New Moon leads National Movie Awards

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner have all received recognition for their roles in the vampire sequel, going up against Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint in the Performance of the Year category.

The Twilight follow-up is pitted against Avatar, Alice In Wonderland and Clash of the Titans in the best fantasy film category, while the next installment, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, is in contention for the title of Most Anticipated Movie of the Summer.

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince is nominated in the family film category along with Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang, and Up, while Coco Before Chanel, Paranormal Activity and Harry Brown are among films nominated for breakthrough movie prize.

The awards, which are voted for by the public, will be handed out at a ceremony in London in May (10).