BAFTA Awards 2024: Celebrating Excellence in Entertainment

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The BAFTA Awards 2024 ceremony was a night to remember, as the entertainment industry came together to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the past year. Hosted in London, the prestigious event honored the best in film, television, and gaming, recognizing the talent, creativity, and diversity that enrich our cultural landscape. Let’s take a closer look at the winners and nominees who shone brightly on this star-studded evening:

Outstanding Film Categories

Best Film

  • Winner: The Power of the Dog
  • Dune
  • Belfast
  • Drive My Car
  • West Side Story

Best Director

  • Winner: Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
  • Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)
  • Denis Villeneuve (Dune)
  • Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)
  • Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Best Actor

  • Winner: Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
  • Mahershala Ali (Swan Song)
  • Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick… Boom!)
  • Clifton Collins Jr. (Jockey)
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Best Actress

  • Winner: Renate Reinsve (The Worst Person in the World)
  • Alana Haim (Licorice Pizza)
  • Emilia Jones (CODA)
  • Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)
  • Lady Gaga (House of Gucci)

Outstanding Television Categories

Best Drama Series

  • Winner: Succession
  • The Crown
  • Squid Game
  • The Morning Show
  • Yellowjackets

Best Comedy Series

  • Winner: Ted Lasso
  • Hacks
  • The Great
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • What We Do in the Shadows

Best Actor in a Drama Series

  • Winner: Brian Cox (Succession)
  • Jeremy Strong (Succession)
  • Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game)
  • Billy Crudup (The Morning Show)
  • Steve Carell (The Morning Show)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

  • Winner: Sarah Snook (Succession)
  • Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show)
  • Uzo Aduba (In Treatment)
  • Anya Taylor-Joy (The North Water)
  • Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)

Outstanding Gaming Categories

Best Game

  • Winner: Elden Ring
  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Returnal

Best Narrative

  • Winner: Psychonauts 2
  • Death’s Door
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • The Forgotten City

Best Art Direction

  • Winner: Elden Ring
  • Deathloop
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Psychonauts 2

In conclusion, the BAFTA Awards 2024 ceremony was a testament to the talent, creativity, and diversity that define the entertainment industry. From groundbreaking films and compelling television series to innovative video games, the winners and nominees showcased the best of what entertainment has to offer. As the evening came to a close, audiences were left inspired and uplifted by the incredible achievements of the past year, eagerly anticipating the future of entertainment and the next generation of storytellers.


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