 awards season comes to a close.

Current British winners and nominees include the major awards ceremonies below. This page will be updated with winners as they are announced.

Golden Globes 2020 winners

  • Best Picture – Drama: 1917
  • Best Director: Sam Mendes, 1917
  • Supporting Actor - Comedy / Musical: Taron Egerton, Rocketman
  • Best TV - Comedy: 'Fleabag'
  • Best Actress - Comedy (TV): Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
  • Best Actress - Drama (TV): Olivia Coleman, The Crown
  • Best Actor - Drama (TV): Brian Cox, Succession

BAFTA 2020 winners

Best Film: 1917

Best Director: Sam Mendes, 1917

Outstanding British Film: 1917

Other UK nominees:

  • Bait
  • For Sama
  • Rocketman
  • Sorry We Missed You
  • The Two Popes

Oustanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or ProducerBait – Mark Jenkin (writer / director), Kate Byers, Lynn Waite (producers)

Other UK nominees:

  • For Sama – Waad al-Kateab (director / producer), Edward Watts (director)
  • Maiden – Alex Holmes (director)
  • Only You – Harry Wootliff (writer / director)
  • Retablo – Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio (writer / director)

Film Not in the English Language: For Sama

DocumentaryFor Sama

Other UK nominee:

  • Diego Maradona

Cinematography: Roger Deakins, 1917

Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran, Little Women

Bets Sound: 1917

Best Special Visual Effects: 1917

Best British Short Animation: Grandad Was A Romantic

Other UK nominees:

  • In Her Boots
  • The Magic Boat

Best British Short Film: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)

Other UK nominees:

  • Azaar
  • Goldfish
  • Kamali
  • The Trap

EE Rising Star Award (public vote): Michael Ward 

Other UK nominees:

  • Jack Lowden

Outstanding British contribution to cinema:

Andy Serkis

BAFTA 2020 UK nominees (but not winners....this time):

Leading Actor

  • Taron Egerton, Rocketman
  • Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Supporting Actress: Florence Pugh, Little Women

Supporting Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes


Academy Awards 2020 nominations

Best Picture: 1917

Best Director: Sam Mendes, 1917

Best Actress: Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Best Actor: Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Supporting Actress: Florence Pugh, Little Women

Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Best Original Screenplay: Sam Mendes, 1917

Best Adapted Screenplay: Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes

Best Documentary: For Sama

Best Documentary Short Subject: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You're a Girl)

Best Original Song:

  • 'I'm Going to Love Me Again' by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Rocketman
  • 'Stand Up' by Cynthia Erivo and Joshuah Brian Campbell, Harriet

Best Editing: Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate, 1917

Best Sound Mixing:

  • Tom Johnson (with Gary Rydstrom and Mark Ulano), Ad Astra
  • Paul Massey (with David Giammarco and Steven Morrow), Ford vs Ferrari
  • Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson, 1917

Best Cinematography:

Roger Deakins, 1917


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