[News] BAFTA unveils Film Nominations

The British Academy Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). It is often considered to be the British counterpart of the Academy Awards. This year’s event is going to hosted by  Stephen Fry on February 16th, and will take place at London’s Royal Opera House. The nominees for this year’s award are listed below;

Best Film Nominees:

12 Years a Slave (2013)

American Hustle (2013)

Captain Phillips (2013)

Gravity (2013)

Philomena (2013)


Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year Nominees:

Gravity (2013)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Philomena (2013)

Rush (2013/I)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

The Selfish Giant (2013)


Best Actor Nominees:

Christian Bale for American Hustle (2013)

Bruce Dern for Nebraska (2013)

Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Tom Hanks for Captain Phillips (2013)


Best Actress Nominees:

Amy Adams for American Hustle (2013)

Sandra Bullock for Gravity (2013)

Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine (2013)

Judi Dench for Philomena (2013)

Emma Thompson for Saving Mr. Banks (2013)


Best Supporting Actor Nominees:

Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips (2013)

Daniel Brühl for Rush (2013/I)

Bradley Cooper for American Hustle (2013)

Matt Damon for Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV)

Michael Fassbender for 12 Years a Slave (2013)


Best Supporting Actress Nominees:

Sally Hawkins for Blue Jasmine (2013)

Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle (2013)

Julia Roberts for August: Osage County (2013)

Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Oprah Winfrey for Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013/I)


David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction Nominees:

Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity (2013)

Paul Greengrass for Captain Phillips (2013)

Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

David O. Russell for American Hustle (2013)

Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)


Best Screenplay (Original) Nominees:

American Hustle (2013): Eric SingerDavid O. Russell

Blue Jasmine (2013): Woody Allen

Gravity (2013): Alfonso Cuarón

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013): Joel CoenEthan Coen

Nebraska (2013): Bob Nelson


Best Screenplay (Adapted) Nominees:

Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV): Richard LaGravenese

Captain Phillips (2013): Billy Ray

Philomena (2013): Steve CooganJeff Pope

12 Years a Slave (2013): John Ridley

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013): Terence Winter


Best Cinematography Nominees:

Captain Phillips (2013): Barry Ackroyd

Gravity (2013): Emmanuel Lubezki

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013): Bruno Delbonnel

Nebraska (2013): Phedon Papamichael

12 Years a Slave (2013): Sean Bobbitt


Best Editing Nominees:

12 Years a Slave (2013): Joe Walker

Captain Phillips (2013): Christopher Rouse

Gravity (2013): Mark Sanger

Rush (2013/I): Daniel P. HanleyMike Hill

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013): Thelma Schoonmaker


Best Production Design Nominees:

American Hustle (2013)

Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV)

Gravity (2013)

The Great Gatsby (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)


Best Costume Design Nominees:

American Hustle (2013)

Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV)

The Great Gatsby (2013)

The Invisible Woman (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)


Original Music Nominees:

The Book Thief (2013): John Williams

Captain Phillips (2013): Henry Jackman

Gravity (2013): Steven Price

Saving Mr. Banks (2013): Thomas Newman

12 Years a Slave (2013): Hans Zimmer


Best Make Up/Hair Nominees:

American Hustle (2013)

Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV)

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013/I)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)


Best Sound Nominees:

All Is Lost (2013)

Captain Phillips (2013)

Gravity (2013)

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rush (2013/I)


Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects Nominees:

Gravity (2013)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Pacific Rim (2013)

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)


Best Film not in the English Language Nominees:

The Act of Killing (2012): Joshua OppenheimerSigne Byrge Sørensen

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013): Abdellatif KechicheBrahim ChiouaVincent Maraval

The Great Beauty (2013): Paolo SorrentinoFrancesca CimaNicola Giuliano

Metro Manila (2013): Sean EllisMathilde Charpentier

Wadjda (2012): Haifaa Al-MansourRoman PaulGerhard Meixner


Best Animated Feature Film Nominees:

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Monsters University (2013)

Frozen (2013/I)


Best Documentary Nominees:

The Act of Killing (2012)

The Armstrong Lie (2013)

Blackfish (2013)

Tim’s Vermeer (2013)

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)


EE Rising Star Award Nominees:

Dane DeHaan

George MacKay

Lupita Nyong’o

Will Poulter

Léa Seydoux


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer Nominees:

Saving Mr. Banks (2013): Kelly Marcel

Good Vibrations (2012): Colin CarberryGlenn Patterson

Kieran Evans: Kelly + Victoria

For Those in Peril (2013): Paul WrightPolly Stokes

Shell (2012/I): Scott Graham


Best Short Animation Nominees:

Everything I Can See From Here (2013): Bjorn-Erik AschimSam Taylor, Friederike Nicolaus

I Am Tom Moody (2012): Ainslie Henderson

Sleeping with the Fishes (2013/II): Yousif Al-KhalifaSarah Woolner, James Walker


Best Short Film Nominees:

Island Queen (2012): Ben MallabyNat Luurtsema

Keeping Up with the Joneses (2013): Michael PearceSelina LimMegan Rubens

Orbit Ever After (2013): Jamie Magnus StoneChee-Lan ChanLen Rowles

Room 8 (2013): James W. GriffithsSophie Venner

Sea View (2013): Anna DuffieldJane Linfoot

May the best in each category win.

Without Wax,


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