The 2015 BAFTA nominations have been announced

This year’s nominations were revealed by Stephen Fry and Sam Clafin today, at BAFTA’s London headquarters.

As we make our way into the middle of the first month of 2015, it’s almost time for the yearly BAFTA celebrations, which will this year take place on 8 February, once again hosted by Stephen Fry. This year’s awards will mark the 10th time Fry has hosted the event, to be broadcast on BBC One from the Royal Opera House in London.

Host Fry and The Hunger Games’s Sam Clafin announced the nominations in full today, which are as follows:

Best Film

  • The Imitation Game
  • Birdman
  • Boyhood
  • The Theory of Everything
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

Outstanding British Film

  • Paddington
  • Pride
  • Under the Skin
  • ‘71
  • The Theory of Everything

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

  • Pride (Stephen Beresford, David Livingstone)
  • Kajaki: The True Story (Paul Katis, Andrew de Lotbiniere)
  • Northern Soul (Elaine Constantine)
  • Lilting (Hong Khaou)
  • ‘71 (Yann Demange, Gregory Burke)

Animation Film

  • Big Hero 6
  • The Lego Movie
  • The Boxtrolls

Film Not in the English Language

  • Trash
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Ida
  • Leviathan
  • The Lunchbox


  • Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)
  • James Marsh (The Theory of Everything)
  • Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
  • Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
  • Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)


  • 20 Feet from Stardom
  • CitizenFour
  • 20,000 Days on Earth
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Virunga

Original Screenplay

  • Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
  • Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo)
  • Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
  • Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)

Leading Actress

  • Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)
  • Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
  • Amy Adams (Big Eyes)
  • Julianne More (Still Alice)
  • Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)

Leading Actor

  • Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
  • Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
  • Michael Keaton (Birdman)
  • Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)

Supporting Actress

  • Imelda Staunton (Pride)
  • Kiera Knightly (The Imitation Game)
  • Emma Stone (Birdman)
  • Rene Russo (Nightcrawler)
  • Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

Supporting Actor

  • Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
  • Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)
  • Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)
  • JK Simmons (Whiplash)
  • Edward Norton (Birdman)

Original Music

  • Under the Skin (Mica Levi)
  • Interstellar (Hans Zimmer)
  • Birdman (Antonio Sanches)
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat)
  • The Theory of Everything (Jóhann Jóhannsson)


  • Birdman
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Nightcrawler
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel


  • Interstellar
    Mr Turner
  • Ida
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Birdman


  • American Sniper
  • The Imitation Game
  • Birdman
  • Whiplash
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

Costume Design

  • Into the Woods
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Mr Turner
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

Make Up & Hair

  • The Theory of Everything
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Mr Turner
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Into the Woods

Production Design

  • Interstellar
  • The Imitation Game
  • Mr Turner
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Big Eyes

British Short Film

  • The Kármán Line
  • Emotional Fusebox
  • Three Brothers
  • Slap
  • Boogaloo and Graham

Special Visual Effects

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Interstellar
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

British Short Animation

  • The Bigger Picture
  • Monkey Love Experiments
  • My Dad

EE Rising Star Award

  • Margot Robbie
  • Miles Teller
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw
  • Shallene Woodley
  • Jack O’Connell

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