Skills Fund contributors win at BAFTA film awards

1917 © Francois Duhamel / Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures

Congratulations to 1917 and Judy for winning at the 73rd BAFTA film awards. Both productions paid into the ScreenSkills Film Skills Fund which supports training in the screen industry.

With seven wins, 1917 brought home the most awards on the night, while Renée Zellweger picked up the leading actress award for her performance in Judy.

Actor Micheal Ward also won the Rising Star award, which is the only category voted for by the public. Ward recently starred in Blue Story, another Film Skills Fund contributor and TV series Top Boy, which paid into the High-end TV Skills Fund.

BAFTAs were presented to:

  • 1917: Best film (Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Sam Mendes, Jayne-Ann Tenggren)
  • 1917: Outstanding British film (Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Krysty Wilson-Cairns)
  • 1917: Director (Sam Mendes)
  • 1917: Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
  • 1917: Production design (Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales)
  • 1917: Sound (Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson)
  • 1917: Special visual effects (Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy)
  • Judy: Leading actress (Renée Zellweger)
  • Micheal Ward: EE Rising Star Award

Sorry We Missed You, Only You, Wild Rose and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker were also nominated for honours. We would like to congratulate these Skills Fund contributors as well.

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