Published on: 14 March 2022 in Industry

Jane Campion crowned Best Director as 2022 BAFTA Film Award winners announced

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The 2022 BAFTA Film Awards were announced on Sunday evening, celebrating another fantastic year in film.

Jane Campion won the award for Best Director, capping a stellar weekend when she also triumphed in the directing categories at the DGA Awards and Critics Choice Awards. Campion’s film, The Power of the Dog, also picked up the BAFTA for Best Film.

The award for Outstanding British Debut was presented to Jeymes Samuel, director of The Harder They Fall. Meanwhile, in the Best Film Not in the English Language category, Drive My Car,  directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, took home the award. 

The award for Outstanding British Film went to Belfast, directed by Kenneth Branagh. Meanwhile, the award for Best Documentary went to Summer of Soul (Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), directed by Amhir “Questlove” ThompsonEncanto, directed by Bryan Howard and Jared Bush, took home the award for Best Animated Film.

Finally, in the category for Best British Short Film, The Black Cop, directed by Cherish Oleka, came home triumphant. In the best British Short Animation category, Do Not Feed the Pigeons, directed by Jordi Morera, took home the award.

Huge congratulations to all of this year’s fantastic winners and nominees!

You can read a full list of winners here.

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