Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Minions’ and Aardman Animations’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ nominated for outstanding animated film; VFX nominees include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ The Martian’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016.
Bridge of Spies and Carol each receive nine nominations. The Revenant is nominated in eight categories. Mad Max: Fury Road has seven nominations. Brooklyn and The Martian are each nominated six times. The Big Short, The Danish Girl and Ex Machina receive five nominations. Star Wars: The Force Awakens receives four nominations.
Bridge of Spies is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Director for Steven Spielberg, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design and Sound. Mark Rylance is nominated for Supporting Actor.
Carol is nominated for Best Film, Director for Todd Haynes, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Cate Blanchett is nominated for Leading Actress and Rooney Mara is nominated for Supporting Actress.
The Revenant receives nominations for Best Film, Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Make Up & Hair and Sound, whilst Leonardo DiCaprio is nominated for Leading Actor.
Mad Max: Fury Road is nominated in the following categories: Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair, Sound and Special Visual Effects.
Brooklyn is nominated for Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair, with two further nominations for Saoirse Ronan in Leading Actress and Julie Walters in Supporting Actress.
The Martian is nominated for Editing, Production Design, Sound, Special Visual Effects and Director for Ridley Scott, with Matt Damon nominated for Leading Actor.
The Big Short receives nominations for Best Film, Director for Adam McKay, Adapted Screenplay and Editing, with Christian Bale nominated for Supporting Actor.
The Danish Girl is 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.
Ex Machina is nominated for Outstanding British Film and Special Visual Effects, with nominations for Alex Garland in Original Screenplay and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. Alicia Vikander receives a further nomination for Supporting Actress.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is nominated in Production Design, Sound, Original Music and Special Visual Effects. Ant-Man completes the nominations for Special Visual Effects.
Spotlight completes the Best Film nominees, with two further nominations in Supporting Actor for Mark Ruffalo and Original Screenplay. Also nominated in Supporting Actor is Benicio del Toro for Sicario, which receives two further nominations for Original Music and Cinematography. Idris Elba completes the nominations in Supporting Actor for Beasts of No Nation.
Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet are nominated in Leading Actor and Supporting Actress respectively for Steve Jobs, which is also nominated for Adapted Screenplay. The nominations for Leading Actor are completed by Bryan Cranston for Trumbo.
The Hateful Eight is nominated in Original Screenplay, Original Music, and Supporting Actress for Jennifer Jason Leigh. Also nominated in Leading Actress is Brie Larson for Room, which receives a further nomination for Adapted Screenplay. The nominees for Leading Actress are completed by Maggie Smith for The Lady in the Van.
The Animated Film nominees are Minions, Shaun the Sheep Movie and Inside Out, which also receives a nomination for Original Screenplay.
Amy receives nominations for Outstanding British Film and Documentary. Also receiving Documentary nominations are Cartel Land, He Named Me Malala, Listen to Me Marlon and Sherpa.
45 Years and The Lobster are also nominated in the Outstanding British Film category, whilst the nominations for Costume Design are completed by Cinderella.
Theeb is nominated for Film Not in the English Language and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Naji Abu Nowar (Writer/Director) and Rupert Lloyd (Producer). Also nominated for Film Not in the English Language are The Assassin, Force Majeure, Timbuktu and Wild Tales.
Second Coming (Debbie Tucker Green, Writer/Director), The Survivalist (Stephen Fingleton, Writer/Director) and A Syrian Love Story (Sean McAllister, Director/Producer; Elhum Shakerifar, Producer) complete the nominations for Outstanding Debut.
The British Short Animation nominees are Edmond, Manoman and Prologue. The five nominations for British Short Film are Elephant, Mining Poems or Odes, Operator, Over and Samuel-613.
The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award, announced earlier this week, are Bel Powley, Brie Larson, Dakota Johnson, John Boyega and Taron Egerton. This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actress or actor who has demonstrated exceptional talent and promise.
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.
