ORANGE BAFTA FILM AWARDS 2012 – The Nominees!

By on 17 January, 2012


BAFTA Awards 2012 Nominees, ORANGE, Film

 

The BAFTA 2012 (Orange British Academy Film Awards) nominations are in!

 

As expected, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the coveted Lead Actress award for her role as Baroness Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady‘, and the wonderfully talented Michelle Williams is also up for the prize for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in ‘My Week With Marilyn‘.

 

Joining them in the same category are Tilda Swinton, for her role in ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin‘, Viola Davis for ‘The Help‘, and Bérénice Bejo for the ‘The Artist‘.

Vying for the Best Lead Actor gong are Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Gary Oldman, Jean Dujardin and Michael Fassbender.

 

The Artist‘ has notched the largest number of nominations at this year’s BAFTAs, with a mammouth total of 12 gongs, followed closely by Cold War thriller ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy‘ with 11, including a nomination for Best Lead Actor for Gary Oldman.

 

Martin Scorsese‘s first children’s movie ‘Hugo‘ scored nine nominations, including Best Director, while ‘My Week With Marilyn‘ scored six nominations. ‘The Help‘ and ‘War Horse‘ have both received 5 nominations.

 

Here’s the full list on nominations:
 

BEST FILM

• The Artist
• The Descendants
• Drive
• The Help
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

 

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

• My Week With Marilyn
• Senna
• Shame
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• We Need To Talk About Kevin

 

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER

• Attack The Block – Joe Cornish (director/writer)
• Black Pond – Will Sharpe (director/writer), Tom Kingsley (director), Sarah Brocklehurst (producer)
• Coriolanus – Ralph Fiennes (director)
• Submarine – Richard Ayoade (director/writer)
• Tyrannosaur – Paddy Considine (director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (producer)

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

• Incendies
• Pina
• Potiche
• A Separation
• The Skin I Live In

 

BEST DIRECTOR

• The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
• Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
• Hugo – Martin Scorsese
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson
• We Need To Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay

 

BEST LEAD ACTOR

• Brad Pitt – Moneyball
• Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• George Clooney – The Descendants
• Jean Dujardin – The Artist
• Michael Fassbender – Shame

 

BEST LEAD ACTRESS

• Berenice Bejo – The Artist
• Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
• Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn
• Tilda Swinton – We Need To Talk About Kevin
• Viola Davis – The Help

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

• Christopher Plummer – Beginners
• Jim Broadbent – The Iron Lady
• Jonah Hill – Moneyball
• Kenneth Branagh – My Week With Marilyn
• Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Ides Of March

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

• Carey Mulligan – Drive
• Jessica Chastain – The Help
• Judi Dench – My Week With Marilyn
• Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
• Octavia Spencer – The Help

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

• George Harrison: Living In The Material World
• Project Nim
• Senna

 

BEST ANIMATED FILM

• The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn
• Arthur Christmas
• Rango

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

• The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
• Bridesmaids – Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig
• The Guard – John Michael McDonagh
• The Iron Lady – Abi Morgan
• Midnight In Paris – Woody Allen

 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

• The Descendants – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
• The Help – Tate Taylor
• The Ides Of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
• Moneyball – Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan

 

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC

• The Artist
• The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
• Hugo
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• War Horse

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

• The Artist
• The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
• Hugo
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• War Horse

 

BEST EDITING

• The Artist
• Drive
• Hugo
• Senna
• Tinker Tailor Solider Spy

 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

• The Artist
• Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
• Hugo
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• War Horse

 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

• The Artist
• Hugo
• Jane Eyre
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

 

BEST MAKE UP & HAIR

• The Artist
• Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
• Hugo
• The Iron Lady
• My Week With Marilyn

 

BEST SOUND

• The Artist
• Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
• Hugo
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
• War Horse

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

• The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn
• Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
• Hugo
• Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
• War Horse

 

BEST SHORT ANIMATION

• Abuelas
• Bobby Yeah
• A Morning Stroll

 

BEST SHORT FILM

• Chalk
• Mwansa The Great
• Only Sound Remains
• Pitch Black Heist
• Two And Two

 

THE ORANGE WEDNESDAYS RISING STAR AWARD (previously announced, and voted by the public)

• Adam Deacon
Chris Hemsworth
• Chris O’Dowd
• Eddie Redmayne
• Tom Hiddleston

 


 

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4 Comments

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    • Ed Bonilla

      23 January, 2012 at 9:05 am

      Thanks, Ruth! Glad you liked the post 🙂 I think there’s definitely some tough competition for this year’s BAFTA prizes.

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