La La Land dances to the top of BAFTA nominations

2017-01-10 11:04

Cape Town – Fresh off its record breaking win at the Golden Globe Awards, the hit musical La La Land leads the nomination race for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ awards (BAFTAs).

The hit musical bagged 11 nominations followed by Arrival and Nocturnal Animals with nine each and Manchester By the Sea with six.

The awards ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Frey on 12 February at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Best Film

I, Daniel Blake 
La La Land 
Manchester By the Sea

Outstanding British Film 

American Honey 
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them 
I, Daniel Blake 
Notes on Blindness 
Under the Shadow 

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer:

The Girl With All the Gifts: Mike Carey (Writer), Camille Gatin (Producer)
The Hard Stop: George Amponsah (Writer/Director/Producer), Dionne Walker (Writer/Producer)
Notes on Blindness: Peter Middleton (Writer/Director/Producer), James Spinney (Writer/Director), Jo-Jo Ellison (Producer)
The Pass: John Donnelly (Writer), Ben A. Williams (Director)
Under the Shadow: Babak Anvari (Writer/Director),Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh (Producers)

Film not in the English Language: 

Son of Saul 
Toni Erdmann 


The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years 
The Eagle Huntress 
Notes on Blindness 

Animated Film:

Finding Dory 
Kubo and the Two Strings 


Arrival, Denis Villeneuve
I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach
La La Land, Damien Chazelle
Manchester by the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan
Nocturnal Animals, Tom Ford

Original Screenplay:

Hell or High Water, Taylor Sheridan
I, Daniel Blake, Paul Laverty
La La Land, Damien Chazelle
Manchester By the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan
Moonlight, Barry Jenkins

Adapted Screenplay:

Arrival, Eric Heisserer
Hacksaw Ridge, Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight
Hidden Figure, Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder
Lion, Luke Davies
Noctural Animals, Tom Ford

Leading Actor:

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Jake Gyllenhaal, Nocturnal Animals
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Leading Actress:

Amy Adams, Arrival
Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
Natalie Portman, Jackie

Supporting Actor:

Aaron Taylor-Johnson,  Nocturnal Animals
Dev Patel, Lion
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Supporting Actress:

Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Viola Davis, Fences

Original Music:

Arrival, Jóhann Jóhannsson
Jackie, Mica Levi
La La Land, Justin Hurwitz
Lion, Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka
Nocturnal Animals, Abel Korzeniowski


Arrival, Bradford Young
Hell or High Water, Giles Nuttgens
La La Land, Linus Sandgren
Lion, Greig Fraser
Nocturnal Animals, Seamus McGarvey


Arrival, Joe Walker
Hacksaw Ridge, John Gilbert
La La Land, Tom Cross
Manchester by the Sea, Jennifer Lame
Nocturnal Animals, Joan Sobel

Production Design:

Doctor Strange, John Bush, Charles Wood
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock
Hail, Caesar! Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh
La La Land,  Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, David Wasco
Nocturnal Animals, Shane Valentino, Meg Everist

Costume Design:

Allied, Joanna Johnston
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Colleen Atwood
Florence Foster Jenkins, Consolata Boyle
Jackie, Madeline Fontaine
La La Land, Mary Zophres

Make up & Hair:

Doctor Strange, Jeremy Woodhead
Florence Foster Jenkins, J. Roy Helland, Daniel Phillips
Hacksaw Ridge, Shane Thomas
Nocturnal Animals, Donald Mowat, Yolanda Toussieng
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Nominees tbc


Arrival, Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariépy Strobl, Sylvain Bellemare
Deepwater Horizon, Mike Prestwood Smith, Dror Mohar, Wylie Stateman, David Wyman
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Niv Adiri, Glenn Freemantle, Simon Hayes, Andy Nelson, Ian Tapp
Hacksaw Ridge, Peter Grace, Robert Mackenzie, Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright
La La Land, Mildred Iatrou Morgan, Ai-Ling Lee, Steve A. Morrow, Andy Nelson

Special Visual Effects:

Arrival, Louis Morin
Doctor Strange, Richard Bluff, Stephane Ceretti, Paul Corbould, Jonathan Fawkner
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Tim Burke, Pablo Grillo, Christian Manz, David Watkins
The Jungle Book, Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones, Adam Valdez
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Neil Corbould, Hal Hickel, Mohen Leo, John Knoll, Nigel Sumner

British Short Animation:

The Alan Dimension 
A Love Story 

British Short Film:

Mouth of Hell 
The Party

EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public):

Anya Taylor-Joy 
Laia Costa 
Lucas Hedges 
Ruth Negga 
Tom Holland 

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