The nominees list for the 73rd British Academy Film Awards are out and the shotlist was read out by Sex Education‘s Asa Butterfield and Charlie’s Angels‘ Ella Balinska.

This year, the most nominated film was Joker, which earned 11 nominations including Best Film.The Irishman  and Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood both picked up 10 noms.

following closely behind with 9 nominations is  Sam Mendes‘ World War I drama 1917.

The awards scheme has since come under heavy fire since people noticed the absence of people of color and also female filmmakers.


Respoding to the backlash, the British Academy board had this to say,

“We’d have liked to have seen more diversity in the nominations, it does continue to be an industry-wide issue,” BAFTA’s director of awards, Emma Baehr, told The Hollywood Reporter following the nominations. “I think more films need to be made, and entered, giving people a chance to see them. We’d absolutely like to see more diversity, but I also don’t want to take away from those celebrating today.”

The 2020 BAFTA Awards will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Feb. 2.

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Check full nominees list below

Best Film
The Irishman
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Leading Actress
Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

Leading Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Supporting Actress
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell
Margot Robbie, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Supporting Actor
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Outstanding British Film
For Sama
Sorry We Missed You
The Two Popes

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer
Mark Jenkin, Kate Byers, Linn Waite, Bait
Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts, For Sama
Alex Holmes, Maiden

Harry Wootliff, Only You
Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio, Retablo

Film Not In The English Language
The Farewell
For Sama
Pain And Glory
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

American Factory
Apollo 11
Diego Maradona
For Sama
The Great Hack

Animated Film
Frozen 2
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Toy Story 4

Sam Mendes, 1917
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Todd Phillips, Joker
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Original Screenplay
Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman, Booksmart
Rian Johnson, Knives Out
Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Tim In Hollywood
Han Jin Won, Bong Joon-Ho, Parasite

Adapted Screenplay
Steven Zaillian, The Irishman
Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit
Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Joker
Greta Gerwig, Little Women
Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes

Original Score
Thomas Newman, 1917
Michael Giacchino, Jojo Rabbit
Hildur Guđnadóttir, Joker
Alexandre Desplat, Little Women
John Williams, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Shayna Markowitz, Joker
Douglas Aibel, Francine Maisler, Marriage Story
Victoria Thomas, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Sarah Crowe, The Personal History Of David Copperfield
Nina Gold, The Two Popes

Roger Deakins, 1917
Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman
Lawrence Sher, Joker
Phedon Papamichael, Le Mans ’66
Jarin Blaschke, The LighthouseEditing
Thelma Schoonmaker, The Irishman
Tom Eagles, Jojo Rabbit
Jeff Groth, Joker
Andrew Buckland, Michael Mccusker, Le Mans ’66
Fred Raskin, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

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Production Design
Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales, 1917
Bob Shaw, Regina Graves, The Irishman
Ra Vincent, Nora Sopková, Jojo Rabbit
Mark Friedberg, Kris Moran, Joker
Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Costume Design
Christopher Peterson, Sandy Powell, The Irishman
Mayes C. Rubeo, Jojo Rabbit
Jany Temimem, Judy
Jacqueline Durran, Little Women
Arianne Phillips, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Make Up & Hair
Naomi Donne, 1917
Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, Bombshell
Kay Georgiou, Nicki Ledermann, Joker
Jeremy Woodhead, Judy
Lizzie Yianni Georgiou, Rocketman

Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson, 1917
Tod Maitland, Alan Robert Murray, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Joker
David Giammarco, Paul Massey, Steven A. Morrow, Donald Sylvester, Le Mans ’66
Matthew Collinge, John Hayes, Mike Prestwood Smith, Danny Sheehan, Rocketman
David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson, Matthew Wood, Star Wars: The Rise Of SkywalkerSpecial Visual Effects
Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy, 1917
Dan Deleeuw, Dan Sudick, Avengers: Endgame
Leandro Estebecorena, Stephane Grabli, Pablo Helman, The Irishman
Andrew R. Jones, Robert Legato, Elliot Newman, Adam Valdez, The Lion King
Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan, Dominic Tuohy, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

British Short Animation
Maryam Mohajer, Grandad Was A Romantic
Kathrin Steinbacher, In Her Boots
Naaman Azhari, Lilia Laurel, The Magic Boat

British Short Film
Myriam Raja, Nathanael Baring, Azaar

Hector Dockrill, Harri Kamalanathan, Benedict Turnbull, Laura Dockrill, Goldfish
Sasha Rainbow, Rosalind Croad, Kamali
Carol Dysinger, Elena Andreicheva, Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl)
Lena Headey, Anthony Fitzgerald, The Trap

Rising Star Award
Jack Lowden
Kaitlyn Dever
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Micheal Ward

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