The Top GIFs and Clips From the 2023 BAFTA Awards

2 min readFeb 23


You’ve heard it, you’ve seen it, you can’t stop thinking about it.

The 2023 British Academy Film Awards made a splash Sunday night with a buzzy ceremony honoring the best in film from the last year. From Richard E. Grant and Alison Hammond’s tenure as this year’s hosts, to Sir Patrick Stewart’s envelope slip-up, this year’s BAFTA Awards ceremony delivered plenty of moments for the internet to chew on — including, yes, that performance by Ariana DeBose.

Want to know which moments resonated with GIPHY’s users? Hold on to your capes, here’s a rundown of the top GIFs and Clips from the 2023 BAFTA Awards.

Most-Viewed GIFs: Rita Wilson, The Prince and Princess of Wales, Kerry Condon

Several familiar faces topped our list of the most-viewed GIFs from the 2023 BAFTA Awards.

For starters, actress Rita Wilson was spotted clapping along to Ariana DeBose’s now-famous opening performance from this year’s ceremony. This GIF of Wilson happily clapping along to DeBose was the third most-viewed GIF of the night with 4.7 million views.

The Prince and Princess of Wales, William and Kate, also made an appearance at this year’s BAFTA Awards. This GIF of them in the crowd was the second most-viewed GIF of the night with 5.2 million views.

Actress Kerry Condon won Best Supporting Actress Sunday night for her performance in “The Banshees Of Inisherin.” This GIF from Condon’s acceptance speech was the most-viewed GIF of the night with 6.9 million views.

Jamie Lee, You Are All of Us

BAFTA Supporting Actress nominee and “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once” star Jamie Lee Curtis also made waves at Sunday’s ceremony, gifting us with a whole range of reaction GIFs.

Laughter, applause, enthusiasm: Curtis brought it all at Sunday’s ceremony. Here are four of the best reaction GIFs from Jamie Lee Curtis at the 2023 BAFTAs.

All the Best Clips

Yes, yes, Angela Bassett did the thing, but Sunday night’s BAFTA Awards ceremony had plenty of other memorable moments, from Richard E. Grant’s antics as host to “Aftersun” director Charlotte Wells’ comeback after she tripped before accepting the award for Outstanding Debut.

Here are some of our favorite moments from the 2023 BAFTA Awards, in Clips.

Alison Hammond — “I’m bringing the vibes tonight!”

Troy Kotsur — “I have to be quite careful about how I sign the number two.”

Jamie Lee Curtis — “I’ve been in this business for a while.”

Richard E. Grant — “What about me?”

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