Still taken from God's Own Country

Ten Creative Europe-funded films receive BAFTA nominations

This year’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Award) nominations have been announced, with ten funded films receiving a total of 19 nominations. The nominated films are:

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Elle
  • God's Own Country
  • I Am Not a Witch
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Loving Vincent
  • My Life as a Courgette
  • Paddington 2
  • The Death of Stalin

Paul King’s box office hit Paddington 2 picked up three nominations including Outstanding British Film, Supporting Actor (Hugh Grant) and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film received over €750,00 from Creative Europe to support its release outside of the UK.

UK-Polish co-production, Loving Vincent is nominated in the Best Animated Film category. It was supported at both the development and distribution stages by Creative Europe. 

French Production company Velvet Film received development funding for I am Not Your Negro in 2013. The film is in the running for Best Documentary.

Rungano Nyoni’s first feature I Am Not A Witch received funding through HBF+Europe, one of the five international co-production funds supported by Creative Europe. It has been nominated in the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer category for work by Rungano Nyoni (director) and Emily Morgan (Producer).

Call Me By Your Name, Elle, God's Own Country, My Life as a Courgette, The Death of Stalin, and Lady Macbeth received distribution support through Creative Europe.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

See the BAFTA website for the full list of nominations.

Image: The BAFTA nominated God's Own Country received support through Creative Europe’s Automatic Distribution funding scheme.