BAFTA Awards 2023: Cate Blanchett and Catherine Martin lead Aussie nominations

Kate Blanchettwho is hotly tipped to take home this year’s Oscar for her performance in Tarnow appears to be one step closer after receiving a coveted BAFTA nomination.

Nominees for the 76th British Academy Film Awards were announced in London on Thursday, with a number of Aussies scoring nods including Blanchett in the Leading Actress category and Catherine Martinwho scooped three nominations.

Martin and husband Baz Luhrman‘s movie elvis scored a total of nine nominations, including Best Film and Martin’s nods in the Production Design and Costume Design categories.

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Cate Blanchett arrives at the Universal Pictures and Focus Features UK Premiere of "TAR" at Picturehouse Central on January 11, 2023 in London
Cate Blanchett, who is hotly tipped to take home this year’s Oscar for her performance in Tár, now appears to be one step closer after receiving a coveted BAFTA nomination. (Getty Images for Universal)
Catherine Martin attends the 2022 AACTA Awards Presented By Foxtel Group at the Hordern on December 07, 2022 in Sydney.
Catherine Martin scored three BAFTA nominations for her work on the movie Elvis (Getty Images for AFI)

However, Luhrmann missed out on a nomination for Best Director (as did Golden Globe winner Steven Spielberg).

recently Golden Globe winner Austin Butler was recognized in the Leading Actor race for his work on the biopic.

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He goes up against Critics Choice winner Brendan Fraser (The Whale), Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell (The Banshees Of Inisherin), Daryl McCormack (Good Luck To You, Leo Grande), Paul Mescal (after sun) and Bill Nighty (Living).

In the Leading Actress category, Blanchett will go up against Viola Davis (The Woman King), Emma Thompson (Good Luck To You, Leo Grande), Ana De Armas (blonde), Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All At Once) and Danielle Deadwyler (untill).

(LR) Catherine Martin, Austin Butler and Baz Luhrmann arrive at the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards at The Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Los Angeles.
Martin and husband Baz Luhrmann’s film Elvis scored a total of nine nominations, including Best Film and Martin’s nods and Butler scored a nomination for Leading Actor in the biopic. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

while Tar scored a total of five nods, that wasn’t Blanchett’s only nominated movie – with Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio also scoring a nomination for best animated film.

Margot Robbie’s epic love letter to Hollywood, Babylonscored a total of three nominations, however the actress missed out on an individual nod.

Similarly, there are two nominations for Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical but Aussie composer Tim Minchin wasn’t recognized.

Leading the nominations is Netflix German was epic All Quiet on the Western Frontwhich scored a total of 14 nodes, equaling Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2001) as the non-English language film with the most nominations in BAFTA’s history.

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The Banshees of Inisherin other Everything Everywhere All At Once both scored 10 nominations each.

Regardless of the outcome on the night, the winners are clear – first-time nominees.

In the performance categories, 14 of the 24 nominees are up for their first BAFTA film award, including: De Arma, Butler, Farrell, Fraser, Mescal, Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) and Ke Huy Quan (Everything Everywhere All At Once).

Similarly, four of the six people in the Best Director category are first time Director nominees. This includes: Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Woman King); Todd Field (Tar), Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Everything Everywhere All At Once) and Edward Berger (All Quiet on the Western Front).

This year’s BAFTA Awards are being hosted by actor Richard E. Grant and will take place for the first time at Royal Festival Hall on Sunday, February 19 (Monday February 20 AEDT).



“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Malte Grunert

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin Mcdonagh

“Elvis” – Gail Berman, Baz Luhrman, Catherine Martin, Patrick McCormick, Schuyler Weiss

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang

“Tar” – Todd Field, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan


“Aftersun” – Charlotte Wells, Producer(S) Tbc

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Martin Mcdonagh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin

“Brian And Charles” – Jim Archer, Rupert Majendie, David Earl, Chris Hayward

“Empire Of Light” – Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris

“Good Luck To You, Leo Grande” – Sophie Hyde, Debbie Gray, Adrian Politowski, Katy Brand

“Living” – Oliver Hermanus, Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Kazuo Ishiguro

“Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical” – Matthew Warchus, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jon Finn, Luke Kelly, Dennis Kelly

“See How They Run” – Tom George, Gina Carter, Damian Jones, Mark Chappell

“The Swimmers” – Sally El Hosaini, Producer(S) Tbc, Jack Thorne

“The Wonder” – Sebastián Lelio, Ed Guiney, Juliette Howell, Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross, Alice Birch, Emma Donoghue


“Aftersun” – Charlotte Wells (writer/director)

“Blue Jean” – Georgia Oakley (writer/director), Helene Sifre (producer)

“Electric Malady” – Marie Liden (Director)

“Good Luck To You, Leo Grande” – Katy Brand (Writer)

“Rebellion” – Maia Kenworthy (Director)


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Edward Berger, Malte Grunert

“Argentina, 1985” – Santiago Miter, Producer(S) Tbc

“Corsage” – Marie Kreutzer

“Decision To Leave” – ​​Park Chan-wook, Ko Dae-seok

“The Quiet Girl” – Colm Bairéad, Cleona Ní Chrualaoí


“All That Breathes” – Shaunak Sen, Teddy Leifer, Aman Mann

“All The Beauty And The Bloodshed” – Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Golijov, John Lyons

“Fire Of Love” – ​​Sara Dosa, Shane Boris, Ina Fichman

“Moonage Daydream” – Brett Morgan

“Navalny” – Daniel Roher, Diane Becker, Shane Boris, Melanie Miller, Odessa Rae


“Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Guillermo Del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Gary Ungar, Alex Bulkley

“Marcel The Shell With Shoes On” – Dean Fleisher Camp, Andrew Goldman, Elisabeth Holm, Caroline Kaplan, Paul Mezey

“Puss In Boots: The Last Wish” – Joel Crawford, Mark Swift

“Turning Red” – Domee Shi, Lindsey Collins


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Edward Berger

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Martin Mcdonagh

“Decision To Leave” – ​​Park Chan-wook

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

“Tar” Todd Field

“The Woman King” – Gina Prince-bythewood


“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Martin Mcdonagh

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

“The Fabelmans” – Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg

“Tar” – Todd Field

“Triangle Of Sadness” – Ruben Ostlund


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, Ian Stokell

“Living” – Kazuo Ishiguro

“The Quiet Girl” – Colm Bairéad

“She Said” – Rebecca Lenkiewicz

“The Whale” – Samuel D Hunter


Cate Blanchett – “Tar”

Viola Davis – “The Woman King”

Danielle Deadwyler – “Till”

Ana De Armas – “Blonde”

Emma Thompson – “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande”

Michelle Yeoh – “Everything Everywhere All At Once”


Austin Butler – “Elvis”

Colin Farrell – “The Banshees Of Inisherin”

Brendan Fraser – “The Whale”

Daryl McCormack – “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande”

Paul Mescal – “After Sun”

Bill Nighty – “Living”


Angela Bassett – “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Hong Chau – “The Whale”

Kerry Condon – “The Banshees Of Inisherin”

Dolly De Leon – “Triangle Of Sadness”

Jamie Lee Curtis – “Everything Everywhere All At Once”

Carey Mulligan – “She Said”


Brendan Gleeson – “The Banshees Of Inisherin”

Barry Keoghan – “The Banshees Of Inisherin”

Ke Huy Quan – “Everything Everywhere All At Once”

Eddie Redmayne – “The Good Nurse”

Albrecht Schuch – “All Quiet On The Western Front”

Michael Ward – “Empire Of Light”


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Volker Bertelmann

“Babylon” – Justin Hurwitz

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Carter Burwell

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Son Lux

“Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Alexandre Desplat


“After Sun” – Lucy Pardee

“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Simone Baer

“Elvis” – Nikki Barrett, Denise Chamian

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Sarah Halley Finn

“Triangle Of Sadness” – Pauline Hansson


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – James Friend

“The Batman” – Greig Fraser

“Elvis” – Mandy Walker

“Empire Of Light” – Roger Deakins

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Claudio Miranda


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Sven Budelmann

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” – Mikkel EG Nielsen

“Elvis” – Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Paul Rogers

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Eddie Hamilton


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Christian M. Goldbreck, Ernestine Hipper

“Babylon” – Florencia Martin, Anthony Carlino

“The Batman” – James Chinlund, Lee Sandales

“Elvis” – Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Bev Dunn

“Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Curt Enderle, Guy Davis


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Lisy Christl

“Amsterdam” JR Hawbaker, Albert Wolsky

“Babylon” – Mary Zophres

“Elvis” – Catherine Martin

“Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris” – Jenny Beavan


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Heike Merker

“The Batman” – Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir

“Elvis” – Jason Baird, Mark Coulier, Louise Coulston, Shane Thomas

“Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical” – Naomi Donne, Barrie Gower, Sharon Martin

“The Whale” – Anne Marie Bradley, Judy Chin, Adrien Morot


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Lars Ginzsel, Frank Kruse, Viktor Prášil, Markus Stemler

“Avatar: The Way Of Water” – Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Julian Howarth, Gary Summers, Gwendoyln Yates Whittle

“Elvis” – Michael Keller, David Lee, Andy Nelson, Wayne Pashley

“Tár” – Deb Adair, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley, Steve Single, Roland Winke

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ – Chris Burdon, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Mark Taylor, Mark Weingarten


“All Quiet On The Western Front” – Markus Frank, Kamil Jafar, Viktor Mueller, Frank Petzoid

“Avatar: The Way Of Water” – Richard Baneham, Daniel Barrett, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon

“The Batman” – Russell Earl, Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Dominic Tuohy

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” – Benjamin Brewer, Ethan Feldbau, Jonathan Kombrinck, Zak Stoltz

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Seth Hill, Scott R. Fisher, Bryan Litson, Ryan Tudhope


“The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse” – Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy, Cara Speller, Hannah Minghella

“Middle Watch” – John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden, Giles Healy

“Your Mountain Is Waiting” – Hannah Jacobs, Zoe Muslim, Harriet Gillian


“The Ballad Of Olive Morris” – Alex Kayode-kay

“Bazigaga” – Jo Ingabire Moys, Stephanie Charmail

“Bus Girl” – Jessica Henwick, Louise Palmkvist Hansen

“A Drifting Up” – Jacob Lee

“An Irish Goodbye” – Tom Berkeley, Ross White

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