The nomination list of the BAFTA film awards has been unveiled and the list contains many interesting names. Joanna Lumley will be hosting the award show this year and she seems to be quite excited about it. She claims that it will be a thrilling experience for her and she had also received BAFTA awards twice. BAFTA chair-person Jane Lush has stated that they will be publishing a new set of guidelines which will eradicate the sexual harassment that women face in their work spheres.
Nominations for the Best Film
The list includes many iconic films like Call Me By Your Name, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, The Shape of Water, and Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. The list of nominations for the Outstanding British film includes Darkest Hour, The Death of Stalin, God’s Own Country, Paddington 2 and Three Billboard outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Nominations for Outstanding Debut
For the category of the best British writer, director or producer, the nominees are The Ghoul which has been written and directed by Gareth Tunley and produced by Jack Healy Guttman and Tom Meetan. I Am not a Witch has been written and directed by Rungano Nyoni and Emily Morgan is the producer and it has made it to the list as well. Jawbone, written by Alice Birch, Directed by William OLroyd and produced by Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly has also made it to the list. Lady Macbeth written by Alice Birch, directed by William Oldroyd and Produced by Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly has also been nominated.
Nomination for Film Not in the English Language
The list of films not in the English language includes Elle, First they Killed my Father, The Handmaiden, Loveless and The Salesman.
Nominations for Documentary
The documentary category has some iconic nominations like City of Ghosts, I am not your Negro, Icarus, An Inconvenient Sequel and Jane.
Nominations for Animated Films
The nominations for the category of animated films include Coco, Loving Vincent and My life as a Courgette.
Nominations for Best Director
The nominations for the category of the best director include Denis Villeneuve for Blade Runner 2049, Luca Guadagnino for Call Me By Your Name, Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk ans Gullermo del Toro for The Shape of Water.
The BAFTA awards are considered to be a prestigious award show and all the eminent people of the industry are looking forward to this event. What are your opinions regarding the nominations?