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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Leonardo DiCaprio, Oprah Winfrey | See the 2014 BAFTAS Nominees List



Chiwetel Ejiofor & Lupita Nyong'o - January 2014 - BellaNaija

Africa is shining bright this awards season.

With the People’s Choice Awards today and The Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, is your sure bet for all the red carpet and inside scoop.

The nominations for the 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards were revealed this morning. And once again, British-Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o get nods for their incredible portrayals in 12 Years a Slave.

Chiwetel is running for the Best Actor category, while Lupita was slotted in Best Supporting Actress and Rising Star categories.

They both have Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations and they are currently being drafted for Academy Awards according to film critics.

The director of 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen also scores a nod in the Best Director category.

Check out the full list of nominees;
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 Cuarón, David Heyman
Philomena – Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward

Outstanding British Film
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Saving Mr Banks
The Selfish Giant

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson – Good Vibrations
Kelly Marcel – Saving Mr Banks
Kieran Evans – Kelly + Victor
Paul Wright, Polly Stokes – For Those in Peril
Scott Graham – Shell

Film Not in the English Language
The Act of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen
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

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

Original Screenplay
American Hustle – Eric Warren Singer, David O Russell
Blue Jasmine – Woody Allen
Gravity – Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron
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

Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
David O Russell – American Hustle
Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

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
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr Banks

Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Matt Damon – Behind the Candelabra
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

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

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

12 Years a Slave – Sean Bobbitt
Captain Phillips – Barry Ackroyd
Gravity – Emmanuel Lubezki
Inside Llewyn Davis – Bruno Delbonnel
Nebraska – Phedon Papamichael

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

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

EE Rising Star Award
Dane DeHaan
George Mackay
Lupita Nyong’o
Will Poulter
Léa Seydoux

Congrats to all the nominees.