Carol and Bridge Of Spies lead BAFTA race

John Boyega nominated for Rising Star award.

by Jennie Kermode

Bridge Of Spies
Bridge Of Spies Photo: Touchstone Pictures

This year's BAFTA award nominations have been revealed, with Carol and Bridge Of Spies out in front on nine nominations apiece. The Revenant has eight nominations and Mad Max: Fury Road seven. This year's Rising Star nominations, meanwhile, include John Boyega, whose role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which received four nominations, means some people might argue that he has already risen.

The winners will receive their awards in a ceremony on Valentine's Day.

Those nominations in full:-

Best film

Outstanding British film

Outstanding debut by British writer, director or producer

  • Alex Garland (director, Ex Machina)
  • Debbie Tucker Green (writer/director, Second Coming)
  • Naji Abu Nowar (writer/director, Theeb), Rupert Lloyd (producer, Theeb)
  • Sean McAllister (director/producer, A Syrian Love Story), Elhum Shakerifar (producer, A Syrian Love Story)
  • Stephen Fingleton (writer/director, The Survivalist)

Best film not in the English language

Best documentary

Best animated film

Best director

Best original screenplay

Best adapted screenplay

Best actor

Best actress

Best supporting actress

Best supporting actor

Best original music

Best cinematography

Best editing

Best production design

Best costume design

Best make-up and hair

Best sound

Best special visual effects

Best British short animation

  • Edmond
  • Manoman
  • Prologue

Best British short film

  • Elephant
  • Mining Poems Or Odes
  • Operator
  • Over
  • Samuel-613

EE Rising Star (voted for by the public)

  • Bel Powley
  • Brie Larson
  • Dakota Johnson
  • John Boyega
  • Taron Egerton

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