BAFTAs 2019: Full list of nominations

Awards season is well underway as the BAFTA nominations join the fray. (eOne/Fox Searchlight)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominees for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2019.

The Favourite leads the pack with 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, with Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star Is Born following with seven nominations each.

Upon hearing the news, I director Yorgos Lanthimos paid tribute to his leading ladies Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz.

“Thank you to BAFTA for honouring The Favourite and acknowledging the passion and dedication, from so many departments, that went into making our film,” the Greek filmmaker said. “The Favourite has been many, many years in the making and we, the entire filmmaking team, are incredibly proud to have received this profound recognition today. I’m especially happy for the magnificent triumvirate that is Olivia, Rachel, and Emma, whose immense talent bring our film to life.”

The 72nd British Academy Film Awards, commonly known as the BAFTAs, will be held on 10 February, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The nominations were announced this morning at BAFTA HQ in Piccadilly by British stars Will Poulter and Hayley Squires.

Joanna Lumley is set to host the glitzy awards show for the second time, where independent film production company Number 9 Films will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award for its work on films such as Carol, Colette, and Made in Dagenham.

As revealed last week, Jessie Buckley, Cynthia Erivo, Barry Keoghan, Lakeith Stanfield, Letitia Wright will battle it out for the EE Rising Star Award.

Here’s the full list of nominees…

Best film
Black KkKlansman
Green Book
The Favourite
Roma
A Star Is Born

Outstanding British film
Beast
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
McQueen
Stan & Ollie
You Were Never Really Here

Best director

This image released by Focus Features shows director Spike Lee, left, with actors Topher Grace, center, and Adam Driver on the set of Lee’s film “BlacKkKlansman.” (David Lee/Focus Features via AP)

Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
Paweł Pawlikowski – Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite
Alfonso Cuaron – Roma
Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born

Leading actor
Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Christian Bale – Vice
Rami Malek –Bohemian Rhapsody
Steve Coogan – Stan & Ollie
Viggo Mortensen –Green Book

Leading actress
Glenn Close – The Wife
Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Olivia Colman – The Favourite
Viola Davis – Widows

Supporting actor
Adam Driver – BlacKkKlansman
Mahershala Ali – Green Book
Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell – Vice
Timothée Chalamet – Beautiful Boy

Supporting actress

Actress Claire Foy poses at the 2019 BAFTA Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Amy Adams, Vice
Claire Foy, First Man
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Margot Robbie, Mary, Queen of Scots
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

Original screenplay
Cold War
The Favourite
Green Book
Roma
Vice

Adapted screenplay
Black KkKlansman
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

Animated film
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Documentary
Free Solo
McQueen
RGB
They Shall Not Grow Old
Three Identical Strangers

Film not in the English language
Capernaum
Cold War
Dogman
Roma
Shoplifters

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer in 2019
Apostasy
Beast
A Cambodian Spring
Pili
Ray & Liz

Cinematography
Bohemian Rhapsody
Cold War
The Favourite
First Man
Roma

Production design
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

Original music
Black KkKlansman
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns
A Star Is Born

Special visual effects
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
First Man
Ready Player One

Make up and hair
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Mary Queen Of Scots
Stan & Ollie
Vice

Costume design
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen Of Scots

Editing
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
First Man
Roma
Vice

Sound
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
A Quiet Place
A Star Is Born

British short film
73 Cows
Bachelor
The Blue Door
The Field
Wale

British short animation
I’m OK
Marfa
Roughhouse

The winners will be announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, 10 February, 2019.

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