Nominees for Best Animated Film are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts came out with its nominations for the 2015 British Academy Film Awards today with The Grand Budapest Hotel leading the pack with 11 nominations.
The Animated Film nominees are Disney’s Big Hero 6, LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls and Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie.
Studiocanal’s Paddington is nominated in Outstanding British Film and receives a further nomination in Adapted Screenplay.
Fox’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and X-Men: Days of Future Past join New Line’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Paramount’s Interstellar to complete the Special Visual Effects nominations.
The British Short Animation nominations are The Bigger Picture, Monkey Love Experiments and My Dad.
Read the full press release, shown below:
Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015
January 9, 2015 -- The Grand Budapest Hotel receives 11 nominations. Birdman and The Theory of Everything are each nominated in ten categories. The Imitation Game has nine nominations. Boyhood and Whiplash are each nominated five times. Mr. Turner, Nightcrawler and Interstellar receive four nominations. Pride has three nominations.
The Grand Budapest Hotel is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Director and Original Screenplay for Wes Anderson, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Ralph Fiennes is nominated for Leading Actor.
Birdman is nominated for Best Film, Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing and Sound. Michael Keaton is nominated for Leading Actor. Edward Norton is nominated for Supporting Actor and Emma Stone is nominated for Supporting Actress.
The Theory of Everything receives nominations for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Director for James Marsh, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Editing, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Eddie Redmayne is nominated for Leading Actor, whilst Felicity Jones receives a nomination for Leading Actress.
The Imitation Game is nominated in Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Sound. Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated for Leading Actor and Keira Knightley is nominated for Supporting Actress.
Boyhood completes the Best Film line-up, with four further nominations in Director and Original Screenplay for Richard Linklater, with Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress nominations for Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette respectively.
Whiplash receives nominations in Editing and Sound, and Damien Chazelle is nominated for Director and Original Screenplay. J.K. Simmons is nominated for Supporting Actor.
Mr. Turner is nominated in Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Interstellar receives nominations in Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design and Special Visual Effects.
Jake Gyllenhaal completes the Leading Actor line-up for Nightcrawler, which is also nominated in Editing, Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress for Rene Russo.
Imelda Staunton is nominated in Supporting Actress for Pride, which also receives nominations in Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Stephen Beresford (Writer) and David Livingstone (Producer).
Amy Adams is nominated in Leading Actress for Big Eyes, which receives a second nomination in Production Design. The Leading Actress line-up is completed by Julianne Moore for Still Alice, Reese Witherspoon for Wild and Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl, which also receives a nomination for Adapted Screenplay.
Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell both receive Supporting Actor nominations for Foxcatcher.
American Sniper completes the Adapted Screenplay nominations, and is also nominated in Sound.
The Animated Film nominees are Big Hero 6, The Boxtrolls and The Lego Movie.
The nominations in the Documentary category are 20 Feet from Stardom, 20,000 Days on Earth, Citizenfour, Finding Vivian Maier and Virunga.
’71 receives two nominations for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Yann Demange (Director) and Gregory Burke (Writer). Also nominated for Outstanding Debut alongside ’71 and Pride are Paul Katis (Director/Producer) and Andrew de Lotbinière for Kajaki: The True Story, Hong Khaou (Writer/Director) for Lilting and Elaine Constantine (Writer/Director) for Northern Soul.
Paddington is nominated in Outstanding British Film and receives a further nomination in Adapted Screenplay. Under the Skin receives the final nomination in Outstanding British Film and is also nominated for Original Music.
Ida completes the Cinematography line-up, and receives a second nomination for Film Not in the English Language. Also nominated in Film Not in the English Language are Leviathan, The Lunchbox, Trash and Two Days, One Night.
Into the Woods is nominated for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Guardians of the Galaxy completes the nominations for Make Up & Hair, and receives a further nomination for Special Visual Effects.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and X-Men: Days of Future Past join Guardians of the Galaxy and Interstellar to complete the Special Visual Effects nominations.
The British Short Animation nominations are The Bigger Picture, Monkey Love Experiments and My Dad. The British Short Film nominations are Boogaloo and Graham, Emotional Fusebox, The Kármán Line, Slap and Three Brothers.
The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award, announced earlier this week, are Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jack O’Connell, Margot Robbie, Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and promise.
