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The 2015 BAFTA Nominations Announced

bafta trophies Awards season is upon us and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced their nominations at 7:35 am local time. Wes Anderson's ensemble comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel is leading the pack with 11 nomination with the Stephen Hawkins bio-pic The Theory of Everything and the comedy-drama Birdman following close behind with 10 nominations each. The other big British movies to earn nominations are The Imitation Game (five), Pride (four), Mr. Turner (four) and Paddington (two). The major awards contender Boyhood has earned five nominations while the music drama Whiplash also has five and the crime-drama Nightcrawler has four. Foxcatcher has two nominations, seeing Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell battling it out for Best Supporting Actor Award. The British public can vote for Jack O'Connell (Starred Up, Unbroken) Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street), Miles Teller (Whiplash) or Shailene Woodley (The Fault in Our Stars) for the EE Rising Star award. Below is the full list of nominations: Best Film Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game The Theory of Everything Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu -Birdman Richard Linklater - Boyhood Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel James Marsh - The Theory of Everything Damien Chazelle - Whiplash Best Leading Actor Benedict Cumberbatch - The Imitation Game Eddie Redmayne - The Theory of Everything Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler Michael Keaton - Birdman Ralph Fiennes - The Grand Budapest Hotel Best Leading Actress Amy Adams - Big Eyes Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything Julianne Moore - Still Alice Reese Witherspoon - Wild Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl Best Supporting Actor Edward Norton - Birdman Ethan Hawke - Boyhood J.K. Simmons - Whiplash Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher Steve Carell - Foxcatcher Best Supporting Actress Emma Stone - Birdman Imelda Staunton - Pride Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game Patricia Arquette - Boyhood Rene Russo - Nightcrawler Best 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 Best Adapted Screenplay American Sniper - Jason Hall Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn The Imitation Game - Graham Moore Paddington - Paul King The Theory of Everything - Anthony McCarten 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 Elaine Constantine (Writer/Director) - Northern Soul Gregory Burke (Writer), Yann Demange (Director) -’71 Hong Khaou (Writer/Director) -  Lilting Paul Katis (Director/Producer), Andrew de Lotbiniere (Producer) - Kajaki: The True Story Stephen Beresford (Writer) - David Livingstone (Producer) - Pride Best Film Not In The English Language Ida Leviathan The Lunchbox Trash Two Days, One Night Best Documentary 20 Feet From Stardom 20,000 Days On Earth CitizenFour Finding Vivian Maier Virunga Best Animated Film Big Hero 6 The Boxtrolls The Lego Movie Best 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 Best Cinematography Birdman - Emmanuel Lubezki The Grand Budapest Hotel - Robert Yeoman Ida- Lukasz Zal, Ryszard Lenczewski Interstellar - Hoyte van Hoytema Mr. Turner- Dick Pope Best Editing Birdman - Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione The Grand Budapest Hotel - Barney Pilling The Imitation Game - William Goldenberg Nightcrawler - John Gilroy The Theory of Everything - Jinx Godfrey Whiplash - Tom Cross Best Production Design Big Eyes - Rick Heinrichs, Shane Vieau The Grand Budapest Hotel - Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock The Imitation Game - Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana MacDonald Interstellar- Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis Mr. Turner - Suzie Davies, Charlotte Watts Best Costume Design The Grand Budapest Hotel- Milena Canonero The Imitation Game- Sammy Sheldon Differ Into The Woods - Colleen Atwood Mr. Turner- Jacqueline Durran The Theory Of Everything - Steven Noble Best Make-Up And Hair The Grand Budapest Hotel - Frances Hannon Guardians of The Galaxy -Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou, David White Into The Woods- Peter Swords King, J. Roy Helland Mr. Turner - Christine Blundell, Lesa Warrener The Theory Of Everything -  Jan Sewell Best Sound American Sniper - Walt Martin, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman Birdman- Thomas Varga, Martin Hernández, Aaron Glascock, Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wayne Lemmer, Christopher Scarabosio, Pawel Wdowczak The Imitation Game - John Midgley, Lee Walpole, Stuart Hilliker, Martin Jensen Whiplash - Thomas Curley, Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann Best Special Visual Effects Dawn of the Planet Of The Apes - Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Erik Winquist, Daniel Barrett Guardians of the Galaxy- Stephane Ceretti, Paul Corbould, Jonathan Fawkner, Nicolas Aithadi The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies- Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R. Christopher White Interstellar - Paul Franklin, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley X-Men: Days of Future Past - Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Tim Crosbie, Cameron Waldbauer Best British Short Animation The Bigger Picture - Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs, Jennifer Majka Monkey Love Experiments - Ainslie Henderson, Cam Fraser, Will Anderson My Dad- Marcus Armitage Best British Short Film Boogaloo And Graham- Brian J. Falconer, Michael Lennox, Ronan Blaney Emotional Fusebox - Michael Berliner, Rachel Tunnard The Karman Line - Campbell Beaton, Dawn King, Tiernan Hanby, Oscar Sharp Slap- Islay Bell-Webb, Michelangelo Fano, Nick Rowland Three Brothers- Aleem Khan, Matthieu de Braconier, Stephanie Paeplow The EE Rising Star Award Gugu Mbatha-Raw Jack O'Connell Margot Robbie Miles Teller Shailene Woodley The awards ceremony will take play on February 8 at the Royal Opera House.


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