Alexandre Desplat wins Bafta for Grand Budapest Hotel score

8 February 2015, 20:53

French composer Alexandre Desplat has won the Original Music Bafta award, beating off competition from Hans Zimmer.

Desplat said he was "very honoured", adding: "It all goes back to [director] Wes [Anderson]. Wes is unique - his world looks like nobody else's."

Desplat beat off competition from fellow nominees Mica Levi for Under the Skin, Hans Zimmer for Interstellar, Antonio Sanchez for Birdman and Johann Johannsson for The Theory of Everything.

Pictures: Bafta awards 2015 

Other winners included:

Best film

Leading actor
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything 

Leading actress
Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Richard Linklater, Boyhood 

Original screenplay
The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson

Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman

Outstanding British Film
The Theory of Everything 

Supporting actress
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Supporting actor
JK Simmons, Whiplash


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