BAFTA Results 2009 Announced February 8, 2009 Slumdog Millionaire wins best film and best director for Danny Boyle The results of the Orange British Academy Film Awards took place this evening at a lavish affair at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to celebrate the best in film. The awards were hosted by Johnathan Ross, who opened the show by admitting he was “nervous”. He later paid a nod to Twitter, by dropping the word “salad” into his speech. The word had been chosen by Twitter members as something unusual for him to say during the show. You can check out Movies.ie on Twitter here. Some of the bigger awards on the night were as follows. Best Film – Slumdog MillionaireBest Actor – Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)Best Actress – Kate Winslet (The Reader)Best Director – Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)Best Supporting Actor – Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)Best Supporting Actress – Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) Best Foreign Language Movie – I’ve Loved You So LongRising Star – Noel ClarkeBest Screeplay – In BrugesBest Costume Drama – The DuchessBest Make-up – Benjamin ButtonBest Production Design – Benjamin ButtonBest Visual Effects – Benjamin ButtonOutstanding Contribution – Pinewood and Shepperton StudiosBafta Fellowship – Terry Gilliam Carl Foreman Award for special achievement by a British director, writer or producer for their first feature – Steve McQueen (Hunger) Stay Tuned for our coverage of the Oscars on Oscar night!