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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

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BBC Films celebrates a week of success

BAFTAs for An Education and Fish Tank – and six Critics' Circle awards

BBC Films proudly recognises its winners at this year's Orange British Academy Film Awards. British success Carey Mulligan won Best Actress for her role in Lone Scherfig's An Education.

Mulligan also picked up the Best British Actress Award at last week's London Critics' Circle Awards.

Fish Tank picked up the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film for Andrea Arnold, Kees Kasander and Nick Laws, as well as four awards at this year's Critics' Circle: The Attenborough Award for Best British Film of the Year; Andrea Arnold for Best British Director; Katie Jarvis for Best Young Performer; and Michael Fassbender won for Best Supporting Actor.

In The Loop won The Critics' Circle Screenwriters Award (Tony Roche, Jesse Armstrong, Armando Iannucci and Simon Blackwell).

Jana Bennett, Director of BBC Vision, said: "I'm delighted at the recognition that BBC Films received this past week.

"We will continue our commitment to producing a broad range of films for British audiences and look forward to celebrating these films on BBC television soon."

Christine Langan, Creative Director, BBC Films, said: "It has been a fantastic week for BBC Films.

"We are honoured to have worked with such a diverse group of artists who represent the high standard of creativity and talent in our industry across the UK."

LG

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