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‘Rango’ Wins Best Animation at 2012 BAFTA Awards

At the BAFTA Awards held Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, Rango won best animated film, beating The Adventures Of Tintin and Arthur Christmas. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 got the top prize for visual effects, and Hugo won two awards for sound and design.

At the BAFTA Awards held Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, Rango won best animated film, beating The Adventures Of Tintin and Arthur Christmas. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 got the top prize for visual effects, and Hugo won two awards for sound and design.

The Artist took the top honor for the night for best picture. Michel Hazanavicius' nearly silent black and white film led the field with 12 nominations and also picked up awards for best director, actor, screenplay, cinematography, music and costume design.

Meryl Streep won the best actress award for The Iron Lady. Christopher Plummer, 82, became the oldest person to be awarded a BAFTA when he won the best supporting actor award for Beginners. The Help star Octavia Spencer took home the award for supporting actress.

The best British film honor went to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, which also took the award for best adapted screenplay.

Two special honors were also given out during the event. John Hurt was honored with the Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema award, presented to him by Billy Bob Thornton. Scorsese was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film.

See the full list of winners below.

BEST FILM The Artist

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Tomas Alfredson, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo, Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan

LEADING ACTOR Jean Dujardin, The Artist

LEADING ACTRESS Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

SUPPORTING ACTOR Christopher Plummer, Beginners

SUPPORTING ACTRESS Octavia Spencer, The Help

DIRECTOR The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER Tyrannosaur - Paddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

ANIMATED FILM Rango - Gore Verbinski

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE The Skin I Live In - Pedro Almodóvar, Agustin Almodóvar

DOCUMENTARY Senna - Asif Kapadia

CINEMATOGRAPHY The Artist - Guillaume Schiffman

PRODUCTION DESIGN Hugo - Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo

COSTUME DESIGN The Artist -  Mark Bridges

MAKE UP & HAIR The Iron Lady -  Marese Langan

SOUND Hugo - Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley

EDITING Senna - Gregers Sall, Chris King

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2- Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery

SHORT FILM Pitch Black Heist - John Maclean, Gerardine O'Flynn

SHORT ANIMATION A Morning Stroll - Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe

ORIGINAL MUSIC The Artist - Ludovic Bource

THE ORANGE WEDNESDAYS RISING STAR AWARD (Voted For By The Public) Adam Deacon

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