The 2020 British Academy Film Awards took place on Sunday evening at the Royal Albert Hall, with the biggest names from the best British and international contributions to film in attendance to find out who has been awarded the biggest prizes, with the event broadcated to millions of viewers on TV. Where there are celebrities, there will be photographers and as such, there’ll always be plenty of pictures. That was the case at the BAFTAs and we’ve taken a look at the best snaps that were taken at the show.
Host Graham Norton
The well-known Graham Norton fronted the film awards for the first time. He wore a red jacket on the red carpet.
World War One film 1917 was the big winner of the night, picking up seven awards. A section of the team posed in the winners’ room after picking up the Sound and Production Design accolades.
Roger Deakins of 1917 collected the Cinematography award, pipping the likes of The Irishman’s Rodrigo Prieto and the Joker’s Lawrence Sher.
Dean-Charles Chapman and George MacKay
Dean-Charles Chapman and George MacKay were the two main acting stars of 1917 and they wore matching tuxes for the night.
Al Pacino arrives
Al Pacino, the star of The Irishman, was nominated for best supporting actor and arrived in joyful spirits before the ceremony. The 79-year-old fell on the red carpet, but luckily, suffered no serious injury.
Joaquin Phoenix took home the Leading Actor award for Joker and posed for pictures in the winners’ room after giving an inspiring speech.
Prince William and Phoenix
Phoenix was also pictured in deep conversation with Prince William prior to the beginning of the ceremony.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their seats
The president of Bafta, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge take their seats for the awards.
Parasite director Bong Joon-ho pictured with the famous award after winning Film not in the English language and Original screenplay.
Margot Robbie pictured on the red carpet prior to the ceremony. Robbie collected Brad Pitt’s award for Supporting actor and read out Pitt’s hilarious speech with a dig aimed at Prince Harry!
Sir Sam Mendes
1917’s Sir Sam Mendes poses with his award after winning the Best director award.
Rising Star Micheal Ward
Micheal Ward collected the Rising Star award and posed in the winners’ room
Renee Zellweger poses with her award after claiming the Leading actress accolade for her role in Judy.
Congratulations from Catherine
The Duchess of Cambridge congratulates Zellweger following her triumph.
Hamza al-Kateab, Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts pose in the winners’ room after taking home the Best Documentary award.
Klaus took home the Best Animated film award ahead of Toy Story 4 with four of the team posing in the winners’ room afterwards.
Laura Dern won the Best Supporting Actress award and posed alongside Naomie Harris and Richard E Grant shortly after.
Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet prior to the awards. She made plenty of jokes before presenting the Best Director award!
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro cut a composed figure prior to the awards. The American is one of The Irishman producers, however, unfortunately, the series didn’t pick up any awards despite having 10 nominations.
Andy Serkis was on crutches after a ski accident but managed to collect his award for Outstanding British Contribution to cinema presented by Sir Ian McKellen.