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2014 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Nominations

January 11th, 2015

The Grand Budapest Hotel poster

The BAFTA nominations were announced yesterday and unlike most other Awards Season voters, the BAFTA voters gave us some real surprises. For instance, Birdman didn't lead the way. In fact, it was a comedy, The Grand Budapest Hotel, that earned the most nominations at 11. Granted, Birdman and The Theory of Everything were tied for second place with ten each, but it is still strange to see a comedy leading the way.

The categories and nominees are...

Best Film

Best Director

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Outstanding British Film

Best Documentary

Best Original Music

Best Sound

Best Production Design

Best Special Visual Effects

Best Costume Design

Best Makeup and Hair

Best Editing

Best Film Not in the English Language

Best Animated Film

Best Short Animation

  • Monkey Love Experiments
  • My Dad
  • The Bigger Picture
Best Short Film

  • Boogaloo and Graham
  • Emotional Fusebox
  • Slap
  • The Kármán Line
  • Three Brothers
EE Rising Star Award

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