Here’s everything you need to know about it and who is up for what this year…
What are the 2019 Bafta nominations?
Best Leading Actress
- Glenn Close – The Wife
- Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born
- Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- Olivia Colman – The Favourite
- Viola Davis – Widows
This category recognises the best actresses in a leading role.
So far, Olivia Coleman is strongly tipped to win the award, having scooped the Golden Globe for the role. Lady Gaga is a close second for A Star Is Born.
Best Leading Actor
- Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
- Christian Bale – Vice
- Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody
- Steve Coogan – Stan & Ollie
- Viggo Mortensen – Green Book
This category celebrates the best actors of the last year.
As Rami Malek won the gong at the Golden Globes for Bohemian Rhapsody he is likely to take the Bafta.
Best Supporting Actress
- Amy Adams – Vice
- Claire Foy – First Man
- Emma Stone – The Favourite
- Margot Robbie – Mary Queen of Scots
- Rachel Weisz -The Favourite
This gong is given in honour of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a supporting role while working within the film industry.
This year is fairly competitive as Rachel Weis and Emma Stone are both up for the award for the same film, The Favourite.
Best Supporting Actor
- Adam Driver – BlacKkKlansman
- Mahershala Ali – Green Book
- Richard E Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- Sam Rockwell – Vice
- Timothee Chalamet – Beautiful Boy
A supporting actor is an man who performs a role in film below that of the leading actor, but above that of a bit part.
Adam Driver is strongly tipped to take home the award for his role in BlacKkKlansman.
- BlacKkKlansman – Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele
- The Favourite – Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, Lee Magiday
- Green Book – Jim Burke, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Charles B. Wessler
- Roma – Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez
- A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Bill Gerber, Lynette Howell Taylor
Any film from any country can be nominated for this award.
The Favourite is tipped to win this award this year.
- Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
- Paweł Pawlikowski – Cold War
- Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite
- Alfonso Cuaron – Roma
- Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
This award honours the directors who have brought the best movies to the big screen.
So far Spike Lee and Bradley Cooper are in the running to scoop this award.
Outstanding British Film
- Beast – Michael Pearce, Kristian Brodie, Lauren Dark, Ivana MacKinnon
- Bohemian Rhapsody – Bryan Singer, Graham King, Anthony McCarten
- The Favourite – Yorgos Lanthimos, Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
- McQueen – Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui, Andee Ryder, Nick Taussig
- Stan & Ollie – Jon S. Baird, Faye Ward, Jeff Pope
- You Were Never Really Here – Lynne Ramsay, Rosa Attab, Pascal Caucheteux, James Wilson
To be eligible for nomination as Outstanding British Film, a movie “must have significant creative involvement by individuals who are British”.
Bohemian Rhapsody or The Favourite are likely to take the crown.
- Free solo – Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin
- McQueen – Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
- RBG – Julie Cohen, Betsy West
- They Shall Not Grow old – Peter Jackson
- Three Identical Strangers – Tim Wardle, Grace Hughes-Hallett, Becky Read
This is award goes to a documentary film that tells a true story, the version of which we have often never heard of before.
McQueen is tipped to scoop the prize.
- Cold War – Janusz Głowacki, Paweł Pawlikowski
- The Favourite – Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
- Green Book – Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga
- Roma – Alfonso Cuarón
- Vice – Adam McKay
The Bafta award for the best original screenplay is for a film not based on previously published material.
The Favourite or Vice are tipped to scoop the gong.
- BlacKkKlansman – Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott
- Can You Ever Forgive Me? – Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty
- First Man – Josh Singer
- If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins
- A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, Eric Roth
This gong is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source.
This is usually a novel, play, short story, or TV series but sometimes another film.
- BlacKkKlansman – Terence Blanchard
- If Beale Street Could Talk – Nicholas Britell
- Isle of Dogs – Alexandre Desplat
- Mary Poppins Returns – Marc Shaiman
- A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lukas Nelson
This award is to recognises music written specifically for the film it is included in. A Star Is Born is tipped to win, but could it be pipped to the post by Mary Poppins Returns?
More on Film
best of brits
All you need to know on the Bafta 2019 Outstanding British Film nominees
BAFTA’S BIG RETURN
The lowdown on Bafta 2019 Best Actor nominees and winner odds
Here’s who’s been nominated for Best Actress at the Baftas 2019, plus their odds
baftas are back
When are the Bafta 2019 film awards, how to watch it LIVE and where is it?
Margot Robbie lands Barbie role after Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway ‘quit’
What is Netflix film Bird Box about, what’s the meaning and what memes are there?
SNATCH IT UP
Here’s the lowdown on Bandersnatch including the word’s meaning and origin
The lowdown on Captain Marvel – release date, cast and new trailer
What are the Golden Globe nominations and when is the ceremony?
Who’s got the golden touch?
Here’s all you need to know about Golden Globes 2018
CRAZY NEW MOVIE
Here’s everything you need to know about Crazy Rich Asians
Here’s why celebrities fight for the Oscars more than the Golden Globes
EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)
- Barry Keoghan
- Cynthia Erivo
- Jessie Buckley
- Lakeith Stanfield
- Letitia Wright
This award recognises the world’s best upcoming talent, and is the only award that is voted for by the public.
Vote here for your favourite.
- The Bafta’s are held on Sunday February 10, 2019.
by – TheSun TV and Showbiz