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Scots in running for awards as Bafta nominees revealed

The hit animated movie Brave has been shortlisted for a Bafta at this year's awards.

NOMINEES: Disney Pixar movie Brave is among the nominees for this year's Bafta awards, whose shortlists are dominated by Stephen Spielberg's Lincoln.
NOMINEES: Disney Pixar movie Brave is among the nominees for this year's Bafta awards, whose shortlists are dominated by Stephen Spielberg's Lincoln.

The Disney Pixar movie, set in Scotland and featuring flame-haired heroine Merida, is up against Frankenweenie and Paranorman for the best animation prize at the Baftas, whose shortlists this year are dominated by Steven Spielberg's historical biopic Lincoln.

The nominations – which also see mentions for James Bond stars Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem – include 10 nominations for Lincoln, including a nod for Daniel Day-Lewis, who is up for the Best Actor title.

Les Miserables and Life Of Pi each had nine nominations.

Bardem's role as Bond villain Raoul Silva in Skyfall has been recognised with a nomination for Supporting Actor along with Day-Lewis' Lincoln co-star Tommy Lee Jones, Alan Arkin, Christoph Waltz and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Scottish talent is well represented, with Glasgow-based film maker Johnny Barrington nominated for his short film Tumult, while Will Anderson, from Inverness, and Ainslie Henderson, from Edinburgh, are nominated in the short animation category for The Making of Longbird.

Scottish director Lynne Ramsay is also in the running for the short film prize for Swimmer.

Jude MacLaverty, director of Bafta in Scotland, said: "I am thrilled for Will and Ainslie. The Making of Longbird is an exceptional piece of work; easily one of the best animations to come out of Scotland and the UK."

Dame Judi Dench is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as spy master M in Skyfall, which has eight nominations. She faces competition from Anne Hathaway for her role in Les Miserables.

Also nominated are Amy Adams for The Master, Helen Hunt for The Sessions and Lincoln star Sally Field, who played the president's wife.

Dame Helen Mirren is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Hitchcock as the wife of the filmmaker.

She is joined on the shortlist by Amour star Emmanuelle Riva, Jennifer Lawrence, who is recognised for Silver Linings Playbook, Rust and Bone's Marion Cotillard and Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty.

Day-Lewis' Best Actor nomination sees him up against stars including Ben Affleck and Hugh Jackman.

The shortlist is completed by Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook and Joaquin Phoenix for The Master.

Affleck could walk away with two of the night's biggest prizes after he was also nominated for Best Director for his work on thriller Argo.

Quentin Tarantino is nominated for Best Director and Original Screenplay for his western Django Unchained.

The event, formally known as the EE British Academy Film Awards, will take place on February 10 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.


- Best Film


Les Miserables

Life Of Pi


Zero Dark Thirty

- Outstanding British Film

Anna Karenina

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Les Miserables

Seven Psychopaths


- Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Bart Layton, Dimitro Doganis - The Imposter

David Morris, Jacqui Morris - McCullin

Dexter Fletcher, Danny King - Wild Bill

James Bobin - The Muppets

Tina Gharavi - I Am Nasrine

- Film Not in the English Language



The Hunt

Rust And Bone


- Documentary

The Imposter



Searching For Sugar Man

West Of Memphis

- Animated Film




- Director

Michael Haneke - Amour

Ben Affleck - Argo

Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained

Ang Lee - Life Of Pi

Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty

- Original Screenplay

Michael Haneke - Amour

Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained

Paul Thomas Anderson - The Master

Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola - Moonrise Kingdom

Mark Boal - Zero Dark Thirty

- Adapted Screenplay

Chris Terrio - Argo

Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin - Beasts Of The Southern Wild

David Magee - Life Of Pi

Tony Kushner - Lincoln

David O Russell - Silver Linings Playbook

- Leading Actor

Ben Affleck - Argo

Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln

Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables

Joaquin Phoenix - The Master

- Leading Actress

Emmanuelle Riva - Amour

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty

Marion Cotillard - Rust And Bone

- Supporting Actor

Alan Arkin - Argo

Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained

Javier Bardem - Skyfall

Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master

Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln

- Supporting Actress

Amy Adams - The Master

Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables

Helen Hunt - The Sessions

Judi Dench - Skyfall

Sally Field – Lincoln

- Original Music

Anna Karenina


Life Of Pi



- Cinematography

Anna Karenina

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi



- Editing


Django Unchained

Life Of Pi


Zero Dark Thirty

- Production Design

Anna Karenina

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi



- Costume Design

Anna Karenina

Great Expectations

Les Miserables


Snow White And The Huntsman

- Make-up and Hair

Anna Karenina


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Miserables


- Sound

Django Unchained

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi


- Special Visual Effects

The Dark Night Rises

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Life Of Pi

Marvel Avengers Assemble


- Short Animation

Here To Fall

I'm Fine Thanks

The Making Of Longbird

- Short Film

The Curse

Good Night



The Voorman Problem

- THE EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

Elizabeth Olsen

Andrea Riseborough

Suraj Sharma

Juno Temple

Alicia Vikander

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