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38th British Academy Film Awards

38th British Academy Film Awards
Date 5 March 1985
Site Grosvenor House Hotel
Hosted by Terry Wogan
Highlights
Best Film The Killing Fields
Best Actor Haing S. Ngor
The Killing Fields
Best Actress Maggie Smith
A Private Function
Most awards The Killing Fields (8)
Most nominations The Killing Fields (13)

The 38th British Film Awards, which honoured the best films of 1984, were presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 5 March 1985.[1][2]

The evening's big winner was The Killing Fields, which had 13 nominations and won eight of them.

Winners and nominees[3]

Best Film

The Killing Fields

Best Actor

Haing S. Ngor in The Killing Fields

Best Actress

Maggie Smith in A Private Function

Best Supporting Actor

Denholm Elliott in A Private Function

Best Supporting Actress

Liz Smith in A Private Function

Best Direction

Wim Wenders for Paris, Texas

Best Original Screenplay

Broadway Danny Rose - Woody Allen

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Killing Fields - Bruce Robinson

Best Cinematography

The Killing Fields - Chris Menges

Best Editing

The Killing Fields - Jim Clark

Best Production Design

The Killing Fields - Roy Walker

Best Costume Design

Once Upon a Time in America - Gabriella Pescucci

Best Makeup Artist

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes - Paul Engelen, Peter Frampton, Rick Baker, Joan Hills

Best Sound

The Killing Fields - Bill Rowe, Ian Fuller, Clive Winter

Best Special Visual Effects

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom - Dennis Muren, George Gibbs, Mike McAlister, Lorne Peterson

Best Score

Once Upon a Time in America - Ennio Morricone

Best Original Song

"Ghostbusters" in Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.

Best Foreign Language Film

Carmen

Best Short Film

The Dress

Most Promising Newcomer to Film

Haing S. Ngor in The Killing Fields

Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema

Alan Parker & Alan Marshall

References