The full list of nominees is shown below:
2015 NOMINATIONS (presented in 2016)
- THE BIG SHORT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Brad Pitt
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Kristie Macosko Krieger, Marc Platt, Steven Spielberg
- CAROL Elizabeth Karlsen, Christine Vachon, Stephen Woolley
- THE REVENANT Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Arnon Milchan, Mary Parent, Keith Redmon
- SPOTLIGHT Steve Golin, Blye Pagon Faust, Nicole Rocklin, Michael Sugar
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
- 45 YEARS Andrew Haigh, Tristan Goligher
- AMY Asif Kapadia, James Gay-Rees
- BROOKLYN John Crowley, Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey, Nick Hornby
- THE DANISH GIRL Tom Hooper, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Anne Harrison, Gail Mutrux, Lucinda Coxon
- EX MACHINA Alex Garland, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich
- THE LOBSTER Yorgos Lanthimos, Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Efthimis Filippou
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
- ALEX GARLAND (Director) Ex Machina
- DEBBIE TUCKER GREEN (Writer/Director) Second Coming
- NAJI ABU NOWAR (Writer/Director) RUPERT LLOYD (Producer) Theeb
- SEAN MCALLISTER (Director/Producer), ELHUM SHAKERIFAR (Producer) A Syrian Love Story
- STEPHEN FINGLETON (Writer/Director) The Survivalist
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
- THE ASSASSIN Hou Hsiao-Hsien
- FORCE MAJEURE Ruben Östlund
- THEEB Naji Abu Nowar, Rupert Lloyd
- TIMBUKTU Abderrahmane Sissako
- WILD TALES Damián Szifron
- AMY Asif Kapadia, James Gay-Rees
- CARTEL LAND Matthew Heineman, Tom Yellin
- HE NAMED ME MALALA Davis Guggenheim, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald
- LISTEN TO ME MARLON Stevan Riley, John Battsek, George Chignell, R.J. Cutler
- SHERPA Jennifer Peedom, Bridget Ikin, John Smithson
- INSIDE OUT Pete Docter
- MINIONS Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda
- SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE Mark Burton, Richard Starzak
- THE BIG SHORT Adam McKay
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Steven Spielberg
- CAROL Todd Haynes
- THE MARTIAN Ridley Scott
- THE REVENANT Alejandro G. Iñárritu
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Matthew Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
- EX MACHINA Alex Garland
- THE HATEFUL EIGHT Quentin Tarantino
- INSIDE OUT Josh Cooley, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve
- SPOTLIGHT Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer
- THE BIG SHORT Adam McKay, Charles Randolph
- BROOKLYN Nick Hornby
- CAROL Phyllis Nagy
- ROOM Emma Donoghue
STEVE JOBS Aaron Sorkin
- BRYAN CRANSTON Trumbo
- EDDIE REDMAYNE The Danish Girl
- LEONARDO DICAPRIO The Revenant
- MATT DAMON The Martian
- MICHAEL FASSBENDER Steve Jobs
- ALICIA VIKANDER The Danish Girl
- BRIE LARSON Room
- CATE BLANCHETT Carol
- MAGGIE SMITH The Lady in the Van
- SAOIRSE RONAN Brooklyn
- BENICIO DEL TORO Sicario
- CHRISTIAN BALE The Big Short
- IDRIS ELBA Beasts of No Nation
- MARK RUFFALO Spotlight
- MARK RYLANCE Bridge of Spies
- ALICIA VIKANDER Ex Machina
- JENNIFER JASON LEIGH The Hateful Eight
- JULIE WALTERS Brooklyn
- KATE WINSLET Steve Jobs
- ROONEY MARA Carol
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Thomas Newman
- THE HATEFUL EIGHT Ennio Morricone
- THE REVENANT Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carsten Nicolai
- SICARIO Jóhann Jóhannsson
- STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS John Williams
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Janusz Kamiński
- CAROL Ed Lachman
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD John Seale
- THE REVENANT Emmanuel Lubezki
- SICARIO Roger Deakins
- THE BIG SHORT Hank Corwin
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Michael Kahn
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Margaret Sixel
- THE MARTIAN Pietro Scalia
- THE REVENANT Stephen Mirrione
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo
- CAROL Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Colin Gibson, Lisa Thompson
- THE MARTIAN Arthur Max, Celia Bobak
- STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Rick Carter, Darren Gilford, Lee Sandales
- BROOKLYN Odile Dicks-Mireaux
- CAROL Sandy Powell
- CINDERELLA Sandy Powell
- THE DANISH GIRL Paco Delgado
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Jenny Beavan
MAKE UP & HAIR
- BROOKLYN Morna Ferguson, Lorraine Glynn
- CAROL Jerry DeCarlo, Patricia Regan
- THE DANISH GIRL Jan Sewell
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Lesley Vanderwalt, Damian Martin
- THE REVENANT Sian Grigg, Duncan Jarman, Robert Pandini
- BRIDGE OF SPIES Drew Kunin, Richard Hymns, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Scott Hecker, Chris Jenkins, Mark Mangini, Ben Osmo, Gregg Rudloff, David White
- THE MARTIAN Paul Massey, Mac Ruth, Oliver Tarney, Mark Taylor
- THE REVENANT Lon Bender, Chris Duesterdiek, Martin Hernandez, Frank A. Montaño, Jon Taylor, Randy Thom
- STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Matthew Wood, Stuart Wilson
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
- ANT-MAN Jake Morrison, Greg Steele, Dan Sudick, Alex Wuttke
- EX MACHINA Mark Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris, Andrew Whitehurst
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, Tom Wood, Andy Williams
- THE MARTIAN Chris Lawrence, Tim Ledbury, Richard Stammers, Steven Warner
- STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
- EDMOND Nina Gantz, Emilie Jouffroy
- MANOMAN Simon Cartwright, Kamilla Kristiane Hodol
- PROLOGUE Richard Williams, Imogen Sutton
BRITISH SHORT FILM
- ELEPHANT Nick Helm, Alex Moody, Esther Smith
- MINING POEMS OR ODES Callum Rice, Jack Cocker
- OPERATOR Caroline Bartleet, Rebecca Morgan
- OVER Jörn Threlfall, Jeremy Bannister
- SAMUEL-613 Billy Lumby, Cheyenne Conway
THE EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
- BEL POWLEY
- BRIE LARSON
- DAKOTA JOHNSON
- JOHN BOYEGA
- TARON EGERTON
Source: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts