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"Half-Blood Prince" Receives Two BAFTA Nominations

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Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 11:59 AM

The final set of nominations for the 2010 Orange British Academy Film Awards, the BAFTAs, have been announced, and include two nominations for the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film.  First, the sixth Potter film was recognized in the category of Production Design, along side such other films as "Avatar," "District 9," "Inglourious Basterds," and "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus."  A second nomination comes in the Special Visual Effects category, which has nominated "Half-Blood Prince" alongside "Avatar," "District 9," "The Hurt Locker," and "Star Trek."


On a related note, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" composer Alexandre Desplat has been nominated in the Music category for his score of the "Fantastic Mr. Fox" film.  The 2010 BAFTAs are slated to take place Sunday, February 21st, in London.

Thanks to Erna!

Many congratulations to all!

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24 Comments

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Desplat is doing DH?? How did I miss this? When was this news out?

And I’m sure Effects is guarnteed to Avatar

Posted by KiwiMcI on January 21, 2010, 12:46 PM report to moderator
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433 Points

Kiwi, two days ago. ProfessorCharms, sadly I don’t think we have a chance for either, but it’s very cool for HBP to be nominated with those films.

Posted by mollywobble on January 21, 2010, 12:51 PM report to moderator
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444 Points

I’d be really surprised if Avatar doesn’t win in both categories. It was amazing. And I really liked Half-Blood Prince, but I don’t think it has a chance.

Posted by Eeyore on January 21, 2010, 03:28 PM report to moderator
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1830 Points

RE ravenseeker, it’s the British Academy Film and Television Awards, so ‘T’ is for Television.

Posted by nellythemarrow on January 21, 2010, 03:45 PM report to moderator
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1373 Points

Avatar… again…

Posted by Pollytomat on January 21, 2010, 03:52 PM report to moderator
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1661 Points

Avatar will probably win because the critics are all over it right now and HP came out months ago. But HBP DESERVES to win! The special effects were amazing!!! I hope it gets another Oscar nomination!!

Posted by cghambright on January 21, 2010, 04:03 PM report to moderator
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154 Points

Ain’t gonna win either, folks. Avatar’s changed the way films are made. Period.

Posted by dcrazmo {ROAR} on January 21, 2010, 04:18 PM report to moderator
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180 Points

Very hard competition but congrats to HBP!

Posted by phoenixortheflame on January 21, 2010, 08:44 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations to the people behind the visual effects for having the film nominated, and I hope you guys win!

Posted by Kirk on January 21, 2010, 09:27 PM report to moderator
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461 Points

1st of i hope we win

Posted by LilLadySnape on January 22, 2010, 04:30 AM report to moderator
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So, Leaky friends, any predictions? I think HBP has a better shot of winning production design than special visual effects – what do you think? It’s tough going up against Avatar in those two categories!!

Posted by ProfessorCharms [ROAR] on January 22, 2010, 04:39 AM report to moderator
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589 Points

Where does the T in BAFTA come from?

Posted by ravenseeker on January 22, 2010, 06:19 AM report to moderator
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Go ahead, HBP!

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yeah, avatar’s pretty good. it’l be tough going up against it. but of course, i hope HP wins. always.

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 22, 2010, 06:23 AM report to moderator
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we can always hope, but special visual effects is not likely lol

Posted by KC Nox on January 22, 2010, 07:08 AM report to moderator
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