‘Gravity’ Leads BAFTA Noms by Trace De La Torre

20140108-010841.jpg   Los Angeles — KUDOS to “Gravity” for leading the pack with 11 BAFTA noms — followed by 10 each for “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” — “Captain Phillips” earned 9 noms.

The BAFTAs will be hosted by the AMAZING Stephen Fry on Feb. 16th at London’s Royal Opera House.

And the nominees are…

•BEST FILM
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen.
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca.
-GRAVITY: Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman.
-PHILOMENA: Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward.

•OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
-GRAVITY: Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman, Jonás Cuarón.
-MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM: Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson.
-PHILOMENA: Stephen Frears, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward, Jeff Pope.
-RUSH: Ron Howard, Andrew Eaton, Peter Morgan.
-SAVING MR. BANKS: John Lee Hancock, Alison Owen, Ian Collie, Philip Steuer, Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith.
-THE SELFISH GIANT: Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan.

•OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
-COLIN CARBERRY (Writer)
-GLENN PATTERSON (Writer) ‘Good Vibrations’.
-KELLY MARCEL (Writer) ‘Saving Mr. Banks’.
-KIERAN EVANS (Director/Writer) ‘Kelly + Victor’.
-PAUL WRIGHT (Director/Writer), POLLY STOKES (Producer) ‘For Those in Peril’.
-SCOTT GRAHAM (Director/Writer) ‘Shell’.

•FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
-THE ACT OF KILLING: Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen.
-BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR: Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval.
-THE GREAT BEAUTY: Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima.
-METRO MANILA: Sean Ellis, Mathilde Charpentier.
-WADJDA: (MY FAVORITE!!!)
Haifaa Al-Mansour, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul.

•DOCUMENTARY
-THE ACT OF KILLING: Joshua Oppenheimer.
-THE ARMSTRONG LIE: Alex Gibney.
-BLACKFISH: Gabriela Cowperthwaite.
-TIM’S VERMEER: Teller, Penn Villette, Farley Ziegler.
-WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS: Alex Gibney.

•ANIMATED FILM
-DESPICABLE ME 2: Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin.
-FROZEN: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee.
-MONSTERS UNIVERSITY: Dan Scanlon.

•DIRECTOR
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Steve McQueen.
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: David O. Russell.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Paul Greengrass.
-GRAVITY: Alfonso Cuarón.
-THE WOLF OF WALL STREET: Martin Scorsese.

•ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell.
-BLUE JASMINE: Woody Allen.
-GRAVITY: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón.
-INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.
-NEBRASKA: Bob Nelson.

•ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: John Ridley.
-BEHIND THE CANDELABRA: Richard LaGravenese.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Billy Ray.
-PHILOMENA: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope.
-THE WOLF OF WALL STREET: Terence Winter.

•LEADING ACTOR
-BRUCE DERN: Nebraska.
-CHIWETEL EJIOFOR: 12 Years a Slave.
-CHRISTIAN BALE: American Hustle.
-LEONARDO DICAPRIO: The Wolf of Wall Street.
-TOM HANKS: Captain Phillips.

•LEADING ACTRESS
-AMY ADAMS: American Hustle.
-CATE BLANCHETT: Blue Jasmine.
-EMMA THOMPSON: Saving Mr. Banks.
-JUDI DENCH: Philomena.
-SANDRA BULLOCK: Gravity.

•SUPPORTING ACTOR
-BARKHAD ABDI: Captain Phillips.
-BRADLEY COOPER: American Hustle.
-DANIEL BRÜHL: Rush.
-MATT DAMON: Behind the Candelabra.
-MICHAEL FASSBENDER: 12 Years a Slave.

•SUPPORTING ACTRESS
-JENNIFER LAWRENCE: American Hustle.
-JULIA ROBERTS: August: Osage County.
-LUPITA NYONG’O: 12 Years a Slave.
-OPRAH WINFREY: The Butler.
-SALLY HAWKINS: Blue Jasmine.

•ORIGINAL MUSIC
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Hans Zimmer.
-THE BOOK THIEF: John Williams.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Henry Jackman.
-GRAVITY: Steven Price.
-SAVING MR. BANKS: Thomas Newman.

•CINEMATOGRAPHY
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Sean Bobbitt.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Barry Ackroyd.
-GRAVITY: Emmanuel Lubezki.
-INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS: Bruno Delbonnel.
-NEBRASKA: Phedon Papamichael.

•EDITING
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Joe Walker.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Christopher Rouse.
-GRAVITY: Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger.
-RUSH: Dan Hanley, Mike Hill.
-THE WOLF OF WALL STREET: Thelma Schoonmaker.

•PRODUCTION DESIGN
-12 YEARS A SLAVE: Adam Stockhausen, Alice Baker.
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler.
-BEHIND THE CANDELABRA: Howard Cummings.
-GRAVITY: Andy Nicholson, Rosie Goodwin, Joanne Woodlard.
-THE GREAT GATSBY: (MY FAVORITE!!!) Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn.

•COSTUME DESIGN
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: Michael Wilkinson.
-BEHIND THE CANDELABRA: Ellen Mirojnick.
-THE GREAT GATSBY: Catherine Martin.
-THE INVISIBLE WOMAN: Michael O’Connor.
-SAVING MR. BANKS: Daniel Orlandi.

•MAKE UP & HAIR
-AMERICAN HUSTLE: Evelyne Noraz, Lori McCoy-Bell.
-BEHIND THE CANDELABRA: Kate Biscoe, Marie Larkin.
-THE BUTLER: Debra Denson, Beverly Jo Pryor, Candace Neal.
-THE GREAT GATSBY: Maurizio Silvi, Kerry Warn.
-THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG: Peter Swords King, *Richard Taylor* (!!!) Rick Findlater.

•SOUND
-ALL IS LOST: Richard Hymns, Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor, Micah Bloomberg, Gillian Arthur.
-CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, Chris Munro, Oliver Tarney.
-GRAVITY: Glenn Freemantle, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri, Chris Munro.
-INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Peter F. Kurland, Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff
RUSH Danny Hambrook, Martin Steyer, Stefan Korte, Markus Stemler, Frank Kruse.

•SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
-GRAVITY: Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny.
-THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG: Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, Eric Reynolds.
-IRON MAN 3: Bryan Grill, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick.
-PACIFIC RIM: Hal Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy De Quattro, Nigel Sumner.
-STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS: Ben Grossmann, Burt Dalton, Patrick Tubach, Roger Guyett.

•BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
-EVERYTHING I CAN SEE FROM HERE: Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Friederike Nicolaus, Sam Taylor.
-I AM TOM MOODY: Ainslie Henderson.
-SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES: James Walker, Sarah Woolner, Yousif Al-Khalifa.

•BRITISH SHORT FILM
-ISLAND QUEEN: Ben Mallaby, Nat Luurtsema.
-KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES: Megan Rubens, Michael Pearce, Selina Lim.
-ORBIT EVER AFTER: Chee-Lan Chan, Jamie Stone, Len Rowles.
-ROOM 8: James W. Griffiths, Sophie Venner.
-SEA VIEW: Anna Duffield, Jane Linfoot.

•THE EE RISING STAR AWARD (Public Vote)
DANE DEHAAN
GEORGE MACKAY
LUPITA NYONG’O
WILL POULTER
LÉA SEYDOUX

•NOMS PER FILM [40 FILMS]:
12 Years a Slave 10
The Act of Killing 2
All Is Lost 1
American Hustle 10
The Armstrong Lie 1
August: Osage County 1
Behind the Candelabra 5
Blackfish 1
Blue Is the Warmest Colour 1
Blue Jasmine 3
The Book Thief 1
The Butler 2
Captain Phillips 9
Despicable Me 2 1
For Those in Peril 1
Frozen 1
Good Vibrations 1
Gravity 11
The Great Beauty 1
The Great Gatsby 3

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2
Inside Llewyn Davis 3
The Invisible Woman 1
Iron Man 3 1
Kelly + Victor 1
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 1
Metro Manila 1
Monsters University 1
Nebraska 3
Pacific Rim 1
Philomena 4
Rush 4
Saving Mr. Banks 5
The Selfish Giant 1
Shell 1
Star Trek Into Darkness 1
Tim’s Vermeer 1
Wadjda 1
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks 1
The Wolf of Wall Street 4

CONGRATS EVERYONE & GOOD LUCK!!!

Don’t Be in a Hurry — Just Do the Work!

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KUDOS to my amazing friend, mentor, client, hero…Brit Media legend — Ron Taylor — for his interview on American Screenwriter — Sheila Gallien — whose broad sphere of projects include Hollywood Blockbusters such as:
Cast Away. Planet of the Apes. Unfaithful. Entrapment. The Polar Express. Ron Howard’s Apollo 13. Clint Eastwood’s Flags Of Our Fathers. Sam Mendes’ Jarhead — and TV series China Beach — Sheila currently lives in Hawaii and works as a Story & Script Consultant.

Check out Ron’s JUICY interview here:

http://slateone.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/sheila-gallien-dont-be-in-a-hurry-just-do-the-work/