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Battle for BAFTAs: ‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years,’ ‘Hustle,’ ‘Phillips’ in Kudos Fight

'Philomena' and 'Wolf of Wall Street' compete in major categories

LONDON — “Gravity” leads the BAFTA film kudos contest with 11 nominations, followed by “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” with 10 each, and “Captain Phillips” with nine.

Those four pics dominate the main categories. They all compete for best film, where they are joined by “Philomena,” and in the helming category, in which “The Wolf of Wall Street” also has a candidate.

Those six films also feature in both the screenplay and lead thesp races. They are joined by “Blue Jasmine,” “Nebraska,” “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “Behind the Candelabra” in the screenplay categories, and “Blue Jasmine,” “Nebraska” and “Saving Mr. Banks” in the lead thesp sections.

“Saving Mr. Banks” and “Behind the Candelabra” both had five nominations in total, while “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Rush” and “Philomena” had four each. Three noms apiece were taken by “Blue Jasmine,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “Nebraska.”

Among the U.K. distributors of the films, Warner Bros. fared best with 20 noms, followed by rising star eOne, which took 15 noms. Fellow indie distrib Entertainment had 13 nominations and Sony Pictures Releasing had 11. Disney had eight, while Studiocanal and Universal took seven each.

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Woody Allen’s original screenplay nom for “Blue Jasmine” is his 24th BAFTA nomination, which makes him the recipient of the most film nominations in the org’s history. He has won 10 BAFTAs, which is believed to be more than anyone else.

Judi Dench became BAFTA’s most nominated movie actress, with her leading actress nom for “Philomena” taking her tally to 15, including six wins, most recently for “Iris” in 2002. This year she is up against two BAFTA veterans, Emma Thompson for “Saving Mr. Banks” and Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine.” Thompson has been nommed by BAFTA seven times and Blanchett on six occasions.

Martin Scorsese picked up his 12th BAFTA nomination as director of “The Wolf of Wall Street.” He has won three BAFTAs, all of them for “Goodfellas” in 1991.

Thesps Luke Evans and Helen McCrory revealed the nominations Wednesday at BAFTA’s London headquarters.

The awards, which will be hosted by Stephen Fry, take place Feb. 16 at London’s Royal Opera House.

NOMINATIONS
BEST FILM

12 YEARS A SLAVE Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen
AMERICAN HUSTLE Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman
PHILOMENA Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward

DIRECTOR
12 YEARS A SLAVE Steve McQueen
AMERICAN HUSTLE David O. Russell
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Paul Greengrass
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Martin Scorsese

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
AMERICAN HUSTLE Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
BLUE JASMINE Woody Allen
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
NEBRASKA Bob Nelson

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
12 YEARS A SLAVE John Ridley
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Richard LaGravenese
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Billy Ray
PHILOMENA Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Terence Winter

LEADING ACTOR
BRUCE DERN Nebraska
CHIWETEL EJIOFOR 12 Years a Slave
CHRISTIAN BALE American Hustle
LEONARDO DICAPRIO The Wolf of Wall Street
TOM HANKS Captain Phillips

LEADING ACTRESS
AMY ADAMS American Hustle
CATE BLANCHETT Blue Jasmine
EMMA THOMPSON Saving Mr. Banks
JUDI DENCH Philomena
SANDRA BULLOCK Gravity

SUPPORTING ACTOR
BARKHAD ABDI Captain Phillips
BRADLEY COOPER American Hustle
DANIEL BRÜHL Rush
MATT DAMON Behind the Candelabra
MICHAEL FASSBENDER 12 Years a Slave

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
JENNIFER LAWRENCE American Hustle
JULIA ROBERTS August: Osage County
LUPITA NYONG’O 12 Years a Slave
OPRAH WINFREY The Butler
SALLY HAWKINS Blue Jasmine

ORIGINAL MUSIC
12 YEARS A SLAVE Hans Zimmer
THE BOOK THIEF John Williams
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Henry Jackman
GRAVITY Steven Price
SAVING MR. BANKS Thomas Newman

CINEMATOGRAPHY
12 YEARS A SLAVE Sean Bobbitt
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Barry Ackroyd
GRAVITY Emmanuel Lubezki
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Bruno Delbonnel
NEBRASKA Phedon Papamichael

EDITING
12 YEARS A SLAVE Joe Walker
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Christopher Rouse
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger
RUSH Dan Hanley, Mike Hill
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Thelma Schoonmaker

PRODUCTION DESIGN
12 YEARS A SLAVE Adam Stockhausen, Alice Baker
AMERICAN HUSTLE Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Howard Cummings
GRAVITY Andy Nicholson, Rosie Goodwin, Joanne Woodlard
THE GREAT GATSBY Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn

COSTUME DESIGN
AMERICAN HUSTLE Michael Wilkinson
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Ellen Mirojnick
THE GREAT GATSBY Catherine Martin
THE INVISIBLE WOMAN Michael O’Connor
SAVING MR. BANKS Daniel Orlandi

MAKE UP & HAIR
AMERICAN HUSTLE Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Kate Biscoe, Marie Larkin
THE BUTLER Debra Denson, Beverly Jo Pryor, Candace Neal
THE GREAT GATSBY Maurizio Silvi, Kerry Warn
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Peter Swords King, Richard Taylor, Rick Findlater

