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Chapter 7: UK talent and awards – 79 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 for example the Toronto International Film Festival’s award for Best Canadian Film, are not included in the present analysis). Of the 26 awards presented to British films and talent in calendar year 2013, a total of 10 were won or shared by British women or won by British films made by women, including both a BAFTA and Oscar® for Costume Design on Anna Karenina awarded to Jacqueline Durran and a BAFTA for Production Design awarded to Eve Stewart and Anna Lynch-Robinson for Les Misérables. (In 2012, seven of the 23 awards were won or shared by women.) Table 7.6 Numbers of UK award winners, 2001–2013/14 Year Number of UK award winners UK share % 2001 25 14 2002 24 15 2003 22 13 2004 22 13 2005 23 14 2006 25 14 2007 32 15 2008 32 15 2009 36 17 2010 24 12 2011 30 15 2012 23 14 2013 26 15 Total (to end of 2013) 344 15 2013/14 award cycle 26 15 Source: BFI Table 7.7 lists the awards won by UK films and British talent at the major festivals in 2013 and at the 2014 BAFTA Film Awards and Academy Awards®. British feature documentary films and filmmakers won acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013 taking three prizes – the Special Jury Prize (Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer), Cinematography Award (Who is Dayani Cristal?) and Editing Award (The Summit) – while Sean Ellis’s crime thriller Metro Manila won the Audience Award. Three further prizes were awarded to UK films and filmmakers at festivals in 2013. Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope won the Best Screenplay award at Venice, Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film at Cannes, and Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave won the People’s Choice Award at Toronto. British films and talent won 13 awards at the BAFTAs in 2014. Gravity won four BAFTAs including Best Sound, Special Visual Effects and Outstanding British Film, while 12 Years a Slave won both Best Film and Leading Actor. These two films were also leading contenders at the Academy Awards®, where 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture and Gravity had five wins including Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects. For the third year in succession both the Sound Mixing award at the Oscars® and the Sound award at the BAFTAs have gone to British talent (for the same films at both ceremonies). John Midgeley shared the awards for Hugo in 2012, while Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes (with Jonathan Allen, Lee Walpole and John Warhurst also included in the BAFTA) won for Les Misérables in 2013. In 2014, Christopher Benstead, Chris Munro and Glenn Freemantle won the BAFTA for Gravity, while Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro won the Oscar®. (Glenn Freemantle separately won the Oscar® for Sound Editing.)


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