“Half-Blood Prince” Receives Two BAFTA Nominations


Jan 21, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

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!

24 Responses to “Half-Blood Prince” Receives Two BAFTA Nominations

Avatar Imagekiwimci says: Desplat is doing DH?? How did I miss this? When was this news out? And I'm sure Effects is guarnteed to AvatarAvatar Imagemollywobble says: 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. Avatar ImageEeyore says: 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.Avatar Imagenellythemarrow says: RE ravenseeker, it's the British Academy Film and Television Awards, so 'T' is for Television.Avatar ImagePollytomat says: Avatar... again... Avatar Imagecghambright says: 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!! Avatar Imagedcrazmo says: Ain't gonna win either, folks. Avatar's changed the way films are made. Period. Avatar Imagephoenixortheflame says: Very hard competition but congrats to HBP!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: Congratulations to the people behind the visual effects for having the film nominated, and I hope you guys win!Avatar Imagebellaohbella says: 1st of i hope we winAvatar ImageProfessorCharms says: 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!!Avatar Imageravenseeker says: Where does the T in BAFTA come from?Avatar ImageNot Slytherin says: Go ahead, HBP!Avatar ImageToNkS_rip says: yeah, avatar's pretty good. it'l be tough going up against it. but of course, i hope HP wins. always.Avatar ImageKC Nox says: we can always hope, but special visual effects is not likely lolAvatar Imagealicia00 says: cool i hope it winsAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: Rather tuff competition there!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Congrats HBP!!!Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: HP wont win but i think the Conclusion of the last two movies will win special effects, especially with the final battle seenAvatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: YeahHay! YeahHay! GO HALF-BLOOD PRINCE Proof that avatar sucks! (its a picture) http://twitpic.com/wt1lk Yuck! I NEVER WANT TO SEE THE WORDS AVATAR EVER AGAIN! Its a cheap, cheesy, rotten, annoying James Cameron original (original, heck what am I saying, its the SAME EXACT storyline of Disney's Pocahontas) movie.Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: We hope that HP wins.Avatar ImageFifi says: I'm going to have to watch avatar! Everyone's saying its brilliant!Avatar ImageSmitch says: Yeeeaaah, that's right! Congrats to HBP! Avatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: Oh yeah! We're awesome!

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