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54th British Academy Film Awards

54th British Academy Film Awards
Date 25 February 2001
Site Odeon Leicester Square
Hosted by Stephen Fry
Mariella Frostrup
Highlights
Best Film Gladiator
Best British Film Billy Elliot
Best Actor Jamie Bell
Billy Elliot
Best Actress Julia Roberts
Erin Brockovich
Most awards Crouching Tiger,
Hidden Dragon
& Gladiator (4)
Most nominations Crouching Tiger,
Hidden Dragon
& Gladiator (14)

The 54th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 25 February 2001, honoured the best in film for 2000.

Ridley Scott's Gladiator won the award for Best Film (also won the Academy Award for Best Picture). Ang Lee won the Award for Best Director of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Billy Elliot was voted Best British Film of 2000. The film's lead actor, Jamie Bell, won the award for Best Lead Actor and Julie Walters received the award for Best Supporting Actress. Julia Roberts won the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in Erin Brockovich. She went on to win the Academy Award. Benicio del Toro (Traffic) won the award for Best Supporting Actor.

Winners and nominees

Best Actor

Jamie Bell - Billy Elliot

Best Actress

Julia Roberts - Erin Brockovich

Best Cinematography

Gladiator

Best Costume Design

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long)

Best Director (David Lean Award for Direction)

Ang Lee - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long)

Best Editing

Gladiator

Best Film

Gladiator

Best Film - British (Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film)

Billy Elliot

Best Film Not in the English Language

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long)

Best Makeup and Hair

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Rick Baker and Gail Rowell-Ryan

Best Music (Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) - Tan Dun

Best Production Design

Gladiator

Best Screenplay - Adapted

Traffic - Stephen Gaghan

Best Screenplay - Original

Almost Famous - Cameron Crowe

Best Sound

Almost Famous

Best Supporting Actor

Benicio del Toro - Traffic

Best Supporting Actress

Julie Walters - Billy Elliot

Best Visual Effects

The Perfect Storm

References