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BAFTA Nominations 2013

January 8, 2014 Leave a comment

baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the 67th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2013.

In the Best Original Music category, which is named in memory of the film director Anthony Asquith, the nominees are:

  • HENRY JACKMAN for Captain Phillips
  • THOMAS NEWMAN for Saving Mr. Banks
  • STEVEN PRICE for Gravity
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for The Book Thief
  • HANS ZIMMER for 12 Years a Slave

These are the first BAFTA nominations for Jackman and Price. It is the 4th BAFTA nomination for Newman, who won the award in 2000 for American Beauty and again in 2013 for Skyfall. It is the 15th nomination for Williams, who has won on seven previous occasions: for Jaws in 1975, Star Wars in 1977, The Empire Strikes Back in 1980, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in 1983, Empire of the Sun in 1987, Schindler’s List in 1993, and Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006. It is the 6th BAFTA film nomination for Zimmer.

The winners of the 67th BAFTA Awards will be announced on February 16, 2014.

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BAFTA Winners 2012

February 10, 2013 Leave a comment

newman-baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced the winners of the 66th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2012.

In the Best Original Score category composer Thomas Newman won the award for his score for the smash hit James Bond movie Skyfall. In his acceptance speech, Newman said:

“Thank you so much BAFTA. A big shout-out to Monty Norman and the late John Barry for that iconic theme which always makes everyone get up and smile. Thank you to Michael and Greg Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, to my wife Anne-Marie, everyone at Abbey Road and Sam Mendes – brinksmanship! Thank you so much.”

The other nominees were Mychael Danna for Life of Pi, Alexandre Desplat for Argo, Dario Marianelli for Anna Karenina, and John Williams for Lincoln.

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BAFTA Nominations 2012

January 9, 2013 Leave a comment

baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the 66th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2012.

In the Best Original Music category, which is named in memory of the film director Anthony Asquith, the nominees are:

  • MYCHAEL DANNA for Life of Pi
  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for Argo
  • DARIO MARIANELLI for Anna Karenina
  • THOMAS NEWMAN for Skyfall
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Lincoln

This is the first BAFTA nomination for Danna. It is the 6th BAFTA nomination for Desplat, who won the award in 2011 for his score for The King’s Speech, and the 2nd BAFTA nomination for Marianelli. It is the 3rd BAFTA nomination for Newman, who won the award in 2000 for American Beauty, and is the 14th nomination for Williams, who has won on seven previous occasions: for Jaws in 1975, Star Wars in 1977, The Empire Strikes Back in 1980, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in 1983, Empire of the Sun in 1987, Schindler’s List in 1993, and Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006.

The winners of the 66th BAFTA Awards will be announced on February 10, 2013.

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BAFTA Winners 2011

February 12, 2012 Leave a comment

bource-baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced the winners of the 65th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2011.

In the Best Original Score category composer Ludovic Bource won the award for his score for the critically acclaimed silent film The Artist. In his acceptance speech, Bource said:

“Sorry, I have no speech! Harvey [Weinstein], you reassured me, I know that after all. But, I have just one word, George Clooney, said always, ‘amazing’, ‘you are amazing guy’, so thank you for this award. It’s an amazing evening for me, I am so proud to receive this BAFTA, so thank you BAFTA. [Addressing Stephen Fry] Your speech was fantastic. Bien sur, thank you so much. I love Britain, and God save the Queen. Thank you so much! ”

The other nominees were Alberto Iglesias for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Howard Shore for Hugo, and John Williams for War Horse.

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BAFTA Nominations 2011

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the 65th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2011.

In the Best Original Music category, which is named in memory of the film director Anthony Asquith, the nominees are:

  • LUDOVIC BOURCE for The Artist
  • ALBERTO IGLESIAS for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • TRENT REZNOR and ATTICUS ROSS for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  • HOWARD SHORE for Hugo
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for War Horse

These are the first BAFTA nominations for Bource, Reznor and Ross. It is the 3rd BAFTA nomination for Iglesias, the 6th BAFTA nomination for Shore, and the 13th nomination for Williams, who has won on seven previous occasions: for Jaws in 1975, Star Wars in 1977, The Empire Strikes Back in 1980, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in 1983, Empire of the Sun in 1987, Schindler’s List in 1993, and Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006.

The winners of the 65th BAFTA Awards will be announced on February 12, 2012.

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BAFTA Winners 2010

February 13, 2011 Leave a comment

desplat-baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced the winners of the 64th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2010.

In the Best Original Score category composer Alexandre Desplat won the award for his score for the critically acclaimed drama The King’s Speech.

The other nominees were Danny Elfman for Alice in Wonderland, John Powell for How to Train Your Dragon, A.R. Rahman for 127 Hours, and Hans Zimmer for Inception.

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BAFTA Nominations 2010

January 18, 2011 Leave a comment

baftaThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the 64th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best in film in 2010.

In the Best Original Music category, which is named in memory of the film director Anthony Asquith, the nominees are:

  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for The King’s Speech
  • DANNY ELFMAN for Alice in Wonderland
  • JOHN POWELL for How to Train Your Dragon
  • A.R. RAHMAN for 127 Hours
  • HANS ZIMMER for Inception

This is the 5th BAFTA nomination for Desplat, the 2nd BAFTA nomination for Elfman, the 3rd BAFTA nomination for Powell, the 2nd BAFTA nomination for Rahman (who won the award in 2008 for Slumdog Millionaire), and the 5th BAFTA film nomination for Zimmer.

The winners of the 64th BAFTA Awards will be announced on February 13, 2011.

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