Malik Bendjelloul’s Searching for Sugar Man took home another prize this weekend after winning the award for Best Documentary Feature at the BAFTAs. The Imposter‘s director Bart Layton and producer Dimitri Doganis bagged the award for Outstanding Debut.
London was host to the BAFTA ceremony this Sunday and the town flooded with stars and paparazzi.
For the second year in a row, the event – often referred to as the British Oscars – included a Best Documentary category.
The top prize went to Searching For Sugar Man which is also hotly tipped for an Oscar this year after winning the main documentary prizes from the DGA and the PGA.
Other nominees for the Best Documentary BAFTA were:
In the Outstanding Debut category nominations were also given to first-time feature documentary filmmakers David and Jacqui Morris, the directors/producers behind the documentary McCullin, currently playing in UK cinemas.
Layton and Doganis, however, beat them off alongside feature films such as the popular Christmas film The Muppets, Dexter Fletcher’s Wild Bill and I Am Nasrine.