Sandra Bullock's space drama Gravity leads BAFTA nominations

by Gravity, the space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, leads the way at this year's Baftas with 11 nominations, including best film and best British film.


Leading lady Sandra has also been feted in the best actress category, while Alfonso Cuaron is up for best director.

Steve McQueen's slavery drama 12 Years a Slave, meanwhile, received ten nods, including best film, director, and best actor for star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

American Hustle has been listed in ten categories, with recognition for Christian Bale and Amy Adams in the best actor and actress categories.

This year's nominations also saw Dame Judi Dench set a new BAFTA record, receiving her 15th acting nomination for her role in Philomena.

Winners will be announced at a star-studded ceremony at London's Royal Opera House on 16 February, hosted by Stephen Fry.


Bafta Film Awards 2014: Main nominees

  • Best film
    12 Years a Slave
    American Hustle
    Captain Phillips
  • Outstanding British film
    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
    Saving Mr Banks
    The Selfish Giant
  • Best actor
    Christian Bale (American Hustle)
    Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
    Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
    Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
    Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)
  • Best actress
    Amy Adams (American Hustle)
    Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
    Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
    Judi Dench (Philomena)
    Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks)
  • Best supporting actor
    Barkhad Adbi (Captain Phillips)
    Daniel Bruhl (Rush)
    Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
    Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra)
    Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)
  • Best supporting actress
    Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)
    Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
    Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave)
    Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
    Oprah Winfrey (The Butler)
  • Best director
    Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)
    Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)
    Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
    David O Russell (American Hustle)
    Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Best adapted screenplay
    12 Years a Slave
    Behind the Candelabra
    Captain Phillips
    The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Best original screenplay
    American Hustle
    Blue Jasmine
    Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Best documentary
    The Act of Killing
    The Armstrong Lie
    Tim's Vermeer
    We Steal Secrets
  • Best animated film
    Despicable Me 2
    Monsters University
  • Rising star award
    Dane DeHaan
    George MacKay
    Lupita Nyong'o
    Will Poulter
    Lea Seydoux


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