Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck and his latest flick 'Argo' shined at the 66th British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards here as he grabbed the the 'Best Director' and 'Best Film' awards on Sunday night.
"I feel like there must be some mistake," Affleck told CNN.
"It´s really thrilling. I mean I´ve never been to the BAFTAs before, I´ve never been nominated before, never even been invited before, nothing. So I feel like I am sneaking in under the gate. I´m just thrilled," he said.
Actor Daniel Day-Lewis clinched the ´Leading Actor´ award for his performance in the film "Lincoln".
Emmanuelle Riva won the ´Leading Actress´ award for her performance in the film ´Amour´.
List of winners is as follows:
Best film: Argo
Outstanding British Film: Skyfall
Leading Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Leading Actress: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Director: Ben Affleck, Argo
Original Screenplay: Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino
Adapted Screenplay: Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Bart Layton (director) and Dmitri Doganis (producer), The Imposter
Animated Film: Brave
Documentary: Searching for Sugarman
Film Not in the English Language: Amour
Cinematography: Life of Pi
Costume Design: Anna Karenina
Make Up and Hair: Les Miserables
Original Music: Skyfall
Production Design: Les Miserables
Sound: Les Miserables
Special Visual Effects: Life of Pi
Short Animation: The Making of Longbird
Short Film: Swimmer
Rising Star (public vote): Juno Temple