Congratulations to our User A_Steve_Man for an excellent score of 80.95% when predicting the 2017 BAFTA Awards film winners on Sunday. He was actually tied with recW04 with that outstanding percentage but has the best point total of 5,681 compared to 5,010 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 1,400 people worldwide predicted these winners for 21 BAFTA film categories. Our top scorer only missed four of those champs: “Hacksaw Ridge” for Best Film Editing, “Florence Foster Jenkins” for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, “Arrival” for Best Sound, and “Kubo and the Two Strings” for Best Animated Feature. Some of the hardest categories he got correct were Dev Patel (“Lion”) for Best Supporting Actor, “Lion” for Best Adapted Screenplay, and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” for Best Production Design.
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.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
Gold Derby’s top Editor is Paul Sheehan with 71.43% correct. The next spot is held by Tom O’Neil and myself with 66.67% right. Marcus Dixon and Daniel Montgomery are up next with 57.14% accuracy. The last position is held by Rob Licuria with 47.62% right. See Editors’ leaderboard.
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