The Orange British Academy Film Awards announces its nominees for 2011.
The BAFTA Awards is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at London’s Royal Opera House. Celebrities and the stars behind the scenes are going to be attending and receiving awards for their work in 2010.
The Orange British Academy Film Awards is an annual event set to recognise, reward and honor individuals for their outstanding achievements in feature films that were released theatrically to a paying audience in the UK within the awards year. Further eligibility requirements can be found on their website. The event is put on by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
BAFTA’s primary activities revolve around staging award ceremonies for the UK and Internationally. It is a charity with close to 6500 members within its organization and was originally set up to advance and promote education via its events, whose aim is to create and clarify the public’s taste in the television, film, and gaming industries.
Through two rounds of voting of its members they have compiled the following nominees for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts:
For BEST FILM
BLACK SWAN – Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver, Scott Franklin
INCEPTION – Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan
THE KING’S SPEECH – Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin
THE SOCIAL NETWORK – Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca, Céan Chaffin
TRUE GRIT – Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
For BEST DIRECTOR
127 HOURS – Danny Boyle
BLACK SWAN – Darren Aronofsky
INCEPTION – Christopher Nolan
THE KING’S SPEECH – Tom Hooper
THE SOCIAL NETWORK – David Fincher
For BEST LEADING ACTOR
JAVIER BARDEM – Biutiful
JEFF BRIDGES – True Grit
JESSE EISENBERG – The Social Network
COLIN FIRTH – The King’s Speech
JAMES FRANCO – 127 Hours
For BEST LEADING ACTRESS
ANNETTE BENING – The Kids Are All Right
JULIANNE MOORE – The Kids Are All Right
NATALIE PORTMAN – Black Swan
NOOMI RAPACE – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
HAILEE STEINFELD – True Grit
For BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
CHRISTIAN BALE – The Fighter
ANDREW GARFIELD – The Social Network
PETE POSTLETHWAITE – The Town
MARK RUFFALO – The Kids Are All Right
GEOFFREY RUSH – The King’s Speech
For BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
AMY ADAMS – The Fighter
HELENA BONHAM CARTER – The King’s Speech
BARBARA HERSHEY – Black Swan
LESLEY MANVILLE – Another Year
MIRANDA RICHARDSON – Made in Dagenham
For a complete list of Award Nominees for the Orange British Academy Film Awards, you can visit:
For location and transportation information regarding visiting Londons Royal Opera House, please visit http://www.roh.org.uk/visit/locationandtransport.aspx to help find your way to this extraordinary event.
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