Awards 2012: The BAFTA Award Nominations Are In

ALTLadies and gentlemen, we’re making our final descent towards naming a Best Picture of 2011.

With the Golden Globes behind us and Academy Award nominations hitting next week (with the show arriving at the tail end of February), the limbo week between them is reserved for the coveted BAFTAs, the UK equivalent of the Oscars. After picking up a few statues at the Globes, feel good favorite of the year The Artist leads the pack in the BAFTA nods with a whopping 12 nominations. Behind the silent comedy are the British spy drama Tinker Tailor Solider Spy with 11 noms and Hugo with 9. Can the BAFTAs give a much-needed boost to the latter two films? Only time will tell…The BAFTAs announce their winners February 12.

Best Film

The Artist

The Descendants


The Help

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Outstanding British Film

My Week With Marilyn



Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

We Need To Talk About Kevin

Outstanding Debut by a Writer, Director or Producer

Attack The Block – Joe Cornish (Director/Writer)

Black Pond – Will Sharpe (Director/Writer), Tom Kingsley (Director), Sarah Brocklehurst (Producer)

Coriolanus – Ralph Fiennes (Director)

Submarine – Richard Ayoade (Director/Writer)

Tyrannosaur – Paddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

Film Not in the English Language




A Separation

The Skin I Live In


George Harrison: Living In The Material World

Project Nim


Animated Film

The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn

Arthur Christmas



Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive

Martin Scorsese – Hugo

Tomas Alfredson – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Lynne Ramsay – We Need To Talk About Kevin

Original Screenplay

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids

John Michael McDonagh – The Guard

Abi Morgan – The Iron Lady

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

Adapated Screenplay

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants

Tate Taylor – The Help

George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides Of March

Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin – Moneyball

Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Leading Actor

Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

George Clooney – The Descendants

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Michael Fassbender – Shame

Leading Actress

Berenice Bejo – The Artist

Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady

Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin

Viola Davis – The Help

Supporting Actor

Christopher Plummer – Beginners

Jim Broadbent – The Iron Lady

Jonah Hill – Moneyball

Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn

Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Ides of March

Supporting Actress

Carey Mulligan – Drive

Jessica Chastain – The Help

Judi Dench – My Week with Marilyn

Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids

Octavia Spencer – The Help

Original Music

The Artist – Ludovic Bource

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Hugo – Howard Shore

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias

War Horse – John Williams


The Artist – Guillaume Schiffman

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Jeff Cronenweth

Hugo – Robert Richardson

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Hoyte van Hoytema

War Horse – Janusz Kaminski


The Artist – Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius

Drive – Mat Newman

Hugo – Thelma Schoonmaker

Senna – Gregers Sall, Chris King

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Dino Jonsater

Production Design

The Artist – Laurence Bennett, Robert Gould

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Stuart Craig, Stephenie McMillan

Hugo – Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana MacDonald

War Horse – Rick Carter, Lee Sandales

Costume Design

The Artist – Mark Bridges

Hugo – Sandy Powell

Jane Eyre – Michael O’Connor

My Week With Marilyn – Jill Taylor

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Jacqueline Durran

Make Up & Hair

The Artist – Julie Hewett, Cydney Cornell

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Amanda Knight, Lisa Tomblin

Hugo – Morag Ross, Jan Archibald

The Iron Lady – Marese Langan

My Week With Marilyn – Jenny Shircore


The Artist – Nadine Muse, Gérard Lamps, Michael Krikorian

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – James Mather, Stuart Wilson, Stuart Hilliker, Mike Dowson, Adam Scrivener

Hugo – Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Casali, Howard Bargroff, Doug Cooper, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley

War Horse – Stuart Wilson, Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson, Richard Hymns

Special Visual Effects

The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn – Joe Letteri

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery

Hugo – Rob Legato, Ben Grossman, Joss Williams

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White

War Horse – Ben Morris, Neil Corbould

The Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award

Adam Deacon

Chris Hemsworth

Chris O’Dowd

Eddie Redmayne

Tom Hiddleston

Source: BAFTA