The BAFTA nominations are here!!

Awards season is finally approaching starting with the Golden Globes this Sunday. The BAFTAs however is the monumental British awards show that recognises films throughout the year for particular achievements. This morning, the nominations were announced, Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron) receiving an outstanding 11 nominations!!

Here are the nominations with my predictions highlighted in bold (note: a lot of the films I’m still to see so have made a complete guess so far and I will update once I have seen them all):

Best Film:
12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
American Hustle (David O. Russell)
Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass)
Gravity Alfonso Cuarón
Philomena (Stephen Frears)

Outstanding British Film
Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Justin Chadwick)
Philomena (Stephen Frears)
Rush (Ron Howard)
Saving Mr Banks (John Lee Hancock)
The Selfish Giant (Clio Barnard)

Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
David O. Russell (American Hustle)
Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street)
Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)

Leading Actor
Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Christian Bale (American Hustle)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)

Leading Actress
Amy Adams (American Hustle)
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks)
Judi Dench (Philomena)
Sandra Bullock (Gravity)

Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
Daniel Brühl (Rush)
Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra)
Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)

Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
Lupita Nyong’O (12 Years a Slave)
Oprah Winfrey (The Butler)
Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer
Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson (Good Vibrations)
Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr Banks)
Kieran Evans (Kelly + Victor)
Paul Wright, Polly Stokes (For Those in Peril)
Scott Graham (Shell)

Film Not in the English Language
The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn)
Blue is the Warmest Colour (Abdellatif Kechiche)
The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino)
Metro Manila (Sean Ellis)
Wadjda (Haifaa Al-Mansour)

Animated Film
Despicable Me 2 (Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin)
Frozen (Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee)
Monsters University (Dan Scanlon)

Adapted Screenplay
12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
Behind the Candelabra (Richard LaGravenese)
Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass)
Philomena (Stephen Frears)
The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)

Original Film Music
12 Years a Slave (Hans Zimmer)
The Book Thief (John Williams)
Captain Phillips (Henry Jackman)
Gravity (Steven Price)
Saving Mr Banks (Thomas Newman)

Original Screenplay
American Hustle (Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell)
Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen)
Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón)
Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen)
Nebraska (Bob Nelson)

12 Years a Slave (Sean Bobbitt)
Captain Phillips (Barry Ackroyd)
Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)
Inside Llewyn Davis (Bruno Delbonnel)
Nebraska (Phedon Papamichael)

Production Design
12 Years a Slave (Adam Stockhausen, Alice Baker)
American Hustle (Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler)
Behind the Candelabra (Howard Cummings)
Gravity (Andy Nicholson, Rosie Goodwin, Joanne Woollard)
The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn)

12 Years a Slave (Joe Walker)
Captain Phillips (Christopher Rouse)
Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger)
Rush (Dan Hanley, Mike Hill)
The Wolf of Wall Street (helma Schoonmaker)

All is Lost (Richard Hymns, Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor, Micah Bloomberg, Gillian Arthur)
Captain Phillips (Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, Chris Munro, Oliver Tarney)
Gravity (Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro)
Inside Llewyn Davies (Peter F. Kurland, Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff)
Rush (Danny Hambrook, Martin Steyer, Stefan Korte, Markus Stemler, Frank Kruse)

Costume Design
American Hustle (Michael Wilkinson)
Behind the Candelabra (Ellen Mirojnick)
The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin)
The Invisible Woman (Michael O’Connor)
Saving Mr Banks (Daniel Orlandi)

Film Make-Up and Hair
American Hustle (David O. Russell)
Behind the Candelabra (Richard LaGravenese)
The Butler (Lee Daniels)
The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Peter Jackson)

Special Visual Effects
Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, Eric Reynolds)
Iron Man 3 (Bryan Grill, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick)
Pacific Rim (Hal Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy De Quattro, Nigel Sumner)
Star Trek Into Darkness (Ben Grossmann, Burt Dalton, Patrick Tubach, Roger Guyett)

British Short Animation
Everything I Can See From Here (Bjorn-Erik Aschim)
I am Tom Moody (Ainslie Henderson)
Sleeping with the Fishes (Yousif Al-Khalifa)

British Short Film
Keeping up with the Joneses (Michael Pearce)
Island Queen (Ben Mallaby)
Orbit Ever After (Jamie Magnus Stone)
Room 8 (James W. Griffiths)
Sea View (Jane Linfoot)

The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)
The Armstrong Lie (Alex Gibney)
Blackfish (Gabriela Cowperthwaite)
Tim’s Vermeer (Teller, Penn Jillette, Farley Ziegler)
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks (Alex Gibney)

Film EE Rising Star Award
Dane Dehaan
George Mackay
Lupita Nyong’O
Léa Seydoux
Will Poulter

The BAFTAs will be held on Sunday 16th February 2014 hosted by Stephen Fry and preceded by a red carpet show on BBC3.


About Enchanted By Film

1st class Film uni graduate who has a love for films old and new. I write for Diegesis and Film Matters film journals. Currently saving to do a Masters and PhD in Film. My ambition is to be a University lecturer on film and write about film academically. I also wouldn't mind working for the BFI or writing for Sight and Sound :-)
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3 Responses to The BAFTA nominations are here!!

  1. Nice choices. Will be fun to see how many you get right.

  2. Pingback: Afterthoughts on the Golden Globes 2014 | "Everything I learned, I learned from the movies" - Audrey Hepburn

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