Saturday, March 10, was the first night of the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards, held each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and the two-night ceremony began with the announcement of five craft categories, casting and the two short film categories.
George C. Wolfe‘s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom won two BAFTAs for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair, while Sound of Metal won for Sound, David Fincher‘s Mank won for Production Design and Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet won in the Visual Effects category. All five of these are also nominated for the Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, April 25.
All the other awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Editing, will be announced on Sunday, April 11.
The winners from Night One were:
Mank – Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ann Roth
MAKE UP & HAIR
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Matiki Anoff, Larry M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal
Sound of Metal – Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Tenet – Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley
Rocks – Lucy Pardee
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
The Owl and The Pussycat – Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf
BRITISH SHORT FILM
The Present – Farah Nabulsi