2009 BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television announced their nominees today. Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button both received 11 nominations.

I think this is pretty indicative of who will be nominated for the Oscars.

Best Film
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon

Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Outstanding British Film
Hunger
In Bruges
Mamma Mia!
Man on Wire
Slumdog Millionaire

The Carl Foreman Award
for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer for their First Feature Film
Simon Chinn (Producer) – Man On Wire
Judy Craymer (Producer) – Mamma Mia!
Garth Jennings (Writer) – Son of Rambow
Steve McQueen (Director/Writer) – Hunger
Solon Papadopoulos, Roy Boulter (Producers) – Of Time And The City

Director
Changeling – Clint Eastwood
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – David Fincher
Frost/Nixon – Ron Howard
The Reader – Stephen Daldry
Slumdog Millionaire – Danny Boyle

Original Screenplay
Burn After Reading – Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Changeling – J. Michael Straczynski
I’ve Loved You So Long – Philippe Claudel
In Bruges – Martin McDonagh
Milk – Dustin Lance Black

Adapted Screenplay
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth
Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan
The Reader – David Hare
Revolutionary Road – Justin Haythe
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy

Film Not in the English Language
The Baader Meinhof Complex – Bernard Eichinger, Uli Edel
Gomorrah – Domenico Procacci, Matteo Garrone
I’ve Loved You So Long – Yves Marmion, Philippe Claudel
Persepolis – Marc-Antoine Robert, Xavier Rigault, Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud
Waltz With Bashir – Serge Lalou, Gerhard Meixner, Yael Nahl Ieli, Ari Folman

Animated Film
Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud
Wall•E – Andrew Stanton
Waltz With Bashir – Ari Folman

Leading Actor
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire
Sean Penn – Milk
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

Leading Actress
Angelina Jolie – Changeling
Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long
Meryl Streep – Dioubt
Kate Winslet – The Reader
Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Supporting Actor
Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder
Brendan Gleeson – In Bruges
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Brad Pitt – Burn After Reading

Supprting Actress
Amy Adams – Doubt
Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Freida Pinto – Slumdog Millionaire
Tilda Swinton – Burn After Reading
Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler

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