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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