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 8 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 nominations is shown below:
Birdman -- Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W. Skotchdopole
Boyhood -- Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson
The Imitation Game -- Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman
The Theory Of Everything -- Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
’71 -- Yann Demange, Angus Lamont, Robin Gutch, Gregory Burke
The Imitation Game -- Morten Tyldum, Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman,
Paddington -- Paul King, David Heyman
Pride -- Matthew Warchus, David Livingstone, Stephen Beresford
The Theory of Everything -- James Marsh, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten
Under The Skin -- Jonathan Glazer, James Wilson, Nick Wechsler, Walter Campbell
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
Elaine Constantine (Writer/Director) -- Northern Soul
Gregory Burke (Writer), YANN DEMANGE (Director) -- ’71
Hong Khaou (Writer/Director) -- Lilting
Paul Katis (Director/Producer), Andrew De Lotbinière (Producer) -- Kajaki: The True Story
Stephen Beresford (Writer), David Livingstone (Producer) -- Pride
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Ida -- Pawel Pawlikowski, Eric Abraham, Piotr Dzieciol, Ewa Puszczynska
Leviathan -- Andrey Zvyagintsev, Alexander Rodnyansky, Sergey Melkumov
The Lunchbox -- Ritesh Batra, Arun Rangachari, Anurag Kashyap, Guneet Monga
Trash -- Stephen Daldry, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Kris Thykier
Two Days, One Night -- Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Denis Freyd
20 Feet From Stardom -- Morgan Neville, Caitrin Rogers, Gil Friesen
20,000 Days On Earth -- Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
Citizenfour -- Laura Poitras
Finding Vivian Maier -- John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
Virunga -- Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara
Big Hero 6 -- Don Hall, Chris Williams
The Boxtrolls -- Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
The LEGO Movie -- Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Birdman -- Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Boyhood -- Richard Linklater
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Wes Anderson
The Theory of Everything -- James Marsh
Whiplash -- Damien Chazelle
Birdman -- Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo
Boyhood -- Richard Linklater
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Wes Anderson
Nightcrawler -- Dan Gilroy
Whiplash -- Damien Chazelle
American Sniper -- Jason Hall
Gone Girl -- Gillian Flynn
The Imitation Game -- Graham Moore
Paddington -- Paul King
The Theory of Everything -- Anthony Mccarten
Benedict Cumberbatch -- The Imitation Game
Eddie Redmayne -- The Theory of Everything
Jake Gyllenhaal -- Nightcrawler
Michael Keaton -- Birdman
Ralph Fiennes -- The Grand Budapest Hotel
Amy Adams -- Big Eyes
Felicity Jones -- The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore -- Still Alice
Reese Witherspoon -- Wild
Rosamund Pike -- Gone Girl
Edward Norton -- Birdman
Ethan Hawke -- Boyhood
J.K. Simmons -- Whiplash
Mark Ruffalo -- Foxcatcher
Steve Carell -- Foxcatcher
Emma Stone -- Birdman
Imelda Staunton -- Pride
Keira Knightley -- The Imitation Game
Patricia Arquette -- Boyhood
Rene Russo -- Nightcrawler
Birdman -- Antonio Sanchez
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Alexandre Desplat
Interstellar -- Hans Zimmer
The Theory of Everything -- Jóhann Jóhannsson
Under The Skin -- Mica Levi
Birdman -- Emmanuel Lubezki
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Robert Yeoman
Ida -- Lukasz Zal, Ryzsard Lenczewski
Interstellar -- Hoyte Van Hoytema
Mr. Turner -- Dick Pope
Due to a tie in voting in this category, there are six nominations
Birdman -- Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Barney Pilling
The Imitation Game -- William Goldenberg
Nightcrawler -- John Gilroy
The Theory of Everything -- Jinx Godfrey
Whiplash -- Tom Cross
Big Eyes -- Rick Heinrichs, Shane Vieau
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock
The Imitation Game -- Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana Macdonald
Interstellar -- Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis
Mr. Turner -- Suzie Davies, Charlotte Watts
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Milena Canonero
The Imitation Game -- Sammy Sheldon Differ
Into the Woods -- Colleen Atwood
Mr. Turner -- Jacqueline Durran
The Theory of Everything -- Steven Noble
MAKE UP & HAIR
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Frances Hannon
Guardians of the Galaxy -- Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou, David White
Into The Woods -- Peter Swords King, J. Roy Helland
Mr. Turner -- Christine Blundell, Lesa Warrener
The Theory Of Everything -- Jan Sewell
American Sniper -- Walt Martin, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
Birdman -- Thomas Varga, Martin Hernández, Aaron Glascock, Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño
The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Wayne Lemmer, Christopher Scarabosio, Pawel Wdowczak
The Imitation Game -- John Midgley, Lee Walpole, Stuart Hilliker, Martin Jensen
Whiplash -- Thomas Curley, Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes -- Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Erik Winquist, Daniel Barrett
Guardians Of The Galaxy -- Stephane Ceretti, Paul Corbould, Jonathan Fawkner, Nicolas
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies -- Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R.
Interstellar -- Paul Franklin, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley
X-Men: Days Of Future Past -- Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Tim Crosbie, Cameron
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
The Bigger Picture -- Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs, Jennifer Majka
Monkey Love Experiments -- Ainslie Henderson, Cam Fraser, Will Anderson
My Dad -- Marcus Armitage
BRITISH SHORT FILM
Boogaloo and Graham -- Brian J. Falconer, Michael Lennox, Ronan Blaney
Emotional Fusebox -- Michael Berliner, Rachel Tunnard
The Kármán Line -- Campbell Beaton, Dawn King, Tiernan Hanby, Oscar Sharp
Slap -- Islay Bell-Webb, Michelangelo Fano, Nick Rowland
Three Brothers -- Aleem Khan, Matthieu de Braconier, Stephanie Paeplow
THE EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
Source: British Academy of Film and Television Arts