Bafta 2019 nominations in full from The Favourite to Bohemian Rhapsody

THE BAFTAs is one of the biggest nights in the film industry calendar, where A-listers from both sides of the pond come together.

Here’s everything you need to know about it and who is up for what this year…

The Bafta’s are back for another year
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What are the 2019 Bafta nominations?

The Favourite leads the race for this year’s Bafta Awards, with 12 nominations.
It’s way ahead of its  rivals Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, First Man and Roma, which all have seven nominations each.

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.

Olivia Colman is strongly tipped to win the Best Actress award

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.

Rami Malek is strongly tipped to win the Best Actor award
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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.

Emma Stone is up for the Best Support Actress gong for The Favourite
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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.

Adam Driver could win the award for BlacKkKlansman
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Best Film

  • 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.

Green Book is up for Best Film – but will it beat The Favourite?
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Best Director

  • 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.

Bradley Cooper could scoop Best Director for A Star Is Born
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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.

Bohemian Rhapsody is strongly tipped to win Outstanding British Film
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Best Documentary

  • 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.

McQueen could win Best Documentary

Original Screenplay

  • 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.

Vice starring Christian Bale is up for Original Screenplay

Adapted Screenplay

  • 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 is up for the award of Best Adapted Screenplay

Orginal Music

  • 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?

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

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