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Sandra Bullock's space drama Gravity leads BAFTA nominations

January 8, 2014
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Gravity, the space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, leads the way at this year's Baftas with 11 nominations, including best film and best British film.

Leading lady Sandra has also been feted in the best actress category, while Alfonso Cuaron is up for best director.Steve McQueen's slavery drama 12 Years a Slave, meanwhile, received ten nods, including best film, director, and best actor for star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

American Hustle has been listed in ten categories, with recognition for Christian Bale and Amy Adams in the best actor and actress categories.

This year's nominations also saw Dame Judi Dench set a new BAFTA record, receiving her 15th acting nomination for her role in Philomena.

Winners will be announced at a star-studded ceremony at London's Royal Opera House on 16 February, hosted by Stephen Fry.

Bafta Film Awards 2014: Main nominees

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  • Best film12 Years a SlaveAmerican HustleCaptain PhillipsGravityPhilomena 
  • Outstanding British filmGravityMandela: Long Walk to FreedomPhilomenaRushSaving Mr BanksThe Selfish Giant 
  • Best actorChristian Bale (American Hustle)Bruce Dern (Nebraska)Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) 
  • Best actressAmy Adams (American Hustle)Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)Sandra Bullock (Gravity)Judi Dench (Philomena)Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks) 
  • Best supporting actorBarkhad Adbi (Captain Phillips)Daniel Bruhl (Rush)Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra)Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave) 
  • Best supporting actressSally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave)Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)Oprah Winfrey (The Butler) 
  • Best directorAlfonso Cuaron (Gravity)Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)David O Russell (American Hustle)Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street) 
  • Best adapted screenplay12 Years a SlaveBehind the CandelabraCaptain PhillipsPhilomenaThe Wolf of Wall Street 
  • Best original screenplayAmerican HustleBlue JasmineGravityInside Llewyn DavisNebraska 
  • Best documentaryThe Act of KillingThe Armstrong LieBlackfishTim's VermeerWe Steal Secrets 
  • Best animated filmDespicable Me 2FrozenMonsters University 
  • Rising star awardDane DeHaanGeorge MacKayLupita Nyong'oWill PoulterLea Seydoux