That BAFTA awards nominations list in full, The Artist leads the way

The Artist leads the nominations at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).

The French silent movie – starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo – has received 12 nods in categories including Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Leading Actor and Leading Actress, beating Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy which is up for 11 awards.

Meryl Streep has been nominated for Leading Actress for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the same category in which Golden Globe on Sunday (15.01.12), with Michelle Williams, Tilda Swinton, Viola Davis and Berenice also in the running.

Jim Broadbent has been nominated for Supporting Actor for his part as Dennis Thatcher in The Iron Lady alongside Christopher Plummer, Jonah Hill, Kenneth Branagh and Philip Seymour Hoffman

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Descendants, The Help, Drive and The Artist will all compete in the Best Film category.

Standout 2011 comedy Bridesmaids – about a woman who suffers with the loss of her job and social circle when her best friend gets married – gained nods for Best Original Screenplay and Supporting Actress for Melissa McCarthy.

The awards will be presented at the Royal Opera House in London on 12 February in a ceremony hosted by Stephen Fry.

That list of nominees for the BAFTA Awards in full:

Best Film:

The Artist
The Descendants
The Help
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Outstanding British Film:

My Week With Marilyn
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
We Need To Talk About Kevin

Outstanding Debut By a British Writer, Director of Producer:

Attack The Block – Joe Cornish (Director/Writer)
Black Pond – Will Sharpe (Director/Writer), Tom Kingsley (Director), Sarah Brocklehurst (Producer)
Coriolanus – Ralph Fiennes (Director)
Submarine – Richard Ayoade (Director/Writer)
Tyrannosaur – Paddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

Film Not in the English Language:

A Separation
The Skin I Live In

Documentary :

George Harrison: Living in the Material World – Martin Scorsese
Project Nim – James Marsh, Simon Chinn
Senna – Asif Kapadia

Animated Film:

The Adventures of TinTin
Arthur Christmas


The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
Hugo – Martin Scorsese
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson
We Need To Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay

Original Screenplay:

The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
Bridesmaids – Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig
The Guard – John Michael McDonagh
The Iron Lady – Abi Morgan
Midnight In Paris – Woody Allen

Adapted Screenplay:

The Descendants – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
The Help – Tate Taylor
The Ides of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Moneyball – Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan

Leading Actor:

Brad Pitt – Moneyball
Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
George Clooney – The Descendants
Jean Dujardin (pictured) – The Artist
Michael Fassbender – Shame

Leading Actress:

Berenice Bejo – The Artist
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn
Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Viola Davis – The Help

Supporting Actor:

Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Jim Broadbent – The Iron Lady
Jonah Hill – Moneyball
Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Ides of March

Supporting Actress:

Carey Mulligan – Drive
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Dame Judi Dench – My Week with Marilyn
Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
Octavia Spencer – The Help

Original Music:

The Artist – Ludovic Bource
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Hugo – Howard Shore
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias
War Horse – John Williams


The Artist – Guillaume Schiffman
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Jeff Cronenweth
Hugo – Robert Richardson
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Hoyte van Hoytema
War Horse – Janusz Kaminski


The Artist – Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius
Drive – Mat Newman
Hugo – Thelma Schoonmaker
Senna – Gregers Sall, Chris King
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Dino Jonsater

Production Design:

The Artist – Laurence Bennett, Robert Gould
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – Stuart Craig, Stephenie McMillan
Hugo – Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana MacDonald
War Horse – Rick Carter, Lee Sandales

Costume Design:

The Artist – Mark Bridges
Hugo – Sandy Powell
Jane Eyre – Michael O’Connor
My Week With Marilyn – Jill Taylor
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Jacqueline Durran

Make Up and Hair:

The Artist – Julie Hewett, Cydney Cornell
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – Amanda Knight, Lisa Tomblin
Hugo – Morag Ross, Jan Archibald
The Iron Lady – Marese Langan
My Week with Marilyn – Jenny Shircore


The Artist – Nadine Muse, Gérard Lamps, Michael Krikorian
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – James Mather, Stuart Wilson, Stuart Hilliker, Mike Dowson, Adam Scrivener
Hugo – Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Casali, Howard Bargroff, Doug Cooper, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley
War Horse – Stuart Wilson, Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson, Richard Hymns

Special Visual Effects:

The Adventures of TinTin – Joe Letteri
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 -Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery
Hugo – Rob Legato, Ben Grossman, Joss Williams
Rise of the Planet of the Apes – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White
War Horse – Ben Morris, Neil Corbould

Short Animation:

Abuelas – Afarin Eghbal, Kasia Malipan, Francesca Gardiner
Bobby Yeah – Robert Morgan
A Morning Stroll – Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe

Short Film:

Chalk – Martina Amati, Gavin Emerson, James Bolton, Ilaria Bernardini
Mwansa The Great – Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
Only Sound Remains – Arash Ashtiani, Anshu Poddar
Pitch Black Heist – John Maclean, Gerardine O’Flynn
Two and Two – Babak Anvari, Kit Fraser, Gavin Cullen

The Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award:

Adam Deacon
Chris Hemsworth
Chris O’Dowd
Eddie Redmayne
Tom Hiddleston