ARGO, LINCOLN, LES MIS Among 2012 BAFTA Nominees

ARGO, LINCOLN, LES MIS Among 2012 BAFTA Nominees

The full list of nominations has been announced for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) which will take place on Sunday February 10th at London's Royal Opera House. In the category for Best Picture the nominees are Argo, Les Miserables, Life of Pi. Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty.

Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino was nominated for Best Director along with Michael Haneke, director of Amour. Surprisingly, Lincoln's Steven Spielberg and Les Mis helmer Tom Hooper were not nominated in the category.

The nominees are as follows:

BEST FILM

Argo Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney

LES MISERABLES Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh

Life of Pi Gil Netter, Ang Lee, David Womark

Lincoln Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy

Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow, Megan Ellison

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

Anna Karenina Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster, Tom Stoppard

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel John Madden, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Ol Parker

LES MISERABLES Tom Hooper, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh, William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Herbert Kretzmer

Seven Psychopaths Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin

Skyfall Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER

BART LAYTON (Director), DIMITRI DOGANIS (Producer) The Imposter

David Morris (Director), JACQUI MORRIS (Director/Producer) McCullin

DEXTER FLETCHER (Director/Writer), DANNY KING (Writer) Wild Bill

JAMES BOBIN (Director) The Muppets

TINA GHARAVI (Director/Writer) I Am Nasrine

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Amour Michael Haneke, Margaret Ménégoz

Headhunters Morten Tyldum, Marianne Gray, Asle Vatn

THE HUNT Thomas Vinterberg, Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Morten Kaufmann

Rust and Bone Jacques Audiard, Pascal Caucheteux

UNTOUCHABLE Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache, Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun

DOCUMENTARY

The Imposter Bart Layton, Dimitri Doganis

Marley Kevin Macdonald, Steve Bing, Charles Steel

McCULLIN David Morris, Jacqui Morris

Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul, Simon Chinn

West of Memphis Amy Berg

ANIMATED FILM

Brave Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman

Frankenweenie Tim Burton

ParaNorman Sam Fell, Chris Butler

DIRECTOR

Amour Michael Haneke

Argo Ben Affleck

Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino

Life of Pi Ang Lee

Zero Dark Thirty Kathryn Bigelow

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Amour Michael Haneke

Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino

The Master Paul Thomas Anderson

Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola

Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo Chris Terrio

Beasts of the Southern Wild Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin

Life of Pi David Magee

Lincoln Tony Kushner

Silver Linings Playbook David O. Russell

LEADING ACTOR

Ben Affleck Argo

Bradley Cooper Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln




More On: Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hooper, Argo, Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner.

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