‘Le Mans 66’ and ‘Star Wars’ Take BAFTA Awards for Editing and Sound

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Jake Kanter on July 31, 2020.

BAFTA on Friday staged the industry’s biggest TV awards since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, with Submarine director Richard Ayoade hosting a 90-minute virtual ceremony from a studio, as winners stayed at home.

It was a night of surprises, as Fleabag was beaten to best comedy by Channel 4’s Stath Lets Flats and The End Of The F***ing World outmaneuvered The Crown to best drama. Other shocks included Fleabag’s Sian Clifford pipping Phoebe Waller-Bridge to best female performance in a comedy.

Pre-awards favorite Chernobyl claimed two prizes: best mini-series and leading actor for Jared Harris, who told viewers that he was second choice for the role of Soviet scientist Valery Legasov after Daniel Day-Lewis. “Don’t stay away too long,” Harris joked. …

Deadline Hollywood 7/31


Reprinted from the BAFTA site on July 31, 2020.

The nominees and winners for Editing and Sound, which combines Sound Editing and Rerecording are


  • THE IRISHMAN Thelma Schoonmaker
  • JOJO RABBIT Tom Eagles
  • JOKER Jeff Groth
  • LE MANS ’66 Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker


  • 1917 Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson
  • JOKER Tod Maitland, Alan Robert Murray, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic
  • LE MANS ’66 David Giammarco, Paul Massey, Steven A. Morrow, Donald Sylvester
  • ROCKETMAN Matthew Collinge, John Hayes, Mike Prestwood Smith, Danny Sheehan
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson, Matthew Wood …

BAFTA site

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