British Academy Film Awards are commonly known as BAFTAs. In 2015, 68th edition of BAFTAs will take place. The nominations were announced by 10 times host Stephen Fry on January 9th, 2015. BAFTAs are film awards offered by British Academy of Film and Television arts. For BAFTAs movies from all parts of the world are considered provided that those movies were screened in the UK during the year. This year’s BAFTAs were held on February 8th 2015. A few years back, BAFTAs usually took place after Academy Awards. From last 5 years however, BAFTAs are announced earlier. Nominations of BAFTA 2015 are very interesting this year, considering the fact that a huge number of great performances in movies from Hollywood platform this year were by British Actors.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Picture
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation game
The Theory of everything
Boyhood received BAFTA Award 2015 Best Picture award.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Director
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
James Marsh (The Theory of everything)
Damian Chazelle (Whiplash)
Alajendro Gonzalez (Birdman)
BAFTA Award 2015 for Best Director was received by Richard Linklater for Boyhood.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation game)
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Eddie RedMayne (The Theory of everything)
Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)
Eddie Redmayne won Best Actor in a leading role BAFTA Award 2015 for his performance in “The Theory of Everything”.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Actress
Amy Adams (Big Eyes)
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
Much like all other awards, Julianne Moore won BAFTA award 2015 for Best actress in a leading role.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actor
Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)
Edward Norton (Birdman)
Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)
J. K. Simmons (Whiplash)
Best actor in a supporting role BAFTA 2015 was won by J.K. Simmons.
Nominations for 2015 BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game)
Emma Stone (Birdman)
Rene Russo (Nightcrawler)
Imeldon Staunton (Pride)
BAFTA Award 2015 for Best supporting Actress was won by Patricia Arquette.
Maximum nominations of BAFTAs 2015 were received by The Grand Budapest hotel. 10 nominations were received by the Theory of everything and Birdman each. The Imitation game received 9 nominations for 68th BAFTA awards 2015. Multiple nominations for BAFTA 2015 were received by Boyhood, whiplash, Interstellar, Mr. Turner, Nightcrawler, Pride, American Sniper, Big eyes and Into the woods.
Maximum wins at BAFTA 2015 awards were recorded by the Grand Budapest hotel which got 5 awards. Boyhood, The theory of everything and Whiplash got 3 BAFTA 2015 awards each.