Earlier this week The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017.
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 12 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.
The still not released in the UK La La Land is leading the nominations with a combined 11 nominations.
= 11 Nominations =
La La Land is nominated for Best Film, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Sound. Damien Chazelle is nominated for both Director and Original Screenplay and Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for Leading Actor and Leading Actress.
La La Land is in UK cinemas from Friday 13 January, 2017
= 9 Nominations =
It's great to see my favourite film from last year lauded and getting much - Denis Villeneuve's Arrival received 9 nominations including much deserved nods for Jóhann Jóhannsson's Soundtrack and Sound overall.
Arrival received nominations for Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Sound and Special Visual Effects, as well as Director for Denis Villeneuve and Leading Actress for Amy Adams.
Arrival was released into UK cinemas on Thursday 10 November, 2016 and is expected to be released for home and digital soon.
Another one of my favourites from last year - Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals equals Arrival's with 9 nominations including Leading Actor for Jake Gyllenhaal, and for Supporting Actor for Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The film is also nominated for Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design and Make Up & Hair. Tom Ford is nominated for both Director and Adapted Screenplay.
Nocturnal Animals was released into UK cinemas Friday 4 November and is expected to be released for home and digital soon.
= 6 Nominations =
Manchester by the Sea is nominated for Best Film and Editing. Kenneth Lonergan is nominated for both Director and Original Screenplay. Casey Affleck is nominated for Leading Actor and Michelle Williams for Supporting Actress.
Manchester by the Sea is in UK cinemas from Friday 13 January, 2017
= 5 Nominations =
Which brings us to the most nominated British film - Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake.
Ken Loach is nominated for Director for I, Daniel Blake, which is also nominated for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress for Hayley Squires.
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Andrew Garfield is nominated for Leading Actor for Hacksaw Ridge, which is also nominated for Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Make Up & Hair and Sound.
Lion is nominated for Adapted Screenplay, Original Music and Cinematography. Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman are nominated for Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress respectively.
Moonlight is nominated for Best Film and Original Screenplay with two further nominations for Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris who are nominated for Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress respectively.
Moonlight is in UK cinemas from Friday 17 February, 2017
Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant are nominated for Leading Actress and Supporting Actor for their roles in Florence Foster Jenkins. The film is also nominated for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair.
= 3 Nominations =
Jeff Bridges is nominated for Supporting Actor for Hell or High Water, which is also nominated for Original Screenplay and Cinematography. Natalie Portman is nominated for Leading Actress for Jackie, which is also nominated for Original Music and Costume Design.
Doctor Strange receives nominations for Production Design, Make Up & Hair and Special Visual Effects.
Notes on Blindness is nominated for Documentary and Outstanding British Film. The film also receives a nomination for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Pete Middleton (Writer/Director/Producer), James Spinney (Writer/Director), and Jo-Jo Ellison (Producer).
= 2 Nominations =
Under the Shadow receives a nomination for Outstanding British Film, as well as for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Babak Anvari (Writer/Director) alongside the film’s producers Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill and Lucan Toh.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is nominated for Make Up & Hair and Special Visual Effects.
= 1 Nomination =
American Honey and Denial received nominations for Outstanding British Film.
Nominations for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer include The Girl With All the Gifts (Mike Carey, Writer, Camille Gatin, Producer), The Hard Stop (George Amponsah, Writer/Director/Producer, Dionne Walker, Writer/Producer) and The Pass (John Donnelly, Writer, Ben Williams, Director).
Five other feature films receive one nomination each: Hidden Figures for Adapted Screenplay; Hail, Caesar! for Production Design; Allied for Costume Design; Deepwater Horizon for Sound and The Jungle Book for Special Visual Effects.
Also receiving acting nominations are: Viggo Mortensen for Leading Actor for Captain Fantastic; Emily Blunt for Leading Actress for The Girl on the Train; and Viola Davis for Supporting Actress for Fences.
= Animated Film Nominations =
The four films nominated for Animated Film are Finding Dory, Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana and Zootropolis.
= Film Not in the English Language =
The nominations for Film Not in the English Language are Dheepan, Julieta, Mustang, Son of Saul and Toni Erdmann.
= Documentary Film Nominations =
As well as the three nominations for Notes on Blindness, other nominations in the Documentary category are 13th, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years, The Eagle Huntress and Weiner.
= Short Film Nominations =
The British Short Animation nominees are The Alan Dimension, A Love Story and Tough. The five nominations for British Short Film are Consumed, Home, Mouth of Hell, The Party and Standby.
= EE Rising Star Award Nominees =
The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award, announced last week, are Anya Taylor-Joy, Laia Costa, Lucas Hedges, Ruth Negga and Tom Holland.
This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actress or actor who has demonstrated exceptional talent and has begun to capture the imagination of the UK public.
The nominations were announced on the morning of 10 January 2017 by Dominic Cooper and Sophie Turner at BAFTA’s London headquarters, 195 Piccadilly.
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 12 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.
For the full list of nominations and more information, head over to:
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The Establishing Shot: BAFTA NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE EE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS IN 2017 - UPCOMING EVENT
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