SOUND
ALL IS LOST Richard Hymns, Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor, Micah Bloomberg, Gillian Arthur
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, Chris Munro, Oliver Tarney
GRAVITY Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Peter F. Kurland, Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff
RUSH Danny Hambrook, Martin Steyer, Stefan Korte, Markus Stemler, Frank Kruse

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
GRAVITY Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, Eric Reynolds
IRON MAN 3 Bryan Grill, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick
PACIFIC RIM Hal Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy De Quattro, Nigel Sumner
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Ben Grossmann, Burt Dalton, Patrick Tubach, Roger Guyett

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
THE ACT OF KILLING Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sorensen
BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval
THE GREAT BEAUTY Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima
METRO MANILA Sean Ellis, Mathilde Charpentier
WADJDA Haifaa Al-Mansour, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul

DOCUMENTARY
THE ACT OF KILLING Joshua Oppenheimer
THE ARMSTRONG LIE Alex Gibney
BLACKFISH Gabriela Cowperthwaite
TIM’S VERMEER Teller, Penn Jillette, Farley Ziegler
WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS Alex Gibney

ANIMATED FILM
DESPICABLE ME 2 Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
FROZEN Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Dan Scanlon

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
GRAVITY Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman, Jonas Cuaron
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson
PHILOMENA Stephen Frears, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward, Jeff Pope
RUSH Ron Howard, Andrew Eaton, Peter Morgan
SAVING MR. BANKS John Lee Hancock, Alison Owen, Ian Collie, Philip Steuer, Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith
THE SELFISH GIANT: Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
COLIN CARBERRY (Writer), GLENN PATTERSON (Writer) Good Vibrations
KELLY MARCEL (Writer) Saving Mr. Banks
KIERAN EVANS (Director/Writer) Kelly + Victor
PAUL WRIGHT (Director/Writer), POLLY STOKES (Producer) For Those in Peril
SCOTT GRAHAM (Director/Writer) Shell

BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
EVERYTHING I CAN SEE FROM HERE Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Friederike Nicolaus, Sam Taylor
I AM TOM MOODY Ainslie Henderson
SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa

BRITISH SHORT FILM
ISLAND QUEEN Ben Mallaby, Nat Luurtsema
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES Megan Rubens, Michael Pearce, Selina Lim
ORBIT EVER AFTER Chee-Lan Chan, Jamie Stone, Len Rowles
ROOM 8 James W. Griffiths, Sophie Venner
SEA VIEW Anna Duffield, Jane Linfoot

THE EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
DANE DEHAAN
GEORGE MACKAY
LUPITA NYONG’O
WILL POULTER
LEA SEYDOUX

BY FILM [40 FILMS]:
12 Years a Slave 10
The Act of Killing 2
All Is Lost 1
American Hustle 10
The Armstrong Lie 1
August: Osage County 1
Behind the Candelabra 5
Blackfish 1
Blue Is the Warmest Colour 1
Blue Jasmine 3
The Book Thief 1
The Butler 2
Captain Phillips 9
Despicable Me 2 1
For Those in Peril 1
Frozen 1
Good Vibrations 1
Gravity 11
The Great Beauty 1
The Great Gatsby 3
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2
Inside Llewyn Davis 3
The Invisible Woman 1
Iron Man 3 1
Kelly + Victor 1
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 1
Metro Manila 1
Monsters University 1
Nebraska 3
Pacific Rim 1
Philomena 4
Rush 4
Saving Mr. Banks 5
The Selfish Giant 1
Shell 1
Star Trek Into Darkness 1
Tim’s Vermeer 1
Wadjda 1
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks 1
The Wolf of Wall Street 4

BY U.K. DISTRIBUTOR:
Artificial Eye 3
Blue Is the Warmest Colour 1
The Great Beauty 1
The Selfish Giant 1

Disney 8
Frozen 1
Iron Man 3 1
Monsters University 1
Saving Mr. Banks 5
Dogwoof 3
Blackfish 1
The Act of Killing 2

Entertainment 13
American Hustle 10
August: Osage County 1
The Butler 2

Entertainment One 15
12 Years a Slave 10
Behind the Candelabra 5

Fox 1
The Book Thief 1

Independent Film Company 1
Metro Manila 1

Lionsgate 1
The Invisible Woman 1

Paramount Pictures 4
Nebraska 3
Star Trek Into Darkness 1

Pathé 5
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 1
Philomena 4

Soda 2
For Those in Peril 1
Wadjda 1

Sony Pictures Releasing 11
The Armstrong Lie 1
Captain Phillips 9
Tim’s Vermeer 1

StudioCanal 7
Inside Llewyn Davis 3
Rush 4

The Works 1
Good Vibrations 1

Universal 7
All Is Lost 1
Despicable Me 2 1
We Steal Secrets 1
The Wolf of Wall Street 4

Verve Pictures 2
Kelly + Victor 1
Shell 1

Warner Bros. 20
Blue Jasmine 3
Gravity 11
The Great Gatsby 3
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2
Pacific Rim 1

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