BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay

film award

The BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay is the British Academy Film Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. It has been awarded since 1984. In 1984 the category BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay was split into two awards, this one and the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Winners and nominees change

1980s change

1983: The King of Comedy – Paul D. Zimmerman

1984: Broadway Danny RoseWoody Allen

1985: The Purple Rose of CairoWoody Allen

1986: Hannah and Her SistersWoody Allen

1987: Wish You Were HereDavid Leland

1988: A World ApartShawn Slovo

1989: When Harry Met Sally...Nora Ephron

1990s change

1990: Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)Giuseppe Tornatore

1991: Truly, Madly, DeeplyAnthony Minghella

1992: Husbands and WivesWoody Allen

1993: Groundhog DayHarold Ramis and Danny Rubin

1994: Pulp FictionRoger Avary and Quentin Tarantino

1995: The Usual SuspectsChristopher McQuarrie

1996: Secrets & LiesMike Leigh

1997: Nil by MouthGary Oldman

1998: The Truman ShowAndrew Niccol

1999: Being John MalkovichCharlie Kaufman

2000s change

2000: Almost FamousCameron Crowe

2001: Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain)Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant

2002: Talk to Her (Hable con ella)Pedro Almodóvar

2003: The Station AgentThomas McCarthy

2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindCharlie Kaufman

2005: CrashPaul Haggis and Robert Moresco

2006: Little Miss SunshineMichael Arndt

2007: JunoDiablo Cody

2008: In BrugesMartin McDonagh

2009: The Hurt LockerMark Boal

2010s change

2010: The King's SpeechDavid Seidler

2011: The ArtistMichel Hazanavicius

2012: Django UnchainedQuentin Tarantino

2013: American HustleEric Warren Singer and David O. Russell

2014: The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson and Hugo Guinness

2015: SpotlightTom McCarthy and Josh Singer

2016: Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan

2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh

2018: The Favourite – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara

2019: ParasiteHan Jin Won and Bong Joon-ho

2020s change

2020: Promising Young WomanEmerald Fennell

2021: Licorice PizzaPaul Thomas Anderson

Other websites change

  • "Awards Database – The BAFTA Site". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved June 16, 2012.