BAFTA nominations announced!
It’s nomination time! This morning Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy), alongside Luke Evans, announced this year’s BAFTA nominations. The announcement with Helen McCrory can be seen in the video above. As might be expected, the list includes several Harry Potter alumni.
BAFTA tweeted some photos from the event:
— BAFTA (@BAFTA) January 8, 2014
Saving Mr. Banks has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding British Film, while Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney), who stars in the movie as P.L. Travers, the author and creator of Mary Poppins, is nominated for Leading Actress.
Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Prisoner of Azkaban director) and produced by David Heyman (Harry Potter producer) is also nominated for several awards, including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, and Original Screenplay.
Alfonso Cuarón is also nominated for Best Director.
John Williams, the composer of the music for the first three Potter films, is nominated for Original Music for his work on The Book Thief.
Gravity receives eleven nominations overall, more than any other film, while Saving Mr. Banks has five nominations.
To see the full list of nominations visit the BAFTA page here. The award ceremony will take place on February 16. Potter fans may also be interested to know that it will be hosted by none other than Stephen Fry, the voice behind the magic of the UK-produced Harry Potter audio books.
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