Guillermo del Toro’s romantic fantasy The Shape of Water has emerged as frontrunner for the 2018 Academy Awards, securing 13 nominations – one more than its recent BAFTA haul.
Other films with multiple nominations include the UK films/co-productions Dunkirk (with eight), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (with seven) and Darkest Hour (with six).
Making history, Rachel Morrison is the first woman ever to be nominated for the award for best cinematography, for her work on Mudbound, while Greta Gerwig has become only the fifth woman in history to be nominated as best director, for Lady Bird.
The Shape of Water, Three Billboards, Call Me by Your Name, Lady Bird and Mudbound are among the nominated films first unveiled to UK audiences at the 61stBFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express®.
See them all here: http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/features/oscars-2018-nominations-revealed