Independent Films Garner 43 BAFTA Nominations in 18 Feature Film Categories

Independent films emerged prominent contenders for the 72nd BAFTA Awards earning 43 feature film nominations in 18 categories this morning, announced the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA).  
 
19 Independent films – those made outside the six major Hollywood studios – earned nominations led by Roma taking seven; Vice taking six; Green Book with four; Stan & Ollie with three; and Beast, If Beale Street Could Talk, and McQueen each earning two.   
 
IFTA Member companies Altitude Film Sales, Annapurna, Cornerstone Films Limited, Embankment Films, Entertainment One, Gaumont, Hanway Films, Les Films Seville, Lionsgate, Magnolia Pictures, Participant Media, Protagonist Pictures, Sierra/Affinity, StudioCanal and Wild Bunch were involved in the production, financing, sales and / or distribution of this year’s film nominees.

Below is the full list of the independent films and creative talent nominated for the 2019 BAFTA Awards:
 
BEST FILM
Green Book -- Jim Burke, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Charles B. Wessler 
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez 

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
Beast -- Michael Pearce, Kristian Brodie, Lauren Dark, Ivana MacKinnon 
McQueen -- Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui, Andee Ryder, Nick Taussig 
Stan & Ollie -- Jon S. Baird, Faye Ward, Jeff Pope 
You Were Never Really Here -- Lynne Ramsay, Rosa Attab, Pascal Caucheteux, James Wilson 

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
Apostasy -- Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director) 
Beast -- Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer) 
A Cambodian Spring -- Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer) 
Pili -- Leanne Welham (Writer/Director), Sophie Harman (Producer) 
Ray & Liz -- Richard Billingham (Writer/Director), Jacqui Davies (Producer) 
 
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Capernaum -- Nadine Labaki, Khaled Mouzanar 
Cold War -- Paweł Pawlikowski, Tanya Seghatchian, Ewa Puszczyńska 
Dogman -- Matteo Garrone, Jean Labadie, Jeremy Thomas, Paolo Del Brocco  
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez 
Shoplifters -- Hirokazu Kore-eda, Kaoru Matsuzaki
 
DOCUMENTARY
McQueen -- Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
RBG -- Julie Cohen, Betsy West
They Shall Not Grow Old -- Peter Jackson 
Three Identical Strangers -- Tim Wardle, Grace Hughes-Hallett, Becky Read  
 
DIRECTOR
Cold War -- Paweł Pawlikowski 
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón 
 
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Cold War -- Janusz Głowacki, Paweł Pawlikowski 
Green Book -- Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga 
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón 
Vice --Adam McKay 
 
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
If Beale Street Could Talk -- Barry Jenkins 

LEADING ACTRESS
Glenn Close -- The Wife 
 
LEADING ACTOR
Christian Bale -- Vice 
Steve Coogan -- Stan & Ollie 
Viggo Mortensen -- Green Book

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams -- Vice 

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali -- Green Book 
Sam Rockwell -- Vice
 
ORIGINAL MUSIC
If Beale Street Could Talk -- Nicholas Britell 

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Cold War -- Łukasz Żal 
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón 

EDITING
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón, Adam Gough 
Vice -- Hank Corwin 

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Roma -- Eugenio Caballero, Bárbara Enríquez 
 
COSTUME DESIGN
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs -- Mary Zophres 

MAKE UP & HAIR
Stan & Ollie -- Mark Coulier, Jeremy Woodhead 
Vice -- Nominees TBC 
 
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About the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) is the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television programming industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization represents and provides significant entertainment industry services to more than 145 member companies from 22 countries, consisting of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents, television companies, studio-affiliated companies, and financial institutions engaged in content finance.
Collectively, the Independent Film & Television Alliance’s members produce more than 400 independent films and countless hours of television programming each year and generate more than $4 billion in distribution revenues annually. The organization’s premiere event, the American Film Market, held in conjunction with AFI Fest, takes place every year in November in Santa Monica.
 
As the voice and advocate for the independent film and television industry worldwide, the Alliance speaks out on matters of critical importance and, where appropriate, actively lobbies governments around the world in regard to measures directly affecting the independent industry. For more information on IFTA and the American Film Market, please visit www.ifta-online.org.