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BAFTA Awards 2019: Complete List Of Nominees

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced its full list of nominees for the organization's forthcoming 2019 awards ceremony. 

Director Yorgos Lanthimos' The Favourite soared to reign supreme over the honorees, living up to its name to become the favorite of the 2019 BAFTAs with 12 nominations — including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Director, Best Leading Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (for both Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz), Cinematography, Editing, and Costume Design, among others. 

At the 2019 Golden GlobesThe Favourite was up for five awards, but only spun one of them into a win — Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy or Musical Motion Picture, which went to Colman for her portrayal of Queen Anne. With so many nods to its name at this year's BAFTA Awards, The Favourite should end the evening with a few more statues than it took home at the Globes. Here's to hoping, at least. 

A Star Is Born, the musical romantic drama directed by and co-starring Bradley Cooper, earned nominations for Best Film, Best Director, Leading Actor (Cooper), Leading Actress (Lady Gaga), Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, and Sound. Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, which hasn't received all that much attention this awards season, also earned seven nominations: Supporting Actress (Claire Foy), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound, Special Visual Effects. The film sadly didn't land Chazelle a Best Director BAFTA nomination, nor did it see leading man Ryan Gosling scoop up a nod for his performance as Armstrong. 

The divisive Bohemian Rhapsody — which has been causing major waves in Hollywood and abroad after the film, directed by Bryan Singer, who has been accused of sexual assault, earned several Golden Globe Awards earlier this month — landed BAFTA Awards nods for Outstanding British Film, Leading Actor, Cinematography, Editing, Costume Design, Makeup and Hair, and Sound.

At last, BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee has captured the attention of international awards-givers, earning several BAFTA Award nominations — his first from the organization for directing a feature film. (It's important to note here that he did take home a special BAFTA for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema back in 2002. Still, he has never until now scored BAFTA Award nods for one of his movies.) The British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominated Lee for Best Director, BlacKkKlansman for Best Adapted Screenplay (Lee co-wrote the script with David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, and Kevin Willmott), and the movie itself for Best Film and Best Original Music. BlacKkKlansman star Adam Driver also landed a nomination for Best Supporting Actor, but leading guy John David Washington sadly didn't receive recognition for his incredible turn as Detective Ron Stallworth. 

It's surprising that British filmmaker Steve McQueen, who helmed the fantastic Widows, didn't get a nomination for Best Director. What's even more disappointing is that Widows itself failed to score a nod for Outstanding British Film. It did, however, earn Viola Davis a BAFTA Awards nomination for Supporting Actress.

The two best Marys of 2018 earned three nominations each: Mary Poppins Returns picked up ones for Original Music (Marc Shaiman), Production Design (John Myhre, Gordon Sim), and Costume Design (Sandy Powell), while Mary Queen of Scots landed ones for Costume Design, Makeup and Hair, and Supporting Actress (Margot Robbie). Neither film's top-lining ladies, Emily Blunt and Saoirse Ronan, managed to earn Leading Actress nominations this year. 

Hosted by Joanna Lumley, the 2019 BAFTA Awards will take place on Sunday, February 10 — just two weeks ahead of the 91st Annual Academy Awards. Take a look at the full list of nominees below. 

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

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


  • BLACKkKLANSMAN — Spike Lee
  • COLD WAR — Paweł Pawlikowski
  • THE FAVOURITE — Yorgos Lanthimos
  • ROMA — Alfonso Cuarón
  • A STAR IS BORN — Bradley Cooper

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

Leading Actor

  • BRADLEY COOPER — A Star Is Born 
  • RAMI MALEK — Bohemian Rhapsody 
  • STEVE COOGAN — Stan & Ollie 
  • VIGGO MORTENSEN — Green Book

Supporting Actress

  • AMY ADAMS — Vice
  • CLAIRE FOY — First Man
  • EMMA STONE — The Favourite
  • MARGOT ROBBIE — Mary Queen of Scots
  • RACHEL WEISZ — The Favourite

Supporting Actor 

  • ADAM DRIVER — BlacKkKlansman
  • MAHERSHALA ALI — Green Book
  • RICHARD E. GRANT — Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET — Beautiful Boy

Animated Film

  • INCREDIBLES 2 — Brad Bird, John Walker
  • ISLE OF DOGS — Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson
  • SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE — Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord

Adapted Screenplay

  • BLACKkKLANSMAN — Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott
  • CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? — Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty
  • FIRST MAN — Josh Singer
  • A STAR IS BORN — Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, Eric Roth

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

Original Music

  • BLACKkKLANSMAN — Terence Blanchard
  • IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK — Nicholas Britell
  • ISLE OF DOGS — Alexandre Desplat
  • A STAR IS BORN — Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lukas Nelson


  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY — Newton Thomas Sigel
  • COLD WAR — Łukasz Żal
  • THE FAVOURITE — Robbie Ryan
  • FIRST MAN — Linus Sandgren
  • ROMA — Alfonso Cuarón


  • THE FAVOURITE — Yorgos Mavropsaridis
  • FIRST MAN — Tom Cross
  • ROMA — Alfonso Cuarón, Adam Gough
  • VICE — Hank Corwin

Production Design

  • THE FAVOURITE — Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton
  • FIRST MAN — Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas
  • MARY POPPINS RETURNS — John Myhre, Gordon Sim
  • ROMA — Eugenio Caballero, Bárbara Enríquez

Costume Design

  • THE FAVOURITE — Sandy Powell
  • MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS — Alexandra Byrne

Makeup and Hair

  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY — Mark Coulier, Jan Sewell
  • THE FAVOURITE — Nadia Stacey
  • MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS — Jenny Shircore
  • STAN & OLLIE — Mark Coulier, Jeremy Woodhead
  • VICE — Nominees TBC


  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY — John Casali, Tim Cavagin, Nina Hartstone, Paul Massey, John Warhurst
  • FIRST MAN — Mary H. Ellis, Mildred Iatrou Morgan, Ai-Ling Lee, Frank A. Montaño, Jon Taylor
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT — Gilbert Lake, James H. Mather, Christopher Munro, Mike Prestwood Smith
  • A QUIET PLACE — Erik Aadahl, Michael Barosky, Brandon Procter, Ethan Van der Ryn
  • A STAR IS BORN — Steve Morrow, Alan Robert Murray, Jason Ruder, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic

Special Visual Effects

  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR — Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Kelly Port, Dan Sudick
  • BLACK PANTHER — Geoffrey Baumann, Jesse James Chisholm, Craig Hammack, Dan Sudick
  • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD — Tim Burke, Andy Kind, Christian Manz, David Watkins
  • FIRST MAN — Ian Hunter, Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, J.D. Schwalm
  • READY PLAYER ONE — Matthew E. Butler, Grady Cofer, Roger Guyett, David Shirk

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer

  • APOSTASY — Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director)
  • BEAST — Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer)
  • A CAMBODIAN SPRING — Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer)
  • PILI — Leanne Welham (Writer/Director), Sophie Harman (Producer)
  • RAY & LIZ — Richard Billingham (Writer/Director), Jacqui Davies (Producer)

British Short Animation

  • I'M OK — Elizabeth Hobbs, Abigail Addison, Jelena Popović
  • MARFA — Gary McLeod, Myles McLeod
  • ROUGHHOUSE — Jonathan Hodgson, Richard Van Den Boom

British Short Film

  • 73 COWS — Alex Lockwood
  • BACHELOR, 38 — Angela Clarke
  • THE BLUE DOOR — Ben Clark, Megan Pugh, Paul Taylor
  • THE FIELD — Sandhya Suri, Balthazar de Ganay
  • WALE — Barnaby Blackburn, Sophie Alexander, Catherine Slater, Edward Speleers

Film Not in the English Language (Best Foreign Film)

  • CAPERNAUM — Nadine Labaki, Khaled Mouzanar
  • COLD WAR — Paweł Pawlikowski, Tanya Seghatchian, Ewa Puszczyńska
  • DOGMAN — Matteo Garrone, Jean Labadie, Jeremy Thomas, Paolo Del Brocco
  • ROMA – Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez
  • SHOPLIFTERS — Hirokazu Kore-eda, Kaoru Matsuzaki


  • 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

EE Rising Star Award (Voted for by the public)