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BAFTA Award for Best Film

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Awarded for  Excellence in cinema
Currently held by  La La Land (2016)
Location  United Kingdom
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BAFTA is the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. We are an independent British charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image.

Presented by  British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Category of  British Academy Film Awards
People also search for  BAFTA Award for Best British Film
Winners & Nominees  La La LandMarc Platt - Jordan Horowitz - Fred Berger, La La Land, Winner, ArrivalShawn Levy - David Linde - Aaron Ryder -, Arrival, Nominee, MoonlightDede Gardner - Adele Romanski - Jeremy Kleiner, Moonlight, Nominee, I - Daniel BlakeRebecca O'Brien, I - Daniel Blake, Nominee, Manchester by the SeaMatt Damon - Chris Moore - Kimberly Steward -, Manchester by the Sea, Nominee, The RevenantAlejandro González Iñárritu - Arnon Milchan - Steve Golin -, The Revenant, Winner, Bridge of SpiesSteven Spielberg - Marc Platt - Kristie Macosko Krieger, Bridge of Spies, Nominee, SpotlightSteve Golin - Michael Sugar - Nicole Rocklin -, Spotlight, Nominee, The Big ShortBrad Pitt - Dede Gardner - Jeremy Kleiner, The Big Short, Nominee, CarolStephen Woolley - Christine Vachon - Elizabeth Karlsen, Carol, Nominee, BoyhoodRichard Linklater - Cathleen Sutherland, Boyhood, Winner, BirdmanAlejandro González Iñárritu - John Lesher - James W Skotchdopole, Birdman, Nominee, The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson - Scott Rudin - Steven M Rales -, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Nominee, The Imitation GameTeddy Schwarzman - Nora Grossman - Ido Ostrowsky, The Imitation Game, Nominee, The Theory of EverythingTim Bevan - Eric Fellner - Anthony McCarten -, The Theory of Everything, Nominee, 12 Years a SlaveBrad Pitt - Steve McQueen - Dede Gardner -, 12 Years a Slave, Winner, PhilomenaSteve Coogan - Gabrielle Tana - Tracey Seaward, Philomena, Nominee, Captain PhillipsScott Rudin - Dana Brunetti - Michael De Luca, Captain Phillips, Nominee, GravityAlfonso Cuarón - David Heyman, Gravity, Nominee, American HustleMegan Ellison - Charles Roven - Jonathan Gordon -, American Hustle, Nominee, ArgoGeorge Clooney - Ben Affleck - Grant Heslov, Argo, Winner, Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow - Megan Ellison - Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty, Nominee, LincolnSteven Spielberg - Kathleen Kennedy, Lincoln, Nominee, Life of PiAng Lee - Gil Netter - David Womark, Life of Pi, Nominee, Les MisérablesTom Hooper - Cameron Mackintosh - Tim Bevan -, Les Misérables, Nominee

The BAFTA Award for Best Film is given annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and presented at the British Academy Film Awards. It has been given since the 1st BAFTA Awards, representing the best films of 1947, but until 1969 it was called the BAFTA Award for Best Film From Any Source. It is possible for films from any country to be nominated, although British films are also recognised in the category BAFTA Award for Best British Film and (since 1983) foreign-language films in BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. As such, there have been multiple occasions of a film being nominated in two of these categories.

There has been one tie for the Best Film award when, in 1962, Ballad of a Soldier tied with The Hustler for Best Film from any Source. Until 1981, the award was given to the director, except in 1976 and 1977, when it was given to the producers. From 1981 to 1985, it was given solely to the producers, and then in 1986, it was shared between the Director and Producer. In 1998, it was once again given to only the producers.

In the following lists, the titles and names in bold with a dark grey background are the winners and recipients respectively; those not in bold are the nominees. The years given are those in which the films under consideration were released, not the year of the ceremony, which always takes place the following year.


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