BAFTA nominations for 2016 are announced

0

The nominations for this year’s BAFTA awards have been announced, fuelling the hype for 2016’s awards season.

BAFTA host Stephen Fry was joined by Gugu Mbatha-Raw – one of last year’s Rising Star nominees – to announce the nominees early this morning.

The early frontrunners for this year’s awards are Carol and Bridge of Spies, which each have nine nominations. Brooklyn and The Martian received recognition in six categories, while The Big Short, The Danish Girl and Ex Machina received five nods.

The nominees for this year’s main categories are as follows:

BEST FILM

The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Carol
The Revenant
Spotlight

BEST ACTOR

Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
Leonardo Di Caprio (The Revenant)
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Benicio Del Toro (Sicario)
Christian Bale (The Big Short)
Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation)
Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)

BEST DIRECTOR

Adam McKay (The Big Short)
Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies)
Todd Haynes (Carol)
Ridley Scott (The Martian)
Alejandro G. Innaritu (The Revenant)

BEST SCREENPLAY (ORIGINAL)

Bridge of Spies
Ex Machina
The Hateful Eight
Inside Out
Spotlight

BEST BRITISH FILM

45 Years
Amy
Brooklyn
The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
The Lobster

BEST ACTRESS

Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl)
Brie Larson (Room)
Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Maggie Smith (The Lady In The Van)
Saorise Ronan (Brooklyn)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)
Julie Walters (Brooklyn)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Rooney Mara (Carol)

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Minions
Shaun The Sheep: The Movie
Inside Out

BEST SCREENPLAY (ADAPTED)

The Big Short
Brooklyn
Carol
Room
Steve Jobs

The nominations for BAFTA’s EE Rising Star were also announced earlier this week, celebrating the breakthrough achievements of John Boyega, Brie Larson, Taron Egerton, Dakota Johnson and Bel Powley, respectively. As the only award chosen by the public, you can vote for your favourite until 12pm on Friday 12th February.

The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 14th February at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, where Stephen Fry will preside as host for the eleventh time. Sponsored by EE, the Awards will also be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD that evening.

For the full list of this year’s BAFTA nominees, click here.

Share.

About Author

avatar

Editor [2016 - 2017], News Editor [2015 - 2016]. Current record holder for most ever articles written by a single Edgeling. Also Film & English Student and TV Editor for The National Student. Main loves include cats, actors and pasta.

Leave A Reply