Congratulations to Joyce Eng (TV Guide) and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) for topping all nine Experts predicting the 2017 BAFTA Awards film winners on Sunday. They each have an accuracy score of 71.43%, meaning they got 15 of the 21 categories correct.
Over 1,400 people worldwide predicted these winners for 21 BAFTA film categories. In some of the tougher ones to pick, both of our best Experts foresaw that Dev Patel (“Lion”) would triumph as Best Supporting Actor and “Manchester by the Sea” would win for Best Original Screenplay.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”
Our nine Experts that made predictions are journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year. After our duo at the top, Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) is in the next spot with 66.67% accuracy. After him, there is a three-way tie at 61.90% between Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior), Anne Thompson (Indiewire), and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com). Following is Tariq Khan (Fox News) with 57.14% correct. Brian Truitt (USA Today) is next with 52.38% right. And then we have Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) with 42.86% correct. See Experts’ leaderboard.
Be sure to make your Oscar winner predictions. Weigh in now with your picks so that Hollywood insiders can see how the films and performers are faring in our Oscar odds. You can keep changing your predictions right up until just before the ceremony on February 26 at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET. Be sure to read our contest rules. And join in the fierce debate over the Oscars taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our forums.