53rd British Academy Film Awards

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(nominations March 1st, 2000, awarded April 9th, 2000)

Best Film
* American Beauty - Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks
East Is East - Leslee Udwin
The End of the Affair - Stephen Woolley, Neil Jordan
The Sixth Sense - Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel
The Talented Mr. Ripley - William Hornberg, Tom Sternberg

Best Director
* Pedro Almodovar - All About My Mother
Neil Jordan - The End of the Affair
Sam Mendes - American Beauty
Anthony Minghella - The Talented Mr. Ripley
M. Night Shyamalan - The Sixth Sense

Best Actor
* Kevin Spacey - American Beauty
Jim Broadbent - Topsy Turvy
Russell Crowe - The Insider
Ralph Fiennes - The End of the Affair
Om Puri - East Is East

Best Actress
* Annette Bening - American Beauty
Linda Bassett - East Is East
Julianne Moore - The End of the Affair
Emily Watson - Angela's Ashes

Best Supporting Actor
* Jude Law - The Talented Mr. Ripley
Wes Bentley - American Beauty
Michael Caine - Cider House Rules
Rhys Ifans - Notting Hill
Timothy Spall - Topsy Turvy

Best Supporting Actress
* Maggie Smith - Tea with Mussolini
Thora Birch - American Beauty
Cate Blanchett - The Talented Mr. Ripley
Cameron Diaz - Being John Malkovich
Mena Suvari - American Beauty

Best Original Screenplay
* Being John Malkovich - Charlie Kaufman
All About My Mother - Pedro Almodovar
American Beauty - Alan Ball
The Sixth Sense - M. Night Shyamalan
Topsy Turvy - Mike Leigh

Best Adapted Screenplay
* The End of the Affair - Neil Jordan
An Ideal Husband - Oliver Parker
East Is East - Ayub Khan Din
The Talented Mr. Ripley - Anthony Minghella

Best British Film
* East Is East
Notting Hill
Topsy Turvy

Best Film Music
* American Beauty - Thomas Newman
Buena Vista Social Club - Ry Cooder, Nick Gold
The End of the Affair - Michael Nyman
The Talented Mr. Ripley - Gabriel Yared

Best Foreign Language Film
* All About My Mother
Buena Vista Social Club
Run Lola Run

Best Cinematography
* American Beauty - Conrad Hall
Angela's Ashes - Michael Seresin
The End of the Affair - Roger Pratt
The Matrix - Bill Pope
The Talented Mr. Ripley - John Seale

Best Production Design
* Sleepy Hollow - Rick Heinrichs
American Beauty - Naomi Shohan
Angela's Ashes - Geoffrey Kirkland
The End of the Affair - Anthony Pratt
The Matrix - Owen Paterson

Best Costume Design
* Sleepy Hollow - Colleen Atwood
An Ideal Husband - Caroline Harris
The End of the Affair - Sandy Powell
Tea with Mussolini - Jenny Beavan, Anna Anni, Alberto Spiazzi

Best Editing
* American Beauty - Tariq Anwar, Christopher Greenbury
Being John Malkovich - Eric Zumbrunnen
The Matrix - Zach Staenberg
The Sixth Sense - Andrew Mondshein

Best Sound
* The Matrix
American Beauty
Buena Vista Social Club
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Best Visual Effects
* The Matrix
A Bug's Life
The Mummy
Sleepy Hollow
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Best Makeup / Hair
* Topsy Turvy - Christine Blundell
American Beauty - Tania McComas, Carol O' Connell
An Ideal Husband - Peter King
The End of the Affair - Christine Beveridge

Most Promising Newcomer
* Lynne Ramsay
Justin Kerrigan
Ayub Khan Din
Kirk Jones

Academy Fellowship: Peter Bazalgette, Michael Caine, Stanley Kubrick