BAFTA Film Awards 2014: Nominations Announced

The list of BAFTA nominees was announced by actors Helen McCrory and Luke Evans this morning, ahead of the ceremony which will take place on 16 February. Leading the BAFTA nominations is space thriller Gravity, with 11 nominations in categories including Best Film, Director and Cinematography, closely followed by 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle with 10 nominations each. American drama Inside Llewyn Davis, mapping a week in the life of a young Greenwhich folk singer in 1961, is nominated for Best Cinematography. Readers of next month’s Aesthetica Magazine can catch an interview with the man up for the award, Bruno Delbonnel, following the film’s release on 24 January. We list a selection of awards and their nominees here, including Best British Short Film and Short Animation.

Best Film
12 Years A Slave
American Hustle
Captain Phillips

Outstanding British Film
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Saving Mr. Banks
The Selfish Giant

British Short Film
Keeping Up With The Joneses
Orbit Ever After
Island Queen
Room 8
Sea View

British Short Animation
Everything I Can See From Here
Sleeping With The Fishes
I Am Tom Moody

Inside Llewyn Davis – Bruno Delbonnel
Captain Phillips – Barry Ackroyd
Nebraska – Phedon Papamichael
Gravity – Emmanuel Lubezki
12 Years A Slave – Sean Bobbitt

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Steve McQueen – 12 Years A Slave
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf Of Wall Street
Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity

Leading Actress
Amy Adams – American Hustle
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena

Leading Actor
Leonardo Dicaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
Christian Bale – American Hustle
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips

For the full list of awards and nominees visit

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