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Skyfall nominated for 8 British Academy Film Awards: Won two

By: Anders Frejdh
Skyfall BAFTA nominations 2013
Skyfall (2012) is nominated for 8 BAFTA prizes at the EE British Academy Film Awards in London's Royal Opera House (Covent Garden) on February 10 (hosted by Stephen Fry). The show airs on BBC One at 9pm GMT, From Sweden with Love will post the results on this page throughout the evening.

UPDATE 11/2/2013: FSWL would like to congratulate Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan (to the Outstanding British Film Award) and Thomas Newman (Original Music), you have all rocked our world!

Ben Affleck and Bradley Cooper presented the Outstanding British Film Award. Producer Michael G. Wilson noted it was a first for the Bond films. Director Sam Mendes said the prize really is the “icing on the cake” of the film's worldwide success and thanked Ian Fleming and Daniel Craig in particular, adding: "We built the movie around Daniel and I want to thank him for his bravery, brilliance and sheer bloody-mindedness”. Watch the full clip

About his award, Thomas Newman commented backstage: “You think it’s just music, and I’ve done music before, but then there’s James Bond staring at you – and you can’t help but remember that.”

Presenters during the night included Quantum of Solace (2008) girls Gemma Arterton & Olga Kurylenko and Skyfall (2012) actors Ben Whishaw & Helen McCrory.

Other Bond people in attendance included Barbara Broccoli, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan, Roger Deakins, Javier Bardem and Judi Dench.

The ‘In Memoriam’ montage began with The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) composer Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012).

The eight BAFTA nominations for SKYFALL were:

• Outstanding British Film: Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan - WINNER!
• Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem
• Supporting Actress: Judi Dench
• Original Music: Thomas Newman - WINNER!
• Cinematography: Roger Deakins
• Editing: Stuart Baird
• Production Design: Dennis Gassner, Anna Pinnock
• Sound: Stuart Wilson, Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell, Per Hallberg, Karen Baker Landers

Editor's note:
In addition to the BAFTA awards, Skyfall has won an award for Best Cinematography (to Roger Deakins) from The Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Best Original Song (to Adele) at the Golden Globe Awards.

Skyfall is also nominated to FIVE Academy Awards, that show takes places in Los Angeles on February 24 with Adele performing the Skyfall theme song.

Read FSWL's review of SKYFALL or download it here.

Other James Bond related BAFTA events featured on From Sweden with Love:
>John Barry receive the Academy Fellowship (February 2005)
>An evening with Guy Hamilton (July 2010)
>Sir Christopher Lee receive the Academy Fellowship (February 2011)
>A tribute to Sir Ken Adam (April 2011)
>Tom Jones performs Thunderball at the 2012 awards (February 2012)

Other Skyfall events and news featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Initial press release for Bond 23 (January 2011)
>Sony Pictures and MGM distribute "Bond 23" (April 2011)
>SKYFALL confirmed as title for Bond 23 (November 2011)
>Press conference in London (November 2011)
>SKYFALL officially filming in London (November 2011)
>Thomas Newman to score SKYFALL (January 2012)
>First official photo from SKYFALL (February 2012)
>First video blog online (February 2012)
>Skyfall to be released in IMAX theatres (February 2012)
>Swedish actor Jens Hultén confirmed for Skyfall (March 2012)
>Second video blog online (March 2012)
>An interview with Ola Rapace (Patrice) (April 2012)
>Third video blog online (April 2012)
>Fourth video blog online (April 2012)
>Press conference in Istanbul (April 2012)
>Fifth video blog online (May 2012)
>First teaser poster revealed (May 2012)
>Teaser trailer online (May 2012)
>Sixth video blog online (June 2012)
>Ben Whishaw confirmed as the new Q (July 2012)
>International trailer online (July 2012)
>Coca-Cola and SKYFALL partnership (August 2012)
>New SKYFALL posters revealed (August 2012)
>Coca-Cola Zero reveals new SKYFALL ad (September 2012)
>US one-sheet poster for SKYFALL revealed (September 2012)
>Second UK teaser poster for SKYFALL revealed (September 2012)
>Bond on Set: Filming SKYFALL - Greg Williams (October 2012)
>Adele revealed as singer of SKYFALL theme song (October 2012)
>First Swedish review of SKYFALL (18 October 2012)
>Aftonbladet's James Bond magazine in stores (22 October 2012)
>Royal premiere of SKYFALL in London (23 October 2012)
>SKYFALL opens at UK cinemas (October 2012)
>Box-office success for SKYFALL in Sweden (29 October 2012)
>SKYFALL sets new box office records all over Europe (November 2012)
>SKYFALL opens in America (November 2012)
>SKYFALL is the most successful film of 2012 in the UK (November 2012)
>SKYFALL: A worldwide box-office phenomenon (December 2012)
>SKYFALL stunt team recipient of SAG Award (January 2013)
>Dennis Gassner winner of Art Directors Guild award (February 2013)
>SKYFALL wins two BAFTA Awards (February 2013)
>SKYFALL released on Blu-ray in Sweden (February 2013)
>SKYFALL released on Blu-ray Steelcase in Sweden (February 2013)
>SKYFALL released on DVD in Sweden (February 2013)
>Special celebration of James Bond at the 85th Academy Awards (February 2013)
>Dame Shirley Bassey makes first appearance at the Oscars (February 2013)
>Adele performs "Skyfall" at the 85th Academy Awards (February 2013)
>SKYFALL nominated for 7 Saturn Awards (June 2013)

Image below:
The Swedish cinema poster for SKYFALL © 2012 SF Bio. All rights reserved.

The complete list of BAFTA nominations is on the page below:



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