The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is steadily gearing up for its 2023 edition and announced the nominations on 19 January. The nominees were revealed by actors Hayley Atwell and Toheeb Jimoh during a live press conference from BAFTA headquarters.

The War drama blockbuster, All Quiet on the Western Front, received 14 nominations, the highest, while The Banshees of Inisherin and Everything Everywhere All at Once follow with 10.

The 2023 awards season favourites Austin Butler (Elvis) and Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once) are also nominated in Best Actor and Best Actress categories, respectively.

About the 2023 BAFTA film awards ceremony

Actor Richard E. Grant will host the 2023 BAFTA ceremony, to be held on 19 February, at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London, and BBC One and iPlayer will broadcast it in the UK. The BAFTAs were previously staged at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

A new stream to show what’s going on behind the scenes will be hosted by British presenter Alison Hammond.

The complete list of BAFTA 2023 nominations

Best Film

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Tár

Best Leading Actor

  • Austin Butler – Elvis
  • Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brendan Fraser – The Whale
  • Daryl McCormack – Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
  • Paul Mescal – Aftersun
  • Bill Nighy – Living

Best Leading Actress

  • Cate Blanchett – Tár
  • Viola Davis – The Woman King
  • Danielle Deadwyler – Till
  • Ana De Armas – Blonde
  • Emma Thompson – Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
  • Michelle YeohEverything Everywhere All At Once

Best Supporting Actor

  • Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Eddie Redmayne – The Good Nurse
  • Albrecht Schuch – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Micheal Ward – Empire of Light

Best Supporting Actress

  • Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Hong Chau – The Whale
  • Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Dolly De Leon – Triangle of Sadness
  • Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Carey Mulligan – She Said

Best Director

  • Edward Berger – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Park Chan-wook – Decision to Leave
  • Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Todd Field – Tár
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood – The Woman King

Film Not in the English Language

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Argentina, 1985
  • Corsage
  • Decision to Leave
  • The Quiet Girl

British Short Film

  • The Ballad of Olive Morris
  • Bazigaga
  • Bus Girl
  • A Drifting Up
  • An Irish Goodbye

Outstanding British film

  • Aftersun
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brian And Charles
  • Empire of Light
  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
  • Living
  • Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical
  • See How They Run
  • The Swimmers
  • The Wonder

Best Documentary

  • All that Breathes
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Fire of Love
  • Moonage Daydream
  • Navalny

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, Ian Stokell – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Kazuo Ishiguro – Living
  • Colm Bairéad – The Quiet Girl
  • Rebecca Lenkiewicz – She Said
  • Samuel D Hunter – The Whale

Best Make Up & Hair

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Heike Merker
  • The Batman – Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir
  • Elvis – Jason Baird, Mark Coulier, Louise Coulston, Shane Thomas
  • Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical – Naomi Donne, Barrie Gower, Sharon Martin
  • The Whale – Anne Marie Bradley, Judy Chin, Adrien Morot

British Short Animation

  • The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
  • Middle Watch
  • Your Mountain is Waiting

Best Special Visual Effects

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Markus Frank, Kamil Jafar, Viktor Müller, Frank Petzoid
  • Avatar: The Way of Water – Richard Baneham, Daniel Barrett, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon
  • The Batman – Russell Earl, Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Dominic Tuohy
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once – Benjamin Brewer, Ethan Feldbau, Jonathan Kombrinck, Zak Stoltz
  • Top Gun: Maverick – Seth Hill, Scott R Fisher, Bryan Litson, Ryan Tudhope

Best Sound

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Lars Ginzsel, Frank Kruse, Viktor Prášil, Markus Stemler
  • Avatar: The Way of Water – Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Julian Howarth, Gary Summers, Gwendoyln Yates Whittle
  • Elvis – Michael Keller, David Lee, Andy Nelson, Wayne Pashley
  • Tár – Deb Adair, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley, Steve Single, Roland Winke
  • Top Gun: Maverick – Chris Burdon, James H Mather, Al Nelson, Mark Taylor, Mark Weingarten

Best Costume Design

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Lisy Christl
  • Amsterdam – JR Hawbaker, Albert Wolsky
  • Babylon – Mary Zophres
  • Elvis – Catherine Martin
  • Mrs Harris Goes to Paris – Jenny Beavan

Best Production Design

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Christian M Goldbreck, Ernestine Hipper
  • Babylon – Florencia Martin, Anthony Carlino
  • The Batman – James Chinlund, Lee Sandales
  • Elvis – Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Bev Dunn
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – Curt Enderle, Guy Davis

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

  • Charlotte Wells – Aftersun
  • Georgia Oakley, Hèlène Sifre – Blue Jean
  • Marie Lidēn – Electric Malady
  • Katy Brand – Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
  • Maia Kenworthy – Rebellion

This story first appeared in Lifestyle Asia India

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