| Stephen Fry|
16 February 2014
Royal Opera House, London
| 12 Years a Slave|
| Chiwetel Ejiofor
12 Years a Slave|
Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
The 67th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 16 February 2014 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2013. The nominations were announced on 8 January 2014 by actor Luke Evans and actress Helen McCrory. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades are handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2013.
Gravity won six of its eleven nominations, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón, Outstanding British Film, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music, Best Sound, and Best Special Visual Effects. 12 Years a Slave won Best Film and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Chiwetel Ejiofor. Cate Blanchett won Best Actress in a Leading Role for Blue Jasmine, Barkhad Abdi won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Captain Phillips, and Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for American Hustle.
The ceremony was broadcast on BBC One and BBC Three. It was hosted by Stephen Fry, the ninth time he's hosted the ceremony. The ceremony opened with a duet call "Heroes" from Tinie Tempah and singer Laura Mvula. Viewing figures were the lowest since 2010, with 4.73 million watching the ceremony.
6 wins Gravity
3 wins American Hustle
2 wins 12 Years a Slave and The Great Gatsby
11 nominations Gravity
10 nominations 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle
9 nominations Captain Phillips
5 nominations Behind the Candelabra and Saving Mr. Banks
4 nominations Philomena, Rush, and The Wolf of Wall Street
3 nominations Blue Jasmine, The Great Gatsby, Inside Llewyn Davis, and Nebraska
2 nominations The Act of Killing, The Butler, and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
67th British Academy Film Awards Wikipedia