“Tintin” up for two British Academy Film Awards

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The Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn

The Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn

Steven Spielberg’s “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” has received two nominations for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards, Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger announced Tuesday at BAFTA’s London headquarters.

Besides being up for Animated Film, the motion-capture The Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn is nominated in the Special Visual Effects category alongside the live-action Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

The other two nominees in the Animated Film category are Arthur Christmas and Rango.

The Short Animation nominees are Abuelas, Bobby Yeah and A Morning Stroll.

The Artist has received 12 nominations. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is nominated in 11 categories, Hugo has nine nominations, My Week with Marilyn has six nominations, and The Help and War Horse are each nominated five times.

Drive, The Iron Lady and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 have four nominations. The Descendants, Moneyball, Senna and We Need to Talk about Kevin all have three nominations apiece, and Shame, The Ides of March, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Bridesmaids each receive two.

The Artist is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Make Up & Hair, Costume Design, Sound and Production Design. Michel Hazanavicius is nominated for Director, and Jean Dujardin is nominated for Leading Actor. His co-star Bérénice Bejo is nominated for Leading Actress.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is nominated for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design and Sound. Tomas Alfredson is nominated for Director and Gary Oldman for Leading Actor.

Completing the Best Film lineup are The Descendants, The Help and Drive.

The Orange British Academy Film Awards take place Sunday, February 12 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. This is the 15th year of Orange’s sponsorship of the Film Awards.

The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One. Red carpet coverage will be hosted by Edith Bowman on BBC Three.

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