BAFTAs 2021 Prediction

As per tradition, here are my predictions for the BAFTAs 2021!

WW: Will Win
DH: Dark Horse

Results: 15/25 (21/25 if including dark horses)

Best Film Not in the English Language

Best Animated Film

Best Documentary

  • Collective WW
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • My Octopus Teacher
  • The Dissident DH
  • The Social Dilemma

Outstanding British Film

  • Calm with Horses
  • His House
  • Limbo
  • Mogul Mowgli
  • Promising Young Woman WW
  • Rocks DH
  • Saint Maud
  • The Dig
  • The Father
  • The Mauritanian

Outstanding British Debut

  • Limbo DH
  • Moffie
  • His House
  • Saint Maud
  • Rocks WW

Best Director

  • Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round) DH
  • Shannon Murphy (Babyteeth)
  • Lee Issac Chung (Minari)
  • Chloe Zhao (Nomadland) WW
  • Jasmila Zbanic (Quo vadis, Aida?)
  • Sarah Gavron (Rocks)

Best Leading Actor

  • Adarsh Gourav (The White Tiger)
  • Anthony Hopkins (The Father) DH
  • Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) WW
  • Mads Mikkelsen (Another Round)
  • Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)
  • Tahar Rahim (The Mauritanian)

Best Leading Actress

  • Alfre Woodard (Clemency)
  • Bukky Bakray (Rocks) WW
  • Frances McDormand (Nomadland) DH
  • Radha Blank (The Forty-Year Old Version)
  • Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)
  • Wunmi Mosaku (His House)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Alan S. Kim (Minari) DH
  • Barry Keoghan (Calm with Horses)
  • Clarke Peters (Da 5 Bloods)
  • Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) WW
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami…)
  • Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Ashley Madekwe (County Lines)
  • Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah)
  • Kosar Ali (Rocks)
  • Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) DH
  • Niamh Algar (Calm with Horses)
  • Youn Yuh-jung (Minari) WW

Best Casting

  • Calm with Horses
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Minari DH
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Rocks WW

Best Original Screenplay

  • Another Round
  • Mank
  • Promising Young Woman WW
  • Rocks
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 DH

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Nomadland WW
  • The Dig
  • The Father DH
  • The Mauritanian
  • The White Tiger

Best Cinematography

  • Judas and the Black Messiah (Sean Bobbitt)
  • Mank (Erik Messerschmidt) DH
  • News of the World (Dariusz Wolski)
  • Nomadland (Joshua James Richards) WW
  • The Mauritanian (Alwin H. Kucher)

Best Film Editing

  • Nomadland
  • Promising Young Woman WW
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Father
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 DH

Best Production Design

  • Mank WW
  • News of the World
  • Rebecca
  • The Dig DH
  • The Father

Best Costume Design

  • Ammonite
  • Emma. WW
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom DH
  • Mank
  • The Dig

Best Makeup/Hair

  • Hillbilly Elegy
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom DH
  • Mank
  • Pinocchio WW
  • The Dig

Best Original Music

  • Mank (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) DH
  • Minari (Emile Mosseri)
  • News of the World (James Newton Howard)
  • Promising Young Woman (Anthony Willis)
  • Soul (Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) WW

Best Sound

  • Greyhound DH
  • News of the World
  • Nomadland
  • Soul
  • Sound of Metal WW

Best Visual Effects

  • Greyhound
  • Mulan
  • Tenet WW
  • The Midnight Sky
  • The One and Only Ivan DH

Best British Short Film

  • Eyelash
  • Lizard DH
  • Lucky Break
  • Miss Curvy
  • The Present WW (WINNER!)

Best British Short Animation

  • The Fire Next Time DH
  • The Own and the Pussycat (WINNER!)
  • The Song of a Lost Boy WW

EE Rising Star Award

  • Bukky Bakray DH (WINNER!)
  • Conrad Khan
  • Kingsley Ben-Adir
  • Morfydd Clark
  • Sope Dirisu WW

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