The Revenant

and

Mad Max: Fury Road

were the big winners at the 2016 BAFTAs.

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Leonardo DiCaprio won the Leading Actor award for his role as legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass in the survival movie, while Alejandro G. Inarritu won Best Director and saw his movie also triumph in the Film, Sound and Cinematography categories.

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, left, actor Leonardo Di Caprio, right, with the Best Film and Best Actor award for the film The Revenant presented by actor Tom Cruise, centre. Photo / AP
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, left, actor Leonardo Di Caprio, right, with the Best Film and Best Actor award for the film The Revenant presented by actor Tom Cruise, centre. Photo / AP

Mad Max: Fury Road

also won a number of awards, including Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Make-up and Hair.

Along with Leonardo's win for Leading Actor, the acting categories also saw Brie Larson take home the Leading Actress award for Room with Kate Winslet picking up Best Supporting Actress for Steve Jobs and Mark Rylance taking home the Best Supporting Actor gong for Bridge of Spies.

Other notable winners included Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega, who beat off competition from Taron Egerton, Dakota Johnson, Bel Powley and Brie Larson to take home the EE Rising Star award, the only gong voted for by the public.

Brooklyn - which was co-financed by the BBC - was awarded the Outstanding British Film award while Amy, based on the life of the late Amy Winehouse, won Best Documentary.

Inside Out took the Best Animated Film award while The Big Short and Spotlight won Adapted and Original Screenplay respectively.

The 2016 BAFTAs were held at London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for the 10th year in a row and hosted by Stephen Fry.

2016 BAFTA Winners

Film

The Revenant

Director

Alejandro G. Inarritu

The Revenant

Leading Actress

Brie Larson

Room

Leading Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio

The Revenant

Supporting Actress

Kate Winslet

Steve Jobs

Supporting Actor

Mark Rylance

Bridge of Spies

EE Rising Star

John Boyega

Outstanding British Film
Brooklyn
Special Visual Effects
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Film Not in the English Language
Wild Tales
Sound
The Revenant
Fellowship in 2016
Sir Sidney Poitier

Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road
Production Design
Mad Max: Fury Road
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Naji Abu Nowar, Rupert Lloyd Theeb
Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema
Angels Costumes
Costume Design
Mad Max: Fury Road
Original Screenplay
Spotlight

Cinematography
The Revenant
Original Music
The Hateful Eight
British Short Film
Operator
Make-up and Hair
Mad Max: Fury Road
British Short Animation
Edmond
Animated Film
Inside Out
Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short
Documentary
Amy

- Bang! Showbiz