The British Academy Awards were announced last night. These awards are often an indicator of how the American Academy Awards will go. Below is a list of winners in relevant categories.

Best Film – Brokeback Mountain.

The David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction – Brokeback Mountain, Ang Lee.

Best Original Screenplay – Crash. Best Adapted Screenplay – Brokeback Mountain.

Film Not In the English Language – De Battre Mon Coeur S’est Arrete.
Best Short Animation Film – Fallen Art, Jarek Sawko/Piotr Sikora/Tomek Baginski.
Best Short Film – Antonio’s Breakfast, Howard Stogdon/Amber Templemore-Finlayson/Daniel Mulloy.

Best Actor In A Leading Role – Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote.
Best Actress In A Leading Role – Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line.
Best Actor In A Supporting Role – Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain.
Best Actress In A Supporting Role – Thandie Newton in Crash.

The Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music – Memoirs of a Geisha, John Williams.
Best Cinematography – Memoirs of a Geishi, Dion Beebe.
Best Editing – The Constant Gardener, Claire Simpson.
Best Production Design – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Stuart Craig.
Best Costume Design – Memoirs of a Geisha, Colleen Atwood.

Best Sound – Walk the Line, Paul Massey/D M Hemphill/ Peter F Kurland/Donald Sylvester.
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects – King Kong, Joe Letteri/Christian Rivers/Brian Van’t Hul/Richard Taylor.
Best Make Up and Hair – The Chronicles of Narnia- Howard Berger, Gregory Nicotero/Nikki Gooley.

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