British Academy releases final BAFTA nominations

The British Academy released the final list of nominees for this year’s British Academy Film Awards on Thursday morning. Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire and David Fincher‘s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button lead the BAFTAs race with 11 nominations each.

The BAFTAs nominations longlist was released last week. Here is the final list of BAFTA nominees:

BEST FILM

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

Hunger
In Bruges
Mamma Mia!
Man on Wire
Slumdog Millionaire

THE CARL FOREMAN AWARD FOR SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT BY A BRITISH DIRECTOR, WRITER OR PRODUCER FOR THEIR FIRST FEATURE FILM

Simon Chinn, Producer – Man On Wire
Judy Craymer, Producer – Mamma Mia!
Garth Jennings, Writer – Son of Rambow
Steve McQueen, Writer/Director – Hunger
Solon Papandopoulos, Roy Boulter, Producers – Of Time and the City

DIRECTOR

Clint Eastwood, Changeling
David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard, Frost/Nixon
Stephen Daldry, The Reader
Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Burn After Reading
J. Michael Straczynski, Changeling
Philippe Claudel, I’ve Loved You so Long
Martin McDonagh, In Bruges
Dustin Lance Black, Milk

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Eric Roth, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon
David Hare, The Reader
Justin Haythe, Revolutionary Road
Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

The Baader Meinhof Complex
Gomorrah
I’ve Loved You so Long
Persepolis
Waltz with Bashir

ANIMATED FILM
Persepolis
Wall-E
Waltz with Bashir

LEADING ACTOR

Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire
Sean Penn, Milk
Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

LEADING ACTRESS

Angelina Jolie, Changeling
Kristin Scott Thomas, I’ve Loved You so Long
Meryl Streep, Doubt
Kate Winslet, The Reader
Kate Winslet, Revolutionary Road

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Robert Downey, Jr., Tropic Thunder
Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Brad Pitt, Burn After Reading

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams, Doubt
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Freida Pinto, Slumdog Millionaire
Tilda Swinton, Burn After Reading
Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler

MUSIC

Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, The Dark Knight
Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia!
A. R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
Thomas Newman, Wall-E

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Tom Stern, Changeling
Claudio Miranda, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Wally Pfister, The Dark Knight
Chris Menges, Roger Deakins, The Reader
Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire

EDITING

Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach, Changeling
Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Lee Smith, The Dark Knight
Mike Hill, Dan Hanley, Frost/Nixon
Jon Gregory, In Bruges
Chris Dickens, Slumdog Millionaire

PRODUCTION DESIGN

James J. Murakami, Gary Fettis, Changeling
Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Nathan Crowley, Peter Lando, The Dark Knight
Kristi Zea, Debra Schutt, Revolutionary Road
Mark Digby, Michelle Day, Slumdog Millionaire

COSTUME DESIGN

Deborah Hopper, Changeling
Jacqueline West, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Lindy Hemming, The Dark Knight
Michael O’Connor, The Duchess
Albert Wolsky, Revolutionary Road

SOUND

ChangelingWalt Martin, Alan Robert Murray, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff
The Dark KnightLora Hirschberg, Richard King, Ed Novick, Gary Rizzo
Quantum of SolaceEddy Joseph, Chris Munro, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor
Slumdog MillionaireGlenn Freemantle, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers, Ian Tapp
Wall-EBen Burtt, Tom Myers, Michael Semanick, Matthew Wood

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS

The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonEric Barba, Craig Barron, Nathan McGuinness, Edson Williams
The Dark KnightChris Corbould, Nick Davis, Paul Franklin, Tim Webber
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullPablo Helman
Iron ManShane Patrick Mahan, John Nelson, Ben Snow
Quantum of SolaceChris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug

MAKE UP & HAIR

The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonJean Black, Colleen Callaghan
The Dark KnightPeter Robb-King
The DuchessDaniel Phillips, Jan Archibald
Frost/NixonEdouard Henriques, Kim Santantonio
MilkSteven E. Anderson, Michael White

SHORT ANIMATION

CodswallopGreg McLeod, Myles McLeod
Varmints – Sue Goffe, Marc Craste
Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and DeathSteve Pegram, Nick Park, Bob Baker

SHORT FILM

Kingsland #1 The DreamerKate Ogborn, Tony Grisoni
Love You MoreAdrian Sturges, Sam Taylor-Wood, Patrick Marber
RalphOlivier Kaempfer, Alex Winckler
SeptemberStewart le Maréchal, Esther May Campbell
The Business Trip (Voyage d’affaires)Celine Quideau, Sean Ellis

THE ORANGE RISING STAR AWARD (audience choice award)

Michael Cera
Noel Clarke
Michael Fassbender
Rebecca Hall
Toby Kebbell

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