In News: Recently, The BAFTA award ceremony was held over two nights on April 10 and 11, held virtually in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Winners of BAFTA 2021-
- The 74th edition of British Academy Film Awards, often shortened to BAFTA or Bafta, were held virtually in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
- The awards, the British equivalent of the Oscars, honour the best in national and international cinema.
|Best Director||Chloe Zhao, Nomadland|
|Best Leading Actress||Frances McDormand, Nomadland|
|Best Leading Actor||Sir Anthony Hopkins, The Father|
|Best Film not in the English Language||Another Round|
|Best Documentary||My Octopus Teacher|
|Best Animated Film||Soul|
- The British Academy Film and Television Awards is also known as BAFTA.
- It is an annual award function organized by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
- It is believed that BAFTA awards are equivalent to the US Oscar Awards.
- It has been held at the Royal Opera House in London since 2008.
- It was founded by a group of directors Carol Reed, Roger Manvell, David Lean, Michael Powell, Laurence Olivier and other major directors of the British film industry.