Two MEDIA-supported films receive BAFTAs

From the six Creative Europe-supported films nominated for 2019 BAFTAs, two won awards at the ceremony on Sunday 10 February.

The Favourite (UK, Ireland, USA) Yorgos Lanthimos' boldly original period romp, took home a grand total of seven prizes for:

  • Outstanding British Film
  • Leading Actress (Olivia Colman)
  • Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)
  • Costume Design
  • Make-Up & Hair
  • Original Screenplay
  • Production Design

Beast (UK), the serial killer thriller from Michael Pearce, won the award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. 

In addition, this year's award for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema went to producers Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen of Number 9 Films

See the full list of winners on the BAFTA website. 

Image: Beast received support for its distribution across Europe, including Denmark, Poland, Greece and France.