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La La Land Continues Hot Streak With 2017 BAFTA Award Nominations

After winning a record breaking seven Golden Globes, award season darling La La Land is on track to continue its streak at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The movie musical drummed up eleven BAFTA nominations.

From there, the ballot starts to diverge from the Globes, allowing other productions to step into the spotlight as well.

I, Daniel Blake, Arrival, and Nocturnal Animals make a strong showing – the former two both up for the Best Film category. Neither film competed for the top spot at the Globes; the BAFTA awards will give them a chance to shine. The BAFTA awards have only one Best Film category with five films, whereas the Golden Globes breaks the category among drama and musical/comedy.

Other notable films to watch for during the BAFTA awards include Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, nominated in four categories and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, nominated in two.

Amy Adams, who appears in both Arrival and Nocturnal Animals, is a contender for Best Leading Actress for her performance in Arrival. Other stars, such as Emily Blunt (Girl on the Train), Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins), and Jake Gyllenhaal (Nocturnal Animals) will also have an opportunity to come home with an award.

Winners will be announced February 12. In the meantime, check out the full list of 2017 BAFTA nominations:

Best Film

ArrivalI, I, Daniel Blake
, La La Land
, Manchester by the Sea
, Moonlight

Outstanding British Film

American Honey
, Denial
, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, I, Daniel Blake
, Notes on Blindness
, Under the Shadow

Best Director

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Ken Loach, I, Daniel Blake


Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

Best Leading Actress


Amy Adams, Arrival


Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train


Emma Stone, La La Land


Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins


Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Leading Actor

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Jake Gyllenhaal, Nocturnal Animals

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Best Supporting Actor

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Dev Patel, Lion

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress


Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea


Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Viola Davis, Fences

Best Adapted Screenplay

Arrival
, Hacksaw Ridge
, Hidden Figures
, Lion
, Nocturnal Animals

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water
, I, Daniel Blake
, La La Land
, Manchester by the Sea
, Moonlight

Outstanding Debut

Mike Carey (Writer), Camille Gatin (Producer) — The Girl With All the Gifts

George Amponsah (Writer/Director/Producer), Dionne Walker (Writer/Producer) — The Hard Stop

Pete Middleton (Writer/Director/Producer), James Spinney (Writer/Director), Jo-Jo Ellison (Producer) — Notes on Blindness

John Donnelly (Writer), Ben A. Williams (Director) — The Pass

Babak Anvari (Writer/Director), Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh (Producers) — Under the Shadow

Best Film Not in the English Language

Dheepan
, Julieta
, Mustang
, Son of Saul
, Toni Erdmann

Best Documentary

13thThe Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years
, The Eagle Huntress, Notes on Blindness
, Weiner

Best Animated Film

Finding Dory
, Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana
, Zootropolis

Best Cinematography

Arrival
, Hell or High Water
, La La Land
, Lion
, Nocturnal Animals

Best Editing

Arrival
, Hacksaw Ridge
, La La Land
, Nocturnal Animals
, Manchester by the Sea

Best Make Up and Hair

Florence Foster Jenkins
, Doctor Strange
, Hacksaw Ridge
, Nocturnal Animals
, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Costume Design

Allied
, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Florence Foster Jenkins
, Jackie
, La La Land

Best Production Design

Doctor Strange, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
, Hail, Caesar!
, La La Land
, Nocturnal Animals

Best Special Visual Effects

Arrival
, Doctor Strange, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
, The Jungle Book
, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Original Music

Arrival
, Jackie
, La La Land
, Lion
, Nocturnal Animals

Best Sound

Arrival
, Deepwater Horizon, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
, Hacksaw Ridge
, La La Land

Best British Short Film

Consumed
, Home, Mouth of Hell
,The Party
, Standby



Best British Short Animation

The Alan Dimension
, A Love Story
, Tough

The EE Rising Star Award

Anya Taylor-Joy,
Laia Costa,
Lucas Hedges,
Tom Holland
, Ruth Negga

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