Awards BAFTAs 2016: 'The Revenant' Wins Best Picture The BAFTA Awards were held on Sunday at London's Royal Opera House By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 14, 2016 04:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Lia Toby/WENN The Revenant, one of this awards season’s critical darlings, won best picture at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday during the ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House. Facing off against other nominees like The Big Short, and Spotlight, The Revenant, which stars best actor winner Leonardo DiCaprio and best director winner Alejandro Gonz lez I rritu, ultimately came out on top. The film ultimately won a total of 5 awards at the BAFTAs. Ahead of the Academy Awards on Feb. 28, the cards are now in anyone’s favor. The Revenant won for best motion picture, drama, at the the Golden Globes, but Spotlight nabbed the SAG Awards best ensemble trophy. Oscar Nominations 2016: Is Leonardo DiCaprio the Frontrunner For Best Actor? The BAFTAs also aren’t necessarily a predictor for the Oscars. Last year, Boyhood won the evening’s most coveted prize but later fell to Birdman at the Academy Awards. The BAFTA awards will be broadcast on the BBC on Sunday, Feb. 14.