2018 BAFTA Film Awards Shortlist

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards. Here are the contenders of genre interest:

Best film

  • The Shape Of Water

Outstanding British film

  • Paddington 2


  • Blade Runner 2049 – Denis Villeneuve
  • The Shape Of Water – Guillermo Del Toro

Leading actress

  • Sally Hawkins – The Shape Of Water

Leading actor

  • Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out

Supporting actress

  • Octavia Spencer – The Shape Of Water

Supporting actor

  • Hugh Grant – Paddington 2

EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

  • Daniel Kaluuya

Animated film

  • Coco
  • Loving Vincent
  • My Life As A Courgette

Original screenplay

  • Get Out
  • The Shape Of Water

Adapted screenplay

  • Paddington 2

Original music

  • Blade Runner 2049 – Benjamin Wallfisch, Hans Zimmer
  • The Shape Of Water – Alexandre Desplat


  • Blade Runner 2049 – Roger Deakins
  • The Shape of Water – Dan Laustsen


  • Blade Runner 2049 – Joe Walker
  • The Shape Of Water – Sidney Wolinsky

Production and design

  • Beauty And The Beast – Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
  • Blade Runner 2049 – Dennis Gassner, Alessandra Querzola
  • The Shape Of Water – Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, Shane Vieau

Costume design

  • Beauty And The Beast – Jacqueline Durran
  • The Shape Of Water – Luis Sequeira

Make-up and hair

  • Blade Runner 2049 – Donald Mowat, Kerry Warn


  • Blade Runner 2049 – Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill, Mark Mangini, Mac Ruth
  • The Shape Of Water – Christian Cooke, Glen Gauthier, Nathan Robitaille, Brad Zoern
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick, Stuart Wilson, Matthew Wood

Special visual effects

  • Blade Runner 2049 – Gerd Nefzer, John Nelson
  • The Shape Of Water – Dennis Berardi, Trey Harrell, Kevin Scott
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Nominees TBC
  • War For The Planet Of The Apes – Nominees TBC

British short animation

  • Have Heart
  • Mamoon
  • Poles Apart

[Thanks to Chip Hitchcock for the story.]

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