BAFTA Awards 2010: Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker Wins 6 Awards, Avatar Wins only 2


American war drama “The Hurt Locker” swept away most of the awards at UK’s biggest film awards show – BAFTA Awards 2010.

The Hurt Locker, which is directed by Kathryn Bigelow, beat rival James Cameron’s film Avatar and won the Best Film BAFTA Awards 2010.

The Hurt Locker won six awards including Best film, Best director, Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Original screenplay, Best Cinematography. Avatar on the other hand won awards for Best Production Design and Best Visual Effects.

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Kathryn Bigelow’s ex-husband, James Cameron definitely took a beating at the BAFTA 2010 Awards this year!

The other big winners for the night were Colin Firth,who won the Best actor award for his performance in “A Single Man” and Carey Mulligan,who won the Best actress BAFTA for her role in “An Education.”

Here are the Winners for the BAFTA 2010 Awards that took place in the UK on Sunday 21st Feb 2010:

Best Film – The Hurt Locker
Best British Film – Fish Tank
Best Director – Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Best Actor – Colin Firth, A Single Man
Best Actress – Carey Mulligan, An Education
Best Supporting Actor – Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress – Mo’nique, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Best Rising Star – Kristen Stewart
Best British Debut – Director Duncan Jones, Moon
Best Original Screenplay – The Hurt Locker
Best Adapted Screenplay – Up in the Air
Best Music – Michael Giacchino, Up
Best Editing – The Hurt Locker
Best Cinematography – The Hurt Locker
Best Production Design – Avatar
Best Costume Design – The Young Victoria
Best Visual Effects – Avatar
Best Sound – The Hurt Locker
Best Animated Feature – Up
Best Makeup and Hair – The Young Victoria