Big news this morning: 12 YEARS A SLAVE has been nominated for 11 BAFTA Awards! We couldn't be happier or more proud. The nominees are:
BEST DIRECTOR, Steve McQueen
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY, John Ridley
LEADING ACTOR, Chiwetel Ejiofor
SUPPPORTING ACTOR, Michael Fassbender
SUPPORTING ACTRESS, Lupita Nyong'O
ORIGINAL MUSIC, Hans Zimmer
CINEMATOGRAPHY, Sean Bobbitt
EDITING, Joe Walker
PRODUCTION DESIGN, Adam Stockhausen and Alice Baker
THE EE RISING STAR AWARD, Lupita Nyong'O
That last one is really special, as it's voted on my YOU, the public! You can cast your vote for Lupita by visiting the BAFTA Rising Star mini site.
Good luck to all the nominees! The winners will be announced at the BAFTAs ceremony on February 16th.