By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 8, 2014 at 2:32AM
John Williams receives an Original Music nomination for "The Book Thief."
"Iron Man 3," "Pacific Rim" and "Star Trek Into Darkness" join "Gravity" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" in the Special Visual Effects category.
"The Act of Killing" receives two nominations for Film Not in the English Language and Documentary. Also nominated in the Documentary category are two films by Alex Gibney, "The Armstrong Lie" and "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks," as well as "Blackfish" and "Tim’s Vermeer."
Writer/Director Paul Wright and Producer Polly Stokes are nominated for Outstanding Debut for "For Those in Peril," joined by Colin Carberry and Glenn Patterson (Writers) for "Good Vibrations," Kieran Evans (Writer/Director) for "Kelly + Victor," Scott Graham (Writer/Director) for "Shell" and Kelly Marcel (Writer) for "Saving Mr. Banks."
"Blue is the Warmest Colour," "The Great Beauty," UK entry "Metro Manila" and "Wadjda" are nominated alongside "The Act of Killing" to complete for Film Not in the English Language.
The Animated Film nominees are "Despicable Me 2," "Frozen" and "Monsters University."
The British Short Animation nominations are "Everything I Can See From Here," "I Am Tom Moody" and "Sleeping With the Fishes" and the British Short Film nominations are "Island Queen," "Keeping Up With the Joneses," "Orbit Ever After," "Room 8" and "Sea View."
The British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday February 16 2014 and will be held for the eighth year running at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Hosted by Stephen Fry, and sponsored by EE, the Awards will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD that evening, preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three.
You can stream the BAFTA nominations announcement below.