JOKER Nominated for Eleven BAFTA's

JOKER Nominated for Eleven BAFTA’s

Todd Phillips‘ DC masterpiece is rewarded with a whopping eleven BAFTA nominations

Awards season is officially in full swing and the DC Universe is leading the charge!

After scooping two high-profile awards at the Golden Globes earlier this week, Todd Phillips‘ stellar DC Joker movie has been nominated for a whopping eleven awards at this year’s BAFTA’s. Just days ago, Joaquin Phoenix picked up the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture while composer Hildur Guonadottir picked up the award for Best Original Score – but now, Todd Phillips can set his sights on further accolades after The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominees for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020.

JOKER Nominated for Eleven BAFTA's

Joker was nominated in the following categories:

  • Best Film
  • Director
  • Adapted Screenplay
  • Leading Actor
  • Original Score
  • Casting
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Production Design
  • Makeup & Hair
  • Sound

Joker has been tipped for glory at the Academy Awards later in the year and after its success at the Golden Globes and its impressive list of nominations at the BAFTAS, it’ll take some stopping.

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Here’s the full list of nominees:

Best Film

  • 1917
  • The Irishman
  • Joker
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
  • Parasite

Leading Actress

  • Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose
  • Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
  • Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
  • Charlize Theron, Bombshell
  • Renée Zellweger, Judy

Leading Actor

  • Leonardo Dicaprio, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
  • Adam Driver, Marriage Story
  • Taron Egerton, Rocketman
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
  • Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes


Supporting Actress

  • Laura Dern, Marriage Story
  • Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
  • Florence Pugh, Little Women
  • Margot Robbie, Bombshell
  • Margot Robbie, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Supporting Actor

  • Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
  • Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
  • Al Pacino, The Irishman
  • Joe Pesci, The Irishman
  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Outstanding British Film

  • 1917
  • Bait
  • For Sama
  • Rocketman
  • Sorry We Missed You
  • The Two Popes

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer

  • Bait, Mark Jenkin (Writer/Director), Kate Byers, Linn Waite (Producers)
  • For Sama, Waad Al-Kateab (Director/Producer), Edward Watts (Director)
  • Maiden, Alex Holmes (Director)
  • Only You, Harry Wootliff (Writer/Director)
  • Retablo, Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio (Writer/Director)

Film Not In The English Language

  • The Farewell
  • For Sama
  • Pain And Glory
  • Parasite
  • Portrait Of A Lady On Fire


  • American Factory
  • Apollo 11
  • Diego Maradona
  • For Sama
  • The Great Hack

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Animated Film

  • Frozen 2
  • Klaus
  • A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
  • Toy Story 4


  • 1917, Sam Mendes
  • The Irishman, Martin Scorsese
  • Joker, Todd Phillips
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite, Bong Joon Ho

Original Screenplay

  • Booksmart, Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman
  • Knives Out, Rian Johnson
  • Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite, Han Jin Won, Bong Joon-Ho

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Adapted Screenplay

  • The Irishman, Steven Zaillian
  • Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi
  • Joker, Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
  • Little Women, Greta Gerwig
  • The Two Popes, Anthony McCarten

Original Score

  • 1917, Thomas Newman
  • Jojo Rabbit, Michael Giacchino
  • Joker, Hildur Guđnadóttir
  • Little Women, Alexandre Desplat
  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, John Williams


  • Joker, Shayna Markowitz
  • Marriage Story, Douglas Aibel, Francine Maisler
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Victoria Thomas
  • The Personal History Of David Copperfield, Sarah Crowe
  • The Two Popes, Nina Gold


  • 1917, Roger Deakins
  • The Irishman, Rodrigo Prieto
  • Joker, Lawrence Sher
  • Le Mans ’66, Phedon Papamichael
  • The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke


  • The Irishman, Thelma Schoonmaker
  • Jojo Rabbit, Tom Eagles
  • Joker, Jeff Groth
  • Le Mans ’66, Andrew Buckland, Michael Mccusker
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Fred Raskin

Production Design

  • 1917, Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales
  • The Irishman, Bob Shaw, Regina Graves
  • Jojo Rabbit, Ra Vincent, Nora Sopková
  • Joker, Mark Friedberg, Kris Moran
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh

Costume Design

  • The Irishman, Christopher Peterson, Sandy Powell
  • Jojo Rabbit, Mayes C. Rubeo
  • Judy, Jany Temime
  • Little Women, Jacqueline Durran
  • Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Arianne Phillips

Makeup & Hair

  • 1917, Naomi Donne
  • Bombshell, Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan
  • Joker, Kay Georgiou, Nicki Ledermann
  • Judy, Jeremy Woodhead
  • Rocketman, Lizzie Yianni Georgiou



  • 1917, Scott Millan, Oliver Tarney, Rachael Tate, Mark Taylor, Stuart Wilson
  • Joker, Tod Maitland, Alan Robert Murray, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic
  • Le Mans ’66, David Giammarco, Paul Massey, Steven A. Morrow, Donald Sylvester
  • Rocketman, Matthew Collinge, John Hayes, Mike Prestwood Smith, Danny Sheehan
  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson, Matthew Wood

Special Visual Effects

  • 1917, Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy
  • Avengers: Endgame, Dan Deleeuw, Dan Sudick
  • The Irishman, Leandro Estebecorena, Stephane Grabli, Pablo Helman
  • The Lion King, Andrew R. Jones, Robert Legato, Elliot Newman, Adam Valdez
  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan, Dominic Tuohy

British Short Animation

  • Grandad Was A Romantic, Maryam Mohajer
  • In Her Boots, Kathrin Steinbacher
  • The Magic Boat, Naaman Azhari, Lilia Laurel

British Short Film

  • Azaar, Myriam Raja, Nathanael Baring
  • Goldfish, Hector Dockrill, Harri Kamalanathan, Benedict Turnbull, Laura Dockrill
  • Kamali, Sasha Rainbow, Rosalind Croad
  • Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl), Carol Dysinger, Elena Andreicheva
  • The Trap, Lena Headey, Anthony Fitzgerald

Rising Star Award

  • Awkwafina
  • Jack Lowden
  • Kaitlyn Dever
  • Kelvin Harrison Jr.
  • Micheal Ward

The BAFTA awards ceremony will take place on February 2nd at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall.


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