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2022 BAFTA Longlists Released

7 selections in Animated Film include ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ and ‘Sing 2,’ with ‘Affairs of the Art’ and ‘Robin Robin’ among 6 in consideration for British Animated Short; ‘Dune’ leads group of 15 VFX-driven films.

BAFTA revealed its longlists for the 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards. Round one voting from December 10, 2021, to January 4, 2022, produced the longlists in all categories.

The categories of Animated Film, Special Visual Effects, and British Short Animation were voted on by a craft chapter, opt-in chapter, or jury. A complete list of the long list nominees is available here.

Longlist Selections in Animated Film:

Seven films will progress to Round Two of voting, and four will be nominated. This category is voted for in all three Rounds by an opt-in Chapter. 14 films were submitted for consideration.

  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells vs the Machines
  • Raya and the Last Dragon
  • Ron's Gone Wrong
  • Sing 2

Longlist Selections in Special Visual Effects:

15 films will progress to Round Two, and five will be nominated. Round One is a chapter vote, Round Two is a chapter vote (nominations) and in Round Three, the general voting membership will select the winner. 56 films were submitted for consideration.

  • Black Widow
  • Cruella
  • Don't Look Up
  • Dune
  • Eternals
  • Free Guy
  • The French Dispatch
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • The King's Man
  • Last Night in Soho
  • The Matrix Resurrections
  • No Time to Die
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • The Suicide Squad
  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Longlist Selections in British Short Animation

Six films have been longlisted, and three will be nominated. Rounds One and Two (longlist and nominations) are a jury vote, and an opt in chapter will select the winner in Round Three.

  • Affairs of the Art
  • Do Not Feed the Pigeons
  • A Film About a Pudding
  • Homebird
  • Night of the Living Dread
  • Robin Robin

Source: BAFTA

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