The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road Win Big at BAFTA Awards

The brutal survival thriller The Revenant has dominated this year’s BAFTA awards. The film won five prizes at the British film awards ceremony, which is seen as an indicator of who might succeed at the Oscars later this month.

The Revenant claimed the Best Film award, while star Leonardo DiCaprio took home his first BAFTA for Best Actor, having been previously nominated three times. Alejandro G Inarritu won Best Director, and the film also collected gongs for cinematography and sound.

Elsewhere, the action-packed Mad Max: Fury Road won four awards, for editing, costume design, production design, and make-up. Star Wars: The Force Awards collected the prize for Best Special Visual Effects, while star John Boyega took home the EE Rising Star awards, which is voted on by the public.

In the acting categories, Brie Larson won Best Actress for Room, and Kate Winslet was awarded Best Supporting Actress for her role in Steve Jobs. Best Supporting Actor went to Bridge of Spies‘ Mark Rylance.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Outstanding British Film


Best Makeup And Hair

Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Cinematography

The Revenant

Best Documentary


Best Original Music

The Hateful Eight

Best British Short Film


Best British Short Animation


Best Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Sound

The Revenant

Best Special Visual Effects

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

EE Rising Star

John Boyega

Best Supporting Actor

Mark Rylance – Bridge Of Spies

Best Animated Film

Inside Out

Best Supporting Actress

Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

Best Costume Design

Mad Max: Fury Road

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer

Naji Abu Nowar (writer/director, Theeb), Rupert Lloyd (producer, Theeb)

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short

Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema

Angels Costumes

Best Original Screenplay


Best Film Not In The English Language

Wild Tales

Best Production Design

Mad Max: Fury Road

Fellowship Recipient

Sidney Poitier

Best Director

Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant

Best Actress

Brie Larson – Room

Best Actor

Leonardo Dicaprio – The Revenant

Best Film

The Revenant

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