It was Carol and Bridge Of Spies that had most to celebrate yesterday with the news that they each scored nine BAFTA nominations. It was widely expected Carol would do well, although Spielberg’s Bridge Of Spies cetainly did better than many expected it to going into the awards season.
Other movies with multiple noms inclde Mad Max: Fury Road with seven nominations; Brooklyn and The Martian with six ; The Big Short, The Danish Girl and Ex Machina with five and Star Wars: The Force Awakens with four. You can take a look at a full list of all the nominations below.
Carol is nominated for Best Film, Director for Todd Haynes, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. In the acting catergories, Cate Blanchett is nominated for Leading Actress and Rooney Mara is nominated for Supporting Actress. Bridge of Spies meanwhile was nominated for Best Film, Director for Steven Spielberg, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Mark Rylance for Supporting Actor.
Other than Carol, other LGBT related films and people scoring nominations include Weekend & Looking director Andrew Haigh, who’s up for Outstanding British Film for 45 Years. The Danish Girl meanwhile was nominated for Outstanding British Film, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair, with Leading Actor and Leading Actress nominations for Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander respectively
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 14 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.