Awards Season: Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015
The nominations have been announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015. The Grand Budapest Hotelleads the BAFTA pack with 11 nominations. Birdmanand The Theory of Everything are each nominated in ten categories. The Imitation Game has nine nominations. Boyhoodand Whiplashare each nominated five times. Mr. Turner, Nightcrawlerand Interstellarreceive four nominations. Pridehas three nominations.
The Grand Budapest Hotel is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Director and Original Screenplay for Wes Anderson, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Ralph Fiennes is nominated for Leading Actor.
Birdman is nominated for Best Film, Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing and Sound. Michael Keaton is nominated for Leading Actor. Edward Norton is nominated for Supporting Actor and Emma Stone is nominated for Supporting Actress.
The Theory of Everything receives nominations for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Director for James Marsh, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Editing, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Eddie Redmayne is nominated for Leading Actor, whilst Felicity Jones receives a nomination for Leading Actress.
The Imitation Game is nominated in Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Sound. Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated for Leading Actor and Keira Knightley is nominated for Supporting Actress.
Boyhoodcompletes the Best Film line-up, with four further nominations in Director and Original Screenplay for Richard Linklater, with Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress nominations for Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette respectively.
Whiplashreceives nominations in Editing and Sound, and Damien Chazelle is nominated for Director and Original Screenplay. J.K. Simmons is nominated for Supporting Actor.
Mr. Turner is nominated in Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Interstellar receives nominations in Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design and Special Visual Effects.
Jake Gyllenhaal completes the Leading Actor line-up for Nightcrawler, which is also nominated in Editing, Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress for Rene Russo.
Imelda Staunton is nominated in Supporting Actress for Pride, which also receives nominations in Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Stephen Beresford (Writer) and David Livingstone (Producer).
Amy Adams is nominated in Leading Actress for Big Eyes, which receives a second nomination in Production Design. The Leading Actress line-up is completed by Julianne Moore for Still Alice, Reese Witherspoon for Wild and Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl, which also receives a nomination for Adapted Screenplay.
Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell both receive Supporting Actor nominations for Foxcatcher.
American Sniper completes the Adapted Screenplay nominations, and is also nominated in Sound.
The Animated Film nominees are Big Hero 6,The Boxtrolls and The Lego Movie.
The nominations in the Documentary category are 20 Feet from Stardom, 20,000 Days on Earth, Citizenfour, Finding Vivian Maierand Virunga.
Northern Irish set ’71 receives two nominations for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Yann Demange (Director) and Gregory Burke (Writer). Also nominated for Outstanding Debut alongside ’71 and Prideare Paul Katis (Director/Producer) and Andrew de Lotbinière for Kajaki: The True Story, Hong Khaou (Writer/Director) for Liltingand Elaine Constantine (Writer/Director) for Northern Soul.
Paddingtonis nominated in Outstanding British Film and receives a further nomination in Adapted Screenplay. Under the Skin receives the final nomination in Outstanding British Film and is also nominated for Original Music.
Idacompletes the Cinematography line-up, and receives a second nomination for Film Not in the English Language. Also nominated in Film Not in the English Language are Leviathan, The Lunchbox, Trashand Two Days, One Night.
Into the Woods is nominated for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Guardians of the Galaxycompletes the nominations for Make Up & Hair, and receives a further nomination for Special Visual Effects.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and X-Men: Days of Future Past join Guardians of the Galaxy and Interstellar to complete the Special Visual Effects nominations.
The British Short Animation nominations are The Bigger Picture, Monkey Love Experiments and My Dad. The British Short Film nominations are Boogaloo and Graham, Emotional Fusebox, The Kármán Line, Slapand Three Brothers.
The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award, announced earlier this week, are Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jack O’Connell, Margot Robbie, Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and promise.
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 8 February at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD, preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three.
Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game The Theory of Everything
Outstanding British Film ’71 The Imitation Game Paddington Pride The Theory of Everything Under the Skin
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer Northern Soul (Elaine Constantine) ’71 (Yann Demange, Gregory Burke) Lilting (Hong Khaou) Kajaki: The True Story (Paul Katis, Andrew de Lotbiniere) Pride (Stephen Beresford, David Livingstone)
Film Not in the English Language Ida Leviathan The Lunchbox Trash Two Days, One Night
Documentary 20 Feet from Stardom 20,000 Days on Earth CitizenFour Finding Vivian Maier Virunga
Animated Film Big Hero 6 The Boxtrolls The Lego Movie
Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
James Marsh (The Theory of Everything)
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)
Original Screenplay Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo) Boyhood (Richard Linklater) The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson) Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy) Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
Adapted Screenplay American Sniper (Jason Hall) Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn) The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) Paddington (Paul King) The Theory of Everything (Anthony McCarten)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
Amy Adams (Big Eyes)
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Keira Knightly (The Imitation Game)
Imelda Staunton (Pride)
Emma Stone (Birdman)
Rene Russo (Nightcrawler)
Robert Duvall (The Judge)
Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)
Edward Norton (Birdman)
Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)
JK Simmons (Whiplash)
Original Music Birdman (Antonio Sanchez) The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat) Interstellar (Hans Zimmer) The Theory of Everything (Jóhann Jóhannsson) Under the Skin (Mica Levi)
Cinematography Birdman The Grand Budapest Hotel Ida Interstellar Mr Turner
Editing Birdman The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Nightcrawler The Theory of Everything Whiplash
Production Design Big Eyes The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Interstellar Mr Turner
Costume Design The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Into the Woods Mr Turner The Theory of Everything
Make Up & Hair The Grand Budapest Hotel Guardians of the Galaxy Into the Woods Mr Turner The Theory of Everything
Sound American Sniper Birdman The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Whiplash
Special Visual Effects Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Guardians of the Galaxy The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Interstellar X-Men: Days of Future Past
EE Rising Star Award