Film4-backed films have garnered four nominations at this year’s BAFTAs, including for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut for a British Writer, Director or Producer.
Seven Psychopaths, written and directed by Martin McDonagh following his BAFTA-winning debut In Bruges, is nominated for Outstanding British Film.
Bart Layton’s critically-acclaimed debut feature The Imposter (out now on DVD, BluRay and VOD) is up for two awards – Best Documentary and Outstanding Debut for a British Writer, Director or Producer.
Fyzal Boulifa’s short film The Curse, which has won numerous awards to date including the Illy Best Short Film Prize in Director’s Fortnight at Cannes, and Best Film at Fujifilm shorts 2012, is nominated for Short Film.
Tessa Ross, Channel 4 Controller of Film and Drama, says: “We are delighted that these films and the very talented teams behind them have been recognised by BAFTA. The nominations are truly deserved in what has been a diverse and bold year for British filmmaking – I wish all the nominees the very best of luck on the night.”
The BAFTAs will be held on Sunday 10th February at the Royal Opera House in London. The full list of nominations can be found here.