BAFTA Awards predictions: Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) top all Experts

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Congratulations to Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Joyce Eng (TV Guide), and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) for being the top Experts in predicting the BAFTA film awards winners on Sunday. They each predicted 15 of 21 categories correctly for 72% accuracy.

Over 1,400 people worldwide predicted the winners in 21 categories. All three of our top pundits chose Best Picture and Best Director going to “The Revenant,” Best Actor to Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”), Best Actress to Brie Larson (“Room“), and Best Supporting Actor to Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies“). Each ot them, however, was tripped up on Best Supporting Actress, where they chose Rooney Mara (“Carol“) over Kate Winslet (“Steve Jobs“).

Related: Complete list of 2016 BAFTA Awards winners and nominees

For the other eight Experts participating, the next spot is held by Kevin Polowy (Yahoo) and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com) with 67% accuracy. Following them are Tariq Khan (Fox News) and Keith Simanton (IMDB) with 62% right. Brian Truitt (USA Today) finishes with 48% accuracy.

The other three Experts did not predict all 21 categories. Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) picked 20 categories with 50% correct. Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior) chose 10 categories with 50% right. Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) predicted nine categories with 78% correct.

You can see how your score compares to theirs in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. Or you can find your score by clicking on “My Award Scores,” which appears in the gold menu bar when you’re signed in to your account.

See the separate rankings of our Experts, Editors and Users in our special leaderboards that feature top scores per group.

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72% CORRECT (15 OF 21 CATEGORIES):
Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes)
Joyce Eng (TV Guide)
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)

67% CORRECT (14 OF 21 CATEGORIES):
Kevin Polowy (Yahoo)
Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com)

62% CORRECT (13 OF 21 CATEGORIES):
Tariq Khan (Fox News)
Keith Simanton (IMDB)

48% CORRECT (10 OF 21 CATEGORIES):
Brian Truitt (USA Today)

50% CORRECT (10 OF 20 CATEGORIES):
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)

50% CORRECT (5 OF 10 CATEGORIES):
Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior)

78% CORRECT (7 OF 9 CATEGORIES):
Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)

How will these results translate to the Oscars on February 28? What do you think will win Best Picture? 

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