Johnny Depp, Tim Burton, and Helena Bonham Carter make BAFTA longlist; ALICE IN WONDERLAND receives 12 nominations

Congratulations to Tim Burton and the cast and crew of Alice in Wonderland, which made the longlist for the 2011 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) in 12 separate categories, including Director — Tim Burton; Leading Actor — Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter; and Supporting Actress — Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “The longlist is the result of a first round of voting by Academy members that places the top 15 films in each category. A second round of voting will cut the number of films to five in each category. Following a third vote, the winners will be announced on Feb. 13 at the Orange British Academy Film Awards.”

In addition to Director, Leading Actor, and Suporting Actress, Alice in Wonderland received BAFTA nods for Adapted Screenplay; Hair/Make Up; Special Visual Effects; Sound; Editing; Costume Design; Production Design; Cinematography; and Original Music. Well done!

The Zone thanks FANtasticJD for sharing the news. You can read more about the BAFTA nominations for Alice in Wonderland on the Zone’s News & Views forum. You can find the Hollywood Reporter article, which contains the full BAFTA longlist with all nominations, HERE.