Film awards feature


This month we feature the film awards dominating our media news, with most of this month’s article a summary of the BAFTA winners and a preview of the OSCARS. We hope you are enjoying all the films out there.


But first, let’s have a look at what the music is doing in the charts – a few favourites still hanging in there and a few newer ones we like. There are lots of collaborations making the charts lately too.


Our top 10 of music for March are:


1. Feeling myself, Will-i-am (featuring Mylie Cyrus et al)

2. Timber, Pitbull (featuring Ke$ha)

3. Hey Brother, Avicii

4. How long will I love you, Ellie Goulding

5. Crying for no reason, Katy B



6. Rather be, Clean Bandit (featuring Jess Glynne)

7. Stay the night, Zeddy (featuring Hayley Williams

8. Dark Horse, Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J)

9. Riptide, Vance Joy

10. Can’t remember to forget you, Shakira (featuring Rihanna)


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Round-up of some of the BAFTA winners:


Best Film in 2014: 12 Years A Slave, Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen



Best Leading Actor in 2014: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave


Best Leading Actress in 2014: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine


Best Supporting Actor in 2014: Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips


Best Supporting Actress in 2014: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle


Best Adapted Screenplay in 2014: Philomena – Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope


Best Director in 2014: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity


Fellowship Award in 2014: Dame Helen Mirren


Best Animated Film in 2014: Frozen, Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee


Best British Short Animation in 2014: Sleeping With The Fishes, James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa


Best Cinematography in 2014: Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki


Best Costume Design in 2014: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin


Best Film not in the English Language in 2014: The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima


Best Original Music in 2014: Gravity, Steven Price


Best Original Screenplay in 2014: American Hustle, Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell


Outstanding British Film in 2014: Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman, Jonás Cuarón


Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer in 2014: Kieran Evans, Kelly + Victor


Best Production Design in 2014: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn


And our OSCARS predictions…


The Oscars take place just two days after we go to press, so here are our predictions – see how close we are to the actual awards results!


Best Picture prediction: 12 Years a Slave


Best Actor in a Leading Role prediction: Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)


Best Actress in a Leading Role prediction: Sandra Bullock (Gravity)


Best Actor in a Supporting Role prediction: Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)


Best Actress in a Supporting Role prediction: Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)


Best Animated Feature prediction: The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki)


Best Cinematography prediction: The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin)


Best Directing prediction: 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)


Happy listening and watching this month!


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