1. 'Quantum of Solace' Earns Two BAFTA Nominations

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-01-15

    At the beginning of this month, it was announced that Quantum of Solace had been included in seven categories on the BAFTA longlist.

    Today, Variety reports that the final nominations are in and the latest James Bond film is featured in two categories: Special Visual Effects and Sound.

    Special Visual Effects

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Barba, Craig Barron, Nathan McGuinness, Edson Williams

    The Dark Knight – Chris Corbould, Nick Davis, Paul Franklin, Tim Webber

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – Pablo Helman

    Iron Man – Shane Patrick Mahan, John Nelson, Ben Snow

    Quantum of Solace – Chris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug


    Changeling – Walt Martin, Alan Robert Murray, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff

    The Dark Knight – Lora Hirschberg, Richard King, Ed Novick, Gary Rizzo

    Quantum of Solace – Eddy Joseph, Chris Munro, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor

    Slumdog Millionaire – Glenn Freemantle, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers, Ian Tapp

    Wall-E – Ben Burtt, Tom Myers, Michael Semanick, Matthew Wood

    The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday, 8 February at London’s Royal Opera House.

    Back in 2007, Daniel Craig’s debut 007 film, Casino Royale was featured in 14 categories on that year’s BAFTA longlist. Eventually securing nine nominations, including Best British Film, Royale ultimately came away with two wins: one for Sound and the Rising Star award for Eva Green’s portrayal of Vesper Lynd.

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