Los Angeles - Eddie Redmayne and Cate Blanchett are up for the top acting prizes at this year's BAFTA Awards.
Eddie Redmayne is once again up for Best Actor for his portrayal of transgender painter Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl and will battle Leonardo DiCaprio, up for his performance in The Revenant, Matt Damon for The Martian, Michael Fassbender for Steve Jobs and Bryan Cranston for Trumbo.
Last year, Eddie walked away from the ceremony with the prize for his depiction of Steven Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Cate has been nominated in the Best Actress category for her performance in Carol.
She will compete against Alicia Vikander - Eddie's co-star in The Danish Girl - as well as Brie Larson for Room, Saoirse Ronan for Brooklyn and Dame Maggie Smith for The Lady in the Van.
Both Leonardo and Cate's films have earned their makers Best Director nominations.
The list features Carol helmer Todd Haynes, The Revenant's Alejandro G Iñárritu, Adam McKay for The Big Short, Steven Spielberg for Bridge of Spies and Ridley Scott, who has been recognised for his sci-fi drama The Martian.
Bridge of Spies and Carol have earned the most BAFTA nominations with nine nods each, followed by The Revenant with eight.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the biggest movie of 2015, has four nominations in the behind-the-scenes categories with the team's talents recognised for Original Music, Production Design, Sound and Special Visual Effects.
John Boyega, who plays lead character Finn in J.J. Abrams' sci-fi sequel, is up for the EE Rising Star Award, which recognises young talent in the movie industry.
The nominations were announced on Friday morning by Stephen Fry and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and The EE British Academy Film Awards 2016 ceremony will take place at London's Royal Opera House on 14 February.
BAFTA Awards 2016 full list of nominations:
Best Film:The Big ShortBridge of SpiesCarolThe RevenantSpotlight
Best Actor:Bryan Cranston, TrumboEddie Redmayne, The Danish GirlLeonardo DiCaprio, The RevenantMatt Damon, The MartianMichael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Best Actress:Alicia Vikander, The Danish GirlBrie Larson, RoomCate Blanchett, CarolMaggie Smith, The Lady in the VanSaoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Best Supporting Actor:Benicio Del Toro, SicarioChristian Bale, The Big ShortIdris Elba, Beasts of No NationMark Ruffalo, SpotlightMark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Best Supporting Actress:Alicia Vikander, Ex MachinaJennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful EightJulie Walters, BrooklynKate Winslet, Steve JobsRooney Mara, Carol
Best Director:Adam McKay, The Big ShortSteven Spielberg, Bridge of SpiesTodd Haynes, CarolRidley Scott, The MartianAlejandro G Iñárritu, The Revenant
Outstanding British Film45 YearsAmyBrooklynThe Danish GirlEx MachinaThe Lobster
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer:Ex Machina, Alex Garland, director,Second Coming, Debbie Tucker Green, writer/director,Theeb, Naji Abu Nowar, writer/director, Rupert Lloyd, producer,A Syrian Love Story, Sean McAllister, director/producer, Elhum Shakerifar, producer,The Survivalist, Stephen Fingleton, writer/director,
Documentary:AmyCartel LandHe Named Me MalalaListen to Me MarlonSherpa
Animated Film:Inside OutMinionsShaun the Sheep MovieFilm not in the English LanguageThe AssassinForce MajeureTheebTimbuktuWild Tales
Original Screenplay:Bride of Spies, Matthew Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel CoenEx Machina, Alex GarlandThe Hateful Eight, Quentin, TarantinoInside Out, Josh Cooley, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauveSpotlight, Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer
Adapted Screenplay:The Big Short, Adam McKay, Charles RandolphBrooklyn, Nick, HornbyCarol, Phyllis NagyRoom, Emma DonoghueSteve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin
Original Music:Bridge of Spies, Thomas NewmanThe Hateful Eight, Ennio MorriconeThe Revenant, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carsten NicolaiSicario, Jóhann JóhannssonStar Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams
Cinematography:Bridge of Spies, Janusz KaminskiCarol, Ed LachmanMad Max: Fury Road, John SealeThe Revenant, Emmanuel LubezkiSicario, Roger Reakins
Editing:The big Short, Hank CorwinBridge of Spies, Michael KahnMad Max: Fury Road, Margaret SixelThe Martian, Pietro ScaliaThe Revenant, Stephen Mirrione
Production Design:Bridge of Spies, Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngeloCarol, Judy becker, Heather LoefflerMad Max: Fury Road, Colin Gibson, Lisa ThompsonThe Martian, Arthur Max, Celia BobakStar Wars: The Force Awakens, Rick Carter, Darren Gilford, Lee Sandales
Costume Design:Brooklyn, Odile Dicks-MireauxCarol, Sandy PowellCinderella, Sandy PowellThe Danish Girl, Paco DelgadoMad Max: Fury Road, Jenny Beavan
Make-up and Hair:Brooklyn, Morna Ferguson, Lorraine GlynnCarol, Jerry DeCarlo, Patricia ReganThe Danish Girl , Jan SewellMad Max: Fury Road, Lesley Vanderwalt, Damian MartinThe Revenant, Sian Grigg, Duncan Jarman, Robert Pandini
Sound:Bridge of Spies, Drew Kunin, Richard Hymns, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, Bridge of SpiesMad Max: Fury Road, Scott Hecker, Chris Jenkins, Mark Mangini, Ben Osmo, Gregg Rudloff, David WhiteThe Martian, Paul Massey, Mac Ruth, Oliver Tarney, Mark TaylorThe Revenant, Lon Bender, Chris Duesterdiek, Martin Hernandez, Frank A. Montaño, Jon Taylor, Randy ThomStar Wars: The Force Awakens, David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Matthew Wood, Stuart Wilson
Special Visual Effects:Ant-Man, Jake Morrison, Greg Steele, Dan Sudick, Alex WuttkeEx Machina, Mark Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris, Andrew WhitehurstMad Max: Fury Road, Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, Tom Wood, Andy WilliamsThe Martian, Chris Lawrence, Tim Ledbury, Richard Stammers, Steven WarnerStar Wars: The Force Awakens, Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan
British Short Animation:Edmond, Nina Gantz, Emilie JouffroyManoman, Simon Cartwright, Kamilla Kristiane HodolPrologue, Richard Williams, Imogen SuttonBritish Short FilmElephant, Nick Helm, Alex Moody, Esther SmithMining Poems or Odes, Callum Rice, Jack CockerOperator, Caroline Bartleet, Rebecca MorganOver, Jörn Threlfall, Jeremy BannisterSamuel-613, Billy Lumby, Cheyenne Conway
The EE Rising Star Award:Bel PowleyBrie LarsonDakota JohnsonJohn BoyegaTaron Egerton
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