The Brritish Academy Film Awards, which recognise the very best in film of the past year, take place on Sunday 2 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Graham Norton and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD in the UK and in all major territories around the world.
A total of 39 feature films received nominations today. Highlights include:
11 nominations for Joker
10 nominations for The Irishman and Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Nine nominations for 1917
Six nominations for Jojo Rabbit
Five nominations for Little Women, Marriage Story and The Two Popes
Four nominations for For Sama, Parasite and Rocketman
Three nominations for Bombshell, Judy, Le Mans ’66 and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Two nominations for Bait
One nomination for each of the following feature films: American Factory, Apollo 11, Avengers: Endgame, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Booksmart, Diego Maradona, The Farewell, Frozen 2, The Great Hack, Klaus, Knives Out, The Lighthouse, The Lion King, Maiden, Only You, Pain and Glory, The Personal History of David Copperfield, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Retablo, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Sorry We Missed You, Toy Story 4 and Wild Rose
The following British short films were nominated: Azaar, Goldfish, Kamali, Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl), The Trap, Grandad Was a Romantic, In Her Boots and The Magic Boat
The nominations were announced by Ella Balinska and Asa Butterfield at BAFTA Piccadilly in London.
The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award were announced yesterday as Awkwafina, Jack Lowden, Kaitlyn Dever, Kelvin Harrison Jr, and Micheal Ward. The award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actress or actor who has demonstrated exceptional talent and has begun to capture the imagination of the UK public. Voting is now open at ee.co.uk/baftas.