BAFTAs 2018: the nominations in full

The Shape of Water, Darkest Hour and Three Billboards are out in front, with God’s Own Country and Lady Macbeth up for best British film.

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The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water (2017)

Guillermo Del Toro’s romantic fantasy The Shape of Water leads the way going into the 2018 British Film Academy Awards (BAFTAs), taking 12 nominations including nods for best film and best director. Sally Hawkins is up for leading actress and Octavia Spencer for supporting actress. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Darkest Hour follow with nine nominations a piece, with Blade Runner 2049 and Dunkirk grabbing eight.

Two films backed with National Lottery funding via the BFI Film Fund, God’s Own Country and Lady Macbeth, are in the running for the award for outstanding British film, with Darkest Hour, Paddington 2, Three Billboards and The Death of Stalin also competing. Lady Macbeth is also up for outstanding debut, along with I Am Not a Witch and Kingdom of Us, both also with BFI backing.

Ben Roberts, Director of the BFI Film Fund, said: “We are delighted to see the filmmakers that we have supported with National Lottery funding being recognised in the BAFTA nominations: God’s Own Country, Lady Macbeth, I Am Not a Witch, Kingdom of Us, Wren Boys. We are very proud of these striking films and their contribution to such an excellent year for British cinema.”

Other films with multiple nominations include I, Tonya with five, Phantom Thread and Call Me by Your Name both on four, and Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool and Lady Bird both on three. Receiving two nominations each are Baby Driver, Beauty and the Beast, The Death of Stalin, Get Out, Lady Macbeth and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri both first screened to UK audiences at the BFI London Film Festival. Other nominated films to screen at the LFF include Call Me by Your Name, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Lady Bird, Lady Macbeth, Loving Vincent, My Life as a Courgette, Jane, Loveless, Kingdom of Us, The Florida Project, The Ghoul, The Salesman, Elle and The Handmaiden.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London, with Joanna Lumley assuming host duties from long-time host Stephen Fry.

Best film

Call Me by Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Outstanding British film

Darkest Hour
The Death of Stalin
God’s Own Country
Lady Macbeth
Paddington 2
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer

The Ghoul – Gareth Tunley (writer/director/producer), Jack Healy Guttman and Tom Meeten (producers)
I Am Not a Witch – Rungano Nyoni (writer/director), Emily Morgan (producer)
Jawbone – Johnny Harris (writer/producer), Thomas Napper (director)
Kingdom of Us – Lucy Cohen (director)
Lady Macbeth – Alice Birch (writer), William Oldroyd (director), Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly (producer)

Best film not in the English language

Elle
First They Killed My Father
The Handmaiden
Loveless
The Salesman

Best documentary

City of Ghosts
I Am Not Your Negro
Icarus
An Inconvenient Sequel
Jane

Best animated film

Coco
Loving Vincent
My Life as a Courgette

Best director

Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049
Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best original screenplay

Get Out
I, Tonya
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best adapted screenplay

Call Me by Your Name
The Death of Stalin
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Molly’s Game
Paddington 2

Best actress

Annette Bening, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Best actor

Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Jamie Bell, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name

Best supporting actress

Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Kristin Scott Thomas, Darkest Hour
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Best supporting actor

Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Hugh Grant, Paddington 2
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best original music

Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water

Best cinematography

Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best editing

Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best production design

Beauty and the Beast
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water

Best costume design

Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
I, Tonya
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water

Best make-up and hair

Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
I, Tonya
Victoria & Abdul
Wonder

Best sound

Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best special visual effects

Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes

Best British short animation

Have Heart
Mamoon
Poles Apart

Best British short film

Aamir
Cowboy Dave
A Drowning Man
Work
Wren Boys

The EE Rising Star Award

Daniel Kaluuya
Florence Pugh
Josh O’Connor
Timothée Chalamet
Tessa Thompson

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