It was no surprise that
The film's director,
Supporting performance awards went to Mark Rylance for "Bridge of Spies" and Kate Winslet for "Steve Jobs."
Adam McKay and Charles Randolph won for adapted screenplay for "The Big Short." The duo also won the
"Brooklyn" won for outstanding British film, and "Amy,' which chronicles the tragic life of the late British singer Amy Winehouse, took documentary honors.
"Inside Out" earned the BAFTA for feature animation.
"Mad Max: Fury Road" won four BAFTAs: Margaret Sixel for editing, Jenny Beavan for costume design, Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson for production design, and Lesley Vanderwalt and Damian Martin for make-up and hair.
Veteran composer Ennio Morricone received BAFTA for his score of "The Hateful Eight," and Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier was the recipient of the Fellowship Award for his contribution to cinema.
The BAFTA for special visual effects went to a team for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the blockbuster's star John Boyega won the Rising Star Award, voted by the public.
"Wild Tales" by Damian Szifron won the BAFTA for a film not in the English language, and writer-director Naji Abu Nowar and producer Robert Lloyd won the BAFTA for debut by a British writer, director or producer for "Theeb."
"Operator" won the BAFTA for British short film, and "Edmond" received the award for British animated short.