BAFTAs Announce Nominees

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BAFTAs Announce Nominees

While the Golden Globes may have just announced their winners this past weekend, the British Academy Film Awards, another precursor to the Academy Awards, have just announced their nominees. The Artist, which was the Globes’ winner for Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, led the field with 12 nominations.

The awards will be presented on Feb 13.

Check out the main categories below and view the entire list of nominations here.

Best Film
The Artist
The Descendents
The Help
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Outstanding British Film
My Week with Marilyn
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Director
The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
HugoMartin Scorsese 
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Thomas Alfedson
We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay

Best Documentary
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Project Nim

Original Screenplay
The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
 Bridesmaids – Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig 
The Guard – John Michael McDonagh
The Iron Lady – Abi Morgan
Midnight in ParisWoody Allen 

Adapted Screenplay
The Descendents – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
The Help – Tate Taylor
The Ides of MarchGeorge Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Moneyball – Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin 
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Bridget O’Conner, Peter Straughan

Foreign Language Film
A Separation
The Skin I Live In

Animated Film
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
Arthur Christmas

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