The nominations for the 2012 BAFTA Film Awards have been announced with silent movie The Artist leading with12 nods. War Horse also features with 5 nominations while We Need To Talk About Kevin is in the running for Outstanding British Film. As revealed last week, Adam Deacon, Chris Hemsworth, Chris O'Dowd, Eddie Redmayne and Tom Hiddleston will battle it out for the Rising Star Award. See the full list of nominations below:

Best Film

The Artist

The Descendants

Drive

The Help

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

 

Outstanding British Film

My Week With Marilyn

Senna

Shame

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

We Need To Talk About Kevin

 

Best Director

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive

Martin Scorsese – Hugo

Tomas Alfredson – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Lynne Ramsay – We Need To Talk About Kevin

 

Best Actor

Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

George Clooney – The Descendants

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Michael Fassbender – Shame

 

Best 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

 

Best 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

 

Best Supporting Actress

Carey Mulligan – Drive

Jessica Chastain – The Help

Judi Dench – My Week with Marilyn

Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids

Octavia Spencer – The Help

 

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or 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)

 

Best Foreign Language Film

Incendies (Canada)

Pina (Germany)

Potiche (France)

A Separation (Iran)

The Skin I Live In (Spain)

 

Best Animated Feature Film

The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn

Arthur Christmas

Rango

 

Best 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

 

Best 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

 

Best Original Score

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

 

Cinematography

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

 

Editing

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

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Hugo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

War Horse

 

Costume Design

The Artist

Hugo

Jane Eyre

My Week With Marilyn

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

 

Sound

The Artist

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Hugo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

War Horse

 

Special Visual Effects

The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Hugo

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

War Horse

 

Make-up and Hair

The Artist

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Hugo

The Iron Lady

My Week With Marilyn

 

Short Animation

Abuelas

Bobby Yeah Robert Morgan

A Morning Stroll

 

Short Film

Chalk

Mwansa The Great

Only Sound Remains

Pitch Black Heist

Two And Two

 

Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

Adam Deacon

Chris Hemsworth

Chris O'Dowd

Eddie Redmayne

Tom Hiddleston

 

The awards, hosted by Stephen Fry, will take place on 12th February at the Royal Opera House in London.

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