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Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015

9 January 2015
BAFTA/Rich Hardcastle

The nominations have been announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015.

The Grand Budapest Hotel receives 11 nominations. Birdman and The Theory of Everything are each nominated in ten categories. The Imitation Game has nine nominations. Boyhood and Whiplash are each nominated five times. Mr. Turner, Nightcrawler and Interstellar receive four nominations. Pride has three nominations.

The Grand Budapest Hotel is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Director and Original Screenplay for Wes Anderson, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Ralph Fiennes is nominated for Leading Actor.

Birdman is nominated for Best Film, Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing and Sound. Michael Keaton is nominated for Leading Actor. Edward Norton is nominated for Supporting Actor and Emma Stone is nominated for Supporting Actress.

The Theory of Everything receives nominations for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Director for James Marsh, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Editing, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Eddie Redmayne is nominated for Leading Actor, whilst Felicity Jones receives a nomination for Leading Actress.

The Imitation Game is nominated in Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Sound. Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated for Leading Actor and Keira Knightley is nominated for Supporting Actress.

Boyhood completes the Best Film line-up, with four further nominations in Director and Original Screenplay for Richard Linklater, with Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress nominations for Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette respectively.

Whiplash receives nominations in Editing and Sound, and Damien Chazelle is nominated for Director and Original Screenplay. J.K. Simmons is nominated for Supporting Actor.

Mr. Turner is nominated in Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Interstellar receives nominations in Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design and Special Visual Effects.

Jake Gyllenhaal completes the Leading Actor line-up for Nightcrawler, which is also nominated in Editing, Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress for Rene Russo.

Imelda Staunton is nominated in Supporting Actress for Pride, which also receives nominations in Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Stephen Beresford (Writer) and David Livingstone (Producer).

Amy Adams is nominated in Leading Actress for Big Eyes, which receives a second nomination in Production Design. The Leading Actress line-up is completed by Julianne Moore for Still Alice, Reese Witherspoon for Wild and Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl, which also receives a nomination for Adapted Screenplay.

Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell both receive Supporting Actor nominations for Foxcatcher.

American Sniper completes the Adapted Screenplay nominations, and is also nominated in Sound.

The Animated Film nominees are Big Hero 6, The Boxtrolls and The Lego Movie.

The nominations in the Documentary category are 20 Feet from Stardom, 20,000 Days on Earth, Citizenfour, Finding Vivian Maier and Virunga.

’71 receives two nominations for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Yann Demange (Director) and Gregory Burke (Writer). Also nominated for Outstanding Debut alongside ’71 and Pride are Paul Katis (Director/Producer) and Andrew de Lotbinière for Kajaki: The True Story, Hong Khaou (Writer/Director) for Lilting and Elaine Constantine (Writer/Director) for Northern Soul.

Paddington is nominated in Outstanding British Film and receives a further nomination in Adapted Screenplay. Under the Skin receives the final nomination in Outstanding British Film and is also nominated for Original Music.

Ida completes the Cinematography line-up, and receives a second nomination for Film Not in the English Language. Also nominated in Film Not in the English Language are Leviathan, The Lunchbox, Trash and Two Days, One Night.

Into the Woods is nominated for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Guardians of the Galaxy completes the nominations for Make Up & Hair, and receives a further nomination for Special Visual Effects.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and X-Men: Days of Future Past join Guardians of the Galaxy and Interstellar to complete the Special Visual Effects nominations.

The British Short Animation nominations are The Bigger Picture, Monkey Love Experiments and My Dad. The British Short Film nominations are Boogaloo and Graham, Emotional Fusebox, The Kármán Line, Slap and Three Brothers.

The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award, announced earlier this week, are Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jack O’Connell, Margot Robbie, Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and promise.

The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 8 February at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD, preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.

NBNominations are correct at the time of going to print. BAFTA reserves the right to make changes to the names listed at any time up until 8 February 2015
9 January 2015

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