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The BAFTA Award Nominations have been announced today and it seems the hot favourite is the space thriller, Gravity. The film directed by Alfonso Cuaron has picked up no less than eleven nominations including Best Film.

The soundtrack to The Book Thief by John Williams, his first non-Spielberg soundtrack in eight years has also picked up a nomination in the Best Soundtrack category.
Industrial Light & Magic continue to stamp their authority on the visual effects industry with two nominations. One for Star Trek Into Darkness and the other for Pacific Rim.
The BAFTAS will take place on Sunday 16th February.

 
List of nominees in full
Best Film
12 Years A Slave
American Hustle
Gravity
Philomena
Outstanding British Film
Gravity
Mandela: long walk to freedom
Philomena
Saving Mr. Banks
The Selfish Giant
Director
12 Years A Slave, Steve McQueen
American Hustle, David O. Russell
Captain Phillips, Paul Greengrass
Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón
The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese
Original Screenplay
American hustle
Blue Jasmine
Gravity
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Adapted Screenplay
12 Years A Slave, John Ridley
Behind the Candelabra, Richard LaGravenese
Captain Phillips, Billy Ray
Philomena, Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope
The Wolf of Wall Street, Terence Winter
Leading Actor
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Christian Bale, American Hustle
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
SallyHawkins, Blue Jasmine
Outstanding Debut by a A British Writer, Director or Producer
Colin Carberry (Writer), Glenn Patterson (Writer), Good Vibrations
Kelly Marcel (Writer), Saving Mr. Banks
Kieran Evans (Director/Writer), Kelly + Victor
Paul Wright (Director/Writer), Polly Stokes (Producer), For Those in Peril
Scott Graham (Director/Writer) Shell
Film Not in the English Language
The Act of Killing
Blue is the Warmest Colour
The Great Beauty
Metro Manila
Wadjda
Documentary
The Act of Killing
The Armstrong Lie
Blackfish
Tim’s Vermeer We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks
Animated Film
Despicable Me 2
Frozen
Monsters University
Original Music
12 Years A Slave
The Book Thief
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Saving Mr. Banks
Cinematography
12 Years A Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Editing
12 Years A Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Rush
The Wolf of Wall Street
Production Design
12 Years A Slave
American Hustle
Behind the Candelabra
Gravity
The Great Gatsby
Costume Design
American Hustle
Behind the Candelabra
The Great Gatsby
The Invisible Woman
Saving Mr. Banks
Make Up & Hair
American Hustle
Behind the Candelabra
The Butler
The Great Gatsby
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Sound
All is Lost
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Inside Llewyn Davis
Rush
Special Visual Effects
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
Pacific Rim
Star Trek into Darkness
British Short Animation
Everything I Can See From Here
I am Tom Moody
Sleeping with the Fishes
British Short Film
Island Queen
Keeping up with the Joneses
Orbit Ever After
Room 8
Sea View
The EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)
Dane Dehaan
George Mackay
Lupita Nyong’o
Will Poulter
Léa Seydoux

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