Alongside McDonagh, Three Billboards was produced by the British duo of Graham Broadbent and Peter Czernin for their Blueprint Pictures (headquartered on London's Great Portland Street), with half the funding coming from Film4, the movie arm of United Kingdom network Channel 4.
They posted on Twitter: "We just crashed the #EEBAFTAs red carpet to say #TimesUpTheresa: your DV bill is a unsafe distraction from what we really need, funding for refuges and specialist domestic violence services".
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" took the first prize of the evening for outstanding British film.
VICTORIA & ABDUL starring Indian actor Ali Fazal opposite veteran actress Judi Dench, lost its race for the Best Make-Up and Hair category to the film DARKEST HOUR.
Sally Hawkins and Frances McDormand's films "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" were the talking points with Hawkins' film receiving 12 nominations, including best actress. Allison Janney was named best supporting actress for playing ice skater Tonya Harding's domineering mother in "I, Tonya". He's up against fellow Brits Daniel Day-Lewis for "Phantom Thread", Daniel Kaluuya for "Get Out" and Jamie Bell for "Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool", as well as American actor Timothée Chalamet for "Call Me By Your Name".
This awards season has been dominated by allegations of sexual harassment and abuse leveled at scores of entertainment figures since women began coming forward to accuse Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein past year.
England's Old Vic Theatre has been rocked by allegations against former artistic director Kevin Spacey. London police are also investigating nine claims of sexual assault by Weinstein.
Auburn forward McLeMore suffers gruesome dislocated ankle injury
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl said McLemore will undergo surgery on Sunday. "Unbelievable young man", Martin said, "God bless him. McLemore, who confirmed on Twitter his injury was a fractured tibia along with a dislocation and torn ligaments in the ankle.
PNB scam: 8 employees sacked today, number of suspension rises to 18
Now when the three firms approached PNB in January this year for buyers credit, they were denied. The CBI was confident about getting a location of Nirav and his family by Friday, they said.
More than 10000 Afghan civilians killed or wounded over last year
That compares to a total 11,434 casualties for the same period in 2016, when there were 3,510 deaths and 7,924 wounded. The US had earlier carried out strikes in southern Helmand, where the Taliban still control many areas.
Among the stars due to attend the London ceremony, typically a blend of gray skies and glamour, are Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Kristin Scott Thomas and Octavia Spencer. Men showed solidarity with Time's Up lapel pins as tremors from abuse revelations rumble through the movie awards season. The red carpet this year at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes centre stage at the BAFTAs.
Nonetheless, she said she stood in full solidarity with her sisters and finished her acceptance speech with the words: 'Power to the people'.
Earlier, stars arrived on the red carpet wearing black to highlight campaigns fighting harassment against women in the film industry.
She said: "It's more likely we'll see an alien onscreen than we'll see an Asian woman at the moment, which is disgraceful".
British royals avoid making overtly political statements or gestures, so there was little suprise when the Duchess of Cambridge chose to wear a dark green dress, by British designer Jenny Packham, as she accompanied husband Prince William, president of Bafta, to the ceremony.
Typically, the royal family stays out of politics, but one would assume they'll also wear black as a testament to the strengthening of sexual abuse victims' resolve.
Ahead of the ceremony, nearly 200 British women in entertainment called for an global movement to end sexual misconduct.