American war thriller The Hurt Locker, which has been directed by Kathryn Bigelow, has beaten off James Cameron's 3D film Avatar by winning the Best Film BAFTA Awards 2010. Actor Colin Firth bagged Best Actor Award for his performance in A Single Man while Carey Mulligan walked away with Best Actress for acting in An Education.
The Hurt Locker has won six awards like Best film, Best director, Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Original screenplay, Best Cinematography. Meanwhile, Cameron's Avatar also got two awards such as Best Production Design and Best Visual Effects.
The following is the list of awards:
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 Cinematography - The Hurt Locker Best Editing - The Hurt Locker Best Production Design - Avatar Best Costume Design - The Young Victoria Best Sound - The Hurt Locker Best Visual Effects - Avatar Best Makeup and Hair - The Young Victoria Best Animated Feature